Dayton Celtic Festival – July 27th-29th, 2012 (Ohio, USA)

Irish IconsCelebrate your Irish (or Scottish or Welsh!) heritage by attending the Dayton Celtic Festival this summer. This lively and popular event will run from July 27th to July 29th, 2012, in downtown Dayton at Riverscape Metropark.

This vibrant and family-friendly event features a 5k Fun Run, as well as a host of live entertainment, which includes traditional Gaelic dance and music. This year’s headlining acts include musical groups Scythian, Gaelic Storm, Slide and Enter the Haggis.

If you’ve never experienced the wonders of Celtic music, this is a great way to enjoy a little authentic Celtic culture. This sampling of acts we’ve discussed here are just the tip of the iceberg, so why not treat yourself by attending the Dayton Celtic Festival this year? The music is guaranteed to make you dance…

Other Festival Highlights

This Ohio festival has so much to offer, so there is truly something for everyone to enjoy. From a quilt raffle to a kid’s play area to a Celtic Bike Ride, there are a range of wholesome and diverting activities to take part in.

In addition, festival attendees may sample some traditional Celtic food and drink through the fest’s Irish and Scottish vendors. There will also be a Celtic Breakfast on July 29th, and some tasty and traditional dishes, including “Celtic Fry” and bread pudding, will be on the menu.

If you love to collect items that reflect your own Celtic heritage, you’ll be pleased to know that there will also be a variety of arts and crafts for sale, all of which represent the beauty and rich heritage of Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

To find out more about this affordable and enjoyable event, be sure to visit the official Dayton Celtic Festival website today.