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 2022 Tickets 

Get tickets below. You will be redirected to our official ticketing platform Etix.


Festival Hours
Thursday, August 18: 5:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.
Friday, August 19:  4:00 P.M. - 12:00 A.M.
Saturday, August 20: 12:00 P.M. - 12:00 A.M.
Sunday, August 21: 11:00 A.M - 9:00 P.M.


Ticket Types/Prices
2022 festival | Get your tix in advance to avoid the gate ticket window queue!

Thursday's Grand Hooley, presented by Associated Bank, Admission:
$5 | Online and at the gates

Friday Admission:
$17 Online and at the gates

Saturday - *General Admission:
$23 Online and at the gates

Sunday - *General Admission:
$23 Online and at the gates

4-Day Festival Pass online only:
$68 Online through August 17
4-Day pass includes a commemorative, collectible pin + a 10% discount on retail items at our Irish Fest Souvenir Booth

*General Admission tickets are single day tickets good for any one day of the festival. Thursday Admission tickets are good for Thursday only. Friday Admission tickets are good for Friday only.

At the Gates Only:
$17 Senior Citizens (Ages 60+)

Children 12 & Under:
Receive free admission and do not require a ticket for entry



 Fáilte Club VIP Deck Experience Irish Fest in an exclusive setting! Invite your friends and be a part of a VIP experience! Tix will go on sale soon.

Fáilte VIP

Fáilte Club VIP experience includes:

  • Elevated view from the Upper Deck overlooking the Miller Stage to watch performances from artists such as Scythian and Socks in the Frying Pan
  • 2 complimentary beverages - beer, wine, soda, water, Jameson
  • Private Bar (beer, wine, soda & water + Jameson and premium Irish whiskey options; cash or card accepted)
  • Private Restrooms
  • Complimentary Packaged Snacks
  • Come & Go Access (subject to capacity)

Fáilte Club Hours:

Thursday, August 18 | 5:00pm – 10:00pm

Friday, August 19 | 4:00pm – 11:30pm

Saturday, August 20 | 1:00pm – 11:30pm

Sunday, August 21 | 11:00am – 7:00pm

**Admission to the festival is NOT included. Purchase separately.

In order to provide an enjoyable experience to all of our guests seating is available on a first come, first serve basis (reserving seats is not allowed). Seating is not guaranteed. The deck has standing room areas. Beverage sales end 30 minutes prior to Fáilte Club closing.

Children are allowed - Ages 12 & under get in free, but must be accompanied by an adult. Children 13 and up require a ticket.

Capacity is limited to ensure a fun & comfortable setting. Fáilte Club is a smoking-free and vaping-free environment. Alcohol will only be served to patrons ages 21 and older, with proper identification. All sales are final. No refunds. Online sales end August 12. Walk-ups will be allowed each day so long as the Failte Club is not at full-capacity.



Ways to Save at the Gates!

All Admission Gates accept cash and or credit/debit cards.

Active Military: Active military receive free admission to the festival, plus one guest. Go to any gate ticket window and show your valid service I.D. to receive your free ticket. Thank you for your service!

Thursday, August 18: 
Donate School Supplies - Free Entry
Donate school supplies at the gates to receive free admission. Donations support Hope House of Milwaukee, an emergency homeless shelter and community center. 

Associated Bank Cardholders - Free Entry
An express festival entrance lane will be available exclusively for Associated Bank cardholders. Show your Associated Bank Mastercard or Visa credit card at the designated Mid-Gate turnstile, and you and your party will receive free entry. You will not need a ticket to enter.

Friday, August 19:
College Day - Discount
College students with a valid student I.D. will receive a $3 discount off of General Admission tickets at any gate ticket window, at any time during Friday's festival hours.

Sunday, August 21:
Donate Nonperishable Food Items - Free Entry - South Gate only

  • 8:00 AM - The South Gate entrance opens for Mass
  • 9:30 AM - Mass service begins
        *Location: American Family Insurance Amphitheater
  • 11:00 AM - Free admission with donation of nonperishable food items ends
  • 11:00 AM - Irish Fest opens - all gates

Donate nonperishable food items between 8 and 11 am at the South Gate entrance to receive free admission. The festival opens at 11 am. For anyone who donates food and chooses not to attend Mass, enjoy breakfast at Paddy’s Cafe or Ward's House of Prime right inside the South Gate area until the festival opens at 11 am, or receive a hand stamp to return at any time on Sunday until 9 pm.

All nonperishable items will be donated to The Hunger Task Force. The Hunger Task Force kindly asks for donations of peanut butter.

Veterans Day - Free Entry
Veterans receive free admission, with valid I.D., plus one guest, all day on Sunday. Retrieve free ticket at any gate ticket window.

Ward Irish Music Archive

Ward Irish Music Archives

Free Ticket Program

The Ward Irish Music Archives has a program where patrons going to the festival can receive 2 free tickets into the festival with the donation of 10 original Irish music related items.

These items can be as follows:
CDs, LPs, 78s, Cassette Tapes, Posters, Sheet Music, Songbooks

The items must be originals, no copies of any kind will be accepted. Items can be dropped off at the main gate to receive your free tickets.

Additional Information


Get tickets at our office: CelticMKE Center
Prefer to buy your tickets in person, versus online, ahead of the festival? Call 414-476-3378 for office hour information before stopping in.


Group Ticket Sales Information
Save some green with group ticket sales. $15 each for 100 or more tickets. Call the CelticMKE Center at 414-476-3378 for more information.


Ticket and Festival FAQs
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Notice on Counterfeit Tickets
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 gate ticket windows, from Irish Fest's online ticket provider ETIX, or at the CelticMKE Center in Wauwatosa. Counterfeit tickets and tickets purchased from unauthorized sources will not be honored.


View Ticket Purchase Policy, Festival Terms and Conditions, & Liability Waiver Information.

2022 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

Associated Bank Milwaukee Irish Fest Sponsor

Audio Biz

Catholic Financial Life

CiderBoys Milwaukee Irish Fest Sponsor

Epic Creative Milwaukee Irish Fest Sponsor

Five Farms Irish Cream

Habush Habush Rottier


Tourism Ireland - Milwaukee Irish Fest Sponsor

Lakefront Brewery

Miller Lite

Northwoods Web Solutions

Parkview-Senior Living Community Center

Vizzy Hard Seltzer

  • 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


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