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 March 29, 2017  – April 2, 2017

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Quick Info

The 7th Annual Tartan Day South Celebration is a five 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 50,000 patrons have been attended Tartan Day South events  since 2011, the growth and reach has been phenomenal in just six short years.  This year we introduce our Thursday Night Gala as well as the Tartan Day 5K run and fun day on Sunday afternoon.  Come join us in celebrating the contributions of Scottish and Irish Americans and the culture they love that brings so much great fun for all ages right here at home!

Our Events

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

Ax Tossing & Archery

Swordplay

Historic Encampments

Celtic Marketplace

Kids Rides & Play Area

“Wee Games”

FREE Movie Night

Celtic Commotion

Drumsmoke

Kirkin’ of the Tartans

Quidditch Tournament

Tartan Day 5K Run

Power of Plaid Fashion Show and Gala

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Heritage Tent

Featuring:

Special Presentations

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Guest Speaker

Dr Bruce Durie:

Renown Genealogist, Writer, Broadcaster & Lecturer from Scotland

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Please support our sponsors who make this great event possible.

When/Where 2017

Wednesday March 29

Carolina Ale House-Vista, Columbia SC

CELTIC KICKER featuring SYR

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm


Thursday March 30

Holiday Inn & Suites, West Columbia,

Power of Plaid Fashion Show Gala

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater

FREE Celtic Movie Night

Starts at 7:30 pm


Friday March 31

Historic Columbia Speedway

CELTIC COMMOTION

Gates open at 6:00 pm

Cultural Music

Flaming Caber Ceremony

Quidditch Interactive Demo


Saturday 1

Historic Columbia Speedway

TARTAN DAY SOUTH MAIN EVENT

Highland Games & Celtic Festival

Gates Open at 8:30


Saturday April 1

HC Speedway Campground

DRUMSMOKE

Approximately 7:00 pm

FREE: Hosted by Tuatha Dea


Sunday April 2

West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater

KIRKIN’ OF THE TARTANS BY THE RIVER

Historic Columbia Speedway

11:00 am

Tartan Day 5K and Kilt Run

Celtic Fun Day

Gates Open at 1:30 pm

New events for Tartan Day South 2017

Please Thank Our Sponsors