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LARGEST 3-DAY IRISH FESTIVAL ON THE PLANET

The Festival
Irish attitude is all you need to experience the Dublin Irish Festival in Dublin, Ohio, USA. For 36 years, the first weekend in August has been reserved for what is now the largest three-day Irish Festival on the planet. More than 100,000 guests are expected to attend. With 7 stages, 65 acts and more than 535 performers, there is something for everyone.

Mission & Purpose
The mission of a City of Dublin event is to enrich and unify the community and to showcase Dublin’s amenities to visitors by producing high-quality, safe and family-friendly events.

The mission of the Dublin Irish Festival specifically is to produce an internationally recognized event that promotes Irish music, dance, culture and tradition. The Festival strives to significantly impact the Dublin economy through overnight stays in hotels and increased sales at area businesses.

Ongoing goals of the Festival include the following:
  • Preserve the Irish cultural integrity of the Festival
  • Improve the guest experience through exceptional customer service
  • Focus on safety, crowd management and accessibility issues
  • Focus on environmentally friendly practices and
  • Maximize revenue and cost containment
Guest Snapshot

Attendance
100K


Approximately 100,000 guests attend each year

Education
77%



77% have college or post-graduate degrees

Income
64%


64% have an annual household income of more than $100,000

Age
29%


29% are 50 and up; 37% are 30-50; 15% are 20-29; 19% are 19 or under

Data taken from the 2023 Dublin Irish Festival online survey

Financials
Funding for the Dublin Irish Festival is provided by revenue generated by the event and the City of Dublin's Hotel/Motel Tax Fund.