• COURTESY BUS (Free Service)
    Runs to and from the temporary car park to the Festival Site. This bus has disabled access.

  • WALK – 15 mins to Standing Stones up Bourke St – a bit steep towards the end – not recommended for the elderly.
  • BUS – Town bus from the Bourke St entrance.
  • CAR – via Meade St, park in lower car park. Then take the courtesy bus from to the site or simply walk up the hill.

  • Yes, signposted clearly, near the children’s playground.
  • Please display government parking permit and have documentation available.
  • Cars to drop off and pick up in the disabled parking area on site.

Yes, at the Festival entrance from 8.30am-4.30pm. Official programs, 2019 date claimers and Glen Innes information will be available. A large range of merchandise, local produce and Celtic goods will also be available to be bought.

On the Festival website.

Showgrounds site plan, a town map, traders and clan site plan, festival events and parade planning map, road closures and accommodation. Tickets can be bought on the website.

  • Most of the stallholders will have mobile eftpos machines.
  • There will be a cash withdrawal service near the information tent.
  • On the website
  • In person at the Information Centre (152 Church St, Glen Innes)
  • At the site in 2 locations: at the top of Bourke St and at the site entry.

School aged children are free.

Saturday – 9am until late
Sunday – 9am – 3.30pm

Tickets are only available at the door if not sold out. We strongly recommend buying tickets in advance.

Temperatures are typically max 16 C, min 4 C. We suggest that you bring winter woollies (evenings) and a sun hat and sunscreen. The Australian Celtic Festival is an all weather event and will go ahead rain, hail or shine.

We do permit access to the Festival grounds at the Australian Standing Stones for your Furry Friends, however they must be on a lead and dogs must be attended at all times. Large dogs are not permitted in Marquees for the safety of our other patrons as they can be a trip hazard.

Yes. 7.30am – 6.30pm, on Saturday. Sunday from 7.30am until approximately 5pm.

The online program is available here and printed programs will be available for purchase from the Glen Innes Visitor Information Centre throughout the Festival week and at the Visitor Information tent at the Festival. Performer merchandise will be available in the green room on site.

If you are visiting our region and have an aged pension card or a disability pension card you are eligible for concession tickets, carers with carers pension cards may enter for Free.

If you are a New England Resident (Glen Innes, Tenterfield, Inverell, Uralla, Armidale and Walcha) and hold a concession card select a New England Resident ticket and enter your postcode.

Children under the age of 18 are Free and do not require a ticket or wristband for entry to the Festival, they must however be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Flags of the Celtic Nations