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CelticMKE Céilí Dances


Join us at our CelticMKE Center in the Village of Wauwatosa for monthly céilí dance gatherings!

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Beginners and all ages are welcome! Instruction is taught all evening.

CelticMKE Center
1532 N. Wauwatosa Avenue, Wauwatosa, WI 53213

Held on Saturdays once a month.

2024 Calendar

January 13 7:00pm - 9:30pm Music provided by Brigid & Ryan Caller: Gary Alexander
February 10 7:00pm - 9:30pm Music provided by Providence Céilí Band Caller: Kim Griffin
March 9 7:00pm - 9:30pm Music provided by Ceol Cairde Caller: Kim Griffin
April 13 7:00pm - 9:30pm Music provided by Jimmy Keane & Friends (in cooperation with the Ward Irish Music Archives Conference) Caller: Kim Griffin
May 11 7:00pm - 9:30pm Music provided by Cream City Caller: Éamonn de Cógáin
June 8 7:00pm - 9:30pm Music provided by Blackthorn Folly Caller: Julie Clark
September 14 7:00pm - 9:30pm Music provided by Cat and Hare Caller: Kim Griffin
October 12 7:00pm - 9:30pm Music provided by Fearn Caller: Éamonn de Cógáin
November 9 7:00pm - 9:30pm Music provided by Frogwater Caller: Gary Alexander
December 14 7:00pm - 9:30pm Music provided by áthas Caller: Julie Clark

*note: No July or August céilí - come down to Milwaukee Irish Fest (August 15-18) to enjoy live music and dancing!

Rotating Instructors:

Kim Griffin, Gary Alexander, Julie Clark & Éamonn de Cógáin


Admission (At the Door Only)

$10 -  Adults
$5 - Students with ID and aged 13-18
Children 12 & under are free!

Non-alcoholic beverages & snacks will be available for purchase. Cash or credit accepted.

Parking is available along the street on Lincoln, in public lots in the Village, and at ANEW. Our friends at St. Bernard's may have their lot open for us as well, but check our social media and our email newsletter for updates, as that availability will depend on when their events are happening. Please leave the lot behind our building open to those with limited mobility.


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The CelticMKE Ceili Dances are presented by the Milwaukee Irish Fest School of Music.

In keeping with our mission to promote Irish music and culture, CelticMKE is proud to sponsor The Milwaukee Irish Fest School of Music. Opened in the fall of 2002 at the beautiful Milwaukee Irish Fest center, a dedicated faculty of musicians has come together to offer instruction in instrumental Irish traditional dance music to students of all ages. The Milwaukee Irish Fest School of Music is part of CelticMKE. Click the button below to learn more about our music program, our current instructor list, class options (various instruments available!), and more.

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CelticMKE | 1532 Wauwatosa Avenue | Milwaukee, WI 53213-2623 | Phone: (414) 476-3378 | Email: info@celticmke.com

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