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McHenry ShamROCKS the Fox!

with Blarney Island


March 16 & 17
Downtown McHenry


Paint the town green this St. Patrick's Day! Come to where the river and the beers are green! Downtown McHenry's two-day event McHenry ShamROCKS the Fox features the Fox River dyed emerald green by Blarney Island. There's plenty of music, family-friendly activities for leprechauns of all sizes!

Whether you're Irish all year round or just on one day per year, get your green on and have a great time in McHenry!




Preliminary Schedule of events:

Saturday, March 16 

8:00 A.M. : McHenry Shamrock Shuffle - Join the annual 5k run or kid's 400m dash! For more information click above!

9:00 A.M. : River Dyeing 

11:00 A.M. - 11:00 P.M.: Beer tent, childrens activities and live music at Miller Point!

12:00 P.M. : St. Patrick's Day Parade  (Route will be announced at a later date) - Click HERE for the Parade Application! 

Sunday, March 17

12:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. : Beer tent, childrens activities and live music at Miller Point!

7:00 P.M. : Fireworks display on Miller Point


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