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Celebrate Culture and Tradition at North Texas Irish Festival

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North Texas Irish Festival 2020 Set for March 6-8 in Fair Park

The music, the dancing the cultural talent, education and family-friendly atmosphere is all found at the North Texas Irish Festival, which returns March 6-8, 2020, to Dallas’s Fair Park. One of the largest Irish festivals in the U.S., the North Texas Irish Festival celebrates the amazing music, dance, and cultural talent in the beautiful, rich tradition of Irish and other Celtic influences. Tens of thousands of fans (Irish and Irish-for-a-day alike!) will converge upon Fair Park to enjoy top musicians and dancers from around the world and a number of cultural presentations on 13 different stages. 

Music, dancing, whiskey tastings, horse displays, Celtic storytelling, animal rescue groups, Shepherd’s pie, Irish stew, dozens of activities for kids, child-friendly entertainment and chef demonstrations will comprise a weekend of fun for fans of all ages.

North Texas Irish Festival - North Texas Kids

The North Texas Irish Festival is presented by the Southwest Celtic Music Association, an all-volunteer, non-profit association based in Dallas that fosters the great tradition of Irish culture in North Texas.

Headliners appearing at the festival this year include:

  • Altan
  • JigJam
  • Lunasa
  • The Logues
  • Ashley Davis
  • Calan
  • Ed Miller and Rich Brotherton
  • Celtic Aire, premier Celtic and folk ensemble of the United States Air Force

Festival Hours are Friday: 6 to 11 p.m.; Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.; Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Tickets and Pricing

Tickets for the North Texas Irish Festival will be available online at and at DFW-area Tom Thumb and Albertsons stores.

**Friday night: FREE from 6 to 7 p.m.; $10 after 7 p.m.  

Saturday and Sunday: At the gate, a one-day ticket is $20 on Saturday and $20 on Sunday, two-day ticket is $30, and weekend pass is $35.

Children 11 and under FREE when accompanied by adult family member.

Tickets for seniors over 65 or current military members (with valid military ID) receive $5 off.

Pet Friendly!

Dogs are allowed in on a short leash and a $1 donation is requested, which will be given to animal rescue groups supported by the festival.

Leprechaun are Free!

Leprechauns (in full ceremonial dress and carrying a pot of gold) are FREE.

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