Event: Shamrock City
Location: Rock City
Address: 1400 Patten Rd. Lookout Mountain, GA 30750
Dates: March 11, 12, 18 & 19, 2017
Event hours: 8:30am – 5pm
Admission: $22.95/adult; $12.95/child
Description: Get your green on for Rock City’s 10th Irish festival featuring music, food and other entertainment! See our waterfall turned green! Enjoy listening to several bands in the pavilion. Enjoy Irish food, dancing and Rock City’s famous fudge with a green twist. And join us for many more fun activities! This event has been selected as a Top 20 Event for 2015 by Southeast Tourism Society!
Discover a little leprechaun magic at Shamrock City on Saturday and Sunday, March 11, 12, 18 & 19, 2017 from 8:30am-5:00pm! Rock City hosts its 10th annual celebration with Irish food, drinks, bands, jig lessons, new activities for kids and much more!
See Rock City’s High Falls turned green, along with the fudge, kettle corn, limeade, select Starbucks drinks and more! Try some mulligan stew, corned beef and cabbage – or a Reuben! Watch how green fudge is made during fudge demonstrations in the famous Fudge Kitchen!
New this year is a Lucky the Leprechaun Kid’s Adventure where kids receive a color-your-own leprechaun cutout to take them on a magical adventure. The shamrocks lead the way to finding all of the “Pot of Gold” stamps throughout the park. Go on a Shamrock Quest and kiss the Blarney Stone, pan for gold and get a Lucky Makeover!
Hear live Irish, Scottish, Celtic and Highlands music at this event! Returning favorites include The Molly Maguires, The Chattanooga Pipe Band, Celtic Plain, Olta, Jennifer Daniels, and new this year is Carolina Ceili! Plus learn the Irish Jig or just be entertained by traditional Irish/Celtic dance performances!
March 11, 12, 18 & 19
2pm – 3pm
4pm – 5pm
Carolina Ceili (“kay-lee”) is comprised of 4 members from differing musical backgrounds, who come together to make Celtic music their own. From rousing fiddle tunes, to traditional and original songs and ballads with beautiful 4-party vocal harmonies, to contemporary arrangements of old favorites, Carolina Ceili brings a unique and crowd-pleasing sound to the world of Celtic music.
March 11 & 12
11am – 12pm
12:30pm – 1:30pm
The Molly Maguires are a local Chattanooga favorite featuring some of the best Irish, Celtic and Scottish tunes around! “We’re the Irish band your mother warned you about!”
March 18 & 19
11am – 12pm
12:30pm – 1:30pm
Olta, a Chattanooga original band, delights audiences throughout the area with Traditional Celtic tunes.
Shamrock City has been named a Top 20 Event by Southeast Tourism Society for 2015! Go to www.seerockcity.com/shamrockcity for more info on the entertainment lineup.
Located only six miles from downtown Chattanooga, Tenn., Rock City is a 14-acre natural and scenic attraction with unique rock formations and gardens atop Lookout Mountain.
Rock City is proud to once again partner with the MDA (Chattanooga District of the Muscular Dystrophy Association) for Shamrock City and participate in their Shamrocks for Dystrophy fundraiser.
Rock City will be selling Shamrocks for Dystrophy ($1 green, $5 gold) throughout the park beginning March 1 and throughout our Shamrock City event.
What your dollars will buy by supporting the MDA:
- $30 – One Flu Shot
- $70 – One minute of research
- $100 – One support group session
- $150 – One physical, occupation, or respiratory therapy consultation
- $200 – Initial diagnostic work-up at an MDA clinic
- $500 – Assists one person for one year with the repair of a wheelchair or leg braces
- $800 – Sends one child to MDA Summer Camp
The money raised during the Shamrocks against Dystrophy Campaign will help provide the above services to individuals living right here in our community.