Oak Forest Fleadh

of-fleadh-logo-with-effects-comp-olThe Oak Forest-Crestwood Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the City of Oak Forest, will host the 10th Annual Oak Forest Fleadh (pronounced “flah”) on Saturday, March 2, 2019 on Cicero Avenue between 151st Street and 159th Street. The Fleadh includes customer appreciation parties, a 5K run/walk, an open streets event (ride, blade, skate), a family parade, and a pub and restaurant open house. Please visit this site often for event information and updates!

When: Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
Where: Between 151st Street & 159th Street on Cicero Ave., Oak Forest

Thank you to our Premier Event 5k Sponsor
cnb-bank

Thank you to our Premier Sponsors

Beggars
City of Oak Forest
Oak Forest Bowl
Oak Forest-Crestwood Area Chamber
Quality Printing & Design
Sherwin Williams

Thank you to our Fleadh Sponsors

Agave Mexican Restaurant
Alderman Paul Selman, 4th Ward
Allstate Insurance Susan Semanate Agency
Baxter & Woodman
Blarney Stone
Brannigan Chiropractic
Cindy’s Pub
Doug’s Dogs
Dunkin Donuts
Future Realty Group
Holiday Inn Express
Judge Auto
Marcotte’s
MB Financial
Mickeys Oak Forest
O’Hara and Friends Salon
Oak Forest Dental
Queens of Clean
Thornton Powell Insurance
Trader Magazine
Wolski Media Ink

Thank you to our Shamrock Sponsors

Anytime Fitness
Chiro One/Medulla
De Raimo Abendroth & Associates
Eagle Sports
Federal Savings Bank
First Bank of Hegewish
First Midwest Bank
Fun Fun Fun DJ
Jack Frost Kone Shoppe
Pacor Mortgage
Running for Kicks
Scott McKenna for Judge
SHEFM
Taps
VCNA Prairie LLC

Event Photos

FLEADH 5K
FLEADH 5K AND FAMILY PARADE

CNB Oak Forest Fleadh 5K – 8:30 a.m.

OVERALL RESULTS
AGE GROUP RESULTS
VIEW THE ROUTE
CARA CERTIFIED RACE/GREEN RACE

Open Streets – 10 a.m.

After the 5K run/walk, children and adults are welcome to ride, walk or run a car-free Cicero Avenue from 151st Street to 156th Street as part of the Open Streets initiative. The event is free and does not require registration.

Family Parade – 11 a.m.

The parade will kick off at 11 a.m. from 157th Street and travel along Cicero Avenue to 151st Street. Families, businesses and community, school and religious groups are encouraged to participate in the parade.

Pot O’ Gold Raffle

Purchase a Pot O’ Gold Raffle ticket for $20 for your chance to win the $1,500, $500 or $250. Seller of 1st prize winning ticket will receive $100. The drawing will be held on March 4 and the winner will be announced on the Oak Forest Bowl float during the family parade at 11 a.m. Winner need not be present. To purchase a ticket, please contact the Oak Forest-Crestwood Area Chamber of Commerce at 708-687-4600.

  • $1,500 – Daufenbach
  • $500 – Andy Tinberg
  • $250 – Matt Lulich

Sponsorship Opportunities

Support the Fleadh by becoming a sponsor. For more information, please email Kim Malecky Iles or call 708-687-4600.

SPONSORSHIP REGISTRATION FORM
PARADE REGISTRATION FORM

Pub & Restaurant Open House

Visit our local venues throughout the day!

Oak Forest Bowl
Beggars Pizza
Blarney Stone Pub
Cindy’s Pub
Nite Games Bar and Grill
Marcotte’s Bar and Grill
Rockin’ Horse Saloon and Grill
Tap’s Pub
Oliver’s
Chicago Gaelic Park
Agave Mexican Restaurant
Mickey’s

Parking

Free parking will be available all day and night in the Arbor Commuter Lot at the southwest corner of 159th Street and Oak Avenue – across from the Metra train station.

Law Enforcement

Throughout the event, alcohol will only be permitted inside designated areas such as beer tents, beer gardens, pubs, and restaurants. The city’s public intoxication and open containers ordinances will be strictly enforced.

Street Closures

Cicero Avenue, from 151st Street to 159th Street, will be closed 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. The city’s Emergency Management Agency will allow local traffic to get through the adjacent neighborhoods between 147th Street and 151st Street. It will redirect non-local traffic down 147th Street to Pulaski Road.