Milwaukee Irish Fest Through The Years
Take a stroll down memory lane and explore Milwaukee Irish Fest year by year! You'll learn interesting facts and behind-the-scenes insights into how the festival has grown over time. Each year also features photos, videos, and mementos collected throughout that particular festival.
1981 Milwaukee Irish Fest
1999 Milwaukee Irish Fest
2003 Milwaukee Irish Fest
2015 Milwaukee Irish Fest
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Artists of Milwaukee Irish Fest
Milwaukee Irish Fest has hosted over 800 artists since 1981 and continues to bring in the top and upcoming acts in Irish music. Check out the artists list to see who has played the festival!
Tommy Makem and Liam Clancy
Red Hot Chilli Pipers
History of the Festival
Learn about the history of Milwaukee Irish Fest! From the origins of the festival in 1980 to changes on the Summerfest grounds, you can explore how Milwaukee Irish Fest has grown over the years.
History of Irish Fest
Irish Fest Origins
What's Happening Next?
Milwaukee Irish Fest is still creating history! See the entertainment lineup for the upcoming festival, and learn about cultural village attractions, events, promotions and much more.