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Peoria Irish Fest

The Peoria Irish Fest is an annual event that's been in Peoria since 1981 and is full of outstanding music and dancing. Get ready to enjoy Celtic culture galore through Highland Games, exhibits, and interactive sessions. This festival celebrates all things Irish - culture, music, food, storytelling, dance, and much more.

Peoria Irish Fest falls on the last weekend of August every year down on the RiverFront. The Peoria Irish Fest is family friendly and fun for all so tell your friends and remember, everyone is Irish as Peoria Irish Fest! There is also delicious food and drinks available as well as legions of laughs and mounds of memories to be made!

The 2021 Peoria Irish Fest

This year, the festival will be taking place on August 27th-29th at the Peoria Riverfront. The event will be from 4:00pm-11:30pm on Friday the 27th, 12:00pm to 11:30pm on Saturday the 28th, and 9:30am-6:00pm on Sunday the 29th. General admission is $9 for a single day or $25 for an event pass if you purchase ahead of time, or $13 for a single day and $30 for an event pass if you purchase at the gate. We also have a $5 Military rate as well as a $5 rate from 2:00pm-close on Sunday for happy hour. Admission is free on Friday from 4:00pm-5:00pm, as well as for children under 12 if accompanied by an adult. Admission is also free on Sunday if you wear a kilt or attend Mass from 9:30am-11:00am with a canned good donation!

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