2019 Games and activities

Best toast

  • Friday, August 16th 8:30pm

  • In the Tasting Tent 

  • Rules:

    • 1 minute or less 

    • Tasteful & no explicit language allowed 

    • Celtic based 

    • Audience judged

Celtic Idol

  • Friday 9:15-9:30pm on Ceili Stage 

  • Sunday 3:15-3:30pm on Ceili Stage 

  • Rules:

    • Sing 2 lines of a Celtic song (words provided)

    • Audience judged

Tallest Tale

  • Saturday 8:30pm in Tasting Tent 

  • Rules:

    • 2 minutes or less 

    • Tasteful & no explicit language allowed 

    • Celtic based 

    • Audience judged

Haggis Toss

  • Saturday 8:45-9pm on Ceili Stage 

  • Rules:

    • Female participants only 

    • Top 2 finalists judge the Knobby Knee contest

Knobby Knees

  • Saturday 9-9:15pm on Ceili Stage 

  • Rules:

    • Male participants only 

    • Kilt preferred but not required

Reddest Hair

  • Sunday 2:30-2:45pm on Ceili Stage 

  • Rules:

    • Open to all ages 

    • Audience judged

Most Freckles

  • Sunday 4-4:15pm on Ceili Stage 

  • Rules: 

    • Open to all ages

    • Face & arms only 

    • Cannot be drawn on - must be authentic

Celtic Tattoo

  • Sunday 5:15-5:30pm on Main Stage 

  • Rules:

    • Must have a celtic tattoo 

    • Tattoo must be visible 

    • Audience judged

General Information about contests

  • Prizes awarded for 1st place (unless otherwise noted)

  • All games are free to enter

  • Can enter online or at Celtic Festival 

    • Where to enter at Celtic Festival

      • Friendly Sons of St. Patrick Booth

      • McGing Irish Dancers Booth

      • Side-stage 20 minutes prior to the start of contest

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