Two Mile House
    McLain Celtic Festival

The Two Mile House, 1189 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle, PA 17013, is also the home of the annual McLain Celtic Festival which has been held on the Saturday of Labor Day weekend from 9am to 5pm for the past 21 years.  The Festival is a family-oriented event featuring Highland Athletics, Border Collie demonstrations, Scottish Clans, vendors with Celtic goods, and lots of musical entertainment including Celtic folk singers, bands, dancers and international performers.


21th Annual McLain Celtic Festival

Saturday, September 5th, 2015
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Two Mile House

1189 Walnut Bottom Road
Carlisle  PA  17015

In honor of the 21st year of the McLain Festival setup/registration is free to all vendors, athletes, clans and informational groups.  To register please contact the Two Mile House Manager at 717.254.0766 or via E-Mail 2milehouse@historicalsociety.com


Festival Entertainment 2015*

Music Tent

Across the Pond              10:15-11:00
Rizetta's Tones               12:00-1:00
Iona                                1:15-2:00
Across the Pond              2:15-3:00
Iona                                 3:15-4:00
The Knotwork Band          4:15-5:00

Glen Stage
Celtic Martins                       10:15-11:00
Scottish Country Dance        11:15-12:00
Robert Mouland                    12:30-12:45
Seasons                               1:00-1:45
Celtic Martins                        2:00-2:45
Coyle School of Irish Dance  3:00-4:00
Seasons                               4:15-5:00

Corn Crib
The Knotwork Band             10:00-11:00
                                          12:30-1:30
                                            2:00-3:00


Quitapahilla Highlanders      9:30-10:00 & Noon

Border Collie demos    10:30 & 2 PM

Highland Games                 Throughout the day



$10 adult tickets available at the Historical Society and at the gate
Children under 10 admitted free!  

*Schedule is subject to change.

    Enjoy pictures from the McLain Festival
    Slideshow photos by Kelly Reese
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Celtic cross on Two Mile House grounds

Photo by Rachel Drumheller