Murphys Irish Day

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March 21, 2015 – Murphys Irish Day – Each year on the third Saturday in March, Murphys shuts down Main Street and prepares to celebrate like only the Irish can. Join us for a parade at 11 am, stay to eat, taste and shop the Irish Day booths, local tasting rooms and stores of Murphys, buy a raffle ticket for a chance to win our famous trip to Ireland, enjoy music, dancing and Celtic entertainment on our two stages, bagpipers and jugglers on the street, adorable animals at the petting zoo and wrap the day up with dinner at one of our restaurants.

The event runs from 10 am to 5 pm and you’ll want get here early to grab a good spot to watch the parade. Free parking will be available at Ironstone Vineyards with a free shuttle to town from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. Paid parking will be available at the corner of Big Trees & Main, weather allowing. Accessible parking will be available behind Alchemy and the Arbors Shopping Center. Main Street will be closed to traffic from 6 am to 6 pm. Start your day with a Pancake breakfast at the First Congregational Church and end it with dinner at one of Murphys great restaurants.

See more information on our event pages.

Grover Anderson will keeping the music alive at Newsome Harlow’s Tasting Room from 5-8 pm for those of you who are staying on after the event.  Or stop by the Secret Crush between 4:30 and 7:30 pm to hear the Jank Tones.

Wicked Good Travel Tips has us listed as one of the top parades…read about all of them here.  And check out the slideshow at

Thank you to all our sponsors who make this event possible – see the entire list here and make sure to thank them when you visit their businesses.  A special thanks to our Gold Shamrock Sponsors:

Cal Waste
Century 21 Sierra Properties
InSight Manufacturing
Marisolio Tasting Bar
Murphys Historic Hotel
Toulumne Band of Me-Wuks / Black Oak Casino



A stroll down tree-lined Main Street transports visitors back to the mid-1800s with buildings bearing thick stoned walls, iron shutters, and pastoral gardens with white picket fences ...

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