Top US Celtic Festivals
Filed Under: United StatesGrilled hot dogs and beach days may define the summer for many, but there are tribes of would-be Celts around the country who live for the warmer days of corned beef and cabbage. Celtic festival season is upon us, and the Travel Channel has identified some of the best summer celebrations designed to help release your inner St. Patrick.
Holiday Inn St. Paul downtown.
The festival starts on Friday with whisky tasting, live music and living history displays. The pipe, drum, fiddle, drum major and highland dance competitions take place on Saturday and Sunday. This year, children under 15 can attend for free when accompanied by an adult. For the wee ones, the games this year will include a scavenger hunt, storytelling, face painting, juggling and crafts. Parking is in nearby Lincoln, with shuttle buses taking attendees to the grounds at Loon.