Asheville Celtic Fest

Asheville Celtic Fest An Indoor Festival With Music, Food, Drink and More.

Asheville Celtic Fest An Indoor Festival With Music, Food, Drink and More.

Asheville Celtic Fest An Indoor Festival With Music, Food, Drink and More.Asheville Celtic Fest An Indoor Festival With Music, Food, Drink and More.Asheville Celtic Fest An Indoor Festival With Music, Food, Drink and More.

Here you'll find our featured bands, vendors and other activities happening throughout the day at the Asheville Celtic Fest.  

Check back in to see newly added vendors and bands!

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Syr is a Celtic Folk Rock band from Columbia, S.C. that plays music inspired by Celtic history, mythology, and folklore.

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The Knoxville Pipes and Drums is a non-profit corporation based in the Knoxville, TN area. The mission of the band is to foster and promote Scottish bagpiping and drumming, and the related Celtic arts, within our community.

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The Scottish Cottage brings fresh, delicious food with a Highland twist. Fine Scottish fare freshly prepared and served at your next event; society meetings, reunions, festivals, weddings… or any special occasion.

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Albannach is not just another Scottish ‘Pipes & Drums’ band, our primal drumming and precise piping stirs the soul of anyone who hears them – young and old! With a champion piper, the unique sounds and talents of a didgeridoo player, and the tribal style bass drumming – our music isn’t for the faint of heart! It’s aggressive, like a Celtic punch to the face!

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Mary Jo Mormon (the Irish one) and John Mormon (the Scottish one). Printed Family Histories, Coats of Arms, Clan Crests, Anniversary Bonds & Family Trees. Custom Engraving, Weaving and Embroidery our Specialty.

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Warriors of Ash is a 501(c)3 Non Profit Organization. We are a Historical European Martial Arts school. We focus not just on technical skill with weapons but also the physical training of our fighters. 

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    The Muckers are a five-piece folk-rock band from Atlanta. With a strong emphasis on Irish music, the band also blends influences of Gypsy music, sea shanties, country, rockabilly, and anything else they can get their hands on. The name doesn’t mean what you think it means.

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 Clever Rabbit's Matt Moreau is a blacksmith who focuses on the preservation of ancient techniques and artisan skills that are slowly being lost in today’s fast-paced world. 

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     AVL Hemp farms is a passion project launched by Mike and Kim Lovoy and Dave and Suzanne Rice. Through personal experience they realized that there is a natural alternative for some prescription medicines and are excited about sharing their knowledge with you.


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Since our founding in 1976, Celtic Sea Salt has grown into a worldwide brand, recommended for both unique taste and unique health benefits. Our roots remain at the center of our growth. While many claim to be the original, we have had over forty years to perfect our craft, and the resulting products embody our dedication. 

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Proving Grounds Coffee will be selling Irish Coffee in conjunction with The Scottish Cottage. Proving Grounds is about really good coffee for really good folks. They are a Mobile Coffee Shop that specializes in festivals and large events and believe coffee should taste great and be convenient. 

Wake Up And Rage!

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The Grandfather Mountain Highlanders Pipe Band is a competition band striving to achieve the highest levels of performance at sanctioned competitions in the South, the Eastern U.S., Canada and Scotland. 

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Enjoy whiskey tastings from Highland Park, Macallan and Naked Grouse. Each ticket will include 3 drams Single Malt Scotch Whiskies and 3 drams Irish Whiskies. 

All ticket holders must check in with Beer Ticket tent for ID check and wristband. 

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The Irish Wolfhound Association of the Mid South encourages and sponsors education in the health and welfare of the Irish Wolfhound, promotes responsible quality breeding, and provides rescue and placement for Irish Wolfhounds in our region of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, and currently also in our neighboring states of Florida and Georgia.

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The Society of Clan Gordon is the Honorary Clan for the upcoming 2020 festival. A popular clan within Scotland known for it's courageous Gordon Highlanders Regiment. A well respected group originating from the North Western part of Scotland.
BYDAND : means Abiding

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      Near & Far Scottish is known as "Your Scottish Department Store In The Southeast". This Charlotte, NC based company will be selling Scottish gifts, clothing & food products at the Festival. 

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Adrian Jenkins is a fine art landscape photographer who focuses primarily on images in and around Scotland, his home for eleven years. He travels to art shows and Scottish Highland Games throughout the United States. Adrian's home and studio are in Marietta GA. 

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Rhino's Exotic Wooden Pipes is based in Mooresville, North Carolina and makes Old School Wooden Pipes out of Exotic woods from around the world.

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The Barony of Hawkwood is a branch of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) in the Western-most portion of North Carolina. The SCA is a non-profit, educational organization dedicated to the study and selective re-creation of life in the Middle Ages. 

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Located in sunny Central Florida, our County Argyle team focuses on two unique crafts: our own one-of-a-kind jewelry, wind chimes and household gifts - all handmade from recycled vintage silverware and salvaged hardware - and our curated collection of truly amazing vintage jewelry from around the world.

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​You can visit Tess Darling at her studio in Phil Mechanic Studios, Suite M-A in the River Arts District, Asheville, NC. ​Find Tess Darling Fine Art on Instagram and Facebook.

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Launched in 1901 in Scotland, IRN-BRU is a carbonated soft drink made to an original secret recipe, which contains 32 flavours. IRN-BRU's unique combination of flavours delivers the brands indescribable and phenomenal taste.

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Scottish Terrier Club of the Piedmont's goal is to introduce you to a fun, energetic, smart, loyal and playful breed; and create opportunities for you and your Scottie to make friends; enjoy dog shows and compete for championships; and support the longevity and health of a breed that has been in existence since the 16th century. 

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Each of JoAnn's mixed media works tells a story. Whether exploring relationship with time, technology, popular culture, the past, 

or the future, her art depicts universal themes of what it is to be human and has intergenerational appeal. Materials include shapes that she carves, molds, sews, or 

in other ways creates herself as well as 

found items.

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Hand~crafted organic bodycare products made with ultra pure, therapeutic grade essential oils, Celtic Sea Salt, raw, organic and unrefined ingredients, using only glass containers. We believe in keeping it simple, gentle and powerful to help restore optimal health to you and the planet.

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One of the demonstrations at the Asheville Celtic Fest will come from Joe Parham and his talented border collies. Joe will be showing off the breed's special herding and shepherding skills.

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Catskill Mountain Moccasins' mission is to produce the finest custom made footwear you can buy! Every pair is made to the exact specifications ordered by the customer with 24 hour access to check order status. We are here for you! Not the other way around!

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Festival goers will be able to enjoy sit down dining at the new Celtic Cafe! Just one more benefit of being an indoor festival during the cold of winter.

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Sister of Mother Earth sprouted to existence a decade ago in an aspiring herbalist’s kitchen. Reintroducing folk remedies and native wild foods, plus creating community with other small businesses in the area is the core of Sister of Mother Earth’s mission and dream.

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Highland Heritage is a family owned and operated, Highland Heritage is a Scottish Irish Import business and custom Kilt maker, selling band supplies, dance wear and supplies, jewelry, and Celtic clothing. They are your store for all things Scottish and Irish! 

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Find your favorite Scottish foods or share the taste of Scotland with your friends. From Hampers to haggis, we have the best for you. Taste the Bounty of Scotland!

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Carpenter Academy of Irish Dance - Asheville. We believe in fostering a love and appreciation for Irish dance by maintaining the integrity of the sport through fun and athletic training in a creative and nurturing environment

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We provide traditional scones, breads, shortbreads, cookies and cakes to Scottish and Irish festivals and Highland games. Everything from scottish shortbread to 

Meat Pies. 

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House of Steel makes all handmade high carbon steel blades, drinking horns, etched glassware, jewelry, t-shirts, leather and accessories. 

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The UK Market is a traveling Celtic retail vendor attending Scottish/Irish/Celtic festivals and events across the Eastern United States. The delicious assortment of Welsh Miners Cakes are based on their Grandmothers recipe. 

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Highlander Handcrafted started making Wood Smoking Pipes in 2012 and it became a full time job. We are constantly improving and evolving. We do custom orders for pipes, cutting boards, etc. Let us make something unique for you! 

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Local Asheville screen printer, Lightning Bolt Ink, is a sponsor and partner of the Asheville Celtic Fest and the printer of our Celtic Dog t-shirts. We thank them for their support!