All volunteers get Free Admission + Festival Discounts. Each year we need approx 400 volunteers, sign up today and support your community.


The 2014 Entertainment schedule is posted under the “Schedule” menu. Our 4 stages are loaded with fantastic performers. Check “Performers – 2014″ under “Entertainment” for background info of new performers.

Summer News

We have been updating our website this month.  This work gave us the oppotunity to update the festival logo too.   We have also been …


The Maryland Irish Festival is presented annually by Irish Charities of Maryland, a 501 (c) 3 Charitable Organization, and is held at the Maryland State Fair Grounds in Timonium during the second weekend in November. This annual celebration of Irish culture features local, regional and international Irish music, Irish Dancers, traditional cuisine; cultural exhibits and workshops, and a wide variety of quality vendors of Irish goods.

Join us all weekend as we celebrate our Irish culture with great music, food, beer, and do some early Christmas shopping with our fantastic vendors!  We have many Cultural and Historical displays and performances, the well attended “Speaker Series”, and a large dedicated kids play area with bouncy castles, activities, and games.

The modest admission fee to the festival goes to support the many charitable causes of our own Maryland Irish community, whose members volunteer their time every year to put on this great event.  It’s a family affair, so come out, have fun and be part of this great charitable endeavor.

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