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Currach: Exhibition Races

Sun, August 22   01:00 PM  - 03:00 PM


About Currach: Exhibition Races

Currach: Exhibition Races

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Exhibition Races: - 1 pm: Battle of the Badges: For 25 years, local Police and Fire departments have competed at Milwaukee Irish Fest for the Lavin Cup, donated by a local family in remembrance of the 1892 Great Third Ward Fire, which decimated the thriving Irish community that lived there at the time. - 1:30 pm: Summerfest Security v. Irish Fest Security: Third year of this fun and friendly competition between the festival staffs. - 2 pm: Youth Races: New this year! Created in partnership with All Hands Boatworks, the Milwaukee Currach Youth Team rowers are aged 10-18. - 2:30 pm: Battle of the Branches: For the second year, we host races between U.S. military and veterans, this year in partnership with Hero Hut.

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

Milwaukee Irish Fest Logo

1532 N. Wauwatosa Ave
Milwaukee, WI
Festival Grounds
Henry Maier Festival Park
Milwaukee, WI