“Irish or no, you’ll have fun if you go!” The Irish Fair of Minnesota is back at Harriet Island in St. Paul this weekend! This 3-day celebration of all things Irish will take place from August 12 – 14.
This year’s roster of activities will feature more than 500 entertainers across nine stages, including the return of the popular “wee” stages. Enjoy international, national, and local music as well as dance, storytelling, sports, cultural exhibits, native dogs, children’s activities, Irish hospitality options, and marketplace activities.
New additions to the Irish Fair of Minnesota this year will include pub trivia, games, an Irish Toast competition, the “Sea Shanty Sing-Along,” and comedy. The Real Irish Comedy Tour will showcase the best blend of Irish comedic talent.
And there is plenty for kids to do, too! Kids 12 and under get FREE admission, and teens ages 13 – 17 will receive a reduced ticket price.
Also, families are encouraged to join the Wee Parades on Saturday and Sunday mornings which will lead families around the event grounds, making stops along the way for interactive activities such as an Irish instrument petting zoo and cooking demos.
- Daily Pass: Adults $20/Youth $15
- Weekend Pass (good for all 3 days): Adults $45/Youth $40
- VIP Pass (Daily): Friday $100, Saturday $150, Sunday $125
- VIP Pass (Weekend): $299
Dates and Hours:
- Friday, August 12 from 3 – 11 pm
- Saturday, August 13 from 10 am – 11 pm
- Sunday, August 14 from 10 am – 7 pm
Irish Fair of Minnesota Ticket Giveaway:
Three lucky readers will each win a pair of adult general admission passes to the Irish Fair of Minnesota. To enter, just complete the entry form below by 11:59 am on 8/11/22. Good luck!
Irish Fair of Minnesota Ticket Giveaway
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Steph Hill says
I have never been to this. It would be fun to bring my daughter.
Fun!! I’d love to take my family!
It’s not open to enter for the drawing. It would be fun but no form to be found
Sorry! There was a blip with the entry form, but you should be able to enter now!
Katie Sandsmark says
I would love to check this out with my husband of Irish heritage! We’ve never been.
We’ve never been here!!! This would be so fun for adults and kids!
Lisa Swanson says
I love Shamrocks and Irish blessings
Deidre Ketchel says
Yen Nicol says
Thanks for the chance!
Pat Barrett says
I love to volunteer at the Irish Fair, and afterwards listening to the great variety of music and meeting people. I look forward to the Irish Fair every year!
Love Irish Fair! My son performs there—we love the music and the dancing!
THOMAS SHANNON says
🍀Been wanting to go for years. Would be nice to win. Thanks for chance!
This event looks so amazing