August 13-16, 2015

Milwaukee Irish Fest - Frequently Asked Questions

When is MASS?

Mass is held on Sunday, August 16th at 9:30 a.m. at the Marcus Ampitheatre. Entrance to the Mass is through the South Gate ONLY. 

Anyone donating a non-perishable food item by 11 a.m. will receive free admission to the festival. Patrons are welcome to attend the Mass beginning at 9:30 a.m. and will receive free admission immediately following. Those donating food who choose not to attend the Mass will receive a hand stamp valid for free entry at any time that day during regular festival hours (11 a.m. to 10 p.m.) or are welcome to remain in the designated section of the South Gate. Ward's and Claddagh will open at 9 a.m. to provide breakfast. All non-perishable food items will be donated to Hunger Task Force.

What are the dates beyond 2015?
Future dates can be found by clicking here.
How much are tickets?
To find out the hours, tickets prices, and promotions, click here.
Where is the festival held?
The Milwaukee Irish Fest is held at the Henry Maier Festival Park, 200 N. Harbor Dr., Milwaukee, WI. For directions, click here
Who is coming to Milwaukee Irish Fest?
To see a complete list of entertainment at Milwaukee Irish Fest visit the Entertainment page.
Are there hotels or campgrounds in the area?
To find area hotels or camping, click here.
Are there ATMs on the ground?
Yes, there are numerous ATMs located in convenient locations throughout the grounds. Look for the ATM flags or check the brochure map while on grounds.
Are there free admission times?
To find out the hours, tickets prices and promotions, click here.
Can I bring my dog?
No. Only Service Animals and "Celtic Canine" dogs are allowed.
Do you offer wheelchairs and strollers?
Wheelchairs and strollers are available at the main gate and the South Gate only. They are first come, first serve with a minimal rental fee.
May I bring a camera or audio recorder?
Yes, we encourage you to bring your camera. Make sure you post some to the Milwaukee Irish Fest fan page on Facebook!
Are there private party areas?
Yes, please give us a call at 414-476-3378.
Are backpacks allowed?
Yes, but food and drinks are not allowed.
Are wagons, skateboards, or skates allowed?
Is there a place to check umbrellas, purchases, etc.?
Yes, items may be taken to the UPS Truck Package check.
Do you give refunds?
Is there a place for Lost and Found items?
Yes, items can be taken to, or found at, the Milwaukee Irish Fest grounds office located beside (south of) the Aer Lingus stage.
What if I lose my child?
Visit the Guest Services to see where to go.
How do I apply to perform at Milwaukee Irish Fest?
We have guidelines for artists or bands wanting to play Milwaukee Irish Fest on our Entertainment Submission page.