August 18-21, 2016

August 18-21, 2016

Tickets and Discounts

Daily Ways to Save

Click each day to see how you can save on admission to Milwaukee Irish Fest 2015! Guests are always welcome to get their hands stamped upon leaving the festival grounds and return on the same day for free re-entry. We welcome fest-goers to purchase tickets at the gate the week before the festival or upon arriving, but buying online will save you the time of waiting in line! At the gates, we accept cash or charge cards. Your admission to the festival does include all of the musical acts, cultural exhibits, children's activities and more!


Bring in school supplies (markers, notebooks, backpacks, etc.) for children served by Hope House and receive free entrance on Thursday, August 13. Thursday is our Preview Night, so please note that only a portion of our grounds will be open.


Five Buck FridayFive Buck Friday

Get to the grounds between 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Friday, August 14 and pay only $5! Five Buck Friday tickets can be purchased online until 5pm on August 14 or in person at the gate from Monday, August 10 to Friday, August 14.

Please note, Five Buck Friday lasts ONLY until 5:30 p.m. After that time, regular admission prices will apply. Your online tickets will ONLY be accepted until 5:30 p.m. Please plan accordingly.


Two-Day Pass

Back for 2015! Enjoy Saturday and Sunday of the 2015 Festival (August 15 and 16) for $25 - a $9 savings! To take advantage of this online-only promotion, you must purchase tickets online by noon on August 14, 2015.

Tickets are good for admission to Milwaukee Irish Fest on Saturday, August 15 and Sunday, August 16, 2015. Tickets are valid for ages 13 and over, as children 12 and under are always free. All ticket sales are final. Service charges will apply.

Purchase your Two-Day Pass by clicking here.


Fests Feed Milwaukee

On Sunday, August 16, 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.

Military Day

On Sunday August 16, veterans and military personnel receive free admission, plus one guest. Must provide a valid proof of service at any gate ticket window to receive your free tickets. Thank you for your service to our country.

College Day

College students with a valid student I.D. can enjoy a $3 discount off of General Admission tickets between 2pm and 7pm (all gates).

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Ward Irish Music Archives Free Ticket Program

Earn two free tickets to Milwaukee Irish Fest with the donation of ten original Irish-related music items to the Ward Irish Music Archives. For more information, click here.

Advance Sale Tickets Available on Grounds

Skip the service charges! You can purchase tickets in advance on the Festival grounds at the Summerfest Main Gate ticket office. Available for advanced purchase are Five Buck Friday, General Admission and General Admission Senior tickets. No Two-Day Passes will be available at this location.

Advance Sale Hours

Monday, August 10 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, August 11 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, August 12 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday, August 13 - 9 a.m. to Festival Opening
Friday, August 14 - 9 a.m. to Festival Opening

Group Ticket Sales Information

Save some green with group ticket sales available through July 31, 2015. 26-99 tickets are $13.75 each; 100+ tickets are $11.75 each. Call the Irish Fest Center at 414-476-3378 for more information.

Notice on Counterfeit Tickets

Milwaukee Irish Fest strongly urges all patrons to avoid purchasing tickets on the street from unauthorized sources, as the tickets may be counterfeit. For your own protection, tickets should only be purchased at Milwaukee Irish Fest ticket booths, or the Milwaukee Irish Fest office. Counterfeit tickets and tickets purchased from unauthorized sources will not be honored.

Ticket Prices

General Admission - $17
Senior (60 and Older) - $12
Thursday (Over 12) - $5

Children (12 and Under) - Free
Two Day Pass - $25

(Saturday & Sunday. Available For Order Online Only)
Five Buck Friday - $5

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Festival Hours

Thursday - 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday - 4 p.m. to midnight
Saturday - noon to midnight
Sunday - 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.