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March 2, 2024

About Us

Irish Fest Camden is a family-friendly festival celebrating Irish and Celtic heritage in Camden, SC. The event was conceived in 2017 by festival founder and director, Rebekah O'Hara. The festival is a charity partner fundraiser with proceeds benefiting Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church and its campaign to restore its historical structure located in downtown Camden. The event supports other local, charitable organizations through the Irish Fest Camden Community Grant, as well as donations to organizations for their volunteerism to make Irish Fest Camden successful.

Proceeds from Irish Fest Camden have supported the following organizations:

  • Arts Center of Kershaw County
  • Blue Line Boutique
  • Camden High School Bulldog Athletic Club
  • Camden High School Jr ROTC
  • Cat Around Town
  • Clothes Closet
  • Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County
  • Food for the Soul
  • Fostering Foster
  • Hoof & Paw SC
  • Kershaw County School District Swim Teams
  • Lake Wateree Association
  • Lugoff Elgin High School Trident Athletic Club
  • Majestic Wings Rescue
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church
  • PACE Academy
  • Pine Tree Hill Wildlife Care & Exotic Rescue
  • SC Battleground Preservation Trust
  • Technical Soccer Club of Kershaw County
  • Truth In Nature
  • United for Baby
  • 4WW