Kansas City Irish Fest
Hours: Labor Day weekend 5-11pm Fri., 11am-11pm Sat.-Sun.
Celebrate the city’s deep Irish roots at one of the largest Irish festivals in the nation, Kansas City Irish Fest. Irish Fest comes to life every Labor Day weekend with seven stages of traditional music and Celtic rock from international, national and locally-known bands. Irish Fest also features Irish comedians, heritage displays and workshops, shopping, ethnic food, a massive area just for kids, a private area to get away from the crowds called The Snug and the city’s largest outdoor Catholic Mass on Sunday morning. Kansas City Irish Fest has been repeatedly voted the "Best Festival in KC" and has won "Best Ethnic Festival" in Kansas City in the Kansas City Convention & Visitors Association's Visitors Choice Awards.