Celtic Fest a blast despite weather

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Sometimes stormy skies did not deter fans of all things Celtic on Saturday, August 8 , in

downtown Rockford. Organizer Chris Murphy said she was nervous at first because of the stormy weather, but Celtic fans must be true die-hards. “By afternoon it was packed and shoulder-to-shoulder,” she said. “Both stages were busy the whole day. We believe the turnout was as good as it was last year.” Last year 5,000 to 10,000 people visited.

Photos by Tom Scott

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