Regular Festival Dates – March 23 - 24, 2018. Pre-festival event- March 22, Pladdohg in concert (held at The Strand Theater, downtown Evanston. Buy tickets for Pladdohg here)
Festival Hours – Friday, March 23: 3pm - Midnight; Saturday, March 24: 10am - 11 pm. Festival end celebration held at Suds Brothers Brewery March 24: 11 pm - closing.
Festival Program – Check back in late Feb., 2018.
Festival Schedule – Click here for the schedule as it is updated. Subject to change.
Ticket Prices – Full Weekend Pass - $40; Friday only- $20; Saturday only- $30; Daytime only (does not include evening headline concerts)- $5/day. Tickets available Nov., 2017.
Regional Bands – 9 Regional bands perform on the Knights Inn Main Stage or Session Stage in the Machine Shop. 2018 Regional Bands include Julie Hewkin, Hales Family Musical Ties, SYNKOFA, Mark Cantor, Red Hot Ceili Peppers, Harvest Home, Slip 'n The Jigs, Round the Bend, and Pladdohg. Lineup is subject to change.
2018 Headline Entertainment – We've got great headline bands scheduled for 2018- Teada (March 23), Socks in the Frying Pan (March 24), and Molly's Revenge (March 24). Concerts are presented in partnership with The Arts Inc., The Evanston Irish Session, and Uinta County School District No. 1. Lineup is subject to change.
Festival Location – All Events Held Indoors Roundhouse & Railyards Complex, 1500 W Main St., Evanston, WY 82930. In the Complex the festival is held in the Machine Shop, Roundhouse, Superintendent Building and Visitors Center. Click here to see what the venue looks like.
Travel Info – The City of Evanston is located 82 miles northeast of Salt Lake City Utah. Those traveling long distances should fly into Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC), and rent a car to drive to Evanston using I-80 going east. When arriving in Evanston, take exit 3 toward Harrison Dr. Turn left, continue on Harrison Dr. and turn left on Main St. The Roundhouse & Railyards Complex is just ahead on the right side of the street.
Lodging - Find out about our Festival recommended hotel HERE
Volunteer – Volunteers are a very important part of our Celtic Festival! With over 160 shifts available throughout the weekend, there is something for everyone no matter what your area of expertise. Our volunteer team is diverse, hard-working, and we LOVE to have fun. And the best part of all? Volunteers earn FREE ADMISSION to the festival. Check back in Feb. for more information on how to sign up to be a volunteer.
Vendors - If you are interested in becoming a vendor at the festival, email our vendor manager to request an application email@example.com The application due date is January 12th, 2018.
Food & Drink – Try our famous seafood chowder, sausage rolls and more made from authentic Irish and Scottish recipes. There are many different options for delicious ethnic foods. American food also available. The Sud's Bros Pub will be open all weekend long, serving a refreshing variety of wines and brews.
Shopping – Visit the Festival Marketplace to find a variety of vendors that offer Celtic merchandise.