Learn about some of the best activities and events to check out at this years 2017 Pikes Peak Celtic Festival. June 16 – 18, 2017 | Memorial Park | Colorado Springs, CO | By Dan Sutherland Snyders
New this year, join us for the Celtic Nighttime Spectacle, presented by Peak 92.9 FM.
Join us for a great conclusion to Saturday at the Festival. The evening celebration kicks off with Albannach in the Jack Quinns Irish Rock tent. At 7pm join or even just watch as hundreds of runners participate in the kilted Braveheart 5k! Up next will be the Young Dubliners on the Guinness Stage or grab some authentic food and head to the Jameson Pub tent for some trad and dancing. Then at 8:30pm the fun starts back at the Guinness stage as the Clans come together for the Clan Torch Lighting Ceremony and The Peak 92.9 FM Celtic Nighttime Spectacle!
12 Min Spectacle Display includes:
- Ken Morgan and his Celtic Band
- Queen City Pipes and Drums
- Adam Agee & John Sousa
- Celtic Steps World Champion Dancers
- Thousands of Fireworks Lighting the Night Sky
An annual tradition is back! Sunday morning of the festival, we will welcome any and all musicians who enjoy playing in session settings to participate in 2016 Pikes Peak Celtic Festival Session.
To register please go to the TICKETS page and register under “REGISTER MUSICIAN – Trad. Session Musician“. We will comp your entry into the festival for the weekend for your participation. Please plan on arriving at the festival by 9:30am on Sunday June 19, 2016 in order to get tuned up situated and ready to play.
[well]Kitch·en [kich-uh n] Pip·ing [pahy-ping]
A type of bagpipe music whose principal function is to entertain; easily distinguished by its high degree of creative technicality and musical innovation.[/well]
Jack Quinns Pub & Alehouse is located on Tejon and Colorado Ave in Downtown Colorado Springs just 1.5 miles from the Festival field.