17th Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival & Highland Games

September 16 & 17, 2017

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

Schedule

Please note: schedules are subject to change.
Our grounds are split into Regions. Colors  indicate which Region where each event is happening.
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Region 1
Region 2
Region 3
Region 4
Region 5
Region 6
Region 7
Region 8

 

Grounds Schedule

Ceilidh Celebration
5:45pm-10pm
Highland Camp Life
10am-5pm
Clan Village
10am-6pm
Highland Games
10am-5pm
Craftsmen Demos
10am-6pm
Kid's Corner
12noon-5pm
Food Court East
10am-7pm
Marketplace
10am-7pm
Food Court West
10am-7pm
 

Highland Games Divisions

Our competitions include: Caber Pole Toss, Sheaf Toss, Stone Throw, 56 lb. weight for height, 28 lb. weight for distance, 56 lb for distance

Pro Masters Men's (40-50)
Women's
Pro Masters Men's (50-60)
Women's Masters
Am Masters Men's (40-50)
Women's Youth
Am Masters Men's (50-60)
 

Celtic College

11am
Kilt Folding 101

with the Sterling Invaders

1pm
Wales: History, Legends, and the Art of Storytelling

with Barrie Doyle

2pm
The Life and Times of Robert Burns Through Poetry, Prose, & Song

with Step in Time

3pm
The Druids- Facts, Myths, and Legends

with Justin Chang

4pm
The Irish Rebellion of 1798 in Song

with Rush the Growler

Attractions

Time
Event
Location
10am
Cannon Firing to open the 17th Niagara Celtic
Region 1
10am-5pm
British Car Club of WNY Display
Region 8
10am-7pm
Free Bus Service (circles through the town, parking lots & festival's Front Entrance)
Off-Site
11:45am
Cannon Firing
Region 1
12pm
Highland Games Opening Ceremonies & Parade w/ Pete Robinson and Step in Time
Region 5
12pm-5pm
Stories & Tales with The Bard of Basswood
Region 6
12:30pm
Calling of the Clans Ceremony
Region 2
1pm
Rugby Match at Krull Park South
Tri-County RFC v. South Buffalo RFC
Off-Site
1pm-5pm
Free Pony Rides
Region 6
1pm-5pm
Heavy Armor Fighting w/ SHFT
Region 7
3pm
Cannon Firing & Arms Demonstration
Region 1
4:30pm
Haggis Eating Competition
sponsored by ScottishStoreOnline.com
Region 5
5pm
Music at the Bonfire
Region 2
8:30pm
Cannon Firing
Region 1

Clan Village Showcases

1:30pm
MacKenzie Highlanders' Pipes and Drums
3pm
The 96th Highlanders Pipes and Drums, Inc.

Celtic Arts Stage

10:30am
Rush the Growler
12:30pm
Cairde
1:45pm
Tom Callahan
3pm
Merry Mischief
4:30pm
Boree Log Set Dancers
5:30pm
Traditional Seisiun (Session)
open to all guests, please bring your instrument and join in- or come to listen!

The Glen

10:30am
Sisters of Murphy
12:30pm
Boughton Hill Band
2pm
Caledonian Pipe Band
2:30pm
Shannonside Ceili Dancers
3pm
Tom Keefer and Celtic Cross
5:30pm
The LeftOvers

Pavilion Stage

10am
Reardon & Garvey Band
11:30am
Shannonside Ceili Dancers
1pm
Two2Many
2:30pm
"D" Company Buffalo City Guard Gordon Highlanders
3pm
McCarthyizm
4:30pm
McMahon School of Irish Dance
 
6pm
8pm
8:30pm

Ceilidh Celebration

Penny Whiskey
McMahon School of Irish Dance
Glengarry Bhoys

Grounds Schedule

Clan Village
10am-6pm
Highland Camp Life
10am-5pm
Craftsmen Demos
10am-6pm
Highland Games
10am-5pm
Food Court East
10am-6pm
Kid's Corner
12noon-5pm
Food Court West
10am-6pm
Marketplace
10am-6pm

Highland Games Divisions

Our competitions include: Caber Pole Toss, Sheaf Toss, Stone Throw, 56 lb. weight for height, 28 lb. weight for distance, 56 lb for distance

Juniors
Super 60+ Masters
Youth Division (Boys & Girls)
Super 60+ Pro Masters
Amateur Men's

Celtic College

11am
(Druid class canceled)
1pm
The Basics of Bodhrán

with Two2Many's John McBride

2pm
Celtic Herbalism

with Marie Merker

3pm
Cymraeg: An Introduction to the Welsh Language

with Hefina Phillips

**2 hour language class

Attractions

Time
Event
Location
8:00am-9:45am
Niagara Celtic 5K Registration
enter through Service Entrance East at Region 8
Region 8
10am
Church Service with Vicar Bill Jeffery
Region 1
10am
5th Annual Niagara Celtic 5K with Cannon Firing start
Off-Site
11am
Clan Allegiance Pledges
Region 1
12pm
Ceremonial Parade w/ Celtic Angels Gaelic Youth Choir
Region 5
12pm-6pm
Free Bus Service (circles through the town, parking lots & festival's Front Entrance)
Off-Site
12pm-5pm
Stories & Tales with The Bard of Basswood
Region 6
1pm-5pm
Heavy Armor Fighting w/ SHFT
Region 7
1pm-5pm
Free Pony Rides
Region 6
2pm
Cannon Firing & Arms Demonstration
Region 1
4:30pm
Cannon Firing
Region 1
5pm
Closing Ceremonies & Parade with Memorial Service
Region 5

Clan Village Showcases

1:30pm
Feadán Òr Pipe Band
2:30pm
Rochester Scottish Pipes and Drums

Celtic Arts Stage

10:30am
Dark Road Duo
12:30pm
Emerald Isle
1:45pm
Step in Time
3pm
Kindred
4:30pm & 5:30pm
CelticMoon

The Glen

11:30am
Niagara Celtic 5K Awards Ceremony
12:30pm
Celtic Cross Duo
1:30pm
Glengarry Bhoys
3pm
Clann Na Cara
3:30pm
Celtic Spirit Pipe Band

Pavilion Stage

10:30am
Poor Ould Goat
12:30pm
Royal Scottish Country Dance Society
1:00pm
Audrey Watkins School of Highland Dance - Canceled
1:30pm
Catch n Release Band
3pm
Schiehallion Scottish Dancers
3:30pm
Ardán-Rochez School of Irish Dance
4pm & 5:30pm
Grand Finale Concert with The Screaming Orphans
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