Naperville is a city full of diversity and the opportunity to celebrate the numerous cultures that make up our community. In fact, the city has so much in store for St. Patrick’s Day on March 16th.
Here’s a look at two upcoming events to honor the Irish impact on Illinois society.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade & 5K
Start your day off with the St. Paddy’s Day 5K and the St. Patrick’s Day Parade beginning at 8 am. Racers, runners, and walkers are all welcomed to join in supporting health-related services to those in need during the 5K. To guarantee your spot in the event, be sure to register online.
West Suburban Irish will also be hosting the parade beginning at 10 am at Naperville North High School. Come out and see a variety of performers, floats, and music while enjoying the approaching spring weather with your local community.
Also, check out WSI’s website for more information on Irish cultural events in the Naperville area. You can learn more about Irish music, language, sports, and genealogy or test your knowledge at one of their quiz nights.
DuPage Symphony Orchestra – Luck of the Irish
End the night with a unique musical performance at the Wentz Concert Hall at North Central College. Beginning at 7:30 pm, the DuPage Symphony Orchestra will be performing “Luck o’ the Irish,” featuring the works of Irish composer Charles Villiers Stanford and pianist Amy Beach.
In 1896, Beach’s “Gaelic Symphony” was the first symphony written, premiered, and published by an American female. Stanford wrote seven symphonies, including “Irish Rhapsody No. 1,” along with various choral arrangements.
The night will end with a performance by the Orchestra’s 2019 Young Artists Audition Winner. Tickets are $38 and can be purchased at the link above.
These are just some of the events you can enjoy for St. Patrick’s Day near our community at River Run at Naperville. So contact us to learn more about living in our wonderful city or to schedule a tour of our community. We would love to show you around!Back to all posts