• 07/14-07/20BLARNEY ISLAND is CLOSED

    Back open Soon!

    Due to the Flood Waters in Lake County we are closing the Island. YES! We are bringing BLARNEY GRAS BACK!!! Once the water comes down.

  • 08/04-06blarney gras is back!!

    The Biggest Party of the SUMMER!

    The water has gone down time to turn the party UP! Big Bands, COLD Drinks, Cage Dancers, FIRE Jugglers, THOUSANDS of beads... get here early!

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

The BIGGEST Party Weekends of 2017!

BIG Weekends 2017

July 2017 Weekend Line Ups

BIG Weekends in JULY

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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