CelticFest Mississippi 2023 - a weekend of Irish & Scottish music, dance, athletics and culture!

Lakeshore Park

6023 Lakeshore Park, Brandon, MS 39047

From $12.00

Fri, October 13th, 2023 @ 10:00AM CDT (multiple times available)


The 32nd Annual CelticFest Mississippi returns to Lakeshore Park on the Barnett Reservoir in Central Mississippi.

Friday Oct 13, 2023 10am -2pm Student & Family Demo Day- Demonstration Areas will include Irish & Scottish Dancing, Traditional Instruments, Sheep Dog Herding, Storytelling, Highland Games Demos & Highland Cows. Food & Merchandise Vendors will be open. This event is for Students & Families. Not open to adults without school aged children. Homeschool Groups Welcome!

Friday Oct 13, 2023 4pm -10pm. Scottish Night! Highland Games Throwing Clinic, Scottish Traditional Music on the Water's Edge Main Stage, Scottish Whisky Tasting, a Scottish Country Dancing Céilidh, Calling of the Clans and Masterclass Workshops in Scottish Fiddle.

Saturday Oct 14th 9am-11pm Full Festival with 3 stages of Music & Dance, Masterclass Workshops, Highland Games with Pro Men & Women Athletes, Sheep dog Herding Demos, Weavers & Spinners, Blacksmiths, Irish Whiskey Tasting and the world famous Céili Mór led by Máirtin de Cógáin & CelticFest performers for 3 hours of the most fun you'll have on a dance floor!


Special Fast Lane at the Festival Gate for Advanced Sale Ticket Holders!

WEEKEND TICKETS- Save $10 off the Gate Price BEST VALUE

Adults 18+ $30

Students age 14 through College with ID- $25


Friday Student & Family Demo Day 10am-2pm

Everyone age 5+ $6 with a discount voucher to return Saturday for just $10 (Students 13 & Under are free for the regular festival so they can give their voucher to an adult to use) Kids Under 5 are free with school aged siblings & adults.

Friday Evening 4pm-10pm Save $3 off the Gate Price

Everyone is $12

Saturday 9am-11pm Save $3 off the Gate Price

Adults- 18+ $22

Students age 14 through College with ID- $17

VIP Ticket $150 VIP Patrons will receive Weekend Admission, VIP Parking inside the gate, unlimited access to the VIP Lounge & Catering for excellent food & drinks (beer for over 21), reserved table seating at the Water's Edge Main Stage, a ticket to your choice of the Friday or Saturday Whiskey Tasting, 15% off Festival Merchandise, a Signed Poster from CelticFest MS Artists plus access to the after hours Session Saturday night. Tickets are limited.

TWO Kindred Spirits Scotch & Whiskey Tastings this year! MacKay's Pub Tent 7:30pm Friday Night features Whisky selections from Scotland. Saturday features Whiskey selections from Ireland. Separate admission ticket required. $45 in advance for one/$80 for both. Price increased to $55 for one or $100 for both at the Gate.

Join us for our First Ever Celtic Tea Tasting! Saturday Oct 14 at 2pm in the Pavillion. $15

The Following Items are available under the PRODUCTS tab

Masterclass Workshops Cost is $40 for 90 minutes of instruction. Absolute Beginner to Advanced Classes will be offered based on Student Registrations. Maximum of 8 students per class. Workshops will take place at various tented locations on the festival grounds on Saturday between 10am and 5:30pm. Offerings to include Scottish Fiddle, Irish Fiddle, Bodhrán, Tin Whistle, Flute, Uilleann Pipes, Bagpipes, Concertina, Harp, Bouzouki, Intro to DADGAD Guitar, Mandolin, Scottish & Irish solo Dancing plus Irish Sean Nós singing. Must have instrument in good working condition. Separate Admission Ticket Required

Trip for Two to Ireland OR Scotland Raffle Ticket

Limited Edition 2023 CelticFest Mississippi T-Shirt


Refund Policy:

No refunds or returns.

Cancellation Policy:

An event can only be canceled by the venue and/or event organizer. If the venue or event organizer cancels an event, you will be refunded within 4 business days of the event date for your purchase.

Lakeshore Park
6023 Lakeshore Park
Brandon, MS 39047