Sonora Celtic Faire
Date(s) - 03/08/2019 - 03/10/2019
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mother Lode Fairgrounds
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This year, the Sonora Celtic Faire will be celebrating 33 Years of cultures of Ireland, Scotland, Cornwall, and Wales. The Faire is held outdoors, indoors and under cover (including seats in the grandstands)
The Faire will also present three stages of Celtic Music: The Real McKenzies, Wicked Tinkers, Tempest, Black Irish Band, Golden Bough, Michael Mullen, Cooking with Turf, Irish Bagpipe Band, Stag and Thistle.
Returning after several years, the International Ultimate Jousting Championships with real live hard hitting competition and the Armor Foot Combat Tournament, featuring over 30 competitors.
There will be a Celtic living history area featuring over 1,000 costume performers acting out 2,000 years of Celtic History.
Over 100 Celtic vendors, craftsman, and artisans will be selling their wares. There will be plenty of food and whiskey tasting as well. Expect to see Irish dogs, Irish step Dancers and Scottish highland dancers, jugglers, magicians, fire-eaters, and a fire breathing dragon.
Free shuttle rides will be offered, courtesy of Black Oak Casino, from the Walmart Parking Lot and the Junction Shopping Center parking lot, Sonora High School’s main parking lot and the old hospital parking lot on Forrest Road.