Celtic Fest Commission


Celtic Fest Commission


Celtic Fest crest

March 19, 2016

On Saturday, March 19, 2016 stop by the Sears Centre Arena for the fifth annual Northwest Celtic Fest! The event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Parking and event entry are FREE. This spectacular fest has been established as a region wide showcase of all things Irish, Welsh and Scottish. Designed to celebrate Celtic heritage, the fest will also include a scotch and beer tasting and will welcome several Clans to highlight their traditions. From live music, dancing, food and fun; there’s something for everyone!

Highlights include:
Clan representation
Celtic marketplace + Celtic food
Irish dancers
Live music
Meet and greet with Irish Wolfhounds!
FREE Kid's activities +face painting
Meet and greet with Birds of Prey
Scotch and beer tasting
Mini golf and Bounce houses
Rugby demonstrations


 See Celtic Fest Updates
and Photos


Entertainment Schedule:


10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Hope Rose

11:00 a.m. to 11:20 a.m.

Mulligan Stew

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Rebecca McCarthy School of Irish Dance

1:10 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Academy of Irish Music

1:45 p.m. to 2:10 p.m. 

Baal Tinne

2:25 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Trinity Academy of Irish Dance

3:10 p.m. to 3:35 p.m.

Heather and Thistle Highland Dancers

3:35 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Chicago Scots Pipe Band

4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Magic's Legacy

See Magic’s Legacy perform in the “bowl” multiple times during the day!

The Sears Centre Arena is located at 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway in the "Poplar Creek at 59/90" Entertainment District in western Hoffman Estates. Click here for a map and directions to the Arena.

For the latest festival updates, visit https://www.facebook.com/NWCelticFest, or call 847-781-2610.

We hope to see you there!

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