The National ShamrockFest is Washington, DC's Saint Patrick's Day street festival with live music, food, drinks, roving entertainers, craft vendors, an Irish Village, carnival rides & games and much more. The ShamrockFest is the largest Saint Patrick's Day party in the region featuring more than 30 bands and DJs on 5 stages. This year's headlining bands include Gaelic Storm, Blues Traveler and Reel Big Fish.
The event is held rain or shine.
Date and Time
Saturday March 11, 2017
2 - 10 p.m.
RFK Stadium Festival Grounds, 2400 E. Capitol St. NE Washington, DC.
The closest Metro station is Stadium-Armory.
$29.99 in advance, plus a $7.14 service fee. VIP Admission is $79.99 and includes bottomless beer, a souvenir mug and VIP seating. All sales are final. Ticket prices may go up as they sell out.
Children 12 and under are free
ShamrockFest Entertainment Highlights
- Irish Main Stages: Irish punk, Celtic rock, folk and straight up Irish party bands.
- Taste of Ireland: Irish dancers, fiddlers, and bagpipers
- National Music Stages: Party bands and local rockers.
- Club DJ Zones: 15 of the world's premier DJs.
- Party games and carnival rides
- Irish vendors
- Hot Kilted Leg Contest
More Saint Patrick's Day Fun
Saint Patrick's Day Parades
Celebrate the Irish holiday with a parade in Washington, DC, Alexandria, Virginia or Gaithersburg, Maryland.
St. Patrick’s Day Dining and Pub Crawling
The Washington, DC area has a wide variety of Irish restaurants that celebrate the Irish holiday with special events.