Irish on Ionia 2017, hosted by BarFly Events and the Waldron Public House, will take place on Saturday, March 18 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. downtown Grand Rapids.

Stretching up Ionia from Fulton to Oakes, and across Weston from Ionia to Commerce, the event will consume three city-blocks, including parking area #3.

This year’s festival will feature additional mobile credit/debit card stations for purchasing tickets, helping alleviate congestion and lines for drink tickets.

Tickets are available at, Stella’s Lounge, HopCat and Grand Rapids Brewing Company.

  • $20 – general admission following presale, Feb. 19 – March 17
  • $25 – general admission at gate if available
  • $60 – Very Irish Person (VIP) package includes: Fast Pass VIP Lanyard allowing re-entry through the day, Annual Irish on Ionia T-shirt, Commemorative 22oz Irish on Ionia mug (gets you 22oz for the price of 12oz all day), Camp O’Malley Drinking Gloves

** $1 from each ticket will be donated to the Boys & Girls Club of Grand Rapids, benefiting Camp O’Malley

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