• 08/17-08/20blarney Island

    fantasy fest 2017

    Blarney Gras 2 - Key West style! Summer isn't over at Blarney Island with our Fantasy Fest Party still going strong! Body Painters and great entertainment in store!

  • 08/25Jerrod Niemann

    Ticketed Event!

    The Island continues to bring you the biggest artists! visit ticketweb.com

  • Friday Nightsat blarney Island

    Country Night

    Country Music night is every Friday at Blarney Island with the best bands in the area bringing you country live on stage!

  • 09/08blarney Island

    becomes Electric Island!!

    EDM, House and Trap DJ's featuring "foxhovnd" Friday and "JSquared & The Trap House" Saturday brought in by STAY GOLD Promotions and Bass Music Mafia. Wear your NEON!!

Thursday Night Boat Races -- THUNDER on the CHAIN!

Now entering its 37th season, Blarney Island on Grass Lake is the only location in the world where high performance drag boat racing takes place every Thursday Evening, from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Get on the Island with expanded free boat parking during the race then stick around for the after-race party every Thursday Night!

Boat Races

AUGUST 2017 Weekend Line Ups

BIG Weekends in AUGUST

Cool Off this summer with our Frozen Drinks!

BIG Weekends in JULY

Blarney Island Happy Hours!

BIG Weekends in JULY

Don't have a boat? We do! Ride the Shuttle to the Island!

Park your car in our 5 acres of free parking and grab a Shuttle Boat! They depart from the Port of Blarney (27843 W Grass Lake Rd Antioch,IL) for the island about every half an hour. The shuttle service roundtrip is $8 most days and a great way to get to the party!

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