Save the Dates for the 2017 Irish Hooley Music Festival at Dubuque Star Brewery!

August 26, 2017

Great Craic

Craic – (pronounced “crack”) The Irish word for fun and enjoyment. Fun doesn’t really cut it though! It is much more… including general banter, great music and good times had by all!

Hooley Hustle 5K Run & Walk


Saturday, August 26, 2017
Kid’s Run @ 8:15am
5K @ 8:30am
Awards based on chip time and age division

Visitors Map

For hotel and visitor information please see the following links:

Hotel Julien Dubuque

Grand Harbor Resort

Travel Dubuque

Dubuque Star Brewery

Stone Cliff Winery

Parking

There are public parking spaces and along street parking within close walking distance of the event. Some are free and some may require a fee. 

What to Bring

The Irish Hooley Music Festival is held within the friendly confines of a City of Dubuque Park.
All City Of Dubuque Park System rules are enforced during our festival.
To ensure the best possible experience for all, please act responsibly, have a designated driver and observe the following:

  • No Alcohol Allowed to leave the Designated Festival Grounds
  • No Bikes, Skateboards, Scooters
  • No Boom Boxes, Noise Makers, Megaphones
  • No Carry-Ins (Coolers, Bottles, Cans, Food, etc.)
  • No Drugs
  • No Fireworks, Flammables, Explosives, Grills, etc.
  • No Obscene or Vulgar Clothing is Allowed
  • No Pets (Except Service Animals)
  • No Soliciting, Signs or Leafletting
  • No Smoking (Except in Designated Areas)
  • No Weapons
  • No Whining

Please Bring:
Hats, Jackets, Small Purses or Bags, Sunscreen, Small Umbrellas, Blankets, Smiles.

Photo Gallery

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Performance Schedule

August 26, 2017
Dubuque Star Brewery Alliant Amphitheater, Port of Dubuque

Gates open at Noon, followed by opening ceremony at 12:30pm with Ancient Order of Hibernians, Dubuque Fire Pipes and Drums, McNulty Dancers, Veterans Salute, and then Irish music starts at 3pm until close.

Advance Tickets and Information

Tickets are $15 at the gate, with advance discount priced tickets available after July 1st at Shamrock Imports, Premier Bank and Family Beer & Liquor Store. Children 10 and under are free entry.