Posted : Thu, Mar 21, 2013 3:51 pm
Filed under : Volunteers
Vancouver and region celebrated the 9th Annual CelticFest Vancouver, which took place from March 9-17, 2013, with thousands of enthusiastic fans attending the over 70 free and ticketed concerts and events presented. Starting on Saturday March 9 at the free Celts on the Creek family-friendly outdoor event at the Village on False Creek, and ending on St. Patrick’s Day Sunday, March 17 with Mahony & Sons Celtic Village on Granville Street, and the 9th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, folks from all cultures and of all ages came together to dance, sing, have fun and share in Celtic culture and spirit.
The festival organizers thank everyone who came out to enjoy the festival, and expressed their appreciation for the support of the sponsors, funders, organizations, businesses, participants and volunteers who helped make the festival such a rousing success.
Posted : Wed, Jan 16, 2013 10:12 pm
Filed under : Festival Updates
January 17, 2013 Tickets are now on sale and the full schedule has been announced for CelticFest Vancouver 2013, the festival’s 9th year of delivering the Celtic spirit to Downtown Vancouver. With five major ticketed events, including 3 music concerts, a night of comedy and the time-honoured A Whisky Kiss, there are some special evenings in store for CelticFest audiences. And they’re just part of the over 70 events, most of them free, that make up this lively celebration of all things Celtic.
It all starts on Saturday March 9 with Celts on the Creek, a free kick-off celebration at the Village on False Creek. Throughout the week and into the weekend of March 16 & 17, in addition to the festival’s ticketed events, there’s music and some high-kicking in participating pubs and restaurants downtown.
And on St. Pat’s weekend, well – everyone is a Celt with a lot of fun in store! Two festival concerts light up the nights on Friday and Saturday. During the weekend days, Mahony & Sons Celtic Village offers free music at Doolin’s Stage, lots of great things to see and participate in at the Kids’ Celtic Corner, and so much more!
On Sunday, the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade gets pulses racing, starting at 11:00 am downtown.
Check out the festival website for full details!
Posted : Fri, Nov 2, 2012 11:03 am
Filed under : Bagpipes > Ceilidh > Celtic Music dance > Events > March events > Parade > Performers > Pipe bands > St. Patrick's Day > St. Patrick's party > celtic fiddlers > downtown Vancouver > entertainment > vancouver pubs
Get ready to celebrate CelticFest Vancouver March 9 to 17, 2013.
Expect nine days and nights of Celtic music, dance, comedy, a street market and the big, green St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 17, 2013.
Entries to the Parade are now being accepted and forms can be downloaded on our website as well as applications form for vendors and artists for space in our Street market on Granville Street in Downtown Vancouver. The deadline for all submissions is Jan 30, 2013.
We’ll be posting an exciting line up of hundreds of Celtic artists and events on our website at www.celticfestvancouver.com real soon. Please stay tuned!