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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Irish on Ionia 2020, hosted by BarFly Ventures, will celebrate its tenth year as Michigan’s largest St. Patrick’s Day street festival on Saturday, March 14 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. in downtown Grand Rapids.
Stretching up Ionia from Fulton to Oakes, and across Weston from Ionia to Commerce, the event will consume three city-blocks including parking area #3. BarFly will continue the zero-waste policy that was implemented in 2014. By using all biodegradable products. Nearly 100 percent of the waste produced at Irish on Ionia is diverted from landfills.
BarFly will officially release Irish on Ionia tickets online at on Saturday, February 8, 2020 beginning at 11:00 am. Tickets will also be available for purchase at Stella’s Lounge, HopCat, and Grand Rapids Brewing Company. Presale general admission tickets will be available for $20 for one week only until Feb 14th. Starting Feb 15th, general admission tickets will be available for $25. Tickets will also be available at the gates the day of event while supplies last for $30.
Advance General Admission tickets available for $20 for one week only starting February 8th.
• $20 – presale general admission, Feb. 8th – Feb. 14th
• $25 – general admission following presale, Feb. 15th – Mar. 13th
• $30 – general admission at gate if available
• $65 – Very Irish Person (VIP) package includes:
o Fast Pass VIP credentials allowing re-entry through the day
o Annual Irish on Ionia T-shirt
o Commemorative 22oz Irish on Ionia mug (gets you 22oz for the price of 12oz all day)
o IOI Drinking Gloves

10th Annual, Irish on Ionia 2020:
• IOI Coin Hunts leading up to event date. Coins will be redeemed for VIP ticket at gate day of
• Heated Tents
• GUINNESS Main Stage, Live entertainment with Bands and DJ’s through the day 11am-10pm• Irish Jig Second Stage Tent, Live bands and DJ’s – 11am-10pm
• Irish inspired street food court
• Signature Cocktail and beer tents throughout event
• Green and Irish beer tent
• Red Bull House
• Bulliet Bar
• Celtic dancers, Bag Pipers, Irish Circus Troupes
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About BarFly Ventures
Founded in Grand Rapids, Mich., in 2008, BarFly Ventures is the parent company of HopCat, a craft beer bar named “No. 3 Beer Bar on Planet Earth” by Beer Advocate Magazine, “No. 2 Beer Bar in America” by and “No. 1 Brewpub in the United States” by HopCat has currently 17 locations in Grand Rapids, East Lansing, Kalamazoo, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Royal Oak, Indianapolis, Madison, Chicago, Lexington, Louisville, Lincoln, Kansas City, Port St. Lucie and St. Louis. BarFly Ventures also owns and operates Stella’s Lounge, a whiskey and retro-arcade bar in Grand Rapids with Giant Stuffed Burgers named “Best in America” by GQ Magazine. BarFly also owns the award-winning Grand Rapids Brewing Company, and BarFly Events Division, host of Irish on Ionia, Michigan’s largest St. Patrick’s Day Street Party.

Irish on Ionia 2020