Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

Blarney Island

Bar, American Restaurant, and Boat or Ferry
27843 W Grass Lake Rd, Antioch, IL 60002, United States
Hours:
Open until 1:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Wed
    • 11:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 11:00 AM–1:00 AM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 11:00 AM–2:00 AM
  • Sun
    • 11:00 AM–10:00 PM
Reservations:
No
Credit Cards:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

"The GREATEST Boating Bar in the WORLD!" One of a kind location w/fun & entertainment, a mile off-shore in Antioch, IL on the Chain O’ Lakes! Take your boat, helicopter or the Blarney Shuttle Boat! Palm Trees, boats, babes, bikinis, booze & more! Top bands from al... (See all)

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  • What you need to know
    Blarney I.
    "Kick-Off Boat Race Party TONIGHT at 7PM!"(6 Tips)
    Blarney Island & Port of Blarney
    "Boat Drag Racing Begins!"(3 Tips)
    Blarney Island & Port of Blarney
    "unique 7-piece Country Band with AMAZING Musicianship"(3 Tips)
    Blarney I.
    "island THIS AFTERNOON w/Live Music by Nick Norman Music"(2 Tips)
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  • Kelly S.

    A great feeling of being on a tropical island with great music and beverages. Vacation!

    Kelly Selby · August 15, 2014
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  • Jon C.

    Best bar in the middle of a lake, best time and scenery!!!

    Jon Cannella · July 5, 2014
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  • Bonnie S.

    Blarney Island Restaurant and Ferry & Blarney Island #2 - a man made island with a bar, food, concert area & boat docks. Usually ROCKIN all summer with live music and live radio broadcasts.

    Bonnie Smith · June 1, 2014
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  • Jessica S.

    Bug spray needed on shuttle

    Jessica Smouse · July 14, 2013
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  • V B.

    Don't come here if you're In a relationship.. Lol

    V Broaddus · May 26, 2013
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  • Ren P.

    If you like seeing guys on roids....

    Ren Perez · September 3, 2012
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  • Geno

    ( . ) ( . ) Everywhere & I <3 it :)

    Geno · August 3, 2012
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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    TONIGHT... It's the 8th Week of the INFAMOUS Boat Races "Thunder On The Chain"! PLUS, we have a SPECIAL EVENT after the races w/DJ Rich and Henry spinning vinyl.... it's an "Old School" Dance Party!

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    It's BLARNEY GRAS This Weekend at Blarney Island! Visit our Facebook Page for details! ***NOTE: We are STRICTLY 21+ ALL DAY Friday & Saturday, and Parental Advisory on Sunday! Read more

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    GET GASSED at the NEW Blarney Gas - Located on the water, just north of Grass Lake Road Bridge on the East side! Open 7AM-2AM! We have the newest/best gas pumps & the BEST price on the Chain!

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    At the Island from 2PM-7PM TODAY, LIVE MUSIC by Alex & the Allstars! Great Band w/Female Lead playing everything from the 70's, 80's & 90's! Read more

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    TONIGHT the Island has 3 Rockin' Bands lined up! 7:30PM - "On Fire" Tribute to 80's Rock Band 9PM - "VEILSIDE" Modern Melodic Orig Rock Band & 11PM - "Paradoxx" Hard Rock/Metal Covers & Originals

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    Today 2PM-7PM LIVE MUSIC by Scott Wesley! This INCREDIBLY talented band is amazing at presenting your Favorite Pop/Rock Hits from The Beatles, Sublime, John Mayer, DMB and more! Read more

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    SPECIAL, FREE CONCERT EVENT TONIGHT! 6:30PM 'According To Sarah' opens playing ALL of your fav 90's music! SO MUCH FUN! Then @ 8PM the amazing sounds of 'Mike & Joe' KICK OFF! This is a HUGE Concert! Read more

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    TODAY 2PM-6PM SPECIAL HOLIDAY WEEKEND AFTERNOON SHOW BEFORE THE RACES w/LIVE MUSIC by The Aviators! Bringing you the BEST Dance Music and Party Rock i.e. Lady Gaga, Usher, Katy Perry, Lmfao Read more

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    WEDNESDAY THE 4th... We have a special treat for you all on our Nation's birthday! We are having a HUGE PARTY to celebrate and we're bringing in the amazing talent of Black Cadillac from 2PM-7PM! Read more

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    LIVE MUSIC on the Island TODAY from 2PM-7PM by "Soda" - The most diverse play lists you'll find anywhere. What's your flavor? This band can do it ALL! Read more

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    Come Party w/LIVE MUSIC @ Blarney Island TODAY & TONIGHT - 2PM JakTripper ... 7PM Exit 147 ... 8:30PM Arra

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    Today on the island, LIVE MUSIC 2PM-7PM by Deja Vu - one of Chicagoland's HOTTEST bands! The very best renditions of all your favorite party tunes over the past 20+ years! Read more

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    It's Rubber LIVE! TONIGHT 8PM-??? This GREAT party rock band is back with a vengeance! Come see why everybody is talking about Rubber!!

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    Don't miss Mr. Myers Band TODAY 2PM-7PM! Our favorite "Island" music. Steel drums, great percussion, limbo contest...YOU NAME IT! Jimmy Buffett, Bob Marley, Paul Simon, Harry Belafonte & MANY MORE!

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    Happy Father's Day! Hit the island THIS AFTERNOON w/Live Music by Nick Norman Band from 2PM-7PM! Read more

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  • Blarney I.

    Happy Father's Day! Hit the island THIS AFTERNOON w/Live Music by Nick Norman Music from 2PM-7PM! Read more

    Blarney Island · June 17, 2012
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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    DAY #2 of KEY WEST FEST! Don't miss this INCREDIBLE line-up of LIVE MUSIC from these TOP Key West Music Artists: John Solinski 2PM-6PM ... Nick Norman Music 6:30PM-9:30PM ... Matt Avery! 9:30PM-???

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    (Cont'd) LIVE MUSIC by Matt Avery @ 10:30PM - #1 ENTERTAINER in KEY WEST / and helped make our sister bar, Irish Kevins, the #1 BAR in KEY WEST! Read more

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    KEY WEST FEST KICKS-OFF TONIGHT w/LIVE MUSIC by John Solinski @ 7:30PM One of The Most POPULAR Performers in Key West! Headliner @ Irish Kevins here to show you why his shows are addictive! Read more

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    See you TONIGHT @ the Boat Races! Don't forget we'll have the infamous "Pocket Rocket Races" after the drag boat races tonight! Read more

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    The Island will be Reggae Rockin' TODAY w/LIVE MUSIC by Floog from 2PM-7PM This is a GREAT Rock & Reggae mix that will keep you GROOVIN' All Day Long! Read more

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    TONIGHT It's Girls Night Out @ THE PORT w/the Chippendales! Show starts @ 8PM then all that attend get a FREE SHUTTLE to the Island for the AFTER-PARTY! Email events@blarneyisland.com for details!

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    TODAY we've got DJ @ Noon and LIVE MUSIC by Sorry For Partying 2PM-7PM & Hairbanger's Ball 8PM- ???

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    TONIGHT... it's The HOTTEST Modern Country Band Around... Bella Cain! https://www.facebook.com/events/247912778644039/

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  • Nick L.

    Boat races on thurs nights.

    Nick LaRoche · June 7, 2012
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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    TONIGHT... "Thunder On The Chain" Boat Drag Racing - 6:00 PM - ???Come feel the "thunder" as the boats pass by the island! Then, it's the biggest after-party you have ever seen!

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  • Blarney I.

    TONIGHT... "Thunder On The Chain" Boat Drag Racing - 6:00 PM - ???Come feel the "thunder" as the boats pass by the island! Then, it's the biggest after-party you have ever seen!

    Blarney Island · June 7, 2012
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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    LIVE MUSIC by Lewis Brice Music 2PM-7PM! Lewis is an amazing talent! His brother Lee Brice has several Top 10 (and #1) country hits - now Lewis is storming the scene with his own amazing sound!

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    LIVE MUSIC by Lewis Brice Music TODAY from 2PM-7PM and C-Factor from 8PM-???

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    TONIGHT, it's the Jin and Tonic Band (JTB) from 8PM-??? Come check out this unique 7-piece Country Band with AMAZING Musicianship, and INCREDIBLE Three-Part Harmonies! Read more

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    *** Due to Weather, NO RACING TONIGHT but the Island is still OPEN, TENTED & HEATED. Tonight at the Port, Leinenkugel Party from 7PM-9PM w/Free Samples & Food Tastings, so come on out!

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    This Thursday 5/31 "Thunder On The Chain" Boat Drag Racing Begins! 6PM - ??? Come witness the AWESOME POWER of these boats! Then it's the BIGGEST After-Party you have EVER seen! Read more

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  • Blarney Island & Port of Blarney

    MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT 2PM-7PM w/LIVE MUSIC by Savanna Road! A Blend of Your Fav CLASSIC ROCK & NEW COUNTRY Music, Past to Present - Their HIGH ENERGY Music Promises to Get You Dancing ALL NIGHT LONG!

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  • Blarney I.

    MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT 2PM-7PM w/LIVE MUSIC by Savanna Road! A Blend of Your Fav CLASSIC ROCK & NEW COUNTRY Music, Past to Present - Their HIGH ENERGY Music Promises to Get You Dancing ALL NIGHT LONG!

    Blarney Island · May 28, 2012
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  • Blarney I.

    TONIGHT 8:00 PM - ??? LIVE MUSIC by Mike and Joe! This is a HUGE Concert! These guys are the #1 ATTRACTION at College Campuses and Bars all over Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin & Ohio.

    Blarney Island · May 26, 2012
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  • Blarney I.

    TODAY from 2-7PM ... LIVE MUSIC by Rock of Ages! This is a GREAT Classic Rock Band with a BIG FOLLOWING from all over the Chicagoland area! These guys will BLOW YOUR MIND!

    Blarney Island · May 26, 2012
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  • Blarney I.

    It's PARTY TIME! https://www.facebook.com/events/154577548006981/ Kick-Off Boat Race Party TONIGHT at 7PM!

    Blarney Island · May 24, 2012
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  • Blarney I.

    This Thurs 5/24 BOAT RACE KICK-OFF PARTY 7:00 PM - ??? Enjoy our DJ Dance Party, Meet the Racers, Get Some Great Drink Specials & See Why "Thunder On The Chain" is the BEST Party in Lake County! Read more

    Blarney Island · May 23, 2012
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  • Caroline O.

    Boating Season is not complete with out the Island ! Good times ALWAYS!!!

    Caroline Olivia · May 22, 2012
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  • Blarney I.

    TODAY from 2PM-7PM, we welcome the Brian Daniels Band! This Great Country Band hails from S. Wisconsin and is taking Lake County & Kenosha County by storm! Come check these boys out!!

    Blarney Island · May 20, 2012
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  • Blarney I.

    Reminder that Blarney Island will be CLOSED TONIGHT (Fri 5/18) due to the Hollywood Production of the "Caretaker" movie! We're back Sat - DJ starts spinning @ NOON! http://facebook.com/blarneyisland

    Blarney Island · May 18, 2012
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  • Blarney I.

    2012 OPENING DAY is Saturday, May 12th! 11:00 AM - ??? LIVE MUSIC by: Paper Airplanes of Fire *** Special "UNPLUGGED" show! 2:00PM - 6:30PM PLUS DJ & TONS OF BIG SURPRISES! Read more

    Blarney Island · May 10, 2012
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  • Carmen N.

    Vodka and Tonic with Lime

    Carmen Nichols · August 23, 2011
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