August 18-21, 2016

August 18-21, 2016

About Us

Since 1981, Milwaukee Irish Fest has been dedicated to celebrating and sharing our rich Celtic heritage with the world. We are passionate about preserving the history and tradition of Irish, Irish American and Celtic cultures throughout Milwaukee Irish Fest and other programs all year long.

True to its mission statement: "To promote and celebrate all aspects of Irish culture and to instill in future generations an appreciation of Irish heritage," Irish Festivals, Inc. is much more than a festival. Outreach endeavors include an active foundation, several scholarship and grant opportunities, a summer school, school of music and the Irish Fest Choir. The Irish Fest Center also houses the John J. Ward Irish Music Archives.

 

Milwaukee Irish Fest
History of Irish Fest


What originated as the seed of an idea for an event to celebrate and promote Irish heritage...

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Irish Fest Center
Irish Fest Center


In 1998, the festival opened its doors to the Irish Fest Center to provide a year-round facility dedicated to Irish-related activities...

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Milwaukee Irish Fest

Irish Fest Board & Staff


Learn about the Milwaukee Irish Fest Board of Directors and year-round staff...

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Friends of Milwaukee Irish Fest

Support our Mission


Irish Fest is dedicated to carrying out our mission not only during the festival but all year long.

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Milwaukee Irish Fest
Become a Sponsor


Become a sponsor of Milwaukee Irish Fest and be a part of the largest Irish music and cultural festival in the world! 

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In the Community


Milwaukee Irish Fest has a proud history of supporting local organizations...

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Grants & Scholarships


Milwaukee Irish Fest is pleased to offer several scholarship and grant opportunities...

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Milwaukee Irish Fest

Read our Blog


Check out our blog, the Milwaukee Irish Fest Insider highlighting exciting news about Milwaukee Irish Fest.

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Irish Fest Choir
Irish Fest Choir


The Milwaukee Irish Fest Choir was founded in 1988 as an opportunity for young people to be involved in the rich tradition of Irish Music...

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