Newport Celtic Festival & Highland Games
The Celtic Heritage Alliance hosts a cultural celebration of the seven Celtic nations with Fringe Friday offering a Sand Sculpture Contest, Kilted Kilometer Fun Run, Community Ceili Dance and Sunset Piping. Sat/Sun offer live Celtic music and dance performances, Clans and Societies with family history information, vendors with Celtic wares, food and drink, family-friendly contests (Bonnie Knees, Welsh Skillet Toss, etc.). A Celtic Heritage Parade with pipers, Celtic dogs and Gingers on Parade (anyone can participate). Don’t miss the Highland Games events and a mini-Highland Games for kids along with numerous activities and crafts. Dogs are welcome!