Join us on Friday, September 16th, 2015 from 5pm-11pm | In front of St. Patrick Church as the bagpipers open up the long weekend. Enjoy great food, great drinks & live music all weekend.
Saturday, September 17th, 2016 opens at Noon-11pm | Join us for great entertainment all day long, including irish dancers, musicians, grab delicious irish grub & a pint, enjoy your Saturday at the 2016 Irish Festival!
Sunday, September 18th, 2016 begins at 11:00am until 5:00pm | As we wrap up the festival on day three, join us for more irish entertainment & family fun!
An Irish Weekend Tradition
The Erie Irish Festival was created in 1993 to bring together the Erie Community for a day of Celtic culture and celebration. Initially our home was at the Cauley Center at St. Patrick Church. For the past several years we have been at Rainbow Gardens. In 2014, the festival returned back to our Irish Neighborhood in Downtown Erie! It’s time to celebrate back in front of St. Patrick’s Church again this year!
Festival is FREE
Admission is FREE all weekend!
HEAR IRISH MUSIC
Featuring great IRISH entertainment.
TASTE AUTHENTIC IRISH FOOD
Enjoy irish food & drink!
Plenty of Parking
Parking is available around the neighborhood!
FEATURING LIVE MUSIC from a variety of irish bands!
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Rince na Tiarna
Corned Beef and Curry Band
County Mayo Irish Band
Pittsburgh Magician Al Mazing
Well folks, the 2016 irish festival is slowly booking our live music entertainment for the entire weekend!!! This year, we are pleased to invite Corned Beef & Curry, a premier Pittsburgh band who is full of live celtic energy! They will take away the night on Friday and Saturday evenings. We can’t wait to have[…]
It’s that time of year again Ladies & Gents! To clean out and recycle your costume jewelry for the Festival Jewelry Booth! We are beginning to organize the jewelry, you may drop off your collection at the Trinity Gift Shop located in St. Patrick Church during mass on the weekends, we are also collecting gently[…]
Plans are slowly unwrapping for the 2016 Erie Irish Festival back in downtown Erie! St. Patrick Church is returning to the irish neighborhood for the third year in a row after a successful 2014 year! The festival committee has been actively working on this years festivities as time draws closer and closer to September. The[…]