The Best Irish Festivals and Celebrations in New Jersey
Your Guide To The Best Irish Festivals. They feature New Jersey's Popular Celtic, Gaelic Fests, Parades, Celebrations, and events.
With a large Irish-American population, New Jersey plays host to a large number of Irish Festivals and events filled with Irish dances, bands, food, Celtic crafts, and of course some beer!
Irish festivals are known to being committed to fostering cultural & community pride, introducing and teaching Irish Americans and others to all things Irish, and in strengthening relationships.
Note: Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you call the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event
Stay tuned --- we will be updating this list as the event sponsors confirm this year's events.
June 2023 Irish Festivals
Annual Irish Festival
Sunday, June 11, 2023
Monmouth Park Racetrack
The Annual New Jersey Irish Festival is back! Start off with a traditional Irish mass at 11am. Plus, an exciting day of live racing, Irish foods, vendors, dancing, music, and more 12-5pm. Don't miss the annual Human Horse Race as we cheer on our friends while raising money for a great cause. FREE Family Fun Day activities – including clowns, face painters, pony rides and a bounce house – take place from 12-4pm in the picnic area.
Spring Lake Irish Festival
June 17, 2023: 12pm - 5pm
Third & Morris Ave.
Spring Lake, NJ
Spring Lake is known as the Jersey Shore's Irish Riviera, is celebrating this family friendly event that features many family friendly events perfect for a Spring-time stroll through downtown Spring Lake. Expect live music by Doubting Toms & The Snakes, Irish Step dancing, food, kids activities, and shopping at all of our Chamber festivals.
September 2023 Irish Festivals
Shamrocks By The Sea, Celtic Festival
September 23, 2023; 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Seaside Park Marina Green
807 NW. Central Ave.
Seaside Park, NJ 08752
This family event features
a celebration of Irish culture with traditional Irish food and Irish entertainment including Traditional Irish Music by the Shamrock and Thistle Pipe Band and Bally Haunis.
Upcoming Irish Themed Event Tickets
Ireland With Michael
March 25, 2023; @8pm
Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts
Toms River, NJ
Tickets $45 / $35
Ireland With Michael LIVE is a multimedia experience that combines the music, dance & stories of Ireland and features the ethereal voice of leading Irish tenor Michael Londra. Following the overwhelming success of Seasons #1 and #2 of the Ireland With Michael travel and music series on PBS in 2021 and 2022 (over 75% reach of all U.S Households and 5,000 individual airings across 50 states), the LIVE theatrical show based on the PBS program will tour U.S cities in 2023.