Irish Fest Camden 2021 was granted an “event exception” for “mass gatherings” of more than 250 people for our Saturday, March 6, 2021 Irish Fest Camden event and our Lucky Leprechaun 5K race. Also granted an event exception is our Friday evening, March 5, 2021 Shamrock the Block event. These event exceptions were received after submitting separate applications to the State of South Carolina, Department of Commerce. Irish Fest Camden 2021 is using AccelerateSC and CDC guidelines to mitigate risk from the Covid-19 pandemic. Our event exception was granted in large part because our event is an OUTDOOR event with a population density less than 1,000 people per acre. Our Covid-19 Leprechaun is a physician who will be implementing suggested applicable measures to minimize Covid-19 risk to have a positively memorable, fun, and safe event for participants and visitors alike. We will be posting Covid-19 considerations on our website and will be using our Facebook postings to provide public information and required public education about how to reduce pandemic risk for our events. As part of our agreement to receive our event exceptions, we will follow all South Carolina mandates that may affect our planning and day of event activities.

Saturday Main Event:
  • General Admission - $10

  • Children ages 2 to 12 - $5

  • Ages 1 and under - free

ShamROCK the Block is a free event.


To comply with social distancing guidelines, festival attendees will enter the Historic Camden ground from its side entrance located at 401 Bull Street.  Visitors will purchase wristbands from their cars and then be directed to the free public parking lots.  The main parking lot of Historic Camden located at 222 Broad Street is reserved for sponsors and staff.  


For the consideration of the many children in attendance, the festival is a smoke-free environment. There is a designated smoking area near the entrance.


If you'd like to be a vendor, email IrishFestVendor@gmail.com

If you'd like to be a sponsor, email IrishFestSponsor@gmail.com


Dogs are welcome, but please be considerate and clean up after your pets.  


An ATM is located on the festival grounds.


Festival - Historic Camden offers a shaded area with picnic tables. There will also be seating near the food vendors and chairs at both the Dublin and Galway stages. You may also bring blankets and camping chairs.


Shamrock the Block - seating will not be provided, but you may bring your own.


Festival - No outside beverages or food.  A selection of Irish and green beer will be available for purchase for age 21 and older.  We I.D.  Wristbands will be provided for age 21 and older.

Shamrock the Block - beverages may be purchased from establishments located on Broad Street and Rutledge Street and carried to the block party.  The open container provision extends to the 1000 Block of Broad Street and the 600 block of Rutledge Street.


These are rain or shine event.

  • Camping/Bag Chairs

  • Blankets

  • Strollers

  • Wagons

  • Coolers

  • Outside food and beverage

  • Glass beverage containers

  • Bicycles

  • Golf carts, ATVs

Become a vendor at Irish Fest 2021!

Email IrishFestVendor@gmail.com for an application
Irish Fest Camden 2021 Partners:
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Broadstreet Consulting

Camden Floral

Coldwell Banker, Townley Redfern

George & Mary Cassidy

Joanna Craig, Councilwoman City of Camden

Senator Penry Gustafson

La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant

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Website proudly created by Thomas O'Hara

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