Florida Keys Celtic Festival

January 6-7, 2018
Marathon Community Park
MM49 US Hwy 1 Ocean Side
Marathon, FL
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About

The Florida Keys Celtic Festival features family-friendly Celtic rock and Traditional music, Irish & Scottish Dancing, Sheep-dog herding, Pipes and Drums, a Children’s Glen with games, face painting and fun activities, and fabulous Celtic (and Keys) foods and crafts vendors. Highland Athletics, the original Strongman sport, features a sanctioned Woman’s Highland Athletics Competition and Men’s Highland Athletic Demonstrations.


Proceeds from the Florida Keys Celtic Festival support The Hammock House at St. Columba Episcopal Church, a FREE after school and summer camp program providing nurturing and nutrition. The Hammock House was born out of concern for Middle Keys children who often lack safe, affordable recreation and enough to eat when school is out of session. The Hammock House After School Care and Just for Fun summer and school break camps provide Marathon’s kids a no-cost, healthy place to thrive emotionally, intellectually, artistically and spiritually.


LIVE MUSIC

Albannach
Albannach is Scots-Gaelic for Scottish or Scotsman. That is exactly what we are. Albannach are all born and bred in Scotland and our purpose in life is to share our intriguing culture, history and heritage with you by means of our music.
The Screaming Orphans
The Screaming Orphans are four sisters with the good fortune to have been raised in the magic of Bundoran in County Donegal, Ireland. While we can never forget our roots in traditional Irish music, the Screaming Orphans draw on a diverse set of influences ranging from Simon and Garfunkel, The Bangles to The McNulty Family, with a strong focus on melody-driven songs with pop and rocks strains.
Marcille Wallis & Friends
Marcille Wallis & Friends is a high-energy traditional Celtic band but oh, so much more! We infuse our performances with music and dance from many genres, including bluegrass and old-time Appalachian, rock and classical, and Christian hymns, always staying true to our Celtic heritage.
West of Galway
Based in Naples, Florida, West of Galway has been entertaining Irish music loving crowds throughout Florida and on the festival circuit up and down the eastern USA.

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Send a message to info@floridakeyscelticfestival.com below:
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