Woodland Celtic Games & Festival

Yolo County Fairgrounds
1250 Gum Ave
Woodland, CA 95776
United States

Event Description:

The Woodland Celtic Games & Festival is dedicated to bringing the best in Celtic heritage, traditions, entertainment and just plain good times to the Yolo County Fairgrounds.  Experience all the traditional competitions, music, dance, entertainment and vendors. You can also expect the traditional athletics, including the caber (telephone pole) toss, the Scottish hammer (cannonball on a stick), and the weight over the bar and several others. Pipe bands and individual piping and drumming competitions, Highland Dance competition, Scottish Drum Major competition, Historic groups, Family Name Societies (Clans), as well as archery, a beard/mustache contest, entertainers, animals and home baked goods are all there too. Also exhibitions of Irish Step Dance and if all goes well Welsh choirs.

This is an event great for the whole family, with plenty of activities for the kids as well. Take them to the Land of Wee Folk which has a number of games they can play for prizes and a clown to entertain them, learn about breeds of animals coming from Scotland, Ireland, and Wales. They can also learn how to shoot an arrow with our Archery venue in the arena and compete in the "Tug of War: Little Braveheart Warriors".

Join the fun on Saturday April 28th or Sunday April 29th. There will be a Saturday Night Ceilidh, catered by Father Paddy’s Irish Pub at 5:30pm on Saturday. Parking at the event is $5. Active Miltary recieve free admission!