March 22-25, 2018


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The 8th Annual Tartan Day South Celtic Festival

The 8th Annual Tartan Day South Celebration is a four day event honoring Celtic heritage in our area. The festival is an array of different events at many different venues featuring unique sports, incredible music, great foods and interactive as well as interesting exhibitions.  The event is one of a kind in the midlands.   Nearly 60,000 patrons have attended Tartan Day South events  since 2011, the growth has been phenomenal in just seven short years.   Come join us in celebrating the contributions of Scottish and Irish Americans and the culture they love that brings such great fun for all ages right here at home!

Thursday, March 22nd    7:00 pm

“Tartan Day South Kickoff Party”

Presented by FOX 102.3

Featuring “Syr”

The British Bulldog Pub

1220 Bower Pkwy, Columbia, SC 29212

We will tee it up at 7:00 pm

Friday March 23rd      6:30 pm

“Celtic Commotion” 

Sponsored by The Town of Lexington

An Evening of Music and Exhibitions

Featuring:  Tuatha Dea, Barleyjuice, and Lift Irish Band

Icehouse Amphitheater      107 W Main St. • Lexington, SC 29072

Adult Tickets $10.00 12 and under are Free

Parking $5.00 Adult Tickets $15.00 12 and under are Free

Gates Open at 8:30 am

Highland Athletics,   Traditional Dancing,   World Class Celtic Music,   Pipe Bands,  Sheep Dog Herding,  Birds of Prey,

 Traditional Food & Drink,   Genealogy,    Classic British Car Show,   Celtic Clans & Societies,   Archery,

  Swordplay,    Medieval Encampments,    Celtic Marketplace,   Kids Rides & Play Area,   “Wee Games”,    Quidditch Tournament


Heritage Tent


“Outlander” Costume Presentations, History and Tartan Presentations


Drumsmoke   7:00 pm

Speedway Campground

Sunday March 25th  11:00 am

“Kirkin’ of the Tartans on the River”

Riverwalk Amphitheater Park

Corner of Meeting Street & Alexander Road, West Columbia

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