August 6 - 8
Lincoln Park
310 E 4th Street, Waterloo,

Additional Information

Iowa's Biggest Irish Celebration is back for its 15th year in downtown Waterloo!

Iowa Irish Fest is dedicated to celebrating Irish culture in Iowa, takes place in the Lincoln Park area of downtown Waterloo, and is held annually during the first full weekend of August.

A one-time admission will get you access to ALL 3 Days, Aug 6-8!

*Military, Veterans, Police, Fire, and First Responders with proof of identification will get entry at the gates for free ALL 3 Fest Days, Aug 6-8!
*Ages 15 years and younger also get free admission at the gates.
*No Refunds, this is a Rain or Shine Event!

If you purchased or have a physical ticket for the 2020 Iowa Irish Fest -- you will be granted entry to this year’s Fest.

Discounted tickets are only available through August 1 at several Iowa locations. Tap HERE for a full list of locations.

Click HERE to purchase tickets.

Tickets can be purchased online, at the gate, or for a limited time in person at a discounted rate from the select locations HERE.

More additions to the Fest include expanding workshops, adding a beverage garden, and new mobile video screens. Additionally, all beverage serving locations will accept credit and debit cards.

Click HERE for a schedule of activities.

Click HERE to view or download a festival map.