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The Rockford Celtic Festival is a free, family oriented festival drawing from the deep roots of Celtic history. English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh heritage take center stage on the second Saturday of August. The Rockford Celtic Festival is dedicated ... Read more
The Rockford Celtic Festival is a free, family oriented festival drawing from the deep roots of Celtic history. English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh heritage take center stage on the second Saturday of August. The Rockford Celtic Festival is dedicated to delivering the highest quality entertainment from local and international musicians and vendors. Two Stages in downtown Rockford Michigan provide nonstop music and entertainment for 12 hours as vendors form many Celtic shops provide festival patrons the opportunity to purchase that perfect Celtic gift. Heritage and genealogy experts will track family histories back through the ages, as kids get their faces painted in the garden park. From 10:30 am to 10:30 pm The Rockford streets will ring with the sights and sounds of Celtic pride and spectacle.
As a 501 3 C The Rockford Celtic Festival depends on the generosity of northern Kent county's businesses and private citizens to provide the community with a free festival that can be enjoyed by the whole family. A major part of the money that is generated by the festivals donations and vendors fees is put back into the community in the form of other events and services such as, funding the theater camp, the community choir, and orchestra. The Rockford Celtic Festival is operated by the Rockford Area Arts Commission (RAAC), the commission is a nonelected government body comprised of individuals whose goal it is to perpetuate the arts in their community.