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Cincinnati Celtic Festival returns to Fountain Square

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

The annual Cincinnati Celtic Festival is sticking around for one day longer this year.

In a release to the media, Celtic Festival organizers say they will return to Fountain Square in downtown Cincinnati for their 19th annual event.

The Celtic Festival will take place on Friday, September 23rd from 5pm to 10pm, Saturday, September 24th from noon to 10pm, and Sunday, September 25th from noon to 8pm.

In addition to the usual Celtic heritage music, dance, food and drink, on Sunday at 2:30pm they will hold a contest of 15 participants to see who can eat corned beef and cabbage the fastest. The winner receives $100 cash.

If you want more information about the event or sign up for the contest visit: www.cincinnaticelticfest.com.

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