2018 Tickets and Discounts
You'll be re-directed to our Irish Fest Ticketing Store, which will feature all of 2018's ticketing options. Buying online will save you the time of waiting in line at the ticket window. Your admission to the festival includes all of the musical acts, cultural exhibits, children's activities and more! Questions? Contact us at email@example.com.
- $20 General Admission - online or at the gate ticket windows
- $15 Seniors (65+) - gates only at any gate ticket window
- $5 Thursday - online or at the gate ticket windows
- $10 Half Price Friday - online or at the gate ticket windows
- $38 4-Day Pass - online only
- Children 12 & under receive free admission - no ticket required
Daily Ways to Save
*Any and all active military members will receive free admission to the festival, any day, with valid I.D, plus one guest, at any gate ticket window [where you will receive your free ticket]. Thank you for your service to our country.
Children 12 & under receive free admission into the festival and do not require a ticket for entry.
Bring in school supplies for children served by Hope House and receive free admission. Thursday is our Preview Night, so please note that only a portion of our grounds will be open.
Half Price Friday
Friday General Admission tickets are just $10! This deal lasts from open to close.
Arthritis Foundation Run/Walk to Milwaukee Irish Fest
Register for the 2018 Run/Walk to Irish Fest and you'll receive free same-day entry to the festival before 3:00 P.M.!
Veterans receive free admission at any gate, with valid ID on Saturday, August 18, between the hours of 12 and 4 pm. The Vietnam Veteran presentation will take place at 3:45 pm on the Miller Lite stage. For details on the presentation and our Heroes Hut area, visit here.
Fests Feed Milwaukee
Anyone donating a minimum of 3 non-perishable food items by 11 a.m. will receive free admission to the festival. The Hunger Task Force is requesting for donations of canned peaches in 100% juice or with no sugar added. Patrons are welcome to attend the Mass beginning at 9:30 a.m. and will receive free admission immediately following. Those donating food who choose not to attend the Mass will receive a hand stamp valid for free entry at any time that day during regular festival hours (11 a.m. to 10 p.m.) or are welcome to remain in the designated section of the South Gate. Ward's and Claddagh will open at 9 a.m. to provide breakfast. The South Gate opens at 8:00 a.m. All non-perishable food items will be donated to Hunger Task Force.
On Sunday August 19, veterans and military personnel receive free admission, plus one guest. Must provide a valid proof of service at any gate ticket window to receive your free tickets. Thank you for your service to our country.
College students with a valid student I.D. can enjoy a $3 discount off of General Admission tickets between 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. (all gates)
Failte Club VIP Experience ~ NEW
Available online and on the Irish Fest grounds at the entrance of the Upper Deck VIP area (South end of the Miller Lite Oasis area by the Long Bar)
Festival Admission Sold Separately | Limited number of tickets Available to ensure a fun & comfortable setting
Experience Irish Fest in an exclusive setting! Invite your friends and be a part of the Failte Club VIP Experience! Your Failte Club ticket includes 2 complimentary beverages (beer, wine, soda, water), an incredible view of the Miller Lite stage from the Upper Deck, a private bar for additional beverages, including Jameson Whiskey and private restrooms! *Wheel chair accessible*
Thursday: $15 (Hours 5 - 10 pm)
Friday: $30 (Hours 5 - 12 am)
Saturday: $35 (Hours 2 - 12 am) - SOLD OUT
Sunday: $30 (Hours 12 - 8:30 pm)
4-Day VIP Pass: $79
GET THE VIP EXPERIENCE
Ward Irish Music Archives Free Ticket Program
Earn two free tickets to Milwaukee Irish Fest with the donation of ten original Irish-related music items to the Ward Irish Music Archives. For more information, click here.
Hard Tickets Available at CelticMKE Center
Hard tickets can be purchased in advance at the CelticMKE Center at 1532 N. Wauwatosa Avenue, Milwaukee WI 53213 during regular office hours (9am to 5pm).
Volunteer at the Fest
All volunteers will receive tickets to the Thursday night festival preview, an entrance pass, a discounted parking pass, food coupons and other opportunities. Click here, to view areas in which you can volunteer and be a part of the festival or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Group Ticket Sales Information
Save some green with group ticket sales available through July 31, 2018. 26-99 tickets are $15 each; 100+ tickets are $13 each. Call the CelticMKE [Irish Fest] Center at 414-476-3378 for more information.
Private Party Areas Available
The cost to book a private party depends on the area and the day. Booking early is highly advised and party space is limited! Most are booked well in advance, often after the previous festival. Many party areas have permanent restrooms and bars. No food or beverage may be brought in. However, food and beverage will be available to purchase through Irish Fest and its vendors. To inquire, please email email@example.com and label the subject "Irish Fest Party Rental" and your request/information will be forwarded to the coordinator. You may also call us at 414-476-3378.
Note: Most vendor, retail, bar, CD and shopping areas accept credit/debit sales
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, irishfest.com or the Milwaukee Irish Fest Center in Wauwatosa. Counterfeit tickets and tickets purchased from unauthorized sources will not be honored.