WNC Highlands Celtic Festival announces events schedule

WNC Highlands Celtic Festival takes place at the Highland Brewing Co. Tasting Room on Saturday, June 20.
WNC Highlands Celtic Festival takes place at the Highland Brewing Co. Tasting Room on Saturday, June 20.

WNC Highlands Celtic Festival updated its event page with a schedule of events and list of vendors. The Irish School for Dance will perform traditional Irish dancing and Carolina Ceili, Bare Knuckle Quartet, Tuatha Dea, Cutthroat Shamrock and Rathkeltair will perform live Celtic music. Vendors include House of Douglas Bakery, Scottish Leather, Highland Stone and many more.

The festival will be held at the Highland Brewing Tasting Room on Saturday, June 20, from 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Tickets are $17 in advance and $20 on the day of the festival. Children under 12 years old are free.

From Highland Brewing Co.’s website

Event Announcement

Live Celtic Music by Carolina Ceili, Bare Knuckle Quartet, Tuatha Dea, Cutthroat Shamrock, and Rathkeltair!
Dancing by the Drake Irish School for Dance!
Food, Drink, Highland Craft Brews, Celtic Vendors, Herding Demonstrations, Dance Demonstration & More!
Live music by Tuatha Dea at the WNC Highlands Celtic Festival in Asheville, NC at Highland Brewing Company. The Drake Irish School of Dance perform at the WNC Highlands Celtic Festival at Highland Brewing Company located in Asheville, NC. Celtic vendors at the WNC Highlands Celtic Festival at Highland Brewing Company located in Asheville, NC.
Highland calf – WNC Highlands Celtic Festival at Highland Brewing Company located in Asheville, NC. Highland cow – WNC Highlands Celtic Festival at Highland Brewing Company located in Asheville, NC. Highland hen – WNC Highlands Celtic Festival at Highland Brewing Company located in Asheville, NC.

SATURDAY SCHEDULE

10:00 – Gates Open
10:45 – Asheville Interceltic Pipe Band
11:00 – Blue Ridge Border Collies Herding Demonstration
11:30 – Carolina Ceili
12:30pm – Drake School of Irish Dance
1:00 – Bare Knuckle Quartet
2:00 – Blue Ridge Border Collies Herding Demonstration
2:30 – Drake School of Irish Dance
3:00 – Cutthroat Shamrock
4:00 – Highland Games Demonstration
4:30 – Rathkeltair
5:30 – Highland Games Demonstration
6:00 – Asheville Interceltic Pipe Band
6:15 – Bare Knuckle Quartet
7:30 – Tuatha Dea
8:45 – Cutthroat Shamrock
10:00 – Rathkeltair

List of Vendors

Earth Traditions
Scottish Leather
Flipside Works
Formerly McFudge
Highlander Stone
Cat’s Potterie
Marci’s Chain Designs
Shield & Crest
Indi Loves Harlie
House of Douglas Bakery
Near and Far Scottish


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