Oak Forest Fleadh

new-fleadh-logoWe are excited for our 12th Annual Oak Forest Fleadh, Saturday, March 6, 2021

“Fleadh Around Town” is the theme and it will feature some new and exciting changes!!!

Our 5k will be a virtual one, allowing for you to walk/run anywhere!!! Watch for details on our website & FB page as we create safe events to continue Fitness, Family & Fun!

Please visit this site often for event information and updates!

When: Saturday, March 6th, 2021
Where: Between 151st Street & 159th Street on Cicero Ave., Oak Forest

Thank you to our 2020 Premier Event 5k Sponsor

Thank you to our Premier Sponsors

City of Oak Forest
Oak Forest -Crestwood Area Chamber
Oak Forest Bowl
Quality Printing & Design
Heather Mulligan Begley for Judge
Beggar’s Pizza
100.3 SHEFM

Thank you to our FLEADH Sponsors

Alderman Paul Selman
Baxter Woodman
DeRaimo Abendroth & Associates
Oak Forest Family Dental
Anytime Fitness
Kevin Szabo Plumbing
Kenootz Pizza
Kira Schnell Harrison State Farm
Queens of Clean
WellNow Urgent Care
Blarney Stone Pub
Cindy’s Pub
Eagle Sports Range

Thank you to our SHAMROCK Sponsors

Advance America
Kingsberry Waffle House
Chiro One
Just Witchy’s
John Amico School of Hair Design
Trader Magazine
First Secure Bank & Trust
Susan Semanate Allstate Agency
Tap’s Pub

CNB Oak Forest Fleadh 5K – 8:30 a.m.



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.

Click Here to Register for the Parade Online

Click Here to Register for the Parade Registration Form

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 7 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.

Sponsorship Opportunities

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

Click Here to Register as a Sponsor 

Pub & Restaurant Open House

Visit our local venues throughout the day!


Free parking will be available in the Arbor Commuter Lot at the southwest corner of 159th Street and Oak Avenue – across from the Metra train station & the Waverly Metra Lot at 157th and Waverly.

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.