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Saturday, July 16, 2016

23rd Annual Glasgow Lands Scottish Festival in Western Massachusetts

Scottish culture and pride is on display at the 23rd annual Glasgow Lands Scottish Festival, taking place on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at Look Park in Florence, Massachusetts.

The Boston Irish Tourism Association has named it the Event of the Week in Massachusetts. 

The all-day event features top Scottish and Celtic music and dance, as well as Gaelic sporting contests, bagpipe competitions and parades, spinners and weavers, and vendors selling authentic Scottish foods, crafts, clothing and other items.

In addition, enjoy historic reenactments with the Historic Highlanders

Among this year's headliners are Enter the Haggis, Albannach, Soulsha, Screaming Orphans and Charlie Zahm.  Read details on the bands here. 

In addition, there is a gathering and promenade of Scottish clans and societies. 

Purchase tickets at the gate: $16 general admission; children ages 6-12 pay $5; and children under six go free.  

The festival is located outside of Northampton.  Here are directions

Find year round details on Irish, Scottish and Celtic activities at

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