August 13-16, 2020

August 13-16, 2020

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Heroes Hut - Free Area for Veterans & First Responders

Welcome to Heroes Hut, a covered rest area which will offer:

  • Complimentary snacks
  • Non-alcoholic beverages
  • Veteran's resource information 

Heroes Hut is open to active and retired military members, veterans of all military branches, first responders and up to 3 accompanying family members. This area will honor Heroes of all ethnic backgrounds, not just the Irish. The Heroes Hut will be located along the lake shore north of the Snug stage. 


Friday, August 16: 4 - 8 pm

Saturday, August 17: 12 - 8 pm

Sunday, August 18: 11 - 7 pm

Active military receive free admission at any gate, all four days of the festival, plus one guest, with valid ID.

Saturday, August 17: First Responders receive free admission at any gate, with valid ID, plus one guest, between the hours of 12 and 4 pm. The First Responders Commemoration Presentation begins at 3:45 pm at Miller Lite stage. The ceremony will honor the fallen, their families and pay tribute to those who serve and protect our communities.

Sunday, August 18: Veterans and military personnel receive free admission, plus one guest with valid ID (any time of the day and at any gate). 


  • 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
  • Jameson
  • Fill Your Heart with Ireland - Milwaukee Irish Fest Sponsor
  • Lakefront Brewery
  • Miller Lite
  • Northwoods Web Solutions
  • Potowatomi
  • Sprecher



  • Center: 1532 N. Wauwatosa Ave, Milwaukee
  • Festival Grounds: Henry Maier Festival Park, Milwaukee
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