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The Southern Maryland Celtic Festival for 2016 will be held on Saturday April 30, 2016 at the Jefferson-Patterson Park and Museum (the festival is always held on the last Saturday in April).


New and renewal hardcopy (pdf) membership forms are now available on the Membership page, for those that prefer sending in a check. Please remember that you must renew by the last day of January or you will have to use a new membership type and will receive a new membership number.


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The Celtic Society of Southern Maryland Welcomes you in the languages of the seven Celtic Nations:

Benvidas (Galician (Galicia/Asturias, Spain) for “Welcome” [to men and women])

Ceud Mile Failte (Scots Gaelic for “A Hundred Thousand Welcomes”)

Céad Mile Fáilte (Irish Gaelic for “A Hundred Thousand Welcomes”)

Croeso (Welsh (Wales) for “Welcome”)

Digemer Mad (Breton (Brittany, France) for “Welcome”)

Dynnargh Dhis (Cornish (Cornwall) for “Welcome”)

Failt Erriu – (Manx (Isle of Man) for “Welcome”)

Our mission is to educate the general public through our celebrations and coordinating service, the Highland Games and Celtic Festival, music, dance, dress, heraldry, genealogy, and history as we celebrate the cultural heritage of the seven Celtic Nations: Ireland; Scotland; Wales; Isle of Man; Brittany; Cornwall; and Galicia/Asturias.

Thank you for visiting our website and supporting our events. We look forward to seeing you throughout the years as we share together the many aspects of this great culture.

Slainte!