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 2021 Festival 

Go raibh míle maith agat! Thanks to everyone who attended our 40th Irish Fest!

Irish Fest Merch

Check out the Irish Fest store! We have baseball caps, t-shirts, sweatshirts, tumblers, pint glasses, digital gift cards and more!


Irish Fest Virtual Program

Watch video performances, available to watch for free, from Aoife Scott, Colm & Laura Keegan, Frankie Gavin, Seo Linn and many more artists.

Our Virtual Program featured multiple musical and cultural shows, all recorded straight from Ireland!



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Irish Fest Virtual Program

Irish Fest Virtual Program

Watch in to our free, virtual program featuring shows recorded straight from Ireland!


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!

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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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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