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August 20, 21, & 22, 2021

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 2021 Festival 

Céad míle fáilte! We can’t wait to greet our guests back with 100,000 welcomes and celebrate our love for Irish and Celtic culture together, in person, on August 20, 21, and 22.


2021 Schedule & Lineup

View the 40th Milwaukee Irish Fest daily lineup and schedule below! Over 75 entertainment acts across 14 stages.


Virtual Program 

August 20 - 22

In addition to our in-person festival, we are also producing a virtual program filled with performances and shows straight from Ireland! Take a look at the virtual program lineup below.



Irish Fest Merch Store

Last day to order for shipment before the fest is August 6. New items added to our store: baseball cap, crewneck sweatshirt, tumbler, & a women's retro tee

Get your official Irish Fest gear! We have everything from t-shirts and sweatshirts to pint glasses, and digital gift cards.

Go to Store


Health and Safety Updates

We want you to have an enjoyable experience at Milwaukee Irish Fest AND feel safe when visiting!

Health and Safety updates for the fest will be published as they become available on our health and safety page. Click the button below to view.



Browse through our carousel for news, updates and quick links.

Milwaukee Irish Fest Virtual Program 2021

Virtual Program

In addition to the in-person festival, we are also producing a virtual program for August 20-22. Free to tune in!

Program Details

Frontline Ceremony

Frontline Workers Recognition Ceremony 

Saturday, August 21 at 3:30pm. Ceremony will be at the Miller Lite Stage.

Ceremony Details

Milwaukee Irish Fest Spotify Playlist

Irish Fest on Spotify

Our Spotify playlist is a rotating playlist. The current playlist features the artists that will be appearing at our 40th festival this August!

Go to Spotify

Milwaukee Irish Fest Scrapbook Site

Irish Fest Memories

Relive memories from previous Irish Fests through our Digital Scrapbook website!

Go to Scrapbook

Irish Dancers


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Milwaukee Irish Fest is produced by CelticMKE, a non-profit organization focused on the promotion and preservation of the Irish and Celtic cultures. Your support enables us to produce the festival and year-round programming, and to provide Celtic resources to people across the world.

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The Festival App

Download the FREE official Milwaukee Irish Fest app on your Apple or Android phone. View the schedule, artists, activities, food and more all from a mobile device. 

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 Our Home is CelticMKE 

CelticMKE is about sharing our love of Irish music, Celtic history, and culture with people in the Midwest and all over the world! You’ll find virtual programs for the whole family, lectures from leading experts in Irish culture, Irish music classes, and more. Whether you want to reconnect with your roots, or explore a culture that’s new to you, CelticMKE is here to help.

2021 Festival Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors & friends! View full sponsor list.

Ireland Bluffs

Aer Lingus Milwaukee Irish Fest Sponsor

Arena Americas at Milwaukee Irish Fest

Catholic Financial Life

CiderBoys Milwaukee Irish Fest Sponsor

Epic Creative Milwaukee Irish Fest Sponsor

Five Farms Irish Cream

Habush Habush Rottier


Fill Your Heart with Ireland - Milwaukee Irish Fest Sponsor

Lakefront Brewery

Miller Lite

Northwoods Web Solutions


  • Artist
  • Paddy
  • Celtic Canine & Kid
  • Artist with Violin
  • Crowd
  • Irish Fest Fans
  • Young Irish Dancers
  • Young Kid and Dad
  • Wisconsin Irish
  • Young Kids Dancing

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1532 N. Wauwatosa Ave
Milwaukee, WI
Festival Grounds
Henry Maier Festival Park
Milwaukee, WI