August 15-18, 2019

August 15-18, 2019

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Heroes Hut - Free Area for Veterans & First Responders

Heroes Hut at Milwaukee Irish Fest 2018

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.

First Responders receive free admission at any gate, with valid ID on Saturday, August 17, between the hours of 12 and 4 pm. Ceremony/presentation begins at 3:45 pm at Miller Lite stage.

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

First Responders Presentation, Saturday, August 17, at 3:45 pm on the Miller Lite Stage

Keynote Speaker: TBD

  • 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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