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Harpers Ferry Highland Games

October 5 - October 6


This event takes place the first full weekend every October, this year’s falling on October 5th and 6th. Gates open at 8:00 am and runs to 8:00 pm Saturday and 8:00am to 5:00pm on Sunday. There is also a kick off party the night before at a local bar called the Barn of Harpers Ferry with live music, raffles, and other festivities.

The event itself takes place at Sam Michaels Park in Harpers Ferry WV. The heavy athletics are organized by MASA(http://www.heavyevents.com/) and there will be a combination of Celtic rock bands and traditional Celtic music playing all day including multiple shows by the Winchester City Pipe and Drum Band. We have a large section dedicated to vendors and will have multiple food trucks and areas to purchase alcohol on site. There is a clan village including education displays, highland clan organizations, reenactors, blacksmith demonstrations, birds of prey demonstration and other various forms of entertainment.

Tickets can be purchased online at hfccs.ticketleap.com/harpers-ferry-highland-games-tickets-2024/ and are $15. At the gate, the day of tickets are $20 with kids under 12 being free. Vendor spots are still available and can be purchased at hfccs.ticketleap.com/harpers-ferry-highland-games-2-day-vendor-pass/. Anyone interested in obtaining a cultural pass to set up a display should follow the following link hfccs.ticketleap.com/harpers-ferry-highland-games-cultural-pass/.

Our website is currently getting redesigned but can be viewed at https://www.hfccs.org/ . Our charity’s Facebook account will have updates on events https://www.facebook.com/harpersferrycelticculturesociety/ specific event updates can be found on our event Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/p/Highland-Games-of-Harpers-Ferry-100070001140703/ . Event questions should be directed to admin@hfccs.org or message us on Facebook.


Sam Michaels Park
235 Sam Michael's Lane,
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 United States
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