Columbus Clippers to Host 5th Annual Dublin Irish Festival Night at Huntington Park Saturday, July 9

Festival Entertainer Homeland to Headline Party at the Park Pre-Event

Festival Facts:

  • Join the Columbus Clippers on Saturday, July 9 at 7:15 p.m. for Irish Heritage Night, celebrating the 29th annual Dublin Irish Festival. DOWNLOAD Ticket Form
  • Cheer on the Triple A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians, the Columbus Clippers, as they take on the Indianapolis Indians, the Triple A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Guests are encouraged to show their support by wearing green or Dublin Irish Festival branded apparel.
  • New in 2016, guests can enjoy pre-game festivities including, Dublin Irish Festival entertainer and Central Ohio favorite, Homeland, who will headline the “Party at the Park,” playing live music in the right field plaza. Music will begin at 5:40 p.m. and end at 7 p.m.
  • Guests will also get in the Irish Spirit with the sights and sounds of bag pipers from the Cyril Scott Pipe Band and Irish dancing featuring the Richens/Timm Academy of Irish Dance.
  • Dublin Irish Festival Honorary Chair and ‎ President of County Mayo Corporation, Ed Gaughan will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at 7:05 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets now in advance through Ticketmaster or at the gate on gameday.
  • For more information on the Dublin Irish Festival including event schedule, ticket information and a complete list of our Event Sponsors, please visit visit

Get Involved:

  • Strap on your running shoes and kick off the Festival at the annual IGS Energy/Dublin Irish Festival 5K and Kids Dash on Thursday, Aug. 4 at 7 p.m.
  • Become a Volunteer! The Dublin Irish Festival wouldn’t be possible without a team of dedicated volunteers.
  • Become a Sponsor or VIP! Treat yourself or your clients to exceptional views and hospitality.
  • Sign-up for the Dublin Irish Festival Academy to experience personal instruction with a visiting musician.

Talk To Us Directly:

  • We can arrange a conversation with our management team – just ask!
  • Visit our Media Page for more information and to apply for Media Credentials to the 2016 Dublin Irish Festival.

Event Sponsors:

Guinness, Coors Light, Wendy’s, ScottsMiracle-Gro, Twins Buick GMC, Jameson Irish Whiskey, IGS Energy, Giant Eagle Market District, Columbus Blue Jackets, Dublin Methodist Hospital-Ohio Health, Allstate Dean Insurance, Cardinal Health, Mike’s Hard Lemonade, El Dorado Scioto Downs, Conservatory of Piano, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Magners Irish Cider, The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center-Dublin, Ohio University Medical College, Star Lanes-Polaris, Discount Fashion Warehouse,  Famous Idaho® Potato Tour, Crowne Plaza Hotel Dublin, O’Neil Tents and Party Supplies, Live Technologies, Kurtz Brothers, Golf Car Company, Cap City Ice, SuperGames, The Book Loft, Columbus Clippers, ecopack, Milano Florist, SpaceJunk, tree tree, Fathom, J Liu, Bonefish Grill, Old Bag of Nails, Brazenhead, Tim Horton’s, Party Panache, Roosters, La Chatelaine, Max & Erma’s, Donatos, Amigos Mexican Restaurant, Bob Evans, 10TV, Dispatch Media Group, ThisWeek Newspapers, alive!, iheartradio, CD 102.5, Sunny95, and CityScene.

About Us:

­Irish attitude is all you need to experience the Dublin Irish Festival in Dublin, Ohio, USA. For 29 years, the first weekend in August has been reserved for what is now the world’s largest three-day Irish celebration. More than 100,000 guests are expected next year Aug. 5, 6 & 7 – 2016. With seven stages, 65 acts and more than 535 performers, there is truly something for everyone. For more information, please visit


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