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Rosie O'Grady's Pipe Band march through the Celtic Festival at Rockefeller Gardens. Photo by Michele Meyers

Rain or shine: 10th-annual Celtic Festival brought music, Scottish traditions to Ormond Beach

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

Rosie O'Grady's Pipe Band march through the Celtic Festival at Rockefeller Gardens. Photo by Michele Meyers

City Commissioner Dwight Selby gives the 9/11 commemorative speech at the 10th annual Celtic Festival. Photo by Michele Meyers

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

City Commissioner Dwight Selby gives the 9/11 commemorative speech at the 10th annual Celtic Festival. Photo by Michele Meyers

City Commissioner Dwight Selby remembers 9/11 with Celtic Festival goers and Rosie O'Grady's Pipe Band as the rain pours. Photo by Michele Meyers

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

City Commissioner Dwight Selby remembers 9/11 with Celtic Festival goers and Rosie O'Grady's Pipe Band as the rain pours. Photo by Michele Meyers

Festival attendees pause a moment to honor the people who died during the 9/11 tragedy. Photo by Michele Meyers

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

Festival attendees pause a moment to honor the people who died during the 9/11 tragedy. Photo by Michele Meyers

Master of ceremony Bob Monroe (left) chats with a fellow master as the rain pours on the Halifax River. Photo by Michele Meyers

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

Master of ceremony Bob Monroe (left) chats with a fellow master as the rain pours on the Halifax River. Photo by Michele Meyers

Anabelle Rademacher and Ava Dugas volunteer in the kid zone at the Celtic Festival. Photo by Michele Meyers

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

Anabelle Rademacher and Ava Dugas volunteer in the kid zone at the Celtic Festival. Photo by Michele Meyers

Max Mills gets a ride on his dad Joe Mills' shoulder. Photo by Michele Meyers

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

Max Mills gets a ride on his dad Joe Mills' shoulder. Photo by Michele Meyers

Olivia Mills is all smiles in the kid zone. Photo by Michele Meyers

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

Olivia Mills is all smiles in the kid zone. Photo by Michele Meyers

Joe Kowalcheck helps his daughter Genevieve Kowalcheck toss the caber. Photo by Michele Meyers

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

Joe Kowalcheck helps his daughter Genevieve Kowalcheck toss the caber. Photo by Michele Meyers

Julian, Kittie Escobedo and Joey Scorsonelli. Photo by Michele Meyers

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

Julian, Kittie Escobedo and Joey Scorsonelli. Photo by Michele Meyers

James Leggett barbecues his jerk chicken to perfection. Photo by Michele Meyers

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

James Leggett barbecues his jerk chicken to perfection. Photo by Michele Meyers

Kona poses with her human Airy McCurdy at the Nauti Pets booth. Photo by Michele Meyers

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

Kona poses with her human Airy McCurdy at the Nauti Pets booth. Photo by Michele Meyers

Mike Broderick gets a taste of Lynne Rynders' spicy flavored honey. Photo by Michele Meyers

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

Mike Broderick gets a taste of Lynne Rynders' spicy flavored honey. Photo by Michele Meyers

Bill Mack, Esther Mack, Brenda Monaghan, Barbara Drouin. Photo by Michele Meyers

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

Bill Mack, Esther Mack, Brenda Monaghan, Barbara Drouin. Photo by Michele Meyers

Shuttle services operated throughout the Celtic Festival. Photo by Michele Meyers

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

Shuttle services operated throughout the Celtic Festival. Photo by Michele Meyers

Kevin Miller sports a shirt that warns to "Fear the Beard." Photo by Michele Meyers

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

Kevin Miller sports a shirt that warns to "Fear the Beard." Photo by Michele Meyers

Highland Games athletes Melissa Spies, Tanisha Lee and Nix Houston wait for a decision regarding possible cancellation. Photo by Michele Meyers

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

Highland Games athletes Melissa Spies, Tanisha Lee and Nix Houston wait for a decision regarding possible cancellation. Photo by Michele Meyers

Nicholas Richards helps take down equipment after it was announced that the Highland Games were canceled due to lightning. Photo by Michele Meyers

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

Nicholas Richards helps take down equipment after it was announced that the Highland Games were canceled due to lightning. Photo by Michele Meyers

Cap herds his sheep. Photo by Michele Meyers

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

Cap herds his sheep. Photo by Michele Meyers

A wild water balloon fight breaks out in the kid zone at the Celtic Festival. Photo by Michele Meyers

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

A wild water balloon fight breaks out in the kid zone at the Celtic Festival. Photo by Michele Meyers

Highland Games judge Chad Davis offered stone throwing advice at the Celtic Festival. Photo by Michele Meyers

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

Highland Games judge Chad Davis offered stone throwing advice at the Celtic Festival. Photo by Michele Meyers

Backintyme: Mary Lee and Frank Sweet. Photo by Michele Meyers

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

Backintyme: Mary Lee and Frank Sweet. Photo by Michele Meyers

Wags--one of the stars of the pet parade. Photo by Michele Meyers

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

Wags--one of the stars of the pet parade. Photo by Michele Meyers

Ghost wins Best in Show. Photo by Michele Meyers

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

Ghost wins Best in Show. Photo by Michele Meyers

Clare and Lacey McMullan dance to the songs of the band Off Kilter. Photo by Michele Meyers

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

Clare and Lacey McMullan dance to the songs of the band Off Kilter. Photo by Michele Meyers

Off Kilter musicians jam together and close out the Celtic Festival another year. Photo by Michele Meyers

Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021 |

Off Kilter musicians jam together and close out the Celtic Festival another year. Photo by Michele Meyers

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