August 15-18, 2019

August 15-18, 2019

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Irish Fest Out in the Community

Upcoming Events in the Milwaukee area ~ 2018

August 2 ~ Harley Davidson Bike Night at the Harley Davidson Museum

Time: 5:00 - 9:00 pm

Bike Night with Irish Fest, featuring Altered Five Blues Band powered by House of Harley-Davidson. All bikes unite at the Harley Davidson Museum. Grab your bike. Join other riders for music and fun. Enjoy food and drink specials inside and outside Motor Bar and Restaurant including Motor Bike Night Koozie Special $3 Miller High Life beers or waters all season long. 

We'll be there to play some games and give away some prizes and 2017 Irish Fest tickets! 

August 4 ~ Humboldt Park Beer Garden [Milwaukee's Craft Beer Garden]

Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Come on out to this oasis of craft beer, comfort food and German roots in the center of beautiful Humboldt park. The garden features local food from Milwaukee and its surrounding neighborhoods and rotating taps of Wisconsin craft beer. Note that the beer garden accepts CASH only -- if you forget the bills there is an ATM machine onsite. Indoor seating is also provided in the pavilion. 

We'll be there to play some games and give away some prizes and tickets! Entertainment for the afternoon will be provided by Hearthfire and Irish dancing will be provided by The Kinsella Academy of Irish Dance! 

August 5 ~ Estabrook Beer Garden [Milwaukee's Craft Beer Garden]

Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Estabrook is an authentic German beer garden on the banks of the Milwaukee River. Drinks include imported brews, German-style snacks and communal picnic tables. 

Irish Fest will takeover for the day with Irish music entertainment provided by Ian Gould and Irish dancers and will have games for folks to play and awesome Irish swag to win!


August 9 ~ The Landing at Hoyt Park 

Time: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm 

The Friends of Hoyt Park and Pool bring you live music every Thursday. August 9, music will be provided by Irish duo, Evan and Tom Leahy. Irish Fest will be there to celebrate a week until the festival! Irish dance performances will be provided by the Glencastle Irish Dancers. 

August 10 ~ Starry Nights Concert Series at Sharon Lynne Wilson Center

Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Two beloved summer traditions combine as we celebrate our final Starry Nights of 2018 in collaboration with Milwaukee Irish Fest! Lift your feet, drinks, and spirits as we dance under the stars to the sounds of Limerick Partnership scholarship award winners Aisling Lyons and Caoimhe Millar, as well as one of Milwaukee’s favorite Irish music trios, athas. Irish Fest will have ticket giveaways, Guinness and more!


August 15 ~ Irish Fest Preview Night at Tosa Tonight 

Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm 

Tosa Tonight is a free, family-friendly concert series, held at the Rotary Performance Pavilion in Hart Park, Wauwatosa. Enjoy a variety of mouthwatering food and refreshing beverages available from Maxie's, Leff's, BelAir Cantina, Ruby Tap, Gilles Custard and more!

The Milwaukee Irish Fest Foundation presents, Shreem and Jiggy for this year's Irish Fest Preview Night. We'll be next to the stage all evening long, selling BOGO tickets to Irish Fest. Take out your phones, and be sure to snap a shot with our mascots, Paddy and Molly!

Get Your Tickets for Irish Fest! 

The Festival runs August 16 - 19 at the Henry Maier Festival Grounds, downtown Milwaukee. 


  • Aer Lingus
  • Arena Americas at Milwaukee Irish Fest
  • Catholic Financial Life
  • CiderBoys Milwaukee Irish Fest Sponsor
  • Five Farms Irish Cream
  • Habush Habush Rottier
  • Jameson
  • Jameson
  • Lakefront Brewery
  • Miller Lite
  • Northwoods Web Solutions
  • Potowatomi
  • Sprecher


  • Center: 1532 N. Wauwatosa Ave, Milwaukee
  • Festival Grounds: Henry Maier Festival Park, Milwaukee
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