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Poetry Contest

Submit your poem for a chance to win $100! The poem must be original, should not have previously appeared in any publication, and be Irish or Irish-American in theme, or have a cultural/literary relation to either Ireland, Irish-America, or to Irish poetry. Deadline to enter is July 17th, 2020. Click below for submission details.

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Merch Store

Check out our new online store! Everything from beer gear to sweatshirts, tumblers, and digital gift cards.

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Milwaukee Irish Fest Spotify Playlist

Uplifting Irish Music

Featuring a mix of songs that will make you smile, dance, and move you. Follow our Spotify Playlist.

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Milwaukee Irish Fest's Ward's Archives YT Channel

Dive into Irish Archives

Enjoy digitized audio recordings and throwback videos from Irish Fest on the Ward Irish Music Archives YouTube Channel.

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Irish Fest School of Music Online Lessons

Online Irish Music Classes 

Learm Irish music with instructors from our Milwakuee Irish Fest School of Music! We are offer online classes on a variety of instruments!

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Milwaukee Irish Fest Scrapbook Site

Irish Fest Memories

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

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My Frontline Hero Logo

Our frontline workers are our real life superheroes! We teamed up with our good friends at Northwoods Web Solutions to create a new website called My Frontline Hero. It's a place to honor and recognize our brave frontline workers, and a place to see inspiring stories of people helping their communities. We encourage you all to visit and share the site on your social media. If you know a frontline worker, please consider sharing their story. You can find details on submitting your hero on the website. Let's show our appreciation for those who are tirelessly working to keep us all safe!

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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 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 Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors & friends!

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



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  • 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


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