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Photo of vendor booths at the annual Celtic Festival in Moorhead
Moorhead Parks & Recreation

Annual Celtic Festival Returns to Hjemkomst Center on March 16th

Moorhead, MN – The vibrant sounds of bagpipes, the rhythmic beat of Irish dance, and the aroma of traditional Celtic cuisine fill the air as Fargo-Moorhead’s annual Celtic Festival returns for its 20th year! This lively event invites you to immerse yourself in the captivating history, arts, and traditions of the seven Celtic Nations: Brittany, Cornwall, Isle of Man, Galicia, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales.

Immerse yourself in the lilting melodies of Celtic music performed by talented community and regional artists. You’ll be captivated by the energetic footwork of traditional and contemporary Celtic dance performances or listen to spellbinding tales of Celtic lore that will transport you to another time and place.

In addition to the stage performances, the festival boasts informative booths and a marketplace filled with unique Celtic goods from vendors. Starting at 11 am, tantalize your taste buds with a selection of traditional Celtic cuisine prepared by Concordia Catering.

Here’s a glimpse of the talented performers and demonstrators you can expect to see:

  • Fargo-Moorhead Historical Fencing Club
  • Bundle & Go
  • McDonald School of Irish and International Dance
  • Sally Morris
  • Dick Hensold
  • Tucker’d Out
  • Clairseach
  • O’Neil Family Band
  • Heather & Thistle Pipes & Drums
  • Red River Harp Ensemble
  • Sweet Afton
Celtic Festival Entertainment Schedule

Admission is just $5 per person, with free entry for children 10 and under. Doors open at 9:30 am, and programming begins at 10 am.

Make getting to the festival a breeze!
Take advantage of LinkFM’s free event route operating from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. Simply park near one of LinkFM’s 12 downtown FM bus stops, wave down the bus when you see it approaching, and hop on for a convenient ride. The bus runs continuously, arriving at each stop approximately every 15 minutes. Learn more about LinkFM at MAT Bus: matbus.com/services-partners/linkfm.

Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate the rich tapestry of Celtic culture at Fargo-Moorhead’s annual Celtic Festival!

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