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Latta Celtic Festival

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This is it, the event you’ve been waiting all year for, it’s back… The Latta Celtic Festival. For the last six years spectators from near and far have made their way to Historic Latta Plantation in celebration of the Celtic culture James Latta once hailed from. Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, you can celebrate all things Celtic by enjoying live music, food and beer vendors, arts and crafts vendors, historic Celtic warriors and heritage demonstrations. Children will enjoy story times, dancing, visiting the farm animals and more.

This year our Celtic Festival will feature a special Sunday performance by Master Fiddler Jaime Laval

Admission: $9 Adults, $8 Seniors (age 62+), $8 Students, Children 5 & Under FREE


Performing Bands/Groups

  • Celtic Echoes (Scottish Traditional)
  • Erin Tide (Irish Traditional
  • Stirling Bridge (Bagpipe Rock)
  • Thistledown Tinkers (Celtic Duo)
  • Jamie Laval (Master Fiddle Player)


Music Schedule

Saturday                        Sunday

11 am      Celtic Echoes                Celtic Echoes

11:30       Erin Tide                        Erin Tide    

12            Stirling Bridge              Jamie Laval

1              Thistledown Tinkers     Thistledown Tinkers

2              Celtic Echoes               Jamie Laval

3              Erin Tide                       Sterling Bridge

4-4:30                                          *Closing Ceremony*


Timed Demonstrations:

  • Civil War Weapons Demonstration(2 and 4 o'clock)
  • Vikings Weapons Demonstration (11and 3 o'clock)
  • School of Needlework (11, 2:30, and 3:30; for kids)
  • Scottish Wool Waulking (1 o'clock, audience participation) 
  • Gunsmithing Demonstration (Saturday Only)
  • 71st Highlanders Weapons Demonstration
  • Dancing (Saturday 11, 1, and 3; Sunday, 1 and 3 o'clock)


Food Vendors

  • Appalachian Smoke BBQ
  • Miss Anna's Sweet Treats
  • St. Andrew's Square
  • Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
Earlier Event: March 1
No House Tour (3pm)
Later Event: March 31
Latta Easter Egg Hunt