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The Irish Fair is of Minnesota is a free event and requires no tickets! However, we do have a few ticketed events throughout the year.

Irish Fair Boat Cruise

Thursday, July 12 | 6:30-9:30 p.m.

On July 12th experience the Wild Colonial Bhoys like never before! Join us for an evening boating down the Mississippi River with the Wild Colonial Bhoys and SisterTree! This two and a half hour boat cruise is hosted by the Irish Fair of Minnesota in partnership with Padelford Riverboats. There will be Big Gingers, Angry Orchard Cider, and delicious food available for inexpensive prices. This night offers the unique chance to listen to these great Irish bands play live music on the beautiful setting of the Mississippi River!

Tickets cost $30 in advance and $40 at the door.  
This event is 21+.
The boat leaves from 205 Dr Justus Ohage Blvd, St Paul, MN 55107.

Boarding begins at 6:30 p.m.
Launch at 7 p.m.
Boat to return to the dock by 9:30 p.m.

This night is possible thanks to our partners Angry Orchard, 2 Gingers Irish Whiskey, and Padelford Riverboats!

Please contact us at info@irishfair.com or (651) 645-0221 with any questions.

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Kickoff Party!

Thursday, August 9 | 7-10pm

Irish Fair of Minnesota invites you to our Kickoff Party, which will feature FINNEGANS beer sampling and a Celtic music showcase! When you attend the Kickoff Party, you will experience firsthand the excitement of the start of our Fair! Also, get exclusive access to our fairgrounds on Harriet Island before it opens to the public! The Kickoff Party is Thursday, August 9th from 7:00pm-10:00pm at the Pub Tent.

There will be a selection of FINNEGANS beer available and people will be able to sample some of their new brews! This is the perfect opportunity to taste all the new beers that you have been dying to try! But, don’t worry once you find your favorites you can fill up a larger cup (as many times as you desire)!

Our showcase will feature some of the best local Celtic bands, and you get to hear them all play during the span of just one night! We will have SisterTree, Tom Dahill & Ginny Johnson, The HiBs, The Eddies, Leslie Rich, The Tim Malloys, The Northerly Gales, and Release The Craicen all play a short set! We will also have some Irish dancing! 

Tickets cost $30 in advance ($40 at the door). There are also designated driver/under 21 tickets available, which are only $15! All FINNEGANS beer sampling and larger beer servings are free with purchase of your ticket!

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