Fest FAQs

Is the festival handicapped accessible?

Powerized wheelchairs, regular wheelchairs, and handicapped scooters will be available, but supplies are limited. To reserve a scooter or wheelchair, call Bill at 440-995-1770. Handicapped parking is also available, but is likewise limited, so arrive early. See festival map for details.

What are the times of the festival?

Friday: 5:00pm to 11:00pm

Saturday: 1:00pm to 11:00pm

Sunday: Mass will be celebrated at 11:30am
The festival will open at 1:00pm Sunday and close at 10:00pm

What time is a particular performer playing?

The full Entertainment Schedule will be posted in early July. Check back for specific information.

What charities benefit from the festival?

Proceeds from the festival go to multiple charities, including: The Holy Family Cancer Home, The Make-A-Wish Foundation, The West Side Catholic Center, and The Muscular Dystrophy Association.

I am a Performer, Entertainer, Artist, Painter, Sculptor, Visual Artist or vendor. Who do I contact about showing my work or performing at the festival?

You can contact John O’Brien, Jr. at john@clevelandirish.org or send pictures, samples, or other promo materials to:

Cleveland’s Irish Cultural Festival
14615 Triskett Road
Cleveland, OH 44111-3123

How do I get to the Fairgrounds?

The Berea Fairgounds (a.k.a. The Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds) are located approximately 1 mile west of I-71 at the Bagley Road Interchange (Exit 235). Please see the Directions/Maps page for more details.

Is there stuff for kids?

We have lots of activities for children, including arts and crafts, games, and inflatables. For detailed info click here.

How much is parking?

Parking is FREE!

Is there a discount available?

There is no Senior discount, but Children under 10 gain free admittance.

What kind of food is available?

There is a wide range of fare available, from hot dogs and hamburgers, to shrimp, chicken, corned beef, irish stew, bangers, bridies and many other delicacies. Click here to view the full menu.