What is not permitted at the Festival?
- Bikes, rollerblades, skateboards, scooters, etc.
- Fireworks of any kind
- Glass bottles and cans
- Hard-sided coolers
- Soft-sided insulated bags larger than standard 6-pack
- Peddling or soliciting and the Distribution of Handbills inside Festival
- Pets of any kind except working dogs and registered Celtic Canines
- Smoking under tents or in buildings on Festival grounds
Patrons bringing any item onto the festival grounds which later is deemed a nuisance or danger to others, must remove the item from the property upon request.
Rules are subject to change.
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!
Where is lost and found located?Lost items may be turned in or retrieved at Festival Operations located inside the Dublin Community Recreation Center. Guests may complete a Lost Item Form so they may be contacted if the item is found. All items will be kept for one month after the Festival. To inquire about lost items after the Festival, call 614.410.4545.
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. Each guest may bring one small insulated soft-sided bag, no larger than standard 6-pack size (6” x 8” x 5”).
Is the Festival wheelchair accessible and are wheelchairs available for rent?The Festival is wheelchair accessible. However, the event takes place in a park, so there is grassy terrain. The majority of the Festival is accessible via sidewalks and streets.
A limited number of wheelchairs are available at the Information Tents 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 an ID must be left for security.
What kinds of guest services are available on Festival grounds?ATMs
ATMs are available throughout Festival grounds and at each entrance.
Baby Changing Stations
Baby changing stations are available 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 the Information Tents and at Festival Operations located inside the Dublin Community Recreation Center.
First Aid Stations
First Aid Stations staffed by the Washington Township Fire Department are at the Southwest, North and East Entrances.
For on-site questions or to learn more about the Festival and Dublin area, visit Information Tents located at the East, North and Southeast Entrances.
May I exit and re-enter the Festival later in the day?Same day re-entry to the Festival is available with a hand stamp that you may receive at any entrance gate.
What should I do in the event of an emergency?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 Dublin Community Recreation Center or Dublin Coffman High School
- In an evacuation, guests are required to leave Festival grounds.