SW MO Celtic Heritage Festival and Highland Games

SW MO Celtic Heritage Festival and Highland Games – The 11th annual SW MO Celtic Heritage Festival and Highland Games will be on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 6th & 7th at the Old City Park and Dallas Co. Fairgrounds, Ramsey St., Buffalo, MO  Friday night activities are free to the public and will begin at 7PM with the Calling of the Clans and the Ceilidh with music to follow.  There will be vendors, food and entertainment.
Saturday festivities begin at 9AM with gates opening at 8:30 AM with the Highland Games, the noon day parade will Highlight the Kilties Drum & Bugle Corp, Clans and Bagpipers.  The days activities include Sword Fighting, Dog Show, Archery competition, Hatchet Throwing competition, Mini Golf,  three stages of entertainment, Irish & Scottish Dancers, Kids Realm and Scotty the Fox for the kids, Cultural Historian, Storyteller, Scottish animals, Highland coos, Shetland sheep, spinners, Irish Wolfhounds, Rough Collies, Clydesdale Carriage rides and Llama display.
scottish sword events at the highland games in missouri
Sword events at Highland Games


There are Food Vendors with Celtic and continental foods, Scottish and Celtic Vendors, traditional vendors and many more things to do and see.  For more information, check out the website at www.swmocelticfestival.com   or call 417.345.0575

Date of Highland games

September 6th & 7th, 2013  Friday night, open at 5:00 PM;  Calling of the Clans 7PM  with the Ceilidh to follow
Sat. open from 9AM-5PM

Location of the Celtic Heritage Festival

physical address 
Old City Park & Dallas Co. Fairgrounds,
Ramsey Street
Buffalo, Missouri
Events or activities to expect:
Celtic Entertainment, Clan Families, Vendors, Border Collie herding, Clydesdales and carriage rides, dog show, Sword Fighting, Hatchet Throwing, Archery, Soap making, Sanctioned Highland Games
Type of festival:
Cultural Celtic Festival
Description of festival:
The SW MO Celtic Heritage Festival and Highland Games is celebrating its 11th year.  This year there are three stages of entertainment.  Back by popular demand is our featured entertainers, Lads of Talleymoore, a group of young men  performing the gamut from traditional ballads to foot stomping pub favorites.  There are Bagpipers, fiddlers, Irish and Scottish Dancers and Scotty the Fox for the younger at heart.  Honored Clan is CLAN CAMPBELL this year.  There are Celtic Vendors and traditional vendors, Celtic and continental foods.  You will find foods from Haggis, Scotch Eggs, Fish & Chips, Shortbreads,  as well as Rum and Irish Cakes.  The Sanctioned Highland Games begin at 9AM on Saturday until they are finished with their competition.  The Games include Caber Toss; Sheaf Toss; Braemar Stone; Open Stone; and others.  All Athletics are invited to compete.  Just check out the Athletic competition on the website.  Check out our website at www.swmocelticfestival.com
Ticket prices are available on the website with Paypal available for advance tickets also
Expected attendance:
1500-2000 people family event
Contact number for information or vendors: (optional):
417-345-0575 or 417.345.2852
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