The 2017 Motor City Irish Fest, June 16th-18th and the plans are going great. We are very excited to be at a new, larger and more Festival friendly location at Greenmead Historical Park, 20501 Newburgh in Livonia.

This years Festival will be the largest and best yet. We have over 20 bands, 6 schools of Irish Dance, Cultural Tent, Tea House, Whiskey Tasting, Beer Tent, larger Children’s Area, Ring of Steel, Irish Vendors, a stroll at Dunleavy’s Irish Pub, Irish Football matches, Corn-hole contest, a play about the Irish Rising, and much more.

This should be a really great year.


  • Friday 5 til 11
  • Saturday Noon til 11
  • Sunday Mass at Noon
    1 til 8

Activities and Performances

  • Twenty Four Irish Bands
  • Irish Dance Groups
  • Pipe And Drum Bands
  • Children’s Tent
    • Tin Whistle Lessons
    • Kilted Magician
    • Story Telling
    • Beginning Irish Dance Lesson
    • Arts and Crafts
    • Bounce Houses
    • Face painters
  • Liam the Leprechaun
  • Nessy, the Loch Ness Monster
  • Ring of Steel- Stunt group from Ann Arbor – comedy, fire acts, audience participation, great for the teens.


Traditional Fish ‘n Chips, Corned Beef Sandwiches, Pizza, Burgers, Ice Cream.


Dunleavy’s Pub – Serving up Guinness, Smithwicks, Harp, and Bud Light. Whiskey tasting available in the Pub.

Irish Mass on Sunday at Noon.


Over a dozen Vendors, with Irish wares and goods.

For More Info visit Facebook page for Motor City Irish Fest.

Any questions can be directed to Kevin at at kmacmurph@aol.com

Please pass this on, to anyone Irish or anyone who would enjoy great Music, Dancing, Food, and a Great Celebration of our Celtic Heritage.

The 2017 MCIF Committee

  • Tickets are $12 at the gate, $10 in advance.

    12 and under free. Ages 13-17, $7.

    Three day pass available Friday for $25.

    Purchase at the AOH Hall, Murphy's Restaurant, Greenmead and the Claddagh Irish Pub.

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