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Dandridge Scots-Irish Annual Festival Visit Jefferson County

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The annual Scots-Irish Festival takes place in Historic Downtown Dandridge, TN on the last Saturday of September every year.  The festival is 100% sponsor and patron drive allowing for free admission. 

Come experience this regions heritage of the Scots-Irish people who settled East Tennessee in the early 1780's.  Visitors can expect an array of activities and entertainment from Bagpipe & Drum competitions, Irish Step-Dancing, sheepdog trials, Celtic foods, children's activities, vendors and much more. 

For more information on the day's events visit their website or like them on Facebook.  

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or contributing partner you can find more information about the Thistle Club at

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Pipes and Drums parades and concerts throughout the day
All Day Dancing and Music.
Food, Fun, Music, Dancing and More
Irish Step Dancing Competitions are a highlight of the day!
Demonstrations of the traditional Highland athletic events, including the Caber Toss, Weight over the Bar, Hammer Throw & Sheaf Toss.
Main Street is filled with authentic Celtic, Irish and Scottish Vendors from across the US !
The opening ceremony begins at 12 noon when the sound of pipes and drums fill the air
Dandridge Scots-Irish Annual Festival Visit Jefferson County


131 E Main Street
c/o Historic Downtown Dandridge
Dandridge, TN 37725


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FREE to Public


One day event

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