CelticFest Returns to Vancouver

On March 7th to the 17th CelticFest returns with a packed lineup of familiar and new events where you can go an wear your green with pride.   The kids festival starts things off on March 7th with a tribute to the great Celtic punk rockers The Pogues at the Imperial Theatre on Main St..  The festivities will continue on Wednesday March 11th with a pair of whisky-themed events at the Belmont club on Granville Street where you can learn the basics about the most Celtic of spirits at the Whisky Tasting seminar.

Then start the weekend off with a thrilling show of Celtic oral power. On Friday March 13 the Vancouver Welsh Men's Choir with over 100 voices perform at the historic Christ Church Cathedral with the De Danaan Irish Dancers.  CelticFest will also take to the street with Celtic Village - where several blocks of Grnaville will be blocked off and filled with stages for live music, street performers, sword fighting displays and street food. 

There is plenty more planned including the 11th St. Patrick's Day Parade and the return of the infamous CelticFest Ceilidh.  For a complete line up and to purchase your tickets go to the official website.  Have fun!

Photo from CelticFest Vancouver

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