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McHenry ShamROCKS the Fox!

with Blarney Island


March 16 & 17
Downtown McHenry

Thank you to the Grand Festival Sponsor - All Pro Plumbing, Inc.


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!




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 by Blarney Island

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

11:00 A.M. : St. Patrick's Day Parade  - Sponsored by Jett's Heating & Air

Noon - 2:30 P.M. : Spig O'Mint All Star Duo (Irish Music)

2:30 P.M. : Irish Dancers

3:00 - 5:00 P.M. : Pirate Radio

5:30 - 8:00 P.M. : Mike Zabrin & Funktastic

8:30 - 11:00 P.M. : Feel Good Party Band

Sunday, March 17

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

Noon - 2:30 P.M. : Cirrus Falcon Band (Irish Music)

2:30 P.M. : Irish Music

3:00 - 4:30 P.M. : Cover Girls

5:00 - 7:00 P.M.: Karma Committee 

7:00 P.M. : Fireworks display on Miller Point - Sponsored by Gary Lang Auto Group


Interested in sponsoring McHenry ShamROCKS the Fox? Send an email to 




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