Kilts on Coquina Beach

July 29, 2019 By Rachel

By Rachel Activities, Anna Maria Island, Festivals, Food and Fun No Comments

Who needs to go to Europe for a Scottish vacation? Not you!

Thanks to the annual Celtic Beach Cookout, all you need is a trip to the Florida Gulf Coast in August to get a little bit of that Scotch action.

New World Celts

The event is hosted by the New World Celts – Sarasota whose mission is to “promote Celtic traditions and heritage.”

According to its website, New World Celts – Sarasota is:

committed to presenting the finest in Celtic culture, heritage, crafts and other activities to its patrons. By sponsoring a site, a stage, an event or activity at our Celtic Heritage events, our partners associate themselves with wholesome, family oriented activities, in celebration of the community. With an experienced cadre of dedicated volunteers, our operational goals focus on presenting our partners in a positive public manner.

Most notably, the group offers scholarships to local Celtic artists.

Kilts on Coquina Beach

When: Sunday, August 24, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Where: Coquina Public Beach

You can find all the information you need on the Facebook event page:

Join the New World Celts Sarasota for their annual Celtic Beach Cookout. Wear your favorite kilt and bring your bathing suits. The pavilion is close to the restrooms and beach!!

We will provide burgers & hotdogs. The grills will be hot so bring your own items to grill if you like. Please bring a side dish and desert to share with others!! Bring your own items to drink as well. (This is a public park so all rules apply.)

Celtic acoustical instruments and musicians are welcome. Bagpipes/drums & Celtic dancers too!!

Anna Maria Island in August

You won’t find a more unique event than one with bagpipes on the beach, so pack your bags and book your trip!

And you’re in luck, we still have a few properties open that week in August! Call 941-773-8193 now for last minute specials, toll-free at 844-206-Mobi, or email to learn which vacation homes are available.

You can also always check out our website to see all of our exceptional properties – whatever your vacation needs, we have the right home for you, from Clearwater, Bradenton, Anna Maria Island to Siesta Key.


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