August 17-20, 2017

August 17-20, 2017

2017 Tickets and Discounts

Daily Ways to Save

Click each day to see how you can save on admission to Milwaukee Irish Fest 2017! 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 includes 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 18. Thursday is our Preview Night, so please note that only a portion of our grounds will be open.


Half Price Friday

Friday General Admission tickets are just $10! This deal lasts from open to close on Friday, August 19, 2016.


Arthritis Foundation Run/Walk to Milwaukee Irish Fest

Register for the 2016 Run/Walk to Milwaukee Irish Fest and you'll not only receive a free t-shirt and a free Sprecher beer (21+ over), but also free same-day entry to the festival before 3:00 P.M.! Enjoy a 5K route along Milwaukee's lakefront, and if you show your Irish spirit and/or wear Irish themed costumes, you may even win a prize! For registration and more information, click here!



Two-Day Pass

Enjoy Saturday and Sunday of the 2017 Festival (August19 and 21) for $30. To take advantage of this online-only promotion, you must purchase tickets online by noon on August 18, 2017.

Tickets are good for admission to Milwaukee Irish Fest on Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21, 2016. 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 21, 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 21, 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 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday, August 21. (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 Half Price Friday, General Admission and General Admission Senior tickets. No Two-Day Passes will be available at this location.

Advance Sale Hours

Monday, August 15 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, August 16 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, August 17 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday, August 18 - 9 a.m. to Festival Opening
Friday, August 19 - 9 a.m. to Festival Opening

Group Ticket Sales Information

Save some green with group ticket sales available through July 31, 2016. 26-99 tickets are $15 each; 100+ tickets are $13 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 Center in Wauwatosa. Counterfeit tickets and tickets purchased from unauthorized sources will not be honored.

Ticket Prices

General Admission - $20
Senior (60 and Older) - $15
Thursday (Over 12) - $5

Children (12 and Under) - Free
Two Day Pass - $30

(Saturday & Sunday. Available For Order Online Only)
Half Price Friday - $10

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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.