A CELTIC HERITAGE CELEBRATION
The Calaveras Celtic Faire is the largest Celtic Event on the West Coast – Celebrating the cultures of Brittany (Breizh), Cornwall (Kernow), Wales (Cymru), Scotland (Alba), Ireland (Éire), Isle of Man (Mannin, or Ellan Vannin) Galicia (Galiza), and Asturias, (Asturies)
Featuring the Imperial Knights Tournament of Champions – Imperial Knights Production Company produces an exciting medieval tournament with spectacular stunts on horseback, jousting and top-of-the-line, hand-to-hand combat with a variety of medieval weapons, so come cheer on your favorite knight! Live music from such bands as The Wicked Tinkers, Golden Bough, and The Black Irish Band. Enjoy great entertainment by The Great Manis O’Tool and The Hearts of Kyber, and see what the Whiskey Experience and Blind Whiskey Competition are all about. Watch Scottish Royalty grace the commoners with its presence. Hear the infectious and haunting skirl of the bagpipes as they march through the fairgrounds and learn all about the different clans and societies throughout Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and Great Britain – is yours listed? You will almost believe you are in the Scottish Highlands with the backdrop of the soft, green, rolling hills dappled with frolicking horses at the Calaveras Fairgrounds.
Friday is an educational day for families and students. No alcohol is served this day because the focus is on cultural and historical learning. See the Faire’s full schedule here.