The following list is of festivals which have been permanently cancelled, festivals which seem to no longer have an internet presence or have pages which haven't been updated in some time.   If you see a festival on this page which is still taking place and is on-line, please let us know.
Jan 21-27, 2008 U
A
E
United Arab Emirates
(Dubai)
Dubai Irish Festival No updates since 2008
Feb 9, 2013 U
S
A
Missouri
(Kansas City)
Irish Winterfest No mention of event on website
March 5-9, 2012 U
S
A
Washington
(Roche Harbor)
Friday Harbor Irish Music Camp 2012 event cancelled.
Domain expired
March 6, 2010 U
S
A
Kentucky
(Florence)
Irish Day at the Races No updates since 2010
March 11, 2010 U
S
A
Texas
(Houston)
Annual Scottish Festival Spectacular Website gone
March 11-13, 2011 U
S
A
Pennsylvania
(Lewisburg)
Lewisburg Celtic Days No mention of Celtic Days in 2012 calendar
March 13, 2010 U
S
A
California
(Hermosa Beach)
St. Patrick's Day Community Parade No updates since 2010
March 14-16, 2014 A
U
S
Australia
(Echuca and Moama, NSW)
Echuca-Moama Celtic Festival Website gone
March 20-22, 2009 U
S
A
South Carolina
(Sumter)
Scottish Country Fair No updates since 2010 Event not held in 2010
March 27, 2010 U
S
A
Washington
(Puyallup)
Scottish American Festival No updates since 2010
March 28-29, 2009 U
S
A
Oklahoma
(Midwest City)
Celtic Celebration Fair No updates since 2009
March 31, 2012 U
S
A
Florida
(Dade City)
Heart of Florida Celtic Festival and Highland Games No updates
March 2009 U
A
E
United Arab Emirates
(Dubai / Abu Dhabi)
Arabian Irish Festival Website gone
April 5-6, 2014 U
S
A
Texas
(South of Tyler)
Four Winds Faire - Celtic Music Nothing scheduled
April 9, 2011 U
S
A
Florida
(Tallahasee)
Tallahassee Highland Games and Celtic Festival Games Cancelled
April 16, 2011 U
S
A
Virginia
(Big Island)
Celtic Festival No mention of events after 2011
April 26-29, 2012 U
S
A
Louisiana
(Monroe)
Deltafest
**Northeast Louisiana Celtic Festival merged with Deltafest
No longer a Celtic event
May 1, 2010 C
A
N
Maynooth
(Ontario)
Maynooth Celtic Festival Cancelled due to the economy and other circumstances
May 3-4, 2008 U
S
A
New York
(Chatham)
Celebration of Celts Lack of funding
May 3-4, 2013 U
S
A
North Carolina
(Mint Hill)
Mint Hill Scottish Festival and Highland Games Site gone
May 5, 2013 B
E
L
Belgium
(Hoeilaart)
Highland Games No updates on website
May 16-18, 2014 Z
A
F
South Africa
(Broederstroom)
Celtic Fest Cancelled
May 17, 2014 C
A
N
British Columbia
(Courtenay)
Comox Valley Highland Games Games have been cancelled
May 21-24, 2010 C
H
E
Switzerland
(Rorschach)
Celtic Days on Lake Constance  
May 11-13, 2012 U
S
A
Kentucky
(Carrollton)
Kentucky Scottish Weekend No updates since 2012
May 12, 2012 U
S
A
California
(Campbell)
Campbell Highland Games and Celtic Gathering 2012 event cancelled. No updates since
May 12, 2012 U
S
A
Pennsylvania
(Phoenixville)
Phoenixville Celtic Street Fair No event updates. Not included in events list
May 14-15, 2011 U
S
A
Illinois
(Chicago)
Celtic Fest Chicago Website gone
May 16-17, 2009 U
S
A
California
(Livermore)
Livermore Scottish Games and Celtic Celebration Website gone
May 17-20, 2012 I
R
L
Ireland
(Clifden,
Co. Connemara)
Galway County Fleadh Website gone
May 19, 2013 B
E
L
Belgium
(Lennik)
MC Sinclair Highland Games No info about this event
May 31-June 1, 2013 C
A
N
Ontario
(Sudbury)
Greater Sudbury Celtic Festival and Highland Games Cancelled
June 1, 2013 U
S
A
Virginia
(Ararat)
Laurel Hill Highland Games and Festival No mention on site
June 4-5, 2010 C
A
N
Ontario
(North Bay)
Celtfest Website not found
June 5-9, 2013 U
S
A
New Mexico
(Albuquerque)
Zoukfest No word on future event
June 7, 2014 U
S
A
New Jersey
(Liberty Corner)
Bonnie Brae Scottish Games No updates
June 11-13, 2010 U
S
A
Massachusetts
(Worcester)
Worcester Irish Music Festival Cancelled
June 11, 2011 U
S
A
Michigan
(Midland)
Midland Highland Festival Event Cancelled
June 15, 2013 B
M
U
Bermuda
(Hamilton)
Bermuda Highland Games No word on future events
June 16, 2012 N
L
D
The Netherlands
(East Souburg)
Stichting Highland Games Zeeland 2012 event cancelled. Lack of volunteers
June 12-13, 2010 U
S
A
Virginia
(Leesburg)
Potomac Celtic Festival 2011 event cancelled
June 14-15, 2014 U
S
A
California
(Watsonville)
Scottish Renaissance Festival Replaced by the Big Trees Scottish Gathering
June 14-15, 2014 U
S
A
California
(Watsonville)
Santa Cruz Highland Games and Celtic Gathering Replaced by the Big Trees Scottish Gathering
June 14-15, 2014 U
S
A
California
(Watsonville)
Santa Cruz Celtic Music Festival Replaced by the Big Trees Scottish Gathering
June 15, 2013 U
S
A
Virginia
(Front Royal)
Front Royal Celtic Festival Cancelled
June 15, 2013 C
A
N
Ontario
(Russell)
Russell CelticFest  
June 15-17, 2012 C
A
N
Ontario
(Peterborough)
Peterborough Celtic Festival 2012 event cancelled. Website gone
June 16, 2012 N
L
D
The Netherlands
(East Souburg)
Stichting Highland Games Zeeland 2012 event cancelled. Lack of volunteers
June 19, 2011 S
C
O
Scotland
(Hawick)
Hawick Highland Games **Website not found
June 19-20, 2009 C
A
N
Ontario
(Spencerville)
Veteran's Memorial Highland Games Website gone
June 19-20, 2010 U
S
A
Oklahoma
(Stillwater)
Oklahoma Celtic Music and Heritage Festival Website gone
June 21, 2014 C
A
N
British Columbia
(Campbell River)
Legion Highland Gathering Site not found June 23
June 25-28, 2009 U
S
A
Massachusetts
(Cape Cod)
Cape Cod Celtic Festival Cancelled
June 26, 2010 U
S
A
Massachusetts
(Greenfield)
The Western Massachusetts Highland Games and Celtic Festival Cancelled
June 26, 2010 C
A
N
Manitoba
(Winnipeg Beach)
Bands on the Boardwalk Cancelled
June 27-28, 2009 C
A
N
Ontario
(Lindsay)
Lindsay Scottish Festival Cancelled
June 27-28, 2009 U
S
A
Wyoming
(Gillette)
Wyoming Celtic Festival and Highland Games Website gone
June 27-July 1, 2012

Ireland and Northern Ireland
(Donegal and Derry City)
North Atlantic Fiddle Convention
June 28-30, 2013 N
I
R
Northern Ireland
(Castlewellan, Co. Down)
Celtic Fusion International Musical Arts Festival Website gone
June 29-July 1, 2012 U
S
A
Oregon
(Ashland)
Celtic Festival of the Sun Website gone
June 29-July 1, 2012 D
E
U
Germany
(Halle)
Internationale Highland Games  
June 30, 2012 U
S
A
Indiana
(Columbia City)
Indiana Highland Games and Scottish Festival  
July 5-7, 2012 S
W
E
Sweden
(Borgholm)
Oland Celtic Irish Music Festival No updates
July 11, 2011 U
S
A
Nebraska
(Omaha)
Midlands Celtic Festival Website gone
July 11-12, 2009 U
S
A
California The Oakland Scottish Highland Games Website gone
July 13, 2013 C
A
N
Ontario Haliburton Highland Dance Competition Games cancelled until further notice. Dance competition will continue.
July 13-15, 2012 U
S
A
Illinois
(Cary)
Gray Highland Games 2012 event cancelled
July 14-20, 2012 C
A
N
British Columbia
(Victoria)
Celtfest Vancouver Island No Updates
July 16, 2011 C
A
N
NovaScotia
(Dartmouth)
Halifax Highland Games and Scottish Festival Cancelled (last held in 2009)
July 17, 2010 U
S
A
Massachusetts
(Webster)
Blackstone Valley Celtic Festival No updates since 2010
July 17, 2010 S
C
O
Scotland
(Tong)
Lewis Highland Games and Western Isles Strongman Competition Cancelled
July 18-19, 2009 U
S
A
New York
(Long Island)
Long Island Irish Festival Website gone
July 19, 2014 U
S
A
Pennsylvania
(Gettysburg)
Adams County Irish Festival Cancelled. 2014 event didn't take place
July 19-21, 2013 C
A
N
Ontario
(Thunder Bay)
Fort William Historical Park Celtic Fair No mention on site for this event
July 20, 2013 U
S
A
Pennsylvania
(Horsham)
Celtic Heritage Festival No mention on site for this event
July 20, 2013 U
S
A
New York
(East Durham)
Andy McGann Traditional Music and Dance Festival No mention on site for this event
July 20-21, 2013 U
S
A
New York
(Sterling)
Sterling Renaissance Festival - Celtic Christmas Weekend  (Yes, in July!) No mention on site for this event
July 23-25, 2010 U
S
A
Pennsylvania
(Heckscherville)
The Clover's Irish Weekend Cancelled
July 25-26, 2009 S
C
O
Scotland
(Edinburgh)
The Gathering Redirects to commercial site
July 26-27, 2013 S
C
O
Scotland
(Barra)
Barrafest Cancelled
July 28-29, 2012 S
C
O
Scotland
(Callander)
Callander Highland Games **Games cancelled for 2013
July 30-31, 2010 E
S
P
Spain - Galicia
(Moaña)
Festival Intercéltico do Morrazo No information for future festival
July 31, 2010 C
A
N
Quebec
(Pierrefonds)
Montreal Celt Fest No updated information
Aug 3-5, 2012 W
L
S
Wales
(Upper Cwmtwrch, Swansea)
Celtic Festival of Wales Events on hold due to access to land issues
Aug 4, 2013 S
C
O
Scotland
(Montrose)
Montrose Highland Games  
Aug 13-14, 2010 U
S
A
North Carolina
(Charlotte)
Charlotte Summer Irish Festival Website gone
Aug 14, 2010 C
A
N
Alberta
(Edmonton)
Edmonton Celtic Festival Website gone
Aug 15, 2013 S
C
O
Scotland
(Glasgow)
Pipes of Peace Show No mention of future events
Aug 15-16, 2014 C
A
N
Ontario
(Bracebridge)
Bracebridge Highland Games Cancelled
Aug 17-18, 2012 U
S
A
Wyoming
(Jackson)
Jackson Hole Scottish Festival Final event was the 2012 festival
Aug 21-22, 2010 U
S
A
New York
(Sterling)
Sterling Celtic Rock Festival Website gone
Aug 26-28, 2011 I
R
L
Ireland - Co. Mayo
(Cast;ebar)
The World Fleadh No updates since 2011
Aug 27, 2011 U
S
A
Utah
(Wellsville)
Cache Valley Celtic Festival and Highland Games Cancelled
Sept U
S
A
Ohio
(Toledo)
Toledo Irish Festival
From a posting on Facebook, "... due to severe weather causing financial problems, we have been unable to have the festival at International Park again."
No mention of festival on their site.
Sept U
S
A
New York
(Lake Placid)
An Fleadh Na Eire (The Festival of Ireland) Cancelled due to financial difficulties
Sept 2010 U
S
A
California
(Sebastopol)
Sebastopol Celtic Festival Board of Directors voted to no longer back festival
Sept 2, 2012 U
S
A
Pennsylvania
(Lafayette Hill)
Brittingham's Irish Festival  
Sept 3-5, 2011 U
S
A
Rhode Island
(Newport)
Newport Waterfront Irish Festival Not returning in 2012. Celtic Rock Festival will replace this festival in August 2012
Sept 4-5, 2010 U
S
A
Virginia
(Upperville)
Irish Festival No current information
Sept 5-7, 2009 U
S
A
Illinois
(Long Grove)
Long Grove Irish Days Replaced by the "World Tour"
Sept 9-11, 2011 U
S
A
Illinois
(West Dundee)
Fox Valley Irish Fest Last festival held in 2011
Sept 9-11, 2011 U
S
A
Pennsylvania
(Green Lane)
The Green Lane Park Scottish Irish Festival and Highland Games Not held in 2011
Sept 11-12, 2009 U
S
A
New York
(Olean)
Commodore John Barry Festival "Postponed 'til further notice"
Sept 12-14, 2008 U
S
A
Massachusetts
(Canton)
ICONS Irish Music and Arts Festival Link now redirects to another website
Sept 19, 2009 C
A
N
Ontario Owen Sound Celtic Festival Website gone
Sept 19-20, 2009 U
S
A
Ohio
(Huron)
Shamrocks and Thistles Celtic Gathering Website gone
Sept 20, 2009 U
S
A
Florida
(Dunedin)
Half Way To St. Patrick's Day Website gone
Sept 24-26, 2010 U
S
A
Tennessee
(Memphis)
Clanjamfry: A Scottish Festival Cancelled after 12 years
Sept 28-30, 2012 U
S
A
Colorado
(Fort Collins)
Rocky Mountain Irish Festival Website gone
Sept 28-Oct 2, 2011 I
R
L
Ireland
(Kilkenny)
Kilkenny Celtic Festival No updates to website
Oct 2, 2010 U
S
A
Georgia
(Hartwell)
Loch Hartwell Highland Games and Scottish Festival Cancelled and website gone
Oct 2-3, 2010 U
S
A
Texas
(Fort Worth)
Cowtown Celtic Festival **2011 event cancelled. Might return in 2012
Oct 2-4, 2009 U
S
A
Texas
(Bedford)
Celtic Heritage Festival **2009 event cancelled. No news of upcoming event
Oct 4-6, 2013 U
S
A
Connecticut The Greater Danbury Irish Festival No mention of event taking place after this one
Oct 5, 2013 U
S
A
Connecticut
(Goshen)
Scottish Festival Didn't take place in 2013. No mention of events on website
Oct 5-6, 2013 U
S
A
Maryland
(Annapolis)
Maryland Renaissance Festival - Irish Celebration No mention of this on website for 2014
Oct 5-6, 2012 U
S
A
Virginia
(Lanexa)
Virginia Celtic Gathering and Highland Games No updates on website or Facebook
Oct 6, 2012 U
S
A
Texas
(South of Tyler)
Four Winds Faire - Celtic Heritage Festival Website gone
Oct 6, 2012 U
S
A
Florida
(Ocala)
Ocala Scottish Highland Games and Celtic Festival 2012 event cancelled
Oct 7, 2007 U
S
A
Tennessee
(Kittrell)
Tennessee Scottish Celebration **Future events suspended.
Oct 7-8, 2011 U
S
A
Minnesota
(St. Paul)
Harvest Home Traditional Irish Music Weekend **Will not be held in 2012
Oct 10, 2009 U
S
A
Maryland
(Annapolis)
The Anne Arundel Scottish Festival **Festival has been cancelled..
Oct 20-21, 2012 A
U
S
Australia - SA
(Kapunda)
Kapunda Celtic Festival Evolved into a Music and Arts Festival
Oct 24, 2009 U
S
A
North Carolina
(Waxhaw)
Waxhaw Scottish Games **No updated information on the website
Oct 26-27, 2013 U
S
A
Florida
(Marianna)
Big Bend Highland Games & Scottish Festival 2013 event cancelled
Site gone
Oct 26-28, 2012 I
T
A
Italy
(Milan)
Capodanno Celtico  
Oct 27, 2012 U
S
A
Arizona
(Phoenix)
Autumn Celebration  
Oct 29-30, 2011 U
S
A
Virginia
(Doswell)
Meadow Highland Games and Celtic Festival Festival cancelled. SFVA, who ran the festival, forced into bankruptcy
Nov 6, 2010 U
S
A
North Carolina
(Hendersonville)
Foothills Highland Games **Games cancelled
Nov 19-21, 2010 U
S
A
Louisiana
(Madisonville)
Celtic Nations Heritage Festival **2011 festival cancelled
Nov 1, 2008 N
L
D
The Netherlands
(Rilland)
Celtic Festival Rilland **Cancelled
Nov 4, 2012 A
U
S
Australia - NSW
(Castle Hill)
Scottish Highland Gathering Last held in 2012
Nov 3, 2012 U
S
A
Florida
(Punta Gorda)
Fishermen's Village Celtic Fling No mention on website
Nov 7-10, 2013 I
O
M
Isle of Man Cooish Inter-Gaelic Festival No updates
Nov 16-18, 2012 U
S
A
West Virginia
(Shepherdstown)
Upper Potomac Celtic Weekend No mention on website
Nov 20-22, 2009 U
S
A
Louisiana
(Jackson)
Highland Games of Louisiana **Cancelled in 2009.
Nov 25, 2012 N
Z
L
New Zealand
(Dunedin)
Caledonian Society of Otago Highland Games Website gone
Dec 4-5, 2010 A
U
S
South Australia
(Port Adelaide)
Celtica Festival Website gone