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 2022 Tickets 

Tickets go on sale in March. Stay tuned or sign up for our newsletter to be notified.

Once tickets go on sale, you will be redirected to our official ticketing platform Etix.

Festival Hours

Thursday, August 18: TBD
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

Thursday Admission:
$5 | Online and at the gates

Friday Admission:
$10 Online until June 1
$15 Online until Aug. 1
$17 Aug. 2 and at the gates

Saturday - *General Admission:
$15 Online through June 1
$19 Online through Aug. 1
$23 Online Aug. 2 and at the gates

Sunday - *General Admission:
$15 Online through June 1
$19 Online through Aug. 1
$23 Online Aug. 2 and at the gates

4-Day Festival Pass [online only]:
$50 Online through July 1
$60 Online through Aug. 1
$68 Online through August 17
4-Day pass includes a commemorative, collectible pin + a discount on retail items at our Irish Fest Souvenir Booth

*General Admission tickets are good for any one single day admission 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+)



Ways to Save!

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
Donate school supplies at the gates to receive free admission. All supply donations support Hope House of Milwaukee, an emergency homeless shelter and community center. 

Friday, August 19:
College Day
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 20:
Donate Nonperishable Food Items
The South Gate will open at 8 AM for Mass. Anyone donating nonperishable food items by 11 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 Mass 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 9 PM). All nonperishable food will be donated to the Hunger Task Force.

Military Day
Veterans and military personnel 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
Have a question regarding Irish Fest tickets? Check out our FAQ page hereIf 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 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.

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


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  • 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
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Milwaukee, WI


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