The 36th annual Milwaukee Irish Fest runs Thursday to Sunday at Henry W. Maier Festival Park.
The four day festival features Celtic music, culture, food, drinks, and fun to the Summerfest grounds.
2016 Festival Hours:
Eleven new acts will be performing at the festival.
New acts include:
This year's 'special shows' include:
For complete entertainment line-up and schedule, click here.
Music is one of the main attractions at this festival. Returning favorite bands include:
For the complete music line-up, click here.
Milwaukee Irish Fest hosts numerous contests throughout the four day festival. They include:
For more information on the contest dates and judging times, click the links above.
For those of age, the Jameson Lounge is the spot to taste one of the Ireland famous whiskeys. The Jameson Lounge features famous specialty drinks including:
To find out more drinks or more spots that serve at the festival, click here.
What would be a festival without food? What food Irish Fest be without Irish Food?
Forty-five different food locations will be available on the festival grounds. The different Irish food available includes:
In a 'sweets' type of mood? The 'Sweet Delight' menu includes
For a full list of festival vendors, click here.
The world's largest gathering of Irish vendors will be at Milwaukee Irish Fest. Over 90 vendors, selling Irish crafts, caps, music, t-shirts, and other souvenirs.
For more information, click here.
Like other ethnic festivals in Milwaukee, Irish Festival will show Irish art, history, and genealogy throughout the festival weekend.
The 'Cultural Village' on the festival grounds is the center for all of this. Exhibits and presentations include: