August 13-16, 2015

Tickets and Discounts

Daily Ways to Save

Bring in school supplies (markers, notebooks, backpacks, etc.) for children served by Hope House and receive free entrance on Thursday.

Come to Milwaukee Irish Fest from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. on Friday and pay only $5.00.  $5 Buck Friday - Tickets can be purchased online (until 5PM), at the Gate or on the festival grounds from Monday, August 10th to Friday, August 14th. $5 Buck Friday lasts ONLY until 5:30 PM.  After that time, regular admission price of $17 will apply.

Back for 2015! Milwaukee Irish Fest Two-Day Pass: 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 only 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. Children 12 and under receive free admission. All ticket sales are final. Service charges will apply.


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.

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.

SUNDAY - COLLEGE DAY: $3 discount off General Admission from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. with a valid college student ID (all gates).

Kids 12 and under are always free.

Earn two free tickets to Milwaukee Irish Fest with the donation of ten ORIGINAL Irish-related music items to the Ward Irish Music Archives. Click Here!

Advance Sale Tickets Available on Grounds

You can also purchase advance sale tickets on the grounds at the Summerfest Main Gate ticket office. Available for purchase are $5 Buck Friday, General Admission and General Admission Senior. No Two-Day Passes will be available for sale at this location.


Monday, August 10th - 9am to 5pm
Tuesday, August 11th - 9am to 5pm
Wednesday, August 12th - 9am to 5pm
Thursday, August 13th - 9am to Festival Opening
Friday, August 14th - 9am to Festival Opening

Group Ticket Sales Information

GROUP TICKET SALES - For Group Ticket Sales please contact the Milwaukee Irish Fest office at 414-476-3378.

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

Saturday & Sunday 2-Day Pass - $25

(Available For Order Online Only)

Five Buck Friday 4-5:30 p.m. - $5

Eventbrite - Milwaukee Irish Fest 2015

Festival Hours

Thursday - 5 PM to 10 PM
Friday - 4 PM to Midnight
Saturday - Noon to Midnight
Sunday - 11 AM to 10 PM