Iowa Irish Fest

Celebrate Irish culture with live music and activities for all ages.

Iowa Irish Fest, presented by Veridian Credit Union, is a three-day festival in downtown Waterloo celebrating Irish culture. Activities include live music, the new Cultural Street, the Family Fun and Learning Area, Highland Games, the High Nelly Bicycle Rally, the ShamRock and Run 5k, a rugby tournament, whiskey tasting, the Celtic Cruise Motorcycle Ride and Sunday Mass. Visit for a complete schedule of events.

Weekend Passes
Veridian branches in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Cedar Rapids and Des Moines areas have discounted weekend passes for sale. Stop in before July 31 to purchase your three-day pass for just $20 each, a 20% savings from the gate admission price of $25. Children age 15 and younger get in free.

Volunteer Opportunities
Iowa Irish Fest is looking for more volunteers to help with gate entrances, food tickets sales, beer tents and more. Sign up for a shift to receive free admission into the festival all weekend.

Volunteer Signup

Waterloo, IA

Location: Downtown Waterloo
Lincoln Park and surrounding areas
Waterloo, IA 50703

Friday:     4:00 p.m. - Midnight
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - Midnight
Sunday:   9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location Details:

Lincoln Park in Downtown Waterloo and surrounding area

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