Original & largest Celtic Faire returns to Sonora!
Celebrating the cultures of Ireland, Scotland,
Cornwall, Wales, and all Celtic Nations with the 27th
Annual Sonora Celtic Faire located at the Mother
Sonora- America's original Celtic Faire, featured on
National Geographic Television, returns to the
Mother Lode Fairgrounds on March 8-10th, 2013.
The 27th Annual Sonora Celtic Faire will expand to
three days of never ending Celtic entertainment. The
largest gathering of Celtic musicians will be one of
the highlights at this year's event, from high-energy
Celtic rock bands to the most traditional of groups.
With 20 musical groups, performing on five stages,
the faire offers something to every age and ear!
From National Geographic Television to the History
Channel, featured performancesin 2011 and 2012
we keep adding more non-stop entertainment for
everyone which includes: Scottish & Irish Clans,
belly dance troupes, Scottish dancers, Irish Step
dancers, Celtic Windows in Time-, (featuring 600
costumed re-enactors and 2500 years of Celtic
History), armored foot combat, Welsh longbow
archery, street performers, a giant, a fire breathing
dragon, Vikings, jugglers, and a fire eater. Other
highlights include the large Celtic food court and
Celtic marketplace, with 80 Celtic vendors, artisans,
and crafts persons. A special feature at the faire this
year will be the Scot's & Irish-Whiskey
Competition. The best single malts and blends will
be sampled and judged by the festival goers. The
faire will also offer a large tavern offering Guinness,
Harp, and other fine Celtic imports on-tap!