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Dandridge Scots-Irish Festival

The Dandridge Scots-Irish Festival celebrates the areas settlers and history.

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The annual Scots-Irish Festival takes place in Historic Downtown Dandridge, TN on the last Saturday of September every year.  The festival is 100% sponsor and patron drive allowing for free admission. 

Come experience this regions heritage of the Scots-Irish people who settled East Tennessee in the early 1780's.  Visitors can expect an array of activities and entertainment from Bagpipe & Drum competitions, Irish Step-Dancing, sheepdog trials, Celtic foods, children's activities, vendors and much more. 

For more information on the day's events visit their website www.scotsirishfestival.com or like them on Facebook.  

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or contributing partner you can find more information about the Thistle Club at www.scotsirishfestival.com

For a full list of events going on in Dandridge and Jefferson County, TN go to VisitJeffersonCountyTN.com


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Scots-Irish Festival, Pipes and Drums
Pipes and Drums parades and concerts throughout the day
Scots-Irish Festival
All Day Dancing and Music.
Scots Irish festival dandridge  main st sign
Food, Fun, Music, Dancing and More
Irish Step Dancing Competition
Irish Step Dancing Competitions are a highlight of the day!
Scots-Irish Festival, Highland Games Demonstration
Demonstrations of the traditional Highland athletic events, including the Caber Toss, Weight over the Bar, Hammer Throw & Sheaf Toss.
Festival Fun
Main Street is filled with authentic Celtic, Irish and Scottish Vendors from across the US !
Opening Ceremony
The opening ceremony begins at 12 noon when the sound of pipes and drums fill the air
Dandridge Scots-Irish Festival
One day event
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For the most up-to-date hours and information, please contact Dandridge Scots-Irish Festival directly.

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