• 07/27-29blarney gras is back!!

    The Biggest Party of the SUMMER!

  • 2018Blarney Island

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

AUG 10 - FREE 101WKQX Courtesy Concert - DIRTY HEADS

Dirty Heads

[AUGUST 10TH] Straight out of Huntington Beach California, bringing hip-hop songs with reggae and punk influences for your favorite summer anthems. With their hits "Lay Me Down" and "My Sweet Summer", along with new music, like recently released "Visions", this is one summer conncert not to miss!

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



starting this summer we now offer pontoon rentals! through OTCrentals.com


The Hottest Band Schedule Around!!

July 2018

Electic Island EDM/House Festival

July 20th & 21st, 2018


Some of the biggest DJs 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/IIIb2b Smokahauntas * Hosted by Spade One


Cool Off this summer with our Frozen Drinks!

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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