An authentic display of Irish culture and pride! Austin's best Irish Celebration!
St. Patrick's Day Austin
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Time: 12:00pm to 7:00pm
Pioneer Farms in Austin

St. Patrick's Day
Austin 2018Saturday, March 17, 2018 Time: 12:00pm to 7:00pmPioneer Farms in Austin

Saturday, March 17, 2018 Time: 12:00pm to 7:00pmPioneer Farms in Austin

Inishfree Austin Irish DancersSaturday, March 17, 2018 Time: 12:00pm to 7:00pmPioneer Farms in Austin

The St. Patrick's Day Austin is the best place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day! A commitment to authentic Irish culture. No green beer (just the finest Irish imports in the color the Irish gods intended) and no leprechauns! Come for fierce Irish tradition and fun for the whole family!

Celtic Cultural Center of Texas

Eire is the Land of Saints and Scholars, and birthplace to some of finest musicians and authors in the world. There is no other organization so well suited and committed to producing an authentic “Saint Patrick’s Day in Austin” as the Celtic Cultural Center.

Chris Walsh, Founding member Austin Celtic Fest

Our EntertainmentInternational and Local Stars of Celtic Music on Two Covered Stages, Rain or Shine!

Liz Carroll and Jeff Moore

Liz Carroll and Jeff Moore

Irish American fiddler Liz Carroll has long been known as a master of Irish traditional music. An all-Ireland fiddle champion and National Heritage Award-winner, and Grammy nominee joins with Austin's own leading Irish guitarist Jeff Moore!

The Máirtín de Cógáin Project

The Máirtín de Cógáin Project

The pride of Carrigaline, Ireland, Máirtín de Cógáin returns with an amazing lineup of musicians including Gabriel Donohue, Karen Mal, and Pete Polansky.

Whiskey Shivers

Whiskey Shivers

A diverse group of masterfully talented musicians who stand out like a sore thumb from the traditional bluegrass world, Whiskey Shivers have made a name for themselves with a genre-pushing sound that has described as "frenetic bluegrass" with a "punk spirit".
Silver Thistle Pipes and Drums


Silver Thistle is a non-profit organization which brings Scottish piping and drumming to the central Texas area. Silver Thistle was formed in 1977 and provides bagpipes and drumming lessons for people of all ages.
Inishfree Austin Irish Dancers

Inishfree Austin Irish Dancers

Austin's top Irish dance school will be at the Fest and it is a great opportunity to find out how you or your child can get involved in learning Irish dance!
The Clickety Cloggers

The Clickety Cloggers

A dance club composed of Central Texans who perform a uniquely American dance form that is rooted in traditional Appalachian-style clogging - but with a decidedly modern flair.
The Capital City Men's Chorus

The Capital City Men’s Chorus

The Capital City Men's Chorus is an all-male chorus. It is the longest, continually running men's chorus in the city. Participation by singing as well as non-singing membership is encouraged! 
Irish Food and Drink<

Irish Food/Drink

A special St. Paddy's Day menu including Fish n Chips, Irish Po'Boys, Corned Beef &Cabbage. Irish beers will be on tap including Guinness, Harp and Smithwicks. No green beer, it'll be the color God and Arthur Guinness intended.

The Gaelic League of Austin

Gaelic League of Austin

The Gaelic League will be offering a free intro to Irish language workshop from 4pm-5pm in the Ainsworth House (across from the outdoor stage next to the Dance Hall. Fun for all ages!


Laser Tag is an exciting combination of tag and hide & seek with a little Star Trek thrown in for good measure. Players compete in teams to find and tag their opponents using high-tech lasers. Obstacles on the battlefield create opportunities to hide and ambush opponents.


This state-of-the-art video game experience features Guitar Hero, Madden Football, Call of Duty, and more on huge plasma screens in a climate-controlled gaming utopia, from 12pm to 6:00pm.


Standing in the center of 3 steel rings that rotate inside one another, you'll go round and round and upside down without getting dizzy. From 12pm to 6:00pm.