The Ultimate Dayton Celtic Festival guide: Where to park, where to find your favorite brew, entertainment and more hacks

Preparations have been under way for months on end — and finally, one of Dayton’s biggest weekends is here.

The beer starts flowing and the music starts rocking tomorrow evening as the 2018 Dayton Celtic Fest kicks off in downtown Dayton. Sure, you can dive into the fest’s activities without much of a game plan. But if you’re a planner like  us, there’s a lot of helpful info to know before you go.

Call it the luck of the Irish, call it what you want. The team at has got you covered. We've broken down all the Celtic Fest food, drink, parking and entertainment information into three easy guides that will make your weekend a breeze.


Good news! Our weather partners at WHIO are calling for a weekend of sunshine and low humidity. You can read the entire weekend forecast here.

Credit: E.L. Hubbard

Credit: E.L. Hubbard

Without further a’do, your ultimate Dayton Celtic Fest guide: 

Credit: E.L. Hubbard

Credit: E.L. Hubbard


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☘️Parking hacks and tricks for Celtic Fest in downtown Dayton this weekend

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