KC’s Irish Fest kicks off three days of fun on Friday at Crown Center

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City’s weekend-long Irish Fest kicks off Friday at Crown Center.

The event features more than 30 bands on 10 stages. Click here for a complete schedule of what’s coming to the many stages set up at Crown Center.

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Festival organizers say 1 in 10 Kansas Citians can claim Irish roots, and the culture was important to the metro’s history. There’s a cultural stage and café where people can learn to trace their own genealogy and learn the language.

Tickets  for Friday are $15. They increase to $18 at the gate for Saturday and Sunday.

Hours for the festival are:

Friday, Aug. 30 : 5 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 31: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 1: 9:30 a.m. - 11 p.m.

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