Located at the Hjemkomst Center, 202 1st Avenue North, Moorhead MN 

The 15th Annual Celtic Festival 2018 is a celebration of the rich culture of the seven Celtic Nations featuring the intriguing history, arts and traditions of Brittany, Cornwall, Isle of Man, Galicia, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Enjoy lyrical Celtic music played by great bands from the community and region. Watch dancers' ]impressive footwork. The festival features entertainment stages, several presentations about folk traditions of the past and present, activities booths and Celtic foods. 

All exhibits, performances and activities are free with the exception of Activity Passport ($2). The Activity Passport is the key to many of the craft stations and once completed can be turned in for a prize.


 

 

Entertainment Schedule

Heritage Hall Stage (Level 2) - Music & Dance Performances

10:00 AM Heather & Thistle (Pipes and Drums) 
11:00 AM  McDonald School of Dance (Traditional Irish Dance) 
12:00 PM Guthrie School of Dance (Scottish Highland Dance) 
1:00 PM Mikko & Friends (Celtic Jigs, Reels, Ballads & Stories) 
2:00 PM Guthrie School of Dance (Scottish Highland Dance) 
3:00 PM  Mikko & Friends (Celtic Jigs, Reels, Ballads & Stories) 

Auditorium Stage (Level 1) - Music & Storytelling 

10:30 AM Debi Rogers (Tales, Song  & Harp)
11:30 AM Willow Brae (Traditional Scottish & Irish Music) 
12:30 PM Gail Johnson (Highland Piping Trio) 
1:30 PM Willow Brae (Traditional Scottish & Irish Music) 
2:30 PM Gail Johnson (Airs, Lullabies & Waltzes) 
3:30 PM Debi Rogers (Tales, Song & Harp) 

Elm Room (Level 3) - Presentations 

11:30 PM Fargo Public Library (Children's Celtic Story Hour)
12:30 PM Concordia French Club (The Rebellious Breton Spirit)
1:30 PM Fargo Public Library (Children's Celtic Story Hour)
2:30 PM Concordia French Club (The Rebellious Breton Spirit) 

Heritage Theatre (Level 1)

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM     Highland Games 

Celtic Cafe Menu

  • ​Shepherd’s Pie
  • Bangers and Mash
  • Irish Stew
  • Colcannon Mac and Cheese
  • Roasted Root Vegetables
  • Scotch Egg
  • Soda Bread
  • Vegetable Pasty
  • Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce
  • Lemonade /Water/Coffee

Taé House Menu

  • Scones w/Devonshire Cream
  • Chocolate- Dipped Orange Butter Cookie
  • Guinness Cupcake w/ Bailey’s Frosting
  • Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce
  • Welsch Cakes
  • Irish Coffee w/Whipped Cream
  • Irish Breakfast Tea & Coffee
  • Lemonade/Water

Information Booths, Demonstrations & Market Place

  • Casey’s Cache
  • Clan Hunter Association of America
  • Clan MacIntyre
  • Clan Ramsay
  • Clan Sinclair
  • Clann Tartan
  • Concordia French Club
  • Hearthstone Arts
  • Heritage Lacemakers  
  • Isle of Man
  • Juven Tours & Travel Inc
  • Lucia Herbs and Crafts
  • McDonald School of Irish & International Dance
  • Northeastern SD Celtic Faire & Games
  • Penn Street Studio
  • Sliver Goat Media
  • St Andrew’s Society
  • St. David Society  

 

To view the 2018 Celtic Festival Map, click here.

 

Thank you to our sponsors:

                

Support for this project provided by the cities of Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo through The Arts Partnership.