SUPPORTING THE CELTIC FAIRE:
The NESD Celtic Faire and Games is a 501 (c) (3) organization that is run solely by volunteers. When you partner with us, you are helping to support the only event of this kind in the Dakota’s; and only one of 43 in the entire United States, according to the Conference of Irish and Celtic Festivals. We continue to draw attendance from a tri-state area, and are receiving regional attention as a fun-filled, family-friendly event that:
The Long Nines,
Aberdeen's Own Celtic Musician's
Remember, the NESD Celtic Faire is a 501 (c) (3) organization, so your donations are tax deductible!
Laird (Corporate) Level – $2000 and up
Chieftain Level – $1500
THE 2015 NESD CELTIC FAIRE & GAMES IN NUMBERS
The 2015 Northeast South Dakota Celtic Faire and Games was a huge success with over 2750 in attendance from 7 states.
Facebook fans number about 550 fans from 9 different countries with over 3500 interactions and shares between July and September in 2015.
If you would like to give a gift to help sponsor the Northeast South Dakota Celtic Faire & Games, please Click on the Pledge Form Button to the right to print out the Form, complete, and mail to us. Thank You!.
Your sponsorship dollars, whether they be in cash, goods, or services will give you the following benefits.
Marshall Level – $1000
Captain’s Level – $500
Clansman Level – $250
Tenant Level — $100
Also note that during the event, our announcers will be reading from the listing of sponsors and your business will be mentioned numerous times to the crowds at the Faire.
If you are interested in being a sponsor, contact:
Jean Taylor, President
NESD Celtic Faire and Games
P.O. Box 202
Aberdeen, SD 57402-0202
We hope you will consider joining us to work together to continue this unique event in 2016!
What others have said about the Northeast South Dakota Celtic Faire & Games…
“..Having participated in countless music festivals over the past fifty years, in the U.S., Canada and Eu-rope, I just want to say that the event in Aberdeen was a very sweet and special surprise. Thank you so much to all who worked so hard to make it happen. “ - Mikko Cowdery, Osakis, MN
“Great event! Everyone was so friendly! And the musical acts were also very friendly and approachable. Almost like a big family reunion.” - RJ Lundgren, Des Moines IA
The Faire added 3 new events to the Faire line-up: The Wee Lad and Lass Contest, Children’s Highland Games. and the Empty Mugs Event, cosponsored by Empty Bowls Aberdeen, NESD Celtic Faire & Games and Finnegan’s Brewing Company which raised over $2,250 to support local food pantries.
Approximately 22 athletes from Minnesota, South Dakota, and Nebraska participated in the Heavy Games events.
The NESD Celtic Faire and Games is based in Aberdeen, South Dakota, and is held in the Holum Expo Building at the Brown County Fairgrounds. This event provides an exciting venue for all individuals who have any interest in Celtic heritage or history, arts, sports, dance, music, animals, and dog parade. Everyone is welcome to attend no matter what your heritage!