Milwaukee Irish Fest gives sneak peek into 2022 celebration at Henry Maier Festival Park ☘️
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Irish Fest is getting set for its return to the Henry Maier Festival Park, August 18-21.
Celebrating its 41st year of music and culture, Milwaukee Irish Fest on Monday, March 14, provided a sneak peek of the festival -- including some of the confirmed entertainment along with a new ticket promotion.
According to a news release, from now until March 18, Milwaukee Irish Fest will be running a special “BOGO” ticket offer. If you buy one general admission ticket at full price ($23), you’ll get one free. This promotion is only available online, and you can get more details at irishfest.com/tickets.
Milwaukee Irish Fest is also unveiling a first look at some of the many entertainment acts that will perform at the Henry Maier Festival Park this summer. The much anticipated, genre-spanning list includes:
● Aoife Scott
● Boxing Banjo
● Clare Sands
● Colm Keegan
● The Drowsy Lads
● Eileen Ivers
● Enter the Haggis
● Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy
● Red Hot Chilli Pipers
● Rory Makem & Donal Clancy
● Rum Ragged
● Shane Hennessy
● Socks in the Frying Pan
● We Banjo 3
“We spend a whole year planning each Milwaukee Irish Fest celebration, and we’re thrilled to finally shine a spotlight on what our guests can expect this year,” said Mike Mitchell, executive director of CelticMKE, the organizer of Milwaukee Irish Fest. “Once again, we’ll have world-class entertainment from a wide variety of genres, great food, sports, cultural activities, and fun for the whole family."
The 2022 festival also signals the return of the “Grand Hooley” Thursday night preview, with parts of the festival grounds open to help kick off the weekend.
The festival will conclude on Sunday with the traditional “Scattering” event, where dozens of entertainment acts will convene on one stage as a send-off to next year.
To learn more about the festival and to purchase BOGO tickets, CLICK HERE.