Irish attitude is all you need to experience the Dublin Irish Festival in Dublin, Ohio, USA. For 36 years, the first weekend in August has been reserved for what is now the largest three-day Irish Festival on the planet. More than 100,000 guests are expected to attend. With 7 stages, 65 acts and more than 535 performers, there is something for everyone.
The mission of a City of Dublin event is to enrich and unify the community and to showcase Dublin’s amenities to visitors by producing high-quality, safe and family-friendly events.
The mission of the Dublin Irish Festival specifically is to produce an internationally recognized event that promotes Irish music, dance, culture and tradition. The Festival strives to significantly impact the Dublin economy through overnight stays in hotels and increased sales at area businesses.
Ongoing goals of the Festival include the following:
The Festival was founded in 1988 by the Dublin Irish Celebration. In 1992, the City of Dublin assumed management of the Festival. The Festival celebrated its 35th Anniversary in 2022, growing from a small gathering to one of the largest Irish cultural gatherings in the world.