Parking is free.

Ages 12 and under are free.

Full Bar Service is available.

You may bring in picnic baskets, blankets and chairs. There is a large beautiful grassy area to picnic between stages.

Food for purchase: Irish fare! Reubens, shepherd’s pie and more.



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Get a taste of last year's festival in the video below.


Irish Fest In The Barn is an exciting event featuring both popular regional acts as well as bands with a name on the international stage.

The event is on Sunday, May 24 in the Sugarland Barn at 8637 Linley Road in Arena, Wisconsin (just outside of Madison). 

Come join us for a beautiful event on a pastoral farm, including dance, culture, travel, merchandise and music. Stages are in a barn and in a pub - no risk of a rainout! Bring a picnic lunch (no alcohol) or buy food onsite. Feel free to bring additional lawn chairs. Bar service available. Enjoy some of your current favorites as well as Ireland’s newest talent.

WANT TO BUY TICKETS? Go back up to the email address slot needed for "will call". Enter email address and then click on "buy now".

Make sure to check us out at @irish_fest_in_the_barn on Instagram and Facebook! And don't forget to share with your friends!

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Additional Music Events: Coming to Madison soon!

Gaelic Storm: March 20, Barrymore Theater, Madison WI

Lúnasa: March 22, The North Street Cabaret, Madison WI



If you are interested in helping out with this event, we would absolutely love to have you! Just write down your contact information in the contact section, include the fact that you want to volunteer, and we will get back to you with information on the event. Thanks for the support!

Event Coordinator: Bonnie Sommers-Olson

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