The Northern Nevada Celtic Celebration is an event that seeks to preserve and showcase the culture, history, and heritage contained within the seven Celtic Nations: Cornwall, Wales, Ireland, Brittany (Great Britian), Scotland, Isle of Mann, and Galicia.
Join us May 18, 2019 for an unforgettable family-friendly experience celebrating Celtic Culture in Northern Nevada!
We will feature three different pipe bands, playing in a variety of locations.
12 pm – All Bands – Lawn Area Near Dance Stage for Opening Ceremonies
12:40 pm – Sierra Highlanders – Hawkins Amphitheater
1:20 pm – Sierra Highlanders – North Lawn by Living History
1:45 pm – Emerald Society – Hawkins Amphitheater
2:15 pm – Emerald Society – North Lawn by Living History
3:00 pm – City of Sacramento – Hawkins Amphitheater
3:40 pm – City of Sacramento – North Lawn by Living History
5:00 pm – All Bands – Lawn Area Near Dance Stage for Closing Ceremonies
Irish storytelling from author and historian David McDonnell in our Clan Tent Area, where you will also find Children's games and information about your Irish/Scottish Heritage!
David will be performing in the CLAN TENT Area at 11am, 1pm and 3pm.
A living history encampment featuring Pirates, Sword fighting, period clothing, the Bronze Age Players and Spinning and Weaving yarn crafts.
A dance and main stage featuring local, regional and international talent!
10:00 Red Thistle Dancers
10:15 Sierra Silverstrings
10:45 Northern Nevada Scottish Highland Dance
11:15 Kennelly School of Irish Dance
11:45 Red Thistle Dancers
12:00 Dance Stage Dark for Opening Ceremonies*
1:00 Ron Wallace/Dunsmuir Dancers
1:30 Sierra Silverstrings
2:00 Silver State Scottish Country Dancers
2:30 Truckee River Dance Company
2:50 Northern Nevada Scottish Highland Dance
3:20 Kennelly School of Irish Dance
3:50 Ron Wallace/Dunsmuir Dancers
4:20 Silver State Scottish Country Dancers
5:00 Dance Stage Dark for Closing Ceremonies*
10:25 AM – Intro and Welcome
10:30 AM – 317 and friends
12:00-12:40 PM – Dark (opening ceremony)
12:40 – Sierra Highlanders Pipe Band
1:00 PM – Dust in my Coffee
1:45 PM – Emerald Society Pipe Band
2:00 PM – The Sophie and Fiachra Trio
3:00 PM – City of Sacramento Pipe Band
3:20 PM – Tempest
5:00 PM – Closing Ceremony, Athletics Awards Announcement at the Grass Field near Dance Stage
Food, craft, local business and authentic Celtic merchandise including kilts, Irish goods, and lots of yummy foods!
Please go to http://renoceltic.org for artist bios and further information!