The Melbourne Celtic Festival is back on St Patrick’s Day, Friday, March 17 2023 from 12pm to 11pm at Melbourne’s iconic Mission to Seafarers, 717 Flinders Street. 
100% of ticket proceeds go to Rotary Foundation Australia and Australian Rotary Health Mental Health Support and Research Programs. 
Tickets are Live and you are the first to know so don’t walk, JIG to book your Festival Pass. BOOK NOW 
Get your Clan together to enjoy a stellar line-up of Celtic musicians across 3 indoor stages in this community event that promises the best Craic in town on St Paddy's Day.  
Beer Garden / Spanish Style Courtyard / Fully Licensed Bar / All Day Sausage Sizzle / Dimattina Coffee Cart / Raffle / Family Friendly / Accessible Access  

: (Artists subject to change)  Special International Guest Artist, Scottish guitarist Tony McManus (5.00pm The Dome & 8.00pm The Chapel) Hailed by John Renbourn as “The best Celtic guitarist in the world.” Ranked by peers and predecessors alike alongside the guitar world’s all-time greats, his fiendishly dexterous, dazzlingly original playing draws on traditions from the entire Celtic diaspora – Scotland, Ireland, Brittany, Galicia, Asturias, Cape Breton, Quebec – along with still further-ranging flavours, such as jazz and eastern European music.  
Also featuring high energy Celtic group Austral, Winners of Traditional Folk Album of the Year at the 2022 Australian Folk Music Awards (8.00pm The Hall); Victoria Women’s Choir; Wendy Stapleton's Australian Women’s Choir; Thursday’s Child; Bhan Tre; Maria Forde; Claire Patti; Play it Martha; Kathryn Clements; Comhaltas Melbourne; Shona Williams; Emma-Kate Tobia; Tracey Roberts; and more... 
Join a free Traditional Irish Singing Workshop with Kathryn Clements. Kathryn has a depth of experience teaching Traditional Irish Singing at Port Fairy Folk Festival, National Folk Festival and National Celtic Festival. Bookings essential. (5.00pm - 6.00pm Room TBC) 
Raffle Tickets $5: Lots of fabulous prizes to be won including a Weekend at Poolie's Place in beautiful San Remo Vic., 2 x $250 Vouchers to Nachos Cantina Aspendale, Beautiful Hampers and more... 
Melbourne Celtic Festival would like to thank our fabulous Volunteers (we can't do it without you) and our partners, sponsors and donors including Rotary D9800, The Mission to Seafarers, Community Bank Murrumbeena, FreshPict Creative, Oliver-Ramsay Security, Eric and Elizabeth Gross Foundation, Dimattina Coffee, Nachos Cantina Aspendale and a groundswell of community support.