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Annapolis Irish Festival

June 1 & 2, 2018
Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds
Portion of the proceeds benefits Bello Mache, Special Olympics of Maryland and other local community non-profits

Since 2011, The Annapolis Irish Festival has donated $200,000 to local community non-profits

Friday, June 1 Tickets $15pp children 12 and under are free when accompanied by a paying adult. Limited number of VIP tickets sold on-line only
Gates open 4pm – purchase on-line and get in 30 minutes early

Saturday, June 2 Tickets $25 Children under 12 free with when accompanied by paying adult.
Gates open 11am – purchase on-line and get in 30 minutes early

Salute to our Military and First Responders
Friday, June 1

All military (active and veterans) & first responders with valid id are admitted free with one guest.

Eddie McGowan Foundation
Established this year by the McGowan family to continue Eddie’s legacy of giving to back to the community.

Exhibition Pipe Competition
Saturday, June 2
Starts at 1pm - More here

Limerick Contest – there once was a lad from Annapolis…
Contest will be held on-line
Contestants submit their original limerick in any style or format up to 75 words or less on-line on or before May 25. Out esteemed judges will select the winner who will receive 2 VIPs for Saturday, June 2 AND the most distinguished man in a kilt, Seamus Kennedy will read the winning limerick aloud – with the winner on stage.