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CelticFest Vancouver

2016 Festival Schedule of Free & Ticketed Events Here!
Tickets On Sale Now For Six Great Shows!

From March 10-17, Vancouver streets, concert halls, and pubs will resound with the sights, sounds, and vibrant spirit of Celtic culture.

Western Canada’s largest Celtic celebration offers the best of traditional and contemporary Celtic culture in all its diversity and vitality – and everyone is invited to join in!

A special pre-festival concert featuring Irish folk hero Damien Dempsey on Saturday, March 5 will set the scene for the great entertainment to come.

CelticFest proudly presents music icons, The Irish Rovers on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17.

The free Celtic Village takes over Granville Street downtown on Saturday & Sunday, March 12 & 13.

The fabulous St. Patrick’s Day Parade is on Sunday, March 13 starting at 11am.

See below for the full list of all the festival’s ticketed concerts and events, or go to Events.

 

TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW FOR CELTICFEST CONCERTS AND EVENTS!

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Don’t miss a special pre-festival concert with Ireland’s chart-topping folk music hero
DAMIEN DEMPSEY
Saturday, March 5, 8pm (doors 7pm)
The Imperial, 319 Main Street
$50 general|$75 Premium Seating
19 years +

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the international ambassadors of Irish music!
THE IRISH ROVERS
Thursday, March 17, 8pm (doors 7pm)
Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville Street
Tickets: $35|$45|$50

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An evening of glorious voices, music and dance!
VANCOUVER WELSH MEN’S CHOIR
with special guests De Danaan Irish Dancers, Piper Tim Fanning & Ballyhooley
Friday, March 11, 7:30pm (doors 7pm)
St Andrews Wesley Church, 1022 Nelson Street
$30 general | Premium Seating $40 | $27 students & seniors 

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The beating heart of the festival with a roster packed full of Celtic gold!
CELTICFEST CEILIDH
Saturday, March 12, 8pm (doors 7pm)
The Imperial, 319 Main Street
$25 advance | $30 at the door
19 years +

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Standing Room Only Theatre presents award-winning Irish playwright John B. Keane’s uproarious comedy
MOLL
March 10, 12, 14 @ 8pm
St. James Hall, 3214 W. 10th Ave.

March 11 @ 8pm, March 13 @ 1pm, March 16 @ 7pm
Dentry’s Irish Grill, 4450 W. 10th Ave.

$20

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Aspiring, intermediate and veteran whisky aficionados are invited to come out and taste!
DOOLIN’S IRISH PUB WHISKY TASTINGS
Doolin’s Irish Pub (654 Nelson)

Whisky 101 – an introduction for beginners
Monday, March 14, 7pm
$30

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Whisky 201 – intermediate level tasting
Tuesday, March 15, 7pm
$60

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Advanced Whisky Tasting – for connoisseurs
Wednesday, March 16, 7pm
$85

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Each event includes 5 scotch/whisky samples
19+ years

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CelticFest Vancouver and the Rogue Folk Club present the trad-folk accordion legend
SHARON SHANNON
Sunday, March 13, 8pm (doors 7pm)
St. James Hall, 3214 W. 10th Ave.
$40 
| $36 for Rogue Folk Club Members

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Join in the fun on opening night!
CELTICFEST KICK-OFF CELEBRATION with the Halifax Wharf Rats
Thursday, March 10, 7pm
Doolin’s Irish Pub, 654 Nelson Street
Tickets: $5 (at the door only)
19 years +