Guide to Irish and Celtic festivals in the United States AUGUST 2012


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The Dublin Irish Festival:

Fri 3 – Sun 5:

‘For 25 years, the first weekend in August has been reserved for what is now the world’s second largest Irish celebration.’

Dublin, OH.

Dublin Irish Festival 2012




Iowa Irish Fest 2012

Iowa Irish Fest:

Fri 3 – Sun 5:

‘Irish Fest is the largest major event in Iowa to celebrate Irish culture and heritage.’

Waterloo, Iowa.





Irish Fair of Minnisota

Irish Fair of Minnesota:

Fri 10 – Sun 12:

‘Through contributions to our Legacy Fund, the Irish Fair provides an opportunity for individuals to express passion for their heritage, support the Irish cultural renaissance and strengthen the vitality of new immigrant communities in Minnesota.’

Saint Paul, MN.


Irishfest La Crosse

La Crosse Irishfest:

Fri 10 – Sun 12:

‘Come see our cultural tent featuring music, demonstrations, genealogy, Irish dance, storytelling, and more!’

La Crosse, WI.



Irish Fest Milwaukee

Milwaukee Irish Festival:

Thu 16 – Sun 19:

‘Our mission is to promote and celebrate all aspects of Irish culture, and to instill in future generations an appreciation of Irish heritage.’

Milwaukee, WI.




International Celtic Festival