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157th Scottish Highland Gathering and Games
September 2 - September 3
The 157th Scottish Highland Gathering and Games are at the Alameda County Fairgrounds on Labor Day Weekend (September 2-3) 2023.
California’s largest and longest-running Scottish Games features the very best of Scottish competition including, Heavy Athletics, Highland Dancing, Piping and Drumming competitions and the challenging and fun Kilted Mile which takes place on California’s oldest 1-mile track. Live entertainment includes traditional Scottish folk singers, Celtic Rock bands, guest pipe and military bands as well as the impressive sight and sounds of the Massed Bands which feature in the Closing Ceremonies each day. And (or course) there will be plenty of opportunity to sample the delights of traditional Scottish foods and drinks – including the ever-popular Whisky Tasting!