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Monterey, CA 700 Munras Avenue, Monterey, California 93940

Monterey Scottish Games & Celtic Festival

July 15, 2023 to July 17, 2023
7:00 AM - 11:59 PM

About this event

For over 53 years, the Monterey Scottish Games and Celtic Association has supported our mission of bringing our community together to experience the rich and multi-faceted Celtic culture, values, and history. The Association is a group of community leaders strengthening the social fabric of our community through educational events, philanthropic activities, and the growth of the Monterey Scottish Games and Celtic Festival. _x005F_x000D_ This popular Celtic celebration for all ages brings music, dance, food, and athletic events of Scotland and Ireland to Monterey County. Featuring fun activities for the whole family, the Monterey Scottish Games and Celtic Festival offers a variety of live Celtic entertainment with exciting massed pipe bands. _x005F_x000D_ Featuring talented Highland dancers, internationally known Celtic entertainers, athletes, clans, kids' games, whisky tasting, delicious food, beer garden, great crafts, sheepdog herding, and much more. In addition to traditional pipes and drums, dancing, and Scottish heavy athletic competitions, the festival is a celebration full of demonstrations, performances, and musical entertainment related to many aspects of Scottish and Gaelic culture. Dozens of kilted athletes, bagpipers, and dancers will be back in Monterey entertaining Festival-goers who will enjoy experiencing and learning more about the rich Celtic culture. _x005F_x000D_ The festival also presents fascinating historical re-enactments portraying life in 16th century Scotland. Performers will entertain and educate attendees through the medium of living history. On site again with outstanding demonstrations, lavish costumes, and displays will be the St. Andrews Society featuring Mary Queen of Scots and her court, Clan Galbraith, and the Sjórvaldar Vikings who preserve the history of the Viking era. _x005F_x000D_ For more information: montereycelticfest.com, email montereycelticfest@gmail.com, or call 831-298-0009. _x005F_x000D_ On a mission to become the premier food, music, and celtic festival on the west coast, this year includes exciting new additions - _x005F_x000D_ ● Twice as many performers across two stages _x005F_x000D_ ● Over nine pipe bands _x005F_x000D_ ● Three world champion judges _x005F_x000D_ ● Six traditional and local food vendors _x005F_x000D_ ● New beer garden with traditional and local craft favorites _x005F_x000D_ ● New VIP Lounge for sponsors and VIP ticket holders _x005F_x000D_ ● Two whisky tastings per day _x005F_x000D_ ● Twice as many sheep and agility dog trials _x005F_x000D_ ● New host hotel at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Resort and Spa _x005F_x000D_ ● New kitchen piping contest with over 10 competitors _x005F_x000D_ ● New Saturday night ceilidh at the host hotel ballroom _x005F_x000D_ Host hotel, ticket details, live music line up, and more are available on montereycelticfest.com. A detailed daily schedule will be available online soon. _x005F_x000D_ Festival sponsors are still being sought and more details and benefits are available at montereycelticfest.com/sponsors. _x005F_x000D_ Tickets are now available at montereycelticfest.com/tickets - children 12 and under are free. _x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D__x005F_x000D_ _x005F_x000D_ ONE DAY PASSES _x005F_x000D_ _x005F_x000D_ _x005F_x000D_ _x005F_x000D_ TWO DAY PASSES _x005F_x000D_ _x005F_x000D_ _x005F_x000D_ _x005F_x000D_ Adult - One Day _x005F_x000D_ _x005F_x000D_ $20 _x005F_x000D_ _x005F_x000D_ Adult - Two Day _x005F_x000D_ _x005F_x000D_ $30 _x005F_x000D_ _x005F_x000D_ Teen (ages 13-18) - One Day _x005F_x000D_ (12 and under free) _x005F_x000D_ _x005F_x000D_ $10 _x005F_x000D_ _x005F_x000D_ Teen (ages 13-18) - Two Day _x005F_x000D_ (12 and under free) _x005F_x000D_ _x005F_x000D_ $15 _x005F_x000D_ _x005F_x000D_ Senior (65+) - One Day _x005F_x000D_ _x005F_x000D_ $10 _x005F_x000D_ _x005F_x000D_ Senior (65+) - Two Day _x005F_x000D_ _x005F_x000D_ $15 _x005F_x000D_ _x005F_x000D_ Military - One Day _x005F_x000D_ _x005F_x000D_ $10 _x005F_x000D_ _x005F_x000D_ Military - Two Day _x005F_x000D_ _x005F_x000D_ $15 _x005F_x000D_

Map & Directions

Map & Directions

Monterey County Fair & Event Center, 2004 Fairgrounds Rd, Monterey, CA, USA, 93940
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