Missed an earlier news item? Visit the news archive.

IrishFest Atlanta

October 26th-27th, 2018

Atlanta, GA – Traditional Irish band, Téada, headlines IrishFest Atlanta occurring October 26-27, 2018 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Atlanta Perimeter Dunwoody just outside of Atlanta. Additional entertainment includes a concert by The Green Fields of America on their 40th Anniversary Tour and the return of Pride of Moyvane Ceili Band playing for the lively ceili on Saturday afternoon.

The two-day festival offers concerts, dance performances, workshops, a ceili dance, lectures and many family fun activities. Workshop and concert prices range from $25 for individual concerts to $175 for a weekend package. Tickets can be purchased online at in July.

“In the best tradition of a genuinely Irish celebration, there was always a sense that everyone was there in order to enjoy in a communal experience in which sharing music, dance and good craic was what was important…” - Dr. James Flannery.

IrishFest Atlanta activities include:

- Workshops in music, song and dance from well-known artists like Oisín Mac Diarmada, Paul Finn, Damien Stenson, Seán McElwain, Tristan Rosendstock, Mick Moloney, Athena Tergis, Liz Hanely, Billy McComiskey, Niall O’Leary, Robbe O’Connell, Margie Mulvihill & John Reynolds.

- Free activities including marketplace performances & vendors, lectures, sports demonstrations and children’s programs. An amazing silent auction supporting ITA Scholarships.

- Special events including Whiskey Tastings and Tea with Irish Counsul General.

About IrishFest Atlanta

IrishFest Atlanta was launched November 2013 to promote the culture of Ireland through the country’s traditional music, song, dance, and language and part of Irish Traditions Atlanta.

For more information visit

Permalink - Posted: May 15, 2018 at 10:31 am