• Hours:
    • Friday: 4:00pm – 11:00 pm
    • Saturday: 11:00am – 11:00 pm
    • Sunday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Ticket Prices (at gate, or in advance here)
    • Adults: $17 advance / $20 at the gate
    • Seniors (60+) and Students (w/ ID): $17.00
    • Military Active/Retired (w/ ID): $17.00
    • Public Safety Officers (w/ID): $17.00
    • Nurses (w/ID): $17.00
    • Children (12 and under): Free
    • Weekend Pass: $50.00
    • Group discounts available for 20+: $16
  • Special Admission
    • Friday: $10, 4:00pm – 6:00pm, ages 13+
    • Friday: $10, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, with college ID

Accessible Parking
Conveniently located near the festival entrance.

There are various ATM locations on site.

Alcohol and Beverage Sales
There are various locations on site to purchase beverages.
Beverages include Pepsi products, water, assorted spirits, Coffee, Irish Coffee, Irish tea, and lemony iced tea.

Located throughout the site, including accessible facilities and hand-washing stations.

Beverage Tastings!

This year, beverage tastings are included in the price of Festival admission. List of participating distilleries is coming soon!

Ride your bicycle to the festival and park it here!

There is no on-site camping. Go to for nearby camping facilities.

You are welcome to bring your own chairs to the event!

Children’s Activities
Children’s Irish Arts and Crafts for our wee folk! Take home a hand-made souvenir, enjoy an Irish story, sing-a-long, Irish games and even dance an Irish Jig!

No coolers are permitted on the festival grounds.

Click here for more info.

Dance Lessons
See entertainment schedule for dance lessons and performances.

No pets are admitted on the festival grounds. Only registered participating Irish dogs and service dogs are permitted inside the festival. Email us at if you’d like to include your dog.

Dietary Needs
Our festival vendors are made aware of the various dietary needs that can impact our guests. If you have a specific question before the festival, please call our office at 412-422-1113. When attending, please be sure to inform the food vendor of any allergies or dietary needs when placing your order.

Both gluten free and sulfite free non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages are available.

Check out the directions page for more information.

See the entertainment page for a complete description of this year’s Pittsburgh Irish Festival’s performers.

Join us on Facebook to get insider information about the festival!

Festival Merchandise
Available at our official festival merchandise booth.

Feast on mouthwatering Irish cuisine at all of our Irish Food booths and enjoy a sampling of Celtic beverages at our Tara Tea Tent. Menu items are located on our Vendor page.

No fireworks are permitted.

First Aid
Certified first aid on site staffed by UPMC.

Group Rates
Group ticket prices are available here.

Discover your Irish Family Tree in our Genealogy Pavilion!


We are thrilled to announce that Courtyard by Marriott Pittsburgh Waterfront is the 2022 host hotel for the 31st Annual Pittsburgh Irish Festival. Booking information coming soon.

Friday – 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Saturday – 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Sunday – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Information Booth
Located at the festival entrance for your convenience.

Learn how to do one! See Dance Lessons.

Kids’ Activities
See children’s activities.

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Lost Children
If your child becomes separated from you contact any Irish Festival staff member or on-site security immediately.

Lost and Found
Located at the Information booth at the Main Entrance.

Mailing List
Click here to join our mailing list.

See Directions.

Our Irish Mass is on Sunday at 10 AM.

Contact for more information.

See ATM.

No smoking is allowed under any tents, pavilions, or in any buildings at the festival, include vapes and e-cigarettes.

Guides will be available at the festival entrance.

Plenty of parking is available for $10 in advance here and $12 at the gate.

Must have ticket for entrance. Participants can contact their area coordinator for more information.

See Dogs. No unregistered pets are permitted on-site.  Service animals are permitted. Email us at if you have an Irish dog you would like to have featured at the festival.

See the Entertainment Page for more information.

Contact us at for general questions.

Same day re-entry is available excluding Friday Happy Hour entrants.

See bathrooms.

Have a place to call your own! Let us host your family, school, company, etc. reunion at the festival. For more information, contact or 412-422-1113.

RV Parking
RV Parking is available

Plenty of seating is available but feel free to bring blankets and chairs.

The safety and security of our guests is paramount to the Irish Festival.
Please carefully review the following security measures and restrictions so that your visit to the Pittsburgh Irish Festival can be a most enjoyable experience:

· Individuals visiting the Festival will be subject to personal belongings, bags, and purse checks.

Open bottles of water and soda are not permitted to be brought into the Festival. Guests are permitted to bring in one unopened factory bottle of water per person.

· Alcoholic beverages will not be permitted to leave the festival grounds and must be thrown away or finished prior to leaving the festival. The Pittsburgh Irish Festival reserves the right to check bottles and cups leaving the grounds.

· Outside alcohol will not be permitted to be brought into the Festival. The Festival will be serving alcohol.

-No apparel or signage displaying profane or abusive language is permitted

· No firearms, weapons, explosives, or any other item deemed dangerous or inappropriate will be permitted at the Pittsburgh Irish Festival. All prohibited items must be disposed or returned to vehicles. Security will not hold any item. Pittsburgh Irish Festival and security is not responsible for any item left at the gates

No coolers, cans, bottles, non-factory sealed water bottles, food, and glass are allowed into the Festival grounds. Exception: special food related to a health or medical condition, and food for feeding a baby must be contained in plastic containers. Small coolers no larger than 5 quarts will be permitted to utilize for baby food/formula and medicine. All items are subject to search at the entrance gate

· Vehicles that are illegally parked will be towed at the owner’s expense

Questions related to security or public safety please contact Valentis at 412-241-1404, x-101

Senior discounts available! See admission.

Check the Directions page for more shuttle info!

Shop for Irish gifts at the Irish Marketplace. Guaranteed Irish, we feature over 30 specialty booths.

Sunday Services
See Mass.

See Admission.

See Admission.

Follow us! @PittsburghIrish

U are welcome to join us!  Hope you can make it!  Bring a friend or two!

Contact for more information.

See our volunteer page to learn about volunteer opportunities.

Unfortunately wheelchairs are NOT provided but the festival is wheelchair accessible.

We will have plenty of it!

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A gentle, light breeze coming off of the Mon River to cool our beautiful Irish atmosphere.