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 2021 Tickets 

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Festival Hours

Friday, August 20:  2pm - 12am
Saturday, August 21: 12pm - 12am
Sunday, August 22: 11am to 10pm


Ticket Types/Prices
2021 festival

  • General Admission: $21
  • Senior Discount (ages 60+): $15 -Offered at the gate ticket windows only
  • Active Military: Active military receive free admission any day of the festival, plus one guest. Show valid service I.D. at any gate ticket window to receive your complimentary ticket. Thank you for your service!
  • Children 12 & under receive free admission and to not require a ticket for entry

On Friday, August 20, $2 of every ticket sold at the gates will be donated to our friends at Hope House Milwaukee.

No multi-day pass available.



Ways to Save at the Gates

  • Saturday, August 21: Frontline workers will receive free admission to Irish Fest between 2:00pm and 3:30pm. Go to any Gate Ticket Window to claim one complimentary ticket to Irish Fest. The Frontline Workers Recognition Ceremony will begin at 3:30pm at the Miller Lite Stage. We are extremely thankful for your service. Go raibh míle maith agat [thanks a million]!
  • Saturday, August 21: If you are a signed up for the 5K Run/Walk to Irish Fest and fundraise $100 or more, you will receive free admission to the festival. Details here. Thank you for supporting the Arthritis Foundation of WI!
  • Sunday, August 22: The South Gate will open at 8 AM for Mass. Anyone donating nonperishable food items by 11:30 AM (at the South Gate) will receive free admission to the festival. The Hunger Task Force kindly asks for donations specifically of canned pears or peaches. Patrons are welcome to attend the Liturgy for Peace and Justice beginning at 9:30 AM or enjoy breakfast at Paddy's Cafe or Ward's House of Prime and receive free admission to the festival once the gates open at 11 AM. Those donating food who choose not to attend the service can also receive a hand stamp valid for free entry at any time that day during regular festival hours (11 AM to 10 PM). All non-perishable food will be donated to the Hunger Task Force.
  • College Day: Sunday, August 22: College students with a valid student I.D. can enjoy a $3 discount off of General Admission tickets between 2pm and 7pm at any gate ticket window.
  • Military Day: Sunday, August 22: Veterans and military personnel receive free admission, with valid I.D., plus one guest, all day on Sunday. Receive complimentary 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


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


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


Ticket and Festival FAQs
Have a question regarding Irish Fest tickets? Check out our FAQ page here to see if your question has an answer. If you can't find what you're looking for, contact us at


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 ticket booths, from Irish Fest's 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.

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