St. Augustine Woman's Journal - Educational Resource to the Women of St. Johns County Since 2009

Revel in your CELTIC Roots


February 1, 2017 | View PDF

The 7th Annual St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival is set for March 10-12, 2016, when Celtic heritage and music take over the Ancient City.

Come join in the Celtic revelry. Wear your green proudly. Display your shamrocks, your tam, your tartan, your kilt. Find the CELT in YOU!

The St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival was voted 2016's Best Event in both St. Augustine and Jacksonville, and has been called "arguably the finest collaboration of Celtic performers assembled in the United States".

In addition to live entertainment by internationally acclaimed Celtic bands, the weekend Festival is filled with, Highland games athletic competitions, Celtic artisans, Celtic food, whiskey tasting, Clans from Ireland and Scotland, games and entertainment for children, and more - all at Francis Field, 29 W. Castillo Drive, downtown across from the visitors' parking garage.

...And the ONLY St. Patrick Day Parade in Northeast Florida begins at 10AM Saturday, March 11.

Find the CELT in America's Oldest Celtic City

Founded in 1565 by colonists from the Founded in 1565 by colonists from the northern Celtic region of Spain, St. Augustine has an amazing Celtic history, including many Colonial Spanish and British Governors and historic vicars of Celtic descent like Padre Miguel O'Reilly, plus the Hibernia Regiment and fascinating stories of romance and mystery involving Scottish and Irish colonial soldiers.

Today, over half the residents of St. Augustine, Florida proudly claim Irish, Scottish, Welsh and/or other Celtic ancestry. And every year more lads and lasses converge upon the Ancient City from across the world, donning their tartans and green attire to celebrate their culture and heritage.

Tickets are available at Festival tickets may also be purchased at these downtown St. Augustine establishments: Ann O'Malley's Irish Pub, 23 Orange St., at The Prince of Wales Restaurant 54 Cuna Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084, or at Aunt Matilda's Steampunk Trunk 106 St. George Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084


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