Sponsorship Opportunities

Why sponsor one of the biggest events in Glen Innes Highlands?

The Australian Celtic Festival provides an opportunity for brands and businesses to promote their product or services in a unique way to target and reach new audiences, attracting families, active retirees and grey nomads, as well as locals and regional neighbours of all ages.

As an Australian Celtic Festival Sponsor, we look forward to helping you:

  • Increase your brand reach to over 5,000 highly inspired and passionate festival visitors, locals and participants who attend the festival.

  • Increase your brand awareness in new markets to establish new customers and increase revenue.

  • Leverage new marketing channels – national and international reach throughout the festival’s marketing channels: social, website, newsletters, radio, press, and signage.

There are a range of sponsorship options available for the 2024 Australian Celtic Festival and we invite you to help make our festival a great success.

To find out more about sponsoring our festival please contact our Events Team eventsofficer@gisc.nsw.gov.au or phone (02) 6730 2409

Our 2024 Sponsorship Prospectus will be available online soon!

2023 Festival Partners & Sponsors

Glen Innes Severn Council is proud to support the Australian Celtic Festival held in Glen Innes Highlands. We recognise the contribution the Australian Celtic Festival has to our visitor economy and will continue to support the event. 

To find out about more things to see & do in Glen Innes Highlands, visit www.gleninneshighlands.com

Glen Innes Bus Services is a major festival partner providing a free bus service to our festival attendees.

Media Partner

WIN Network is a proud sponsor of the 2022 Australian Celtic Festival. Get your business or event seen today. Contact Kira Chidgzey at the WIN Network for more information.

P:  (02) 6763 2700 

Earl Sponsors

Taylors Livestock & Heavy Haulage is a proud sponsor of the 2023 Australian Celtic Festival Street Parade. Contact them for your livestock transport and heavy haulage needs.

W: taylorscivilconstruction.com.au

Caer Australis has helped introduce people to the world Of the Celts since 1995. The website features the Celtic seasonal celebrations and calendar, poetry, and the histories of the Roman conquest and Arthurian Legend. 

W: caeraustralis.com.au

Braveheart Sponsors

The Celtic Council of Australia is a proud sponsor of the Glen Innes International Celtic Arts Festival and Australian Celtic Cultural Awards.

W: www.celticcouncil.org.au

Glen Innes Veterinary Hospital is a proud sponsor of the festival’s Jousting & Kids Marquee.

W: gleninnesvet.com.au

Rest Point Motor Inn & Hereford Steakhouse Char Grill is your go-to hotel, restaurant, and functions & events venue in Glen Innes.

Proud sponsor of the festival’s Pipe Band Competition.

W: restpointmotel.com.au

Producers of superior beef that is flavoursome, tender, succulent and consistent – without compromise.

Proud sponsor of the festival’s jousting event.

W: www.rangersvalley.com.au

St Kilda is a leading Australian retailer of bagpipes, drumming gear, Celtic  outfits, kilts, accessories, footwear, and gifts.

Proud sponsor of the festival’s Pipe Band Competition.

W: www.stkildaretail.com.au

Over 30 years experience in General Dentistry and Specialist Prosthodontics.

Proud sponsor of the festival’s 2023 Australian Celtic Dance Championships.

P: (02) 6732 5184

Bruce Family Butchery supplies the freshest beef and lamb sourced from local farmers, and pork and chicken products.

Proud sponsors of the festival’s 2023 Australian Celtic Cultural Awards and The Glen Stage.

W: www.brucefamilybutchery.com.au

Official electricians for the 2023 Australian Celtic Festival.

Wayne Williams Electrical has served the Glen Innes community and surrounding areas for over 25 years. For all your residential, rural, industrial and solar installations and repairs call Wayne. 

Proud sponsor of the festival’s Highlands Marquee.

P: 0411 481 663

Railene Turner is a professional proposals consultant, with extensive experience in the engineering and construction sector, a commitment to innovation, and a solid understanding of political, market and global megatrends.

Proud sponsor of the festival’s 2023 Australian Celtic Dance Championships.

W: www.raigime.com

Glen Innes Motel offers many room types to suit any stay and is just a short drive from the town centre and not far from Anzac Park and the Glen Innes Golf Course. 

W: gleninnes-motel.com.au

As well as multiple accommodation options to choose from, you can try your luck at finding a sapphire or gemstone with Fossicker Caravan Park’s on-site fossicking experience.

Proud sponsor of the festival’s Australian Celtic Cultural Awards and Glen Stage.

W: www.fossickercaravanpark.com.au

Pinknoize is a local business that specialises in professional live event production.

Proud sponsor of the festival’s Highlands Marquee.

W: pinknoizeaudio.com

The Red Lion Tavern is located just south of Glen Innes in Glencoe and serves home-cooked Celtic-inspired dishes served in a rustic country bar and restaurant.  

Proud sponsor of the festival’s 2023 Australian Celtic Dance Championships and supporter of TARA dance group. 

Festival Supporters & In-kind Sponsors

Australian Standing Stones Management Board

Proud Sponsors of the festival’s Pipe Band Competition

Glen Innes Highlands Hub

Proud sponsor of the festival’s Celtic Symposium

Waterloo Station

Host and sponsor of the festival’s Kilted Yoga Day Retreat with Finlay Wilson of Kilted Yogis

Bourke Street Vintage

Proud supporter of the festival’s Yoga in the Stones with Finlay Wilson

The Land of the Beardies History House Museum

Open during the festival period:

Thursday 4 May
9am – 4pm
10am – 2pm: Machinery Open Day (Parson’s Shed)
6.30pm: Celtic Dinner & Entertainment (bookings required)

Friday 5 to Monday 8 May
9am – 4pm

Caledonian Society of Glen Innes

Proud sponsor of the festival’s 2023 Australian Celtic Cultural Awards

Glen Innes Services Club

Proud sponsor of the festival’s Boar & Drum bar

Gawura Gallery

Host of the festival’s Glen Innes International Celtic Art Exhibition, Auction & Awards Night and Australian Celtic Cultural Awards

Glen Innes Art Gallery

Scotland Exhibition

Monday 1 May to Friday 26 May

The Super Strawberry

Proud sponsor of the festival’s 2023 Celtic Dog Parade

Kings Gym & Fitness

Proud sponsor of the festival’s 2023 Highland Games

There are a range of sponsorship options available for the 2023 Australian Celtic Festival and we invite you to help make our festival a great success.
To find out more about sponsoring our festival please contact Rhonda Bombell, Tourism & Events Officer |  rbombell@gisc.nsw.gov.au
Why sponsor one of the biggest events in Glen Innes Highlands?
The festival provides an opportunity for brands and businesses to promote their product or service in a unique way to target and reach new audiences, attracting families, active retirees and grey nomads, as well as locals and regional neighbours of all ages.
As an Australian Celtic Festival Sponsor, we look forward to helping you:
Increase your brand reach to over 5,000 highly inspired and passionate festival visitors, locals and participants who attend the festival.
Increase your brand awareness in new markets to establish new customers and increase revenue.
Leverage new marketing channels – national and international reach throughout the festival’s marketing channels: social, website, newsletters, radio, press, and signage.

Acknowledgement to Country

The Australian Celtic Festival is held in Glen Innes Highlands, Ngoorabul Country.
Glen Innes Severn Council would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Ngoorabul (Ngarabul) people as the traditional custodians of this land, their elders past, present and emerging and to Torres Strait Islander people and all First Nations people.