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

  •  Inclusion in media releases
  •  Advertising presence—logo on print ads
  •  Mention in radio ads
  •  Poster Presence
  •  Web Presence—included in list of sponsors and hyperlinked to your website or Facebook page
  •  Logo printed on rack cards for distribution at Interstate and local visitor centers, local hotels and businesses
  •  Continual monitor screen acknowledgment of sponsorship at the Faire
  •  12 Complimentary VIP passes

Chieftain Level – $1500

  •  Inclusion in media releases
  •  Advertising presence—logo on print ads
  •  Poster Presence
  •  Web Presence—included in list of sponsors and hyperlinked to your website or Facebook page
  •  Logo printed on rack cards for distribution at Interstate and local visitor centers, local hotels and businesses
  •  Continual monitor screen acknowledgment of sponsorship at the Faire
  •  10 Complimentary VIP passes

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.

sPONSORSHIP LEVELS AND BENEFITS

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

  •  Inclusion in media releases
  •  Poster Presence
  •  Web Presence—included in list of sponsors
  •  Logo printed on rack cards for distribution at Interstate and local visitor centers, local hotels and businesses
  •  Continual monitor screen acknowledgment of sponsorship at the Faire
  •  7 Complimentary VIP passes

Captain’s Level – $500

  •  Web Presence—included in list of sponsors
  •  Logo printed on rack cards for distribution at Interstate and local visitor centers, local hotels and businesses
  •  Continual monitor screen acknowledgment of sponsorship at the Faire
  •  5 Complimentary VIP passes

Clansman Level – $250

  •  Web Presence—included in list of sponsors
  •  Continual monitor screen acknowledgment of sponsorship at the Faire.
  •  4 Complimentary Saturday passes

Tenant Level — $100

  •  Web Presence—included in list of sponsors
  •  Continual monitor screen acknowledgment of sponsorship at the Faire
  •  2 Complimentary Saturday passes


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.


Contact Info:
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
605-380-5828

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.

NESD CELTIC FAIRE & GAMES 2016 FACT SHEET


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!

  • Helps establish Aberdeen as a destination point in the Dakotas.
  • Adds to the Cultural Appeal of Aberdeen for families and businesses considering relocation.
  • Celebrates Cultural Diversity within our region.
  • Help to give back to the community by supporting a fun-filled event for the entire family to enjoy and provide an outlet event for the Empty Mugs Program.​

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