Are you interested in knowing more about Irish culture and music? Then the place to be is Milwaukee Irish Fest. This is a four day’s event that takes place on the shores of Lake Michigan to celebrate Irish music and culture. The festival is organized annually and done in August during the third weekend. This year’s event is expected to kick off on 15th to 18th August.
Below are important things you should know.
Since the festival is family friendly, all ages will be allowed into the event. Apart from the amazing cuisines and music, there will be a lot of activities also taking place. Examples of such activities are sporting events, exhibitions, traditional music, speaking Irish lessons, and much more.
Acts and performance
The festival has been touted as the largest in the world, and this year the festival will see 16 stages showcasing over 100 acts. So in case you are wondering which stage your favorite artist will perform, you can visit the festival website to find out more.
If you are from another town/country, you don’t have to miss this festival. The organizers have partnered with several hotels to offer discounted accommodation for participants. There are up to 50% discount on selected hotels which are listed on the festival website.
You can purchase your ticket online to save yourself from the expected long queues. Save more when you buy your ticket early as the prices are expected to rise. Children who are below the age of 12 years will have free entry. Donations of particular items on specific days will also give people free admission. Group tickets will also be available and be availed starting August.
Milwaukee Irish Fest is the place to be on the third weekend of August. Get to have memorable times with your family and friends at the shores of Lake Michigan. Foodstuff donated at the event will be handed to the Hunger Task Force to help the needy.