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Samhain Bonfire + Costume Party
October 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
We’re celebrating Halloween the Irish way! Join us for a bonfire, drinking, tasty treats, dancing, a costume party and other festivities as we celebrate the ancient Celtic holiday of Samhain (SOW-in).
What is Samhain?
According to Celtic tradition, Samhain marks the end of the harvest and the beginning of winter. It is also believed to be the time of year when the “veil” between the spirit and earthly realms is at its thinnest, allowing fairies and spirits to walk among us. Samhain was traditionally celebrated with a bonfire, feasting, dancing, drinking and fun for everyone.
Celebrate Samhain with KCIC!
We’re taking the party out of Drexel Hall and out to The Griffin Farm in Louisburg, KS! Come for hotdogs, a bonfire, live Irish music, céilí dancing, Samhain-themed activities and a costume contest! Here’s what else you need to know:
- BYOB (no glass allowed!)
- Bring a dish or treat to share!
- Lawn chairs or blankets are encouraged
Who will have the most splendidly spooktacular costume of them all? Strut your stuff during our costume contest for a chance to win some AMAZING prizes!
1ST PRIZE WINNER: (2) Tickets to the Irish New Year’s Eve Party with The Elders!
2ND PRIZE WINNER: An Official Kansas City Gaelic Athletic Club Jersey!
3RD PRIZE WINNER: A $10 Gift Certificate to Browne’s Irish Marketplace!
May the best costume win!!
We will be running a bus from the Nick & Jake’s on 135th & 69 Highway every hour starting at 6:45 pm! The bus will drop you off at the party and bring you back! Shuttle tickets are $10.
QUESTION: Do I have to buy a shuttle ticket to get to the party?
ANSWER Yes. Please send us a direct message with any concerns.
QUESTION: When does the shuttle run?
ANSWER: 6:45pm, 7:45pm, 8:45pm & 9:45pm. You can ride during ANY of these times.
QUESTION: Do I have to choose a specific shuttle time when I buy my ticket?
ANSWER: Yes. However, your ticket is good throughout the night, so if you miss your shuttle time or you can’t make the time you selected, no problem! Your ticket is good throughout the night!
QUESTION: Eventbrite says my shuttle time is sold out, but I don’t want to come at a different time. What should I do?
ANSWER: You can ride ANY of the shuttle times. Simply select any time on Eventbrite and show up for the time that works best for you.
QUESTION: What does the shuttle look like?
ANSWER: It’s a big yellow school bus. You can’t miss it!
QUESTION: I forgot to buy a ticket online! Help!
ANSWER: No problem! You can pay for your ticket when you arrive at the farm.
QUESTION: Where does the shuttle pick up?
ANSWER: Park in the big back parking lot near the Nick & Jake’s at 6830 W. 135th St. in Overland Park, KS. Do not park in the Nick & Jake’s customer parking. Look for the yellow school bus and hitch your ride!
QUESTION: How do I get back to my car?
ANSWER: The shuttle will be dropping off every hour around 7:15, 8:15, 9:15 and 10:15. You can ride the shuttle back to Nick & Jake’s at any of these times. The last shuttle of the night runs at 11pm.