Australia’s Premier Celtic Celebration

The National Celtic Festival is widely recognized as the premier Celtic festival in the southern hemisphere.
With a reputation that grows each and every year, this is Australia’s largest and most diverse Celtic gathering. With a program that highlights the arts – Music, Song, Dance, Theater, Play-write, Sessions, Workshops, Trad Talk, Masterclasses and more ….. this festival  attracts audiences and performers from across the country and around the world.
The National Celtic Festival is held at Portarlington in Victoria, Australia. It is 105 km from Melbourne and 30 km from Geelong. Take the Portarlington road from Geelong and enjoy the beautiful scenery and wineries on the way.

For those travelling from the east of Melbourne and Victoria, take the short cut across the bay with Searoad Ferries from Sorrento to Queenscliff. Then just a 20 minute drive to Portarlington.