• 09/01-09/04blarney Island

    Labor Day Weekend Party

    Summer isn't OVER! we are still bringing the HEAT all weekend long and keeping summer going strong!

  • 10/01-10/02blarney Island

    Drink us Dry Party

    We don't want to bring all this stuff back to the mainland... so why not come on out for the last drink of the year!

  • 06/02 - 09/01/2016 Thursday nights - Thunder on the Chain!

Thursday Night Boat Races -- THUNDER on the CHAIN!

Now entering its 36th season, Blarney Island on Grass Lake is the only location in the world where high performance drag boat racing takes place every Thursday Evening, from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Get on the Island with expanded free boat parking during the race then stick around for the after-race party every Thursday Night!

Boat Races

The BIGGEST Party Weekends of 2016

BIG Weekends 2016

August 2016 Weekend Line Ups

BIG Weekends in JULY

Cool Off this summer with our Frozen Drinks!

BIG Weekends in JULY

Blarney Island Happy Hours!

BIG Weekends in JULY

Don't have a boat? We do! Ride the Shuttle to the Island!

Park your car in our 5 acres of free parking and grab a Shuttle Boat! They depart from the Port of Blarney (27843 W Grass Lake Rd Antioch,IL) for the island about every half an hour. The shuttle service roundtrip is $8 most days and a great way to get to the party!

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