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Visit Keltfest, the weekend festival that lets you explore the Celtic era and its fascinating cultural strands! With craftsman's workshops, live bands, archery and markets, it’s in a world of its own. Keltfest takes place out in the open at Vijfhuizen between Amsterdam and Haarlem. In previous editions, it welcomed on average 10.000 visitors.
Live Music at Keltfest
There are going to be many captivating performances by bands at the festival, many of whom specialise in music with an Irish or Scottish flavour. The confirmed acts so far are:
- The Trouble Notes
- The Willos
- Moonshine Brigade
- The Kilkennys
Instrumental music workshops teach you things you always wanted to know about the bagpipes and the hurdy-gurdy but were too afraid to ask. The blacksmith workshop will provide you with hammering skills. Take part in archery lessons to be able to shoot arrows like a Celtic warrior. Immerse yourself shamanic healing, and even mindfulness for kids.
Good to know
- The food and drink at the festival must be paid for in festival tokens, which can be bought at the cash desks and token machines.
- Dogs are allowed! Other pets aren’t, but the most important thing is that dogs are!
- Children under 4 years of age get in for free.
Keltfest location and timetable
Keltfest is located at Vijfhuizen, which is very convenient to get to via public transportation from Amsterdam or Haarlem. Keltfest takes place at the following times:
- Saturday, May 23: 10am-11pm
- Sunday, May 24: 10am-8pm
Get your Keltfest tickets
Buy your Keltfest tickets online. Day tickets are 19,32 euros online and full festival passes cost 30,82 euros. There are reduced price tickets for kids aged 4-12 and under-4s can attend for free. At the event, you’ll exchange your ticket for a festival wristband.