39th Southern Maryland Celtic Festival and Highland Games
April 29, 2017, 10 AM to 6 PM Rain or Shine
Held at the beautiful, 560-acre, Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum. More than 50 clans and societies have information to share. Three performing stages offer continuous music and dance featuring internationally known recording artists and groups. Watch craft and country-dance demonstrations, listen to harp, Scottish fiddling while storytellers weave tales near grazing sheep alongside historical displays, crafts and food. There is a Celtic market place for foods and gifts. Competitions include pipers, fiddlers, highland dancers, athletes, drummers, pipe bands and Celtic harpers.
Ceilidh (Celtic Music and Dance Party) 6pm-9pm in the Pavillian
Admission at Gate the Day of the Event
$20 Adults (13 and over)
Children (under 13) Free with the purchase of an Adult Ticket
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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.