17th Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival & Highland Games

September 16 & 17, 2017

Saturday 10am-10pm | Sunday 10am-6pm

Press & Media

Press | Promotions | Media Coverage

2017 Press Materials & Info.

Note: All press releases/ photos/ logos are copyright protected. Use of them in a way considered unsatisfactory to the society, or use of them in an inappropriate manner, will result in swift and serious legal action.

Publicity Contact:

Vicki Banks, Marketing Director. vicki@niagaraceltic.com or 716-778-5730

WHO:

Presented by non-profit Niagara Celtic Heritage Society, founded in 2001

WHAT:

17th Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival & Highland Games

WHEN:

Saturday, Sept. 16 | 10am-10pm & Sunday. Sept. 17 | 10am-6pm

WHERE:

Krull Park, 6108 Lake Road, Olcott, NY 14126

TICKETS:

Admission: $10-$25
Pre-Sale through Sept. 3rd: $8-$20

Weekend $25 | Saturday $20 | Sunday $12 | Children 12 & Under FREE | Parking FREE
*Discounts for Groups, Seniors, Military, Students

LINKS:

WEBSITE: www.NiagaraCeltic.com | FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/niagaraceltic
FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE: www.facebook.com/events/405738476432201/
TWITTER: twitter.com/niagaracelticny
TICKETS: bit.ly/2017CelticFest
SCHEDULE: niagaraceltic.com/fest_schedule.html

PHOTOS:

High resolution images available through our dropbox, please contact for access: vicki@niagaraceltic.com

Did you find a photo somewhere on our website you'd like to use? Email info@niagaraceltic.com and let us know the photo you'd like OR Click here to view/ order photos from past festivals, taken by Wayne Peters: wayne861.smugmug.com.

ATTEND OUR FESTIVAL:

Press/ Publications should arrive at our Operations Gate with proof of employment. You will be given entrance and instructions. All print and broadcast press are welcome, no pre-registration required. Questions? vicki@niagaraceltic.com.

2017 PRESS RELEASE:

The following information is available for immediate release. Additional info. may be obtained by email at vicki@niagaraceltic.com or calling our HQ: 716-778-5730.

2017 Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival & Highland Games

The Niagara Celtic Heritage Society invites everyone to their 17th Annual Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival & Highland Games which will be taking place September 16 & 17. History will come alive at lakeside Krull Park, inside the charming village of Olcott Beach. Guests of this yearly festival, less than an hour drive from both Buffalo and Rochester, will find themselves immersed in the traditions and pageantry of Ireland, Scotland, and Wales.

Upon entering the grounds guests will be enchanted by Irish Step Dancers, thrilled by Pipe Bands, and mesmerized by historical re-enactors. Visitors should be sure to visit the athletic field, where they can cheer on their favorite athlete as he or she competes in the centuries old Strongman Competition known as Highland Games. Young children will be enthralled with the kid's area, complete with mini-Highland Games, crafts, rides and more! No trip would be complete without a visit to the Marketplace where guests will discover unique gifts, foods, and crafts to take home as a reminder of their incredible weekend.

After all the excitement, guests can relax under the pavilion to the sounds of Celtic music, as they enjoy the celebrated foods offered in the food court. Visitors should be sure to stay late on Saturday night for the Ceilidh (Kay-lee), a celebration of music and dancing. It is a party that everyone on the grounds participates in, ensuring great fun and many fond memories.

Admission to the Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival & Highland Games is Weekend $25/ Sat $20/ Sun $12, Children 12 & under are FREE, and there is plenty of FREE Parking. Live Celtic music, dancers, athletes, clans, re-enactors, vendors, food, and children’s activities come together to make the festival a truly memorable day for all! Krull Park, Olcott Beach, NY. Festival Hours are Saturday 9/16: 10am-10pm, and Sunday 9/17: 10am-6pm. For much more information, including the latest schedule of events, visit www.NiagaraCeltic.com or call 716.778.5730.


Promotions

Niagara Celtic was honored to have been chosen by Constant Contact to be in one of their 2012 promotional videos!

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Media Coverage

2016

It's almost time for Celtic Fest | The Lockport Union Sun & Journal

2015

Celebrating 15 Years of Celtic Fun Along Lake Ontario | Niagara-USA

Scottish country dancing, haggis pie-eating contest and more at Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival| The Buffalo News

MAILBAG: 'Niagara Celtic' a terrific time in any weather | The Lockport Union Sun & Journal

Cultivating Celtic roots | The Lockport Union Sun & Journal

Celtic Fest offers plenty to do next weekend| The Lockport Union Sun & Journal

Sign up now for the Niagara Celtic 5K runThe Lockport Union Sun & Journal

2014

Niagara Celtic heritage is celebrated at Krull Park festival | The Buffalo News

14th Annual Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival to continue Celtic traditions

14th Annual Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival to continue Celtic traditions in Western New York

2012

Celtic Life Interview

www.prlog.org/11961918-niagara-celtic-festival-gets-ready-to-host-annual-highland-games.html

5/31/2012 www.wnypapers.com

5/31/2012 Buffalo Music Hall of Famers Join National Recording Artists Screaming Orphans June 9

4/1/2012 Buffalo Irish Times Article

2/1/2012 Buffalo Irish Times Article

2011

8/1/2011 Buffalo Irish Times Article

7/26/2011 Town Of Newfane Newsletter Announcement

2010

7/26/10 Niagara Celtic Concert Lineup Announced

7/15/10 Attention Niagara County Residents: Niagara Celtic needs you!

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