Festival Frequently Asked Questions
What is not permitted at the Festival?
- Cans or Glass bottles
- Hard-sided coolers
- Soft-sided insulated bags larger than standard 6-pack size,
- Pets of any kind except working dogs and registered Celtic Canines
- Fireworks of any kind
- Bikes, rollerblades, skateboards, etc. inside Festival grounds
- Peddling or soliciting inside Festival grounds
- No smoking is allowed under any tents or in any buildings at the Festival
Guest’s bags will be subject to search upon entry. All rules are subject to change.
Can I bring food or beverages into the Festival?
Guests are permitted to bring up to two sealed non-alcoholic beverages per person (up to a total of 1 liter). Cans and glass bottles are not permitted on Festival grounds. Guests may bring one small insulated soft-sided bag, no larger than standard 6-pack size (6” x 8” x 5”) per person.
Can I exit and re-enter the Festival later in the day?
Same day re-entry to the Festival is available with a hand stamp at all Festival gates.
Is the Festival wheelchair accessible and/or are the Wheelchairs available for rent?
Yes, the Festival is wheelchair accessible. Just keep in mind that the Festival takes place in a park, so there is some grassy terrain, but the Festival is accessible via sidewalks, streets and there are plenty of curb-cuts.
Additionally, a limited number of wheelchairs are available at each Information Tent located near the North, East and SouthEast entrances and at Festival Operations inside the Dublin Community Recreation Center. There is no cost for these, although we do require you leave an ID for security.
What should I do in the event of an emergency if I am on Festival grounds?
In the event of an emergency, information and instructions will be announced on stages and over the outdoor warning system.
- In a suspension of operations, guests are encouraged to seek shelter in City Hall, the Recreation Center and Dublin Coffman High School
- In an evacuation, guests are required to leave Festival grounds.
In addition, First Aid Stations staffed by the Washington Township Fire Department can be found at the Southwest, North and East Entrances.
What should I wear to the Festival?
Be sure to check the weather prior to coming to the Festival to determine appropriate attire, but most importantly, be sure to wear comfortable clothing and shoes. For the fair-skinned Irish lads and lassies, don’t forget a hat and lots of sunscreen!
What kinds of guest services are available on Festival grounds?
ATMs are available for guests’ convenience throughout Festival grounds and at each entrance.
Baby Changing Stations
Provided at the East Festival Entrance, Nationwide Children’s Hospital mobile unit near Pot O’ Gold Playland and in the Dublin Community Recreation Center.
A limited number of wheelchairs are available at each Information Tent and at Festival Operations inside the Dublin Community Recreation Center.
First Aid Stations
First Aid Stations staffed by the Washington Township Fire Department can be found at the Southwest, North and East Entrances.
For on-site questions, lost & found, or to simply learn more about the Festival and Dublin area, visit Information Tents located at the East, North & Southeast Entrances.
Is there camping available on or near Festival grounds?
Motor homes and campers are not permitted on Festival grounds. You may park your motor home at the Metro Center parking lot during Festival hours, and take a free shuttle to the Festival. All vehicles must be removed from the parking lot at the conclusion of each day.
I lost something at the Festival, whom do I contact to see if it has been found?
Lost items may be turned in at Festival Operations inside the Dublin Community Recreation Center or at any Information Tent. Guests may complete a Lost Item Form so they me contacted in the even the item is later found. All items will be kept for one month after the Festival. To inquire about lost items after the Festival, call 614.410.4545.
Whom can I contact if I have additional questions?
Feel free to contact us via the web by clicking HERE. You can also call us at 614.410.4545