Iowa Irish Fest

Friday, August 2nd - Sunday, 4th, 2024
ScythianEnter The HaggisThe High KingsScreaming OrphansmThe Bow TidesOnóirThe Dublin City RamblersSeo LinnThe Byrne BrothersThe PeelersColm Keegan BandAlly the PiperGrace Galligan & Gráinne FitzgibbonBlame Not the BardEnda ReillyIan GouldTrinity Irish DancersCedar Glen Pipes and DrumsWylde NeptCrowfoot RakesBallyheigueDes Moines Irish SessionStu Ryan O’Brien’s Pub Band

Iowa Irish Fest, now in its 18th year, attracts nearly 50,000 attendees and offers a wide range of experiences that celebrate Irish heritage and culture. From international musical performances to Irish dancers, whiskey classes to a rugby tournament, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

The Iowa Irish Fest also showcases the art of Irish dance. Witness the grace and precision of professional Irish dance companies as they take the stage and captivate audiences with their intricate footwork and colorful costumes. You can even participate in dance and educational workshops and learn a few steps yourself! Iowa Irish Fest also offers whiskey tastings!

The Iowa Irish Fest is a family-friendly festival, and there’s plenty of fun to be had for all ages. The Family Fun and Learning Area is a hub of interactive activities where children and adults alike can engage with Irish culture. Learn to play traditional Irish instruments, take Irish language classes, and explore the rich history of the Irish through engaging exhibits.

8 Stages

22 Bands

Official Website