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May 1, 2018
Shawnee-on-Delaware, PA – Come enjoy the sights and sounds of the Emerald Isle and the Scottish Highlands! The Shawnee Celtic Festival will be held at Shawnee Mountain Ski Area on May 26th and 27th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The main stage under the huge festival tent will be home to non-stop Celtic music and dancing. Featured performers include: Seven Nations, a world touring Celtic rock band; The Screaming Orphans, an all-sister band with a traditional folk sound from Donegal, Ireland; the marching MacKay Pipe Band; the Pocono Highland Dance Academy; Gallagher School of Irish Dancing and the McElligot School of Irish Dance. Each will perform individually and some together on the main stage throughout the afternoon.
Shawnee’s Irish Pub entertainment includes multiple sets by Irish showman and comedian, Seamus Kennedy and several performances by the energetic Rogue Diplomats.
Celtic food & craft vendors will fill the festival grounds. There will also be sheep herding demonstrations by the Raspberry Ridge Sheep Farm and a Celtic farm animal petting zoo. Scottish magician, Stephen Christopher, and Patty O’Furniture, the world’s tallest leprechaun and juggler, will perform in the children’s show area.
The event will be held rain or shine. Advanced Festival Admission, Adults $9 and Children ages
5–12 $7.50, age 4 and under FREE, are now on sale. Plenty of free onsite parking is provided. For more Shawnee Celtic Festival information, vendor applications and online advance discount ticket sales, visit www.shawneemt.com.