Dropkick Murphys will be back performing at SRF '14 on March 22
Get Your GREEN on and join tens o' thousands of fans for the best St. Patrick's Day party this side of Ireland!
SHOUT it OUT! America's Greatest Festival turns DC Green on March 22
Irish Village, Pub Games, Tented Pavilions, Beer Trucks and Much, Much More!
National ShamrockFest '14


Beer Taste Magazine ranks ShamrockFest "#3 Saint Paddy's festival in US"

ShamrockFest Forecast



-   7 Stages   -   30+ Amazing Bands & DJs   -   13 Party Areas  

-  Ton's O'Beer   -   Extreme Attractions   -   Pub Games   -   Glow Factor  -




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       The ShamrockFest 2014 Experience:

Main Event Ticket  vs  VIP Ticket  (what's the difference?)

Tickets are selling are record pace. 

Both Main Event & VIP prices will go up, at any time.  Buy now. 

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Here We GOOOO! 

It's all about the experience. Americ'a hottest festival it shaking things up with some major upgrades. The all-new, better-than-ever Shamrock Festival Grounds features entertainment and attractions like nothing else in DC.  Replete with seven concert stages, tented party areas, beer stations as long as two football fields, bar-game areas, "athletic" competitions, craft, food & beverage markets, strolling entertainers and much more, there is no luck needed to have a good time at this bad boy!
Plus, this year the party goes even later... much later... now you can celebrate till 11:00pm!! There is a reason Dropkick Murphys wanted to headline this all-star lineup... ShamrockFest IS the event of the year!


Fight The Good Fight:  

ShamrockFest is a proud, longtime supporter of   (Stop Child Abuse Now.)  Since 1988 SCAN has been advocating on behalf of the most vulnerable in our community. Every day, the dedicated team at SCAN works tirelessly, and effectively, to help abused and neglected children find a path to a better and more promising future.  PLEASE HELP SCAN HELP THESE KIDS. Click to learn more.

Media Highlights


Get ready for the most exciting festival on the East Coast. Munich has Oktoberfest, Tennessee has Bonnaroo, New Orleans has Mardi Gras and Brazil has Carnival…and now ShamrockFest, which rocks the Nation’s Capital, has joined the party elite. For fourteen years GoCity Events’ ShamrockFest has redefined the way America celebrates Saint Paddy's Day.  Taking place at a massive, spectacularly-crafted festival grounds, with a multitude of entertainment areas, dozens of incredible performers, and much more, National ShamrockFest is recognized as one of America’s premier festivals. So get your green on and get ready to party like never before – at SHAMROCKFEST 2014!


Check out the buzz....

"If you want a big St. Patrick's Day party -- and we mean a really big St. Patrick's Day party -- it doesn't get more over-the-top than ShamrockFest at RFK Stadium." The Washington Post

“National ShamrockFest is Washington DC’s greatest festival, hands down!”

“ShamrockFest… America’s biggest Saint Patrick’s party…”

…Shamrock Festival is one of the best live music festivals in the United States.”

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Latest News

March 14, 2014

Price will increase at any time.

Tickets selling at record pace.

VIP tix on pace to sell out soon.

March 13, 2014
We're stoked to have Yonas make a special appearance at SRF '14! A Billboard songwriting award winner, hits featured in major motion pictures, on MTVu and Fuse TV, Yonas has an unparalleled talent. You gotta see him live at ShamrockFest!

March 12, 2014
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March 09, 2014

ShamrockFest `14 is amping thing us... 

  • NEW - Extended hours: Now rock'n till 11:00pm
  • NEW - GLOW FACTOR: Get your green glow gear ready, cuz we're GLOW'N LATE NITE
  • NEW - Upgraded site: Shamrock Festival Gounds @ RFK stadium is better than ever 
  • NEW - Extreme Attractions: Zip Line, mechanical bull, mega slide, etc.
  • NEW - Improved beer selection: Yuengling Lager,  Guinness, Harp and Angry Orchard Cider  
  • NEW - Biggest corhole tournament in Mid-Atlantic

March 08, 2014

Thanks to the thousands that came out and made MEGA-Crawl such an amazing time.

Now that we are properly primed, it's time to gear up for the main event...

On March 22, DC turns green as ShamrockFest ROCKS like never before.


February 16, 2014

SRF is stoked to have Peet's Coffee and Tea as the Official Coffee at SRF`14!!

Just wait till you taste it at ShamrockFest. You will be amazed. New Peet's stores opening in DC area this year...  Look for them...  



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