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(Information About Local Celtic Festivals
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Arkansas Scottish Festival

Arkansas Scottish Festival

Batesville, AR

For over a quarter of a century the Arkansas Scottish Festival has been one of the premier gatherings in the south for honoring Scottish heritage and traditions. Featuring pipers - drummers - and bands, Highland dancing, heavy athletics, Celtic music, clan and family histories, sheepdog demonstrations, vendors of Gaelic goods and services, the Arkansas Scottish Festival offers something for everyone. Mark your calendar for every April, bring your friends and family, and join us in the fun. If you aren't Scottish when you get here, you will be when you leave.

Click on the logo for the latest information, and registration forms.

Celtic Fest - Jackson, MS

Celtic Fest

Jackson, MS

CelticFest Mississippi 2009, will be the Celtic Heritage Society’s 18th annual weekend festival.

Celtic Fest - Parkers Crossroads, TN

Celtic Fest 2012

November 3-4, 2012

City Park
Parkers Crossroads, TN
(exit 108 north I-40)


The Celtic Society of West Tennessee is a Non-Profit Organization with a goal to enlighten interests and to share the knowledge of Celtic heritage and it's historical culture through meetings, social gatherings, and charitable events.

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. both days
Admission - $6 per person per day
$5 with a non-perishable food donation (RIFA)
Children under 5 FREE

Proceeds benefit The Chyanne Scott Fund and RIFA

Live Music Featuring

Tuatha Dea

entertainment, bagpipes, quality vendors & demonstrators, sheepherding (Sunday), food and more!

For more information or booth space rental: or (731) 845-5521

Gatlinburg Scottish Festival and Games

Gatlinburg Scottish Festival and Games

Knoxville, TN

The Gatlinburg Scottish Festival and Games is a non-profit organization, Chartered by the State of Tennessee, recognized as a 501(c) 3 Corporation and a member of the Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce.

This year, 2009 is our 28th games. Celebrating our heritage is what we are about this weekend. We invite you to become part of this event as you involve yourself in all the activities and pageantry we provide. Enjoy each other and take home memories that will carry you until we meet again in 2010.

Glasgow Highland Games

Glasgow Highland Games

Glasgow, KY

2009 Games - Thurs. May 28th - Sun. May 31st, 2009

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games and Gathering O' Scottish Clans

Linville, NC

The 54th Grandfather Mountain Highland Games will be held July 9-12, 2009 at MacRae Meadows on Grandfather Mountain near Linville, NC.

OUR MUTUAL VISION: We will constantly strive to be the premier Scottish Highland games and gathering of Clans, Guests, Families, Sponsors, Patrons and Visitors. We will work diligently to be the model games of integrity and excellence for all.

OUR MISSION: To carry on and promote the annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games and Gathering of Scottish Clans, to foster and restore interest in traditional dancing, piping, drumming, athletic achievement, music and Gaelic culture, and to establish scholarship funds to assist students from Avery County High School to study at American colleges and universities.


  • We will continually strive to improve our Scottish games and relationship to those involved, the safety of our events and good fiscal stewardship.
  • We will pursue excellence in all we do and remain focused on those we serve and to more fully meet the cultural and educational expectations of all who attend and are involved in our event.
  • We will work as a team for our ultimate mission and to achieve mutual and agreed upon goals through trust and respect in our team approach.
  • We will continue our tradition of excellence through activities that demonstrate that we care for the environment around us and for the people who attend our events.
  • We will maintain a strong and frugal financial policy in order to better serve and to help achieve our cultural and educational goals.
  • We will never compromise our integrity. Our decisions and actions will show all that we have the highest ethical and moral standards.

  • Highlands and Islands Celtic Festival

    Highlands and Islands Celtic Festival

    Gulfport, MS

    A great weekend for the entire family. We want to share our love of Scottish and Irish culture, entertain you and give you a great value for money. $10 Admission provides access to all entertainment, events and demonstrations. Free admission for children(under 12.) There be an open stage for those attending that want to exercise their pipes (both bag and throat) or just pick off a few notes with other like minded Celts.

    We invite you and your family to this year's games. The Festival and Games are open to the general public and is an event for the entire family with most activities scheduled continuously each day. Musical entertainment is virtually continuous with musicians on stage and also circulating through the spectators. An attendance in excess of 5,000 is expected again for the two day event.

    Oklahoma Scottish Festival

    Oklahoma Scottish Festival

    Celebrating Scottish Culture and Heritage in Green Country
    Tulsa, OK

    The Oklahoma Scottish Festival would like to say a big thank you for supporting us once again, during rain, torrential downpours and lots of mud you came out.

    We hope you were not too disappointed and understand why we had to close early on Saturday evening, the decision was not made lightly and was made for safety reasons.

    We all had a great time, and will do it all again next year, bigger and better!

    We look forward to seeing you all back for our 30th Anniversary year, 2009!

    Stone Mountain Highland Games & Scottish Festival

    Stone Mountain Highland Games & Scottish Festival

    Atlanta, GA

    Since 1972, the picturesque grounds of the Stone Mountain Park meadow, a short drive northeast of Atlanta, Georgia, have resounded with the sounds of bagpipes, fiddles and harps during the third weekend in October.

    This year once again, thousands of Scots (even those that wish to be 'Scot for the Day') from around the world will don their family tartans and gather to greet old friends and make new ones too.

    Come, join us under the beautiful autumn skies of north Georgia for a truly fabulous weekend!

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