Guinness Sponsors the Yorktown Irish Festival 2018

Guinness Sponsors the Yorktown Irish Festival 2018

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08/02/2018 | 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Yorktown Heights Engine Company #1

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  • Guinness Sponsors the Yorktown Irish Festival 2018

    Guinness Sponsors the Yorktown Irish Festival 2018, Thursday, August 2nd, 5pm – 11pm.

    Join us for Live Irish Music, Irish Dancing, Food, Rides, Smithwick’s Irish Ales, and Guinness Blonde.


    Guinness American Blonde

    Guinness Sponsors the Yorktown Irish Festival 2018
    Irish tradition meets American spirit in Guinness Blonde American lager. Complex and flavorful. Light, floral and alive with citrus.


    Guinness Storehouse located in the heart of the St. James’s Gate Brewery, the Guinness Storehouse is Ireland’s most popular tourist attraction. It’s the home of the Black Stuff, the heart of Dublin and an unforgettable start to your Irish adventure.

    The journey begins at the bottom of the world’s largest pint glass and continues up through seven floors filled with interactive experiences that fuse our long brewing heritage with Ireland’s rich history. At the top, you’ll be rewarded with a pint of perfection in our world-famous rooftop Gravity Bar. Now that’s our kind of higher education.

    Guinness Sponsors the Yorktown Irish Festival 2018, August 2nd, 5pm – 11pm.

    Yorktown Heights Engine Company #1
    1916 Commerce St.
    Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

    The Yorktown Heights Engine Company #1 was formed on March 8, 1909 by a group of 33 concerned citizens in the town of Yorktown. After collecting or purchasing some rudimentary firefighting equipment, a barn on Maple Ct. was used as the company’s first firehouse. In 1916, the company built a permanent firehouse, on property now known as Commerce St. In May of 1920, the Yorktown Volunteers purchased a 1920 Reo Fire Engine, the first piece of motorized fire apparatus for the company. Also in 1920, the first Fire Department Carnival was held in July, a tradition that still remains to this day. As the population and development of Yorktown increased greatly in the following decades, a new fire station was built on the same property of the first firehouse. In 1968, the Yorktown Heights Fire District purchased a 100 foot Seagrave Ladder truck, the first aerial piece for the district.

    What started as a small group of citizens and one fire apparatus in 1909, has now developed into a fully operational fire department. Even though the organization still bears the name “Engine Company #1”, the company provides full fire suppression services to the Yorktown Heights Fire District, as well as several specialized services.

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