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Festival Info and Tickets
Festival Info & Tickets
We apologize for the inconvenience but pets are NOT allowed at the Festival,
only ADA recognized service animals.
FIREARMS ARE NOT PERMITTED AT THE FESTIVAL, pursuant to A.R.S. section 4-229
Location & Directions
Rillito Raceway Park
4502 N. First Ave
Tucson , AZ 85704
Tickets Available at the Festival Gate & Online. Convenience fees apply for online purchases.
Directions from I-10:
Take Exit 250 at Orange Grove Rd east to First Ave. Turn right (south) and continue past River Rd where you will see signs for the General Public. Festival Entrance on the east(left) side of the street.
Vendor/ Clans/Performers Entrance:
Travel from I-10 as noted above. At River Rd turn left (east) to the Vendor Entrance signs on your right (south) side of the street on Rillito Downs Rd. If you reach Via Entrada, you have gone too far.
Friday, November 2, 2018
6PM - 10PM
@ Rillito Raceway Park
Pirate Pub Party
$5 per person
5 & Under Free
Tickets available at the Gate or Online. Convenience fee applies to online purchases. Proceeds benefit the 2018 Friday Night charity, Parkinson Wellness Recovery.
Saturday, November 3, 2018
9AM - 10PM
Opening Ceremony at Noon
Please see the festival flyer for more information about events and performers. We are pleased to host the Southwest Master's Championship and Women's North American Lightweigt Championship presented by the Tucson Celtic Hammerheads. Other highlights include wonderful Celtic food & merchants, a huge kids area, clans & family heritage, Youth Highland Games, Scottish & Irish dance, bagpipe & drum bands, all day entertainment, workshops and much more. Please come out to support our 2018 Festival Charity Aviva Children's Services.
Saturday Night Celtic Concert
Concert by Celtica (included in regular admission). Please note we will not be hosting a fire dance performance this year due to scheduling conflicts.
Sunday, November 4, 2018
9AM to 5PM
Closing Ceremonies begin at 4:15 PM
|Sunday is discount day! Come enjoy the festival at our special Sunday rate. See the schedule for all of the exciting events!|
SUNDAY IS SPECIAL DISCOUNT DAY! SEE TICKET PRICES BELOW FOR DETAILS!
PETS OR FIREARMS ARE NOT ALLOWED AT THE FESITVAL PER THE COUNTY REGULATIONS
Festival Ticket Prices
Tickets Available at the Festival Gate & Online
Sunday Discount Day!
Want to get in free? Volunteer for just four hours and receive free admission!
Daily Parking Fee is $3.00 per Vehicle
Tucson Celtic Festival Association is a Non-Profit, all Volunteer Organization. Our costs have increased enormously this year and we appreciate your understanding of our need to charge for parking. We try our best to provide adequate Handicap Parking. If you need Handicap Parking, please ask the attendant when you enter and pay your parking fee.
The Rillito Raceway Park is handicap accessible. Handicap parking is located directly across from the entry gate in the main parking lot and is clearly marked. Be aware that parts of the Festival site have uneven surfaces from cement to grass. Personal Motorized Chairs and Service Animals are permitted. If you have specific concerns, please contact us and we will do our best to be helpful.