2019 Comhaltas North American Convention

June 6-9, 2019 in Parsippany, NJ.

The mid-Atlantic region invites you to join us in Parsippany NJ for the 2019 North American Comhaltas Convention: Non-stop tunes and dancing day & night!



Hotel Information

The 2019 Convention will take place at the Parsippany Hilton, 1 Hilton Ct, Parsippany, New Jersey 07054.  A block of rooms for the "Mid-Atlantic Irish Music Weekend 2019" has been reserved at the Parsippany Hilton June 7 - June 9, 2019 at a special rate of $149/night.   This special room rate will be available until May 14th or until the group block is sold out, so please book soon. 


You can book over the phone by calling 973-267-7373 and using our group code COM19.  If you prefer to book your accommodation online, you can do so by clicking here.



The Banquet tickets are available for advance purchase online and should be picked up in front of the banquet hall by 5:00pm on Saturday, June 8.  There will be a table set up to sell tickets for the Banquet on Thursday and Friday nights only. NO BANQUET TICKETS WILL BE SOLD ON SATURDAY 



The hotel room rate includes breakfast for two adults and children under 12.  The Bar and Restaurant will be open for Lunch and Dinner. No food packages are available.


Ceilithe and Dance Workshops

There is no official registration table for the convention. Tickets for the Ceilithe, on both Thursday night and Friday night, can be purchased at the door. Dance workshops, on both Thursday night and Friday night, are included as part of the entrance cost. 



Thursday June 6th

  • 7pm Standing Committee meeting
  • 8pm Meitheal Committee Meeting
  • 8pm – 11pm  Welcome Ceili with Ceol Na GCroi  (workshop from 7pm – 8pm)


Friday June 7th

  • 8:30am Regional Chairs & Secretaries Meeting in Hospitality Suite with CCE President & PRO
  • 10am Regional Meetings  -  rooms tbd
  • 12 noon Lunch Break 
  • 1:30pm – 4pm Provincial Meeting  -  room tbd
  • Afternoon Open Sessions throughout Hotel
  • 6pm Grupai Cheoil Comeptions in Small Ballroom
  • 8pm – 11pm Ceili with Windy City Ceili Band (workshop from 7pm to 8pm)
  • Evening Open Sessions throughout Hotel


Saturday June 8th

  • 10am – 5pm  Fleadh Competitions
  • 2pm – 4pm Dance Competitions
  • 5pm Awards Ceremony
  • 6pm Cocktail Hour Cash Bar
  • 6pm Service Awards Presentation – trophy presentation stage (outside Ballroom D)
  • 7pm – 9:30pm Hall of Fame Awards and Gala
  • 9:30pm – 12:30am Ceili Mor with Pride of New York Ceili Band


Sunday June 9th

  • 9am Mass
  • 10am – 5pm Competitions
  • Open Sessions thoughout Hotel




Convention Events


Dance Workshops and Ceilithe

There will be a Ceili on Thursday and Friday night with workshops before each one.

Open Session all Weekend

There will be open sessions all throughout the hotel all weekend.


Hall of Fame banquet with performance by the Pride of New York Ceili band.

For Room reservations: Hilton Hotel