Bagpipes and Beer: The Dunedin Celtic Music & Craft Beer Fest

The Dunedin Celtic Music & Craft Beer Festival is back this Saturday, November 19. What better way to enjoy two things Dunedin is known for during your Beso Del Sol Resort visit than exploring its rich Scottish heritage and great craft breweries.

Presented by the Dunedin Scottish Arts Foundation, the Dunedin Celtic Music & Craft Beer Festival celebrates traditional and contemporary Celtic music, Celtic heritage, and both local and national craft beer. The event takes place at Pioneer Park.

Some of the greatest Celtic bands from around the world will perform, including headliner Enter the Haggis from Toronto. Also performing:

Throw back a few with an array of craft beers, including popular locals Sea Dog Brewing Co., Pair O’Dice, Big Storm, 3 Daughters and Sweet Water. Others include:

Tampa Bay Brewing Company
Magic Hat Brewing Company
Southern Tier Brewing Company
Woodchuck Cider Company
10 Barrel Brewing Company
Kona Brewing Company
Darwin Brewing Company

There will also be vendors selling Celtic jewelry and wares, so it might be the perfect time to buy that kilt you know you’ve always wanted.

Bring your lawn chair, bring your friends, and come and enjoy an entire day of great Celtic music and a wide selection of craft beers! General admission is $15 and you can get your tickets online or at the gate the day of the event.

Have you been to any of Dunedin’s craft breweries? Tell us about your favorites.

Victoria Hoffman

A native of New Jersey, Victoria isn't entirely sure how she ended up in Kansas City, but has enjoyed writing, editing, creating, communicating and marketing for high-profile accounts throughout the city ever since. In her spare time, Victoria is an actor (and active) with local community and city theatre.