About St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival
St. Augustine, Florida is America’s Oldest Celtic City which hosts the multi-award winning St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival. Experience top international & U.S. Celtic bands, highland games, parade, whiskey tasting, workshops, lectures, Celtic food, and much more! Saturday morning the festival hosts the Original St Patrick Parade established in 1601! The Celtic Festival and the Parade are Produced by Romanza-St. Augustine, Inc. Albannach is Scots-Gaelic for “Scottish” or “Scotsman”. That’s exactly what we are. Albannach are all born and bred in Scotland and our purpose in life is to share our intriguing culture, history and heritage with you by means of our music. Albannach are not just another Scottish ‘Pipes & Drums’ band, indeed we bring a new and exciting form of music to your living room. A championship winning piper, an extremely talented main drummer, bass drummers and bodhran musicians bring you a brand new approach to percussion and Celtic music. Our style of music is exciting, energetic and enchanting and we promise to leave you begging for more.
Schedule of Events include
- Highland Games
- Whisky Tasting
- Scottish Clans
- Celtic Food
The sounds of the ancient Celtic peoples of Scotland and Ireland are as alive today as ever in America’s Oldest Celtic City at the St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival, at Francis Field on Castillo Drive. Find the CELT in YOU as you take in the sights, sounds and tastes of centuries of European history in the Nation’s Oldest City founded in 1565 by Spanish Celts. Highland Games athletes demonstrate their mind-boggling strength, Celtic Clans show their ancestral pride, Vendors offer up Celtic cuisine and handmade and imported Celtic crafts, and the St. Patrick Parade marches through the streets of the Ancient City’s Historic District.
The hands-down favorite of the St. Augustine Celtic Festival is the MUSIC. Bands from Scotland, Ireland, Canada and around the U.S. play both traditional tunes and Celtic rock throughout the two-day festival.