Irish Fest 2017
July 7, 8 and 9, 2017
Get your Irish on at the 32st annual Irish American Heritage Festival is July 7, 8 and 9, 2017.
Irish Fest showcases the finest in local and international Irish and American music, dance and family activities. The festival directly supports and is held on the grounds of the Irish American Heritage Center and is our biggest fundraiser.
Confirmed performers include Gaelic Storm, We Banjo 3, Scythian, Makem and Spain, Tupelo, Michael McDermott, the Young Folk, Runa, Bua, the Chancey Brothers and Trinity Irish Dancers.
In addition to the great music lineup, the weekend is packed with festival favorites: Irish and American food and drink from vendors, step dancing, cultural exhibits, children’s activities and dozens of vendors and artisans selling Irish clothing, music and jewelry. Activities include contests for adults and children and cultural exhibits and programs in the Art Gallery, Library and Museum.
Tickets are $10 in advance if purchased by the end of the day on July 5 and $15 thereafter. Children 12 and under are free.
Fest hours are: 6pm to Midnight on Friday, July 7, Noon-Midnight on Saturday, July 8 and Noon-Midnight on Sunday, July 9. Sunday Mass and BreakFEST is at 10:30am. Fest parking is free and a free shuttle runs all weekend to a remote lot at Wilson and Lamon.