Beechworth's Annual

Celtic Festival 2018

9th, 10th & 11th November 2018

Join us for this years event!

Once again the Beechworth Celtic Festival is set to attract the crowds of Celtic lovers to Beechworth with the Beechworth Old Gaol Tattoo again featuring on the Saturday Night. The theme of the Tattoo is the celebration of Armistice Day in World War 1 – music and selected stories from the era re-enacted through the eyes of a family between 1914 and 1918. It’s the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day on the Sunday.

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Until the Beechworth Celtic Festival 2018


A new feature will be the Friday night Celtic Spectacular Concert featuring Damien Leith, winner of the 2006 'Australian Idol', Eric Bogle and Claymore over a 3 hour timeframe.

A meet and greet session will be held at the Hotel Nicholas from 7.30pm.


Saturday will see the Highland Bands March from the Police Paddocks to the Old Gaol at 1.30pm and there will be plenty of other music, poetry and story-telling at a range of venues from mid-morning till late at night. The very popular Saturday Rotary Market will also be held.

A new feature will be the display of entrants in the 'Elements of Indigo' Tartan weaving contest, a fashion parade and announcement of the winner.

A spectacular 2 hours of majesty, music and dance in the traditions of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo presented in the exercise yard of the Old Beechworth Gaol.


Sunday will see a family stage in the Police Paddocks as well as continuing music at various venues.

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Purchase tickets for this years event!

Tickets are now on sale for the 2018 Beechworth Celtic Festival and will probably sell out quickly.

Please Note:
All tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Purchase your tickets on line and then call to the Ticket Office to collect your wristbands. The ticket office will be located in the Information Kiosk at theFord and Camp Street roundabout in the centre of town – Open from 10.00am on Friday, 8.00am on Saturday and 9.30am on Sunday.

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