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We are a Veteran owned and operated 501(3)(c). We are currently seeking sponsors and participants. Celtic Food and Merchandise Vendors, Pipe and Drum Bands, Celtic Bands, Storytellers, Highland Cattle, Sheep Herding, Celtic Dogs, 5K Runners and volunteers.
Please use the contact us form or email wvcelticfestandgames@gmail.com

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To register visit our registration page.
For more information call 304-641-8770

Festival Activities

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Highland Games

Highland Dancers

Live Entertainment

Clan Villiage

Food and Drinks

Celtic Merchandise

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Highland Games
Sponsored By



Sanctioned by MASA
Caber Toss
Open/Braemar Stones
Weights For Distance
Scottish Hammers
Sheaf Toss
Weight For Height

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Live Entertainment
Live Music Featuring


Ally the Piper
The Devil's Brigade
formerly know as
The American Rogues
Kinnfolk
Starfire Entertainment

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Sports
King of Stones
Irish Road Bowling
Kilted 5K Run
Longbow Competition
Archery
Tug of War
Youth Games

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For children

$100 Four Leaf Clover Hunt
Arts and Crafts

Catch a Nessie
High
land Games
Tug of W
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Appalachian Scottish Princess

Scotch Eggs
Food

Traditional Celtic Foods
Beer Garden

 
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Clans

Honor Clan MacDougall
Clan Ferguson
Clan Macleod
Clan Ramsey

Clan Mackay
Kennedy Society
Clan Lockhart

Clan MacFarlane
Clan Donnachaidh
Clan Logan
Clan Thompson

 

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Vendors
Traditional Celtic Apparel
Jewelr
y and Handbags

Log Cabin Quilters' Guild

Appalachian Willows & Brooms
The Savage Mansion

Jennifer Mackenroth Jewelry
Aromies For You
Tracey's Sugar Shack

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Celtic Animals

Horses
Wolfhounds
Floki the Wolfhound
Sheep Herding
Border Collies

 

West Virginia Wild and Wonderful Celtic

Festival and Highland Games Schedule of Events

*TIMES AND EVENTS MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Friday, June 14th, 2024

5:00 PM- 10:00 PM Gates open for vendors, participants, and campers to setup. Check in at Festival Office.

Late or early check-ins must be prearranged.

10:00 PM Camp closed.

Late Friday or early Saturday check-ins must be prearranged by calling 304-641-8770

Saturday, June 15th, 2024

Main Gate Festival Entrance:

6:00 AM- 9:00 AM Gates open for 5K, Highland games, vendors, clans, and participants to register for events and start setup. Information and check-ins at Festival Office.

8:00 AM- 7:00 PM Gates open to the public. Tickets available at the gate. Cash or credit/debit cards accepted at entrance.

All activities will pause for the playing of the National Anthem.

Parade/Games Field:

8:00 AM- 11:00 AM Heavy Athletics competition begins at Main Field. Traditional Celtic competitions test the strength and skill of our kilted competitors. Various competitions such as the stone throw, sheaf toss, hammer throw and caber toss (throwing the phone pole) take place throughout the day in varying order depending on the condition of the ground and the number of competitors.

11:00 AM- 11:15 AM Parade of Tartans. Clans and Bands. The Clans, escorted by the Pipe and Drum Bands lead the procession onto the parade field, with a multitude of Clans present, followed by all the attending Bagpipe bands marching onto the field in formation and playing several traditional tunes.

11:15 AM– 11:45 AM Massed Bands. Hear the stirring sounds of pipers and drummers echoing through the surrounding valley. 

11:45 AM- 4:00 PM Heavy Athletics competition resumes.

4:00 PM- 4:30 PM Closing Ceremony and Final Massed Bands performance. All the participating bagpipe bands march onto the field in formation and play a massed performance. Winners of the Honor Band and Honor Clan for 2024 will be announced. Closing remarks will be followed by an Amazing Grace Tribute to our heroes.

4:30 PM- 5:00 PM Tug-of-War events at Main Field. Open to all children 15 and under. Kid vs the Heavy Athletes. Kids games will begin immediately after the heavy games end. This time will change accordingly.

5:00 PM- 5:30 PM- Kids Highland Games. Signups at the Festival Office throughout the day. Kids games will begin immediately after the heavy games end. This time will change accordingly.

Dance Stage:

11:00AM – 12:00 PM Opening Ceremony and Introduction of Clans.

12:00 PM- 1:00 PM Cutting of the Haggis

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Ladies Haggis Toss. A perennial fan favorites. Ladies of all ages are invited to sign up (at the Festival Office) and compete for prizes. Best of two throws of a 2-pound sandbag (haggis) is measured for distance. Longest throw.

7:00 PM Signup for dance lessons. A chance to sign up for Highland dance or Appalachian Clogging classes.

Vendors Market:

9:00 AM– 7:00 PM Vendors Market open with vendors offering a wide variety of Celtic foods, goods, books, music, clothing and jewelry.

Clan Village:

9:00 AM– 11:00 AM Clan Village opens to the public. Come and find which Clan your family name is associated with and find out more about your extended family in the old country and its role in Celtic history.

12:00 PM- 7:00 PM Clan Village reopens to the public.

Kids’ Corner:

Livestock Barn:

Music Stage:

Pet Cooling Area:

8:00 AM- 7:00 PM Shade water and treats for our furry friends.

Beer Garden:

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