Mission: Irish Fest is a non-profit organization dedicated to sharing and promoting the culture and history of our Irish heritage. Established in 2011, Irish Fest is designed as a welcoming event, for all community members and visitors from throughout southeastern Minnesota to experience authentic Irish traditions and hospitality. The focus of Irish Fest is to provide opportunities for people of all ages to explore Irish culture and history through a variety of entertaining and educational activities. It is the primary goal of the festival organizers to keep the festival free and accessible to all.



Irish Fest 2017- Labor Day weekend!

Saturday September 2nd 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Location: Behind The Y!

Come and see Ian Gould, Northern Gael, Hannah Flowers Harp Band, RavensFire, Patina, The Rochester Caledonian Pipe Band, O'Shea Irish Dance, Gaelic Tribe and more!

And if you're available to help out, please sign up to volunteer HERE



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