Experiences

There is something for everyone to experience at the Dublin Irish Festival!

Shopping

More than 90 vendors from across the globe showcase their unique craftsmanship and creativity with handmade jewelry, home décor and fine art. From clothing to crystals, the Festival is the perfect place to find unique gifts and souvenir pieces of DIF swag.

Hero Hut

The Hero Hut is a covered rest area, which offers complimentary snacks, non-alcoholic beverages and veteran resource information to active and retired military members, veterans of all military branches, first responders and up to 3 accompanying family members.

Cultural

Visitors can discover the richness of Irish history and culture through literary and historical presentations. Hands-on workshops are offered throughout the weekend at the Music and Cultural Workshop stages. Learn about what life was like in Ireland's early days at the Viking Village and Brain Boru's Ireland reenactment area.

Sports

The Dublin Irish Festival’s Greenfields Sports Area features a variety of athletic demonstrations. Athletes from around the region compete in traditional Highland Games events and activities for guests of all ages. Learn about the game of darts in a seminar or compete in games at the dart tent.

Wee Folk

Families can enjoy crafts, contests, performances and dance instruction in the Wee Folk area. The Pot O’ Gold Playland features more than 20 inflatables and activities in the South end of the Festival. Restrooms and tented seating areas with tables are conveniently located within the playland.

Food

Sample a wide variety of foods at the Festival from hearty stews to traditional Irish breakfasts, the weekend is a buffet of Celtic cuisine. There is something for every foodie with plenty of food vendors offering traditional American eats.

Beverages

A total of 13 beverage locations are located on Festival grounds. Whiskey tastings will be held during the weekend, allowing you to sample some of the best whiskey around. Whiskey tasting tickets must be purchased in advance.

Sunday Services

Attend one of the seven different Sunday church services offered. Guests arriving between 9:30 - 11 a.m. receive free admission with a donation of non-perishable food item or monetary donation to the Dublin Food Pantry.