The Hartford Feis is an outdoor event on the grounds of the Irish American Home Society. The Feis is held rain or shine!
We are so excited for the Hartford Feis in June! This post is super long but contains REALLY IMPORTANT INFO so you can have a great day and enjoy the music and dancing! Make sure you bring NUMBER CARDS, SCHEDULE & CASH. The Hartford Feis Committee thanks you all for your support!
FIRST COMPETITIONS OF THE DAY: Check-in at your stage by 8:45am
NUMBER CARDS: Must be printed off of Feisweb, there are none available at the Feis. Login to Feisweb, click on the Hartford Feis, click on Number Card Menu, then dancer’s name and print
STAGE SCHEDULES: There will NOT be any hard copies of the stage schedule. You can take a picture of ours posted at the entry gate or print and bring with you
WEATHER: We’re keeping a close eye and are going to keep the stages moving AS FAST AS POSSIBLE just in case so BE READY TO DANCE 30 minutes before the estimated start time! No dancer will be penalized for wearing black-out (long-sleeved black leotard, black skirt) due to weather-related conditions
CASH ONLY: For all breakfast, lunch and Irish Goods items
PARKING: NO parking at 80 Commerce! Volunteers will direct you in our parking lot behind the IAHS. Entrance ONLY is 132 Commerce St. and the ONLY exit is on Kreiger Lane. Handicapped parking will be available on the side entrance of IAHS.
If the lot is full, the following businesses along Commerce St. are graciously allowing parking for Feis attendees:
110 Commerce (EHL Kitchens)
109 Commerce - No parking behind the gates
103 Commerce (Nelson Precision Drilling)
101 Commerce (Conard Corp)
99 Commerce (Aero Med Medical Inc)
98 Commerce (MEGA) - Front lot only
36 Commerce (Ten Three GFX) - Front lot only
28 Commerce (Alliance Roofing) - Front lot only
COVID GUIDELINES: Review and follow the most current CDC guidelines which can be found HERE. Masks are not required but no competitor will be penalized for wearing one. If you aren't feeling well, or if you've tested positive for Covid in the last five days, please stay home.
FEIS ENTRY GATE: In front of the IAHS building.
NO PHOTOGRAPHY/RECORDING: Except for Pre-Beginner, Beginner and Advanced Beginner competitions.
SOCIAL MEDIA: Our twitter is HartfordCTFeis - all announcements and results will be posted here, on our instagram @hartfordfeis and our FB page, Hartford Feis 2023
FIRST AID: At the secretary's tent
CAMPING: Allowed on the field on the other side of the stages! Pop-up tents, lawn chairs, blankets, etc. are welcome.
BRING: Sunscreen & bug spray, water bottles, chairs (in addition to your dance stuff!)
AWARDS: Grades awards will be posted and marks will be available online on Feisweb one or two days after the Feis. Grade awards can be picked up in the Irish American Home Society building. Champ awards will be announced next to the Secretary's tent and marks will be handed out.
ENJOY! Be sure to check out our lovely pub, Irish Goods store and a yummy breakfast and/or lunch cooked by our fabulous volunteers!
SOCIAL MEDIA: Our twitter is HartfordCTFeis - all announcements and results will be posted here, on our Instagram @hartfordfeis and our FB page, Hartford Feis 2023
Feis Chairpeople: Brad & Heather Franzese
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
***Feis Schedule will be posted at least three days before the event***
Only service dogs are allowed on the grounds of the IAHS.
Non service dogs are not allowed.