Irish Fest FAQ

Where is the festival located?

6119 W. 147th St. Oak Forest, Il 60452

What are the 2023 Fest hours?

Friday, August 25 from 4-11pm. Saturday, August 26 and Sunday, August 27th from 3-11pm.

What is parking like at Irish Fest?

Yes! We offer plenty of free parking at Irish Fest as well as handicapped parking. Premium parking is available for purchase when you buy tickets online.

Are children allowed at Irish Fest?

Absolutely! We have a children’s tent with kid friendly entertainment and activities. Admission is free for children under 12.

Visitors aged 17 and under must be accompanied by a parent or supervising adult at all times – unsupervised youth under the age of 17 will not be admitted without supervising adult age 21 or older (proof of age will be required). The supervising adult can accompany as many as 3 youths.

Are there ATMs on the grounds?


Can I leave the fest and come back?

Yes – please have your hand stamped before exiting. Electronic tickets can only be scanned once per entry.

I have more questions. Who can I contact?

Call (708) 687-9323 or email

Does Irish Fest and its vendors accept credit/debit cards?


Are wheelchairs and strollers allowed?


Are pets allowed?

No pets allowed. Service animals are allowed.

Can I bring a bag to Irish Fest?

Yes, but please note that all bags are subject to search. No backpacks.

What items are not allowed at Irish Fest?

Weapons are not permitted at Irish Fest. Outside food and beverages cannot be brought into fest grounds. No masks (unless medically necessary), no hoodies, and no backpacks.

What behaviors are not permitted at Irish Fest?

No masks (unless required by a medical condition), no hoodies, and no backpacks.

Offensive gestures, rudeness, harassment, fighting, disruptive or obscene behaviors will be cause for removal from Chicago Gaelic Park Irish Fest.

Use of illegal substances or intoxication will not be tolerated and will also be cause for removal from Irish Fest.

What does my ticket include?

Includes access to all performances and vendors for the entire day of your ticket. Please note, general admission tickets do not include access to The Guinness Experience or the Five Farms Irish Cream Experience.

Can I bring my camera?

Yes. We allow photography. Please tag us @CGPIrishFest on Instagram and use #CGPIrishFest23.


Chicago Irish Fest 2023

Weddings, Banquets & Irish Cultural Center

6119 W. 147th Street
Oak Forest, IL 60452