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Open Daily @ 4:00PM
Sundays 11am-10pm
Brunch 11am - 2pm

17044 Kenton Dr. Cornelius, NC MAP


Free Appetizer

2015 St. Patrick's Day Festival


Mark your calendars for our two-day affair:

Saturday, March 14 : Outdoor Block Party! Click Here to purchase VIP Tickets

Tuesday, March 17 : St. Patrick's Day Galway Hooker Party



Slainte! The Galway Hooker's 13th Annual St. Patrick's Day Festival is back! This year's two-day event will feature more food & fun than ever!  This year we expect a great crowd at our Saturday outdoor festival, and hundreds in the Pub on Tuesday.


Here are the basics:


Saturday, March 14 : Outdoor Block Party!

    Gate opens at Noon

    Plenty of Food Trucks  :  Tastebuds Popcorn  : Yummi Bahn Mi Food Truck : Bruster's Ice Cream : Gus' Greek Food

    Lawn Games provided by Bar Athletes  

    Merchandise & Raffle, benefiting Ace & TJ's Grin Kids  











12pm : Kenny Floyd : Visit his Facebook Page

            Pop/Acoustic Rock/Blues

"...And the crowd goes WILD!" From his humble beginnings in the small town of Anderson, SC, to Columbia,SC to Charlotte, NC- KENNYFLOYD has risen within the ranks to share the stage with such well known artists as Vertical Horizon, Lostprophets, Edwin McCain, Hoobastank, Three Doors Down,side stage for Toby Keith with Big & Rich, The Blue Dogs, Theory of a Dead Man, Will Hoge, Rehab, L. A. Guns, Lukas Rossi, Josh Kelly, Uncle Cracker, Cowboy Mouth, Atheneaum, Hootie and the Blowfish, Lifehouse, and more.


2:30pm : Heroes at Last : Visit their Facebook Page  

                Acoustic Rock

The "HEROES" take their acoustic guitars and live performance to the next level! Check these guys out at a show near you!




5:00pm : Brynmor Celtic Rock Band : Visit their Website 

                Like them on Facebook

Celtic/Rock for the masses   :  Brynmor (Welsh for great hill) originated in 2010 after Robert Gabb

 craved to return to his Celtic musical roots. He had been playing in Wales and Ireland prior to movin

g to the United States in 1998. He knew a slew of great musicians but wanted just the right ones, those who were talented and capable of adding a rock edge to the music. He knew the instruments he needed in the band- fiddle, tin whistle, lead guitar, rhythm guitar, bass and drums. Stanley Widener, lead guitarist extraodinaire, was already on board, and North Carolina School of the Arts alumni Sharon Fogarty joined playing whistle and flute. It is difficult to find a quality Irish fiddle player in this area but he knew of one, Rex McGee, with whom Robert had played music with in the past. Rex joined and brought his cousin Tim Hill, a master bass player. Now he needed a solid drummer. Robert knew one of the best, but he lived about 4 hours away in central Virginia. Slinky Cobblestone had played music in the past with Robert and Rex. Slinky visited Robert, heard some tracks recorded by the band, and was sold. Thus Brynmor was born!



7:30pm : Matt Stratford Band : Visit their Facebook page 

Matt Stratford is a singer/songwriter from the Charlotte NC area. His voice is said by many, to be one of the best, if not THE best in the region. Recently receiving the most votes in the WCNC Charlotte version of The Voice, his smooth and inviting tone grabs the listener by the ear and does not let go. He is rapidly becoming the most requested and booked musician in the state. Whether acoustic or with his band (The Matt Stratford Band), it is a musical experience you will not forget. Great guitar skill and an unbelievable playlist rounds out his great show.




Tuesday, March 17 : St. Patrick's Day Galway Hooker Party

    Doors open at 8am - Join us early for "kegs & eggs"

    Great Drink Specials!

    Music in the Pub all day long!


A portion of the proceeds benefit Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Children's Charity.  


For more festival information, call us at 704.895.1782

For information on becoming a vendor, email Chris Boukedes at





To purchase your 2015 St. Patrick's Day Tshirt or Signature Hooker Hat, either swing by the Pub during open hours, or give us a call at 704.895.1782. We are happy to mail these with a small delivery fee.




Can I bring my dog? Pups are welcome on a leash, but please know that this is a very crowded festival with thousands of people in one intimate complex.  We do not suggest bringing dogs that don't handle crowds well.  Aggressive breeds are not allowed.

Are kids welcome? Yes! Your kids are more than welcome to enjoy the festivities. We do not suggest kids stay past 5pm as the crowd really starts to thicken at that point.

What time do the gates/doors open? Gates open at 12pm on Saturday, March 14 and 8am on Tuesday, March 17

What kind of merchandise will be for sale? We will have 2015 Galway Hooker LKN T-shirts, Hooker Hats, Glasses and fun green merchandise

What is the address? 17044 Kenton Drive, Cornelius, NC (We are conveniently located behind Birkdale Village off Catawba Ave.)

Will there be plenty of parking? Yes! There is plenty of parking in and around Kenton Place - you may have to walk a little, but there will be spaces! Keep an eye out for the Golf Cart shuttles.

Is there an admission fee? NO! This is a FREE event! 

What is Included in VIP? Click Here for the Full VIP Page with details

How Can I Purchase VIP Tickets? Purchase Tickets on the Page, Here