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    Memorial Day Weekend KickOff

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Blarney Island Opening Day

May 19th, 2018

Your Summer Live Music Venue!

The big names like Dierks Bentley and Craig Morgan have rocked the stage at the Island, along with newcomers like Dirty Heads, Cadillac 3, and Chris Jansen. Don't miss your favorite shows!

Monthly Calendar

BoDeans @ Blarney Island May 25th

They have come a long way since Rolling Stone's readers poll voted them "Best New American Band" but they haven't stopped putting out the quality music you have come to expect. Touring being their most recent album "Thirteen", which has been featured on the Netflix show "The Ranch". The BoDeans are coming down to get your Memorial Day Weekend started right. ***This is a ticketed 21 and over event, MUST HAVE TICKET TO ACCESS THE ISLAND***


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

Electic Island EDM/House Festival

July 20th & 21st, 2018


Some of the biggest names in Chicago Music Scene, out to the Island for a 2 night Festival! Get your tickets now! Only $25 for both nights! DJ's include - *JulianBenasis*Tantrum*Dubstep*Kedzie*2FAC3D*Packback*Axilon*DOGMA*Aztech*B-Rad*TheFabricator*JamesDece*Jegz*JSlay*Mathius*RifleTower*SideFX*Thrasher*V/IIIb2bSmokahauntas* Hosted by Spade One


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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