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Queen Mary
1126 Queens Highway Long Beach, CA 90802
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3.8 / 5 Rated by 41 members
Review from Cesar Portillo
11 events 4 reviews

I love this event but am a somewhat concerned it seems to be shrinking each year. Perhaps the ridiculously high parking rates are turning folks away. I was shocked at the $15 hit. While the event is well worth the admission, I may park offsite &...continued

reviewed Feb 16 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from moneycop
4 events 3 reviews

It was poorly organized and the scheduled events were opposite to what their maps indicated. The ticket booth operators didn't have correct information and there were NO signs showing where will call was so many of us were sent in circles. It was...continued

reviewed Feb 16 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from helenmarie
10 events 2 reviews

Change of location is not the best. I did not like being so squished together, not even room to put out your beach chair. If I had not been to the games when they were located on the large grass area to the left of the Queen Mary and experienced...continued

reviewed Feb 17 2013 report as inappropriate
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Activities: The 20th Annual Queen Mary Scottish Festival offers guests a glimpse into Scottish culture and history. Featuring a variety of traditional Scottish activities including athletic competitions, a Grand Parade, dancing, piping, and whisky tasting, it’s fun for the entire family.

*Competitions: *Athletics, dancing, piping and darts. Watch competitors battle through a wide array of traditional Scottish events

Food & Beverages: Have a hankering for some haggis, neeps and tatties? Not exactly sure what those are? Don’t worry, you’ll experience a variety of authentic Scottish cuisine and whisky and learn all about the culinary traditions that make these foods so unique.

Live Entertainment: The sounds of Scotland will be providing the soundtrack for the event and will include several pipe bands, drummers, fiddle players and harpists, as well as more contemporary bands with Scottish flair.

Rock Yer Kilt – Concert  

Saturday, February 16, 2013, 6:00pm – midnight 

Jump aboard the Queen Mary and tilt your Kilt toward some of the best Scottish, Gaelic and Celtic bands this side of the pond. Sling a stein or a slew at the Wee Whisky Bar as you enjoy the sounds of TNT Winner of SAM 2011 Battle of the Tribute Bands, celebrating the Scottish roots of one of the greatest rock bands of all time, AC/DC! Hoist the Colors-awarded Best Album of 2012 by Grinning Beggar, fusing pop-punk with traditional Irish instruments like fiddle and mandolin. Highland Way Highlighting Celtic music from Scotland and Ireland with originals and the occasional popular cover. The Whooligans Timeless Scottish & Irish pub songs in the tradition of The Dubliners, Tommy Makem, and The Clancy Brothers, plus a healthy dose of rockin’ tunes by the likes of The Pogues, Van Morrison, and Flogging Molly. Sligo Rags two-time winner of Orange County Music Awards, named one of the top acoustic bands in L.A. (by Folkworks Magazine), merging Celtic Folk with a bluegrass attitude. 

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