Spend Labor Day at Irish Fest


An epic celebration spanning September 2-4, Irish Fest at the Crown Center, is just what you need now that St. Patrick’s Day is a full six months away! Comedy shows, tastings, shops and food, activities for the kids, cultural activities, and of course plenty of live music and dancing is yours for the taking. With seven stages, 30 bands and the biggest children’s arena yet, it’s the perfect destination for the long weekend.


Heritage workshops, including genealogy seminars, are held throughout the weekend so you can trace your ancestry and find out just how Irish you are. Celtic pride is on full display, and you’re encouraged to come kitted out in your best Irish attire. Whiskey tastings are always popular, and the Jameson Tent serves it up how you like it with live music and generous pours.

Luck of the Irish

The Culture Café is where you can enjoy small and intimate performances with local and international performers. Hands-on workshops are held at the Culture Stage, including classes in Gaelic and Ceili dance. Buy tickets to one of the performances at the comedy and arts stage, where the best comedians in the world are coming to town.

There are free tastings galore, compliments of top notch vendors including O’Casey’s Irish Store, Ballyea, Earthen Craft Pottery and more. From foodie delights to authentic Celtic keepsakes, everything your Irish loving heart desires is right here. Where will your first stop be?