Culture



Kansas City Irish Fest builds and showcases the connections between Ireland and America, between the past and the present, and between Ireland and the global community. Check back later this summer to check out what we have planned!

Culture Café

Get up close with some of our fabulous entertainers with meet and greets as they chill in the Culture Cafe.The Culture Cafe stage schedule is on the main schedule page.

Culture Stage

The Culture Stage helps you dive head-first into Irish culture with presentations and hands-on workshops. Stop by to learn a céili dance, a few Irish Gaelic phrases or how to track down your ancestors. 

Comedy & Arts Stage

Some of Ireland’s funniest comedians come to Kansas City. Click here for more information about showtimes and tickets.

Travel Area

Always wanted to go to Ireland, but don’t know where to start? The Travel Area is the place to visit to talk with travel agents and tour operators to discover and plan your very own trip to the Emerald Isle, based on your interests, budget and schedule.

2017 Travel Companies

We will have travel company staff onsite at Irish Fest so you can ask them questions in person. And if you are a travel company or Irish destination, we’d love to add you to this list. After all, 20% of attendees to Kansas City Irish Fest plan to travel to Ireland in the next year. Email travel@kcirishfest.com.

Genealogy Experts

With the help of our in-house genealogy experts, you can find out about your own Irish story. It’s free, fun, fascinating and always a popular activity at the Fest. Located inside Crown Center. Click here for more information.