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

Posie Paints (Face Painting)    Throughout the day


Food Vendors 2015*


Mad Dash
MacDougall’s Irish Victory Cakes
Sherlock’s
Carlisle Lions Club
Crazy Corkey’s Kettle Corn


Goods Vendors 2015*

The Thistle Patch
The Salty Mermaid, LLC

Thumbprint Studios
Shining Crow Designs
A Lit’le Irish Too
Sea Glass Jewelry by Nora
Celtic Tides, LLC
Irish Lass Glass by Sinéad Moss
J.Leah.Art
The U.K. Market
Waterblocker
Ian Grove (Tim Foultz)
Gallowglass Prints
Scottishstoreonline.com
Frienshipsgarden
Spellbound Beads
Nordic Dreams
Just Peachy Jewels - Janice Meyer
Celt Wares
Odyssey Gifts
Celtic Knot Alpacas
M. Reed Designs Creative Renaissance
Phoenix Pottery Studio

Celtic Knot Alpacas

M. Reed Designs Creative Renaissance
Phoenix Pottery Studio



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

*Schedule and vendor lists are 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