Festival Info

Ticket info

The festival is FREE and open to the public for general admission.

VIP Tickets

VIP tickets are available for purchase prior to the event. VIP tickets will NOT be for sale on the day of the festival. The VIP section guarantees:

  • a seat in the orchestra section of the main stage
  • a no-wait VIP bar
  • VIP restrooms to the right of the main stage
  • FREE entry to the whiskey tasting at Lynch’s Irish Pub at 9 p.m. on Nov 15!
  • PLUS priority entry to the Seven Nations gig at Lynch’s after the festival on Nov 16!

Trouble viewing the ticket registration above? Visit our VIP ticket booth on Eventbrite.

Tentative Schedule

The festival gates open at 11 a.m. with the opening ceremony at 12 noon.

Time Performers on the Pavilion Stage
12 noon Spade McQuade
1:15 p.m. Irish Echoes
2:30 p.m. The Gothard Sisters
3:45 p.m. Colm Kirwan
5 p.m. The Willis Clan
6:15 p.m. Searson
7:30 p.m. Rathkeltair
8:45 p.m. Enter the Haggis
15 minute sets between bands The Pipers, Scottish and Irish Dancers perform on The Pavilion Stage

The Games

The Highland games and Rugby exhibition will take place on the beach between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Tug of War

Download the registration form.
Download the waiver.

Official Festival Hotels

Just mention the Jacksonville Celtic Festival when booking to receive a discount!

Quality Suites Oceanfront
11 1st St North, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
(904) 435-3535

Best Western Oceanfront
305 1st St North, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
(904) 249-4949

Holiday Inn Express
1101 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
(904) 435-3000


Parking is free and readily available in any Jacksonville Beach lot.