Check this site regularly for news & updates
as we gear up for what will prove to be
The BEST Rochester Irish Festival YET !!!!!

 Ambassador to Waterford Scholarship

 This annual competition fosters the spirit and fellowship that characterizes our Irish ancestors as they came to America. We invite you to enter this competition 

See more information about the scholarship in the attached document

Featuring a Special "BLAST FROM THE PAST"

Reunion Performances by 2 of the Region's Favorite Irish/Celtic Bands;




2014 Entertainers

Dade Brothers

Dade Brothers

Dave North

Dave North

Rosewood Bridge

Rosewood Bridge

Wild Geese

The Wild Geese



PLEASE NOTE: Admission Price has been maintained for 2014

When available, Advance Sale Tickets at:
Irish Import Shop at Buckman Plaza in Greece from August 1 to August 31
Admission :
$8.00 per day - advance sale
$10.00 per day - day of event
RIF expects everyone to be ladies and gentlemen - behavioral statement below.
Any person found to be interfering with the enjoyment of others or failing to comply with Festival personnel will be removed from the grounds immediately.

Festival Times
4:00pm to 11:00pm (gates open at 3:00)
Saturday: 12:00pm to 11:00pm
Sunday: Catholic Mass at 10:00 AM (No Admission charge)
This will be the only Festival Activity on Sunday for 2014.


expected by the following groups*

 *subject to change

 Rosewood Bridge

 Wild Geese

 Celtic Fire


 Dave North


 Dady Brothers

 Wild Geese


check back frequently for performance times and changes and additions


Providing Sponsorship Support for the 2013 Irish Festival

check back to the site frequently to see our sponsors for 2014

Wegmans Food Markets

Ancient Order of Hibernians  Div. 7

Fabulous Flowers

Flaherty Funding

Friendly Sons/Daughters of St. Patrick

Blackhawk Security & Investigations

Rochester Police Emerald Society

Greater Rochester Emerald Society

Shamrock Jacks Steak & Seafood

Irish Import Shops

Johnnys Irish Pub

Barry Old School Irish Pub, Cafe, & Bakery

Rochester Police Locust Club

JamRo Automotive

Naughton’s Johnson House

Modica Associates

Caverly’s Irish Pub

Schiano Law Offices

Nacca & Capizza LLP

BJR Radiator

Rosalie’s Tax Service

Professional Medical Resources Inc.

Radisson Rochester Riverside

Upstate Tattoo


Started in 1994, the Rochester Irish Festival, Inc. consisted solely of volunteers providing the Rochester community, and beyond, a yearly exhibition of Irish heritage and culture. We are committed to the ideal of staging this event in an atmosphere conducive to families and children. We pledge to have entertainment that is dynamic, vibrant and energetic presenting Rochester with its premier, authentic cultural celebration

"Go raibh maith agaibh" for another

fantastic Festival!!

Rochester Irish Festival, Inc.
P. O. Box 10369
Rochester, NY 14610

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