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Cornhill Highland Games

Cornhill Playing Field Cornhill, Scotland

Part of the Scottish Highland Games Association and Grampian Games Association, Cornhill Highland Games is one of the highlights on the calendar for the local community, as well as the numerous visitors who attend from throughout north east Scotland and beyond. The 2023 Cornhill Highland Games will take place on Saturday 3 June 2023 at […]

Helensburgh & Lomond Highland Games

Rugby Ground Helensburgh,

A Family & Dog-friendly, Community Driven, Traditional Highland Games The Helensburgh & Lomond Games is set to return this summer, located in the west of Scotland, tantalizingly close to the shores of Loch Lomond, the stunningly beautiful, original sea-side getaway, Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute, Scotland! Featuring a variety of traditional Highland Games Competitions like the Sheaf Toss, […]

Port City Highland Games

Now in our second year, the Port City Highland Games will feature the East Coast Women's Championship competition, the British Motor Club of the Cape Fear's Annual Car Show, and a special beer release by Flying Machine Brewery. In addition, we'll have clan tents, herding dog demonstrations, dancing, music, a Viking "fighting ring," food vendors, […]


Bearsden & Milngavie Highland Games

West of Scotland Football Club Glasgow Rd.Milngavie,

The next games will take place on Saturday 10th June 2023 at the West of Scotland Football Club, Glasgow Rd, Milngavie, Glasgow G62 6AQ. Throughout the day, we have all the traditional highland games events; from wrestling, pipe bands, heavies, arm wrestling to Scottish dancing. The games also play host to the World Haggis Hurling […]

Carroll County Celtic Festival

Carroll County Agriculture Center 706 Agriculture Center Drive, Westminster, MD

A celebration of Celtic life and culture held on June 10, 2023, from 10-8, at the Carroll County Agriculture Center, 706 Agriculture Center Drive, Westminster, MD 21157. Athletics, Stones of Strength, Sheep Herding, Dance Performances, Pipe Bands, Clans (free registration for clans), Artisans, Food, Whisky tastings, Gaelic Language Village, Children's Activities, Contemporary Celtic Bands - […]

Strathmore Highland Games

Glamis Castle Glamis Castle, Strathmore, Scotland

Strathmore Highland Games Committee are delighted to once again share the traditions of Highland Games and can't wait to welcome you all. Come and join us on Sunday 11th June 2023, in the glorious grounds of Glamis Castle in Angus for a truly Scottish day out! ​Officially opened at 12 noon, gates open at 10am. […]

Pike’s Peak Celtic Fest

Western Museum of Mining and Industry 225 North Gate Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO

The Pikes Peak Celtic Festival blossomed from an old tradition in Colorado Springs. 1999 marked the last year of the Pikes Peak Highland Games. In 2013, we brought this festival back under the new name-Pikes Peak Celtic Festival. The Festival field will be filled with the sound of Bagpipes, the smell of fish & chips, […]

The 37th Annual Scottish Festival & Highland Games, Chicago

Hamilton Lakes 1 Pierce Place, Itasca, IL

Put a smile on your face, warmth in your heart and a spring in your step at the 37th annual Scottish Festival & Highland Games. This 2-day, outdoor family-friendly event is a chance to explore Scottish culture without buying a plane ticket. The Scottish Festival features an extravaganza of activities and attractions - the largest […]

West Virginia Wild and Wonderful Celtic Festival and Highland Games

4H Camp Pioneer 38 Pioneer Circle, Kings Run Rd, 26253, WV

The West Virginia Wild and Wonderful Celtic Festival and Highland Games takes place on June 17th at 4-H Camp Pioneer in Beverly! ✔ Explore the Clan Village ✔ Savor Celtic Food & Beverages and Beer Garden ✔ Traditional Music & Dance ✔ Professionally sanctioned Highland Games with an adaptive and amateur class ✔Authentic Celtic Merchandisers […]

Aberdeen’s Highland Games

Hazelhead Park Hazelhead Park, Aberdeen, Scotland

The Aberdeen Highland Games will return this Summer at Hazlehead Park on Sunday 18 June 2023! This popular event is an affordable experience for all the family; from traditional Highland Games events, quality trade and charity stalls, stage entertainment from professional performers as well as local community groups and a range of activities that can […]

The Cortez Celtic Fair June 24, 2023

Parque de Vida R008724, Cortez, CO

The Cortez Celtic Fair will host a Highland Games competition, Highland Dance competition, Celtic bands, Clan tents, an animal exhibit, and kids activities. The event is free to the public. Beer proceeds are donated to local charities. The sixth annual Cortez Celtic Fair is free to the public, and will have activities for all.

Kingsville Highland Games

Jack Miner Migratory Bird Sanctuary 332 Road 3 West, KIngsville, Ontario

Flock to Jack Miner's and take a gander at the great new venue for the 2023 Kingsville Highland Games. Ty Cobb Field provides the backdrop for a totally immersive Highland Games experience. Pipes & Drums, Highland Dancing, Heavy Events, Tug of War, Clan Village, Sheep Herding, Haggis Hurl, Vendors and so much more.


Ceres Highland Games

The Bow Butts St Andrews Rd, Ceres, Scotland

Ceres Games are the oldest free games in Scotland. There has been a market and games held here at the end of June, every year (except for war and during the period of the 1746 Act of Proscription) since 1314. In that year, the charter to do so was given to the people of the village by […]

Alaska Scottish Highland Games

Alaska State Fairgrounds 2075 Glenn Hwy, Palmer, AK

Featuring all things Scottish-Bagpipes, Heavy Athletics, Celtic Dance, Gathering O' The Clans, Drumming, Kilted Mile, Scotch and Mead Tasting, Tea Tent, Salmon Tossing, Highland Coo, Tug-Of-War, Celtic Marketplace, Historical Demonstrations, Musical Guests, Children's Events and so much there is something for everyone to enjoy!

Embro Highland Games

Embro Highland Games 355644 35th Line, Zorra, Ontario

The oldest Scottish games in Ontario, the Embro Highland Games is a celebration of the region’s rich Celtic roots, which hail back to 1820 when the area was originally settled by those forced from their lands in Sutherland, Scotland. That heritage will again be celebrated on Canada Day in 2023 with a bevy of activities, […]

Payson Scottish Festival

Memorial Park 250 South Main St., Payson, UT

The 2023 Payson Scottish Festival will take place July 7th and 8th,2023in Memorial Park, 250 South Main St, Payson, UT.

Highland Games Angelbachtal 2023

Angelbachtal Castle Park

Highland Games Angelbachtal 2023 Vom 07. - 09.07.2023 werden sie nun endlich im Schloßpark Angelbachtal stattfinden – die 15. International Highland Games Angelbachtal. Nach 3 Jahren Corona-Pandemie, Wut und Trauer über einen völlig sinnlosen Krieg und Frust über dessen weitreichende Folgen, die uns alle in nahezu jedem Bereich treffen, haben wir entschieden: Now is the […]

Orillia Scottish Festival

orillia, Ontario Orillia, Ontario

Celebrating our 45th annual Orillia Scottish Festival with Friday Night Ceilidh, Saturday parade, massed bands, children’s village, Scottish entertainment, vendors and beer tent, Sunday Kirkin O’ the Tartan and afternoon Ceilidh.

Elizabeth Celtic Festival

Casey Jones Park 34201 County Road 17, Elizabeth, CO

Join us for some authentic Scottish food, Irish whiskey ice cream, great beers & ales, fantastic local Celtic music, dance, piping, Scottish Heavy Athletics, local artisans, merchants, Living History Reenactments, and find your family clan! There are also lots of kid-friendly activities, plus children 10 and under are always free at the gate.

The Glasgow Lands Scottish Festival

Look Park 300 N Main St., Florence, MA

2023 Promises to be yet another incredible year: Our 28th Anniversary Celebration Glasgow Lands Scottish Festival is the only Scottish Festival in Massachusetts, and the second largest one in New England. We are proud to have been bringing world class Scottish Arts to the Pioneer Valley for 28 years. Our 2023 festival promises to be […]

Lochcarron Highland Games

Attadale Estate Strathcarron, Scotland

Welcome to the internet home of the Lochcarron Highland Games. "The Friendly Games" held in beautiful Wester Ross in the North West Highlands of Scotland. Lochcarron Highland Games feature the traditional mixture of heavy events, track and field plus highland dancing and piping displays (these are not competitions).

The Morvern Highland Games 2023

Knock Park Lochaline, Morvern, By Oban, Argyll

The Morvern Highland Games will be held on Saturday 15th July at Knock Park, Lochaline. Hailed as 'the most scenic Highland Games in Scotland' The Morvern Highland Games is situated in the beautiful west coast village of Lochaline overlooking the picturesque mountains of the Island of Mull and Morvern Peninsula. An authentic family friendly Highland […]

Tomintoul Highland Games

Tomintoul Public Park Tomintoul,

Visit one of Scotland's longest running Highland Games, showcasing traditional heavy and light events, highland dancing, piping competitions and lesser known entertainments like tilt the bucket and barrel racing.   The Tomintoul Highland Games are held in the Public Park at the southern end of Tomintoul.

Burntisland Highland Games

Burntisland Links Kirkbank Rd.Burntisland,

The 2023 Burntisland Highland Games will take place on Monday 17th July 2023 at 11:00. Our games arena is located on Burntisland Links, alongside the town’s annual summer fairground and close to an award-winning beach. Founded in 1652, these are the second-oldest highland games in the world and feature highland dancing, running, cycling and heavy events. Please send […]

Inveraray Highland Games

Inverary Castle Inverary,

We look forward to welcoming you to the grounds of Inveraray Castle, the venue of the Inveraray Highland Games. The Games celebrate our rich culture and heritage with field and track events, piping, highland dancing competitions and heavyweight events including the world championships for tossing the caber. You will also find a good selection of […]

Mull Highland Games

Erray Park Tobermory,

The Mull Highland Games takes place annually in the picturesque town of Tobermory, the main population centre of the Hebridean Island of Mull. The island and its surroundings are steeped in history and abundant wildlife, including eagles, puffins, otters, whales, dolphins and much more. Amidst the natural life and beauty of a geologically ancient landscape […]

Maine Celtic Celebration

Belfast Commons Union St., Belfast, ME

The Maine Celtic Celebration is a family-oriented weekend celebrating the rich Celtic heritage, culture, and hospitality found along the Coast of Maine. The 2023 Celebration will be our 17th Annual event!  We are an all-volunteer group of community members and we are looking forward to our celebration this year! Whether you are a new or […]

Airth Highland Games

North Greens Park Falkirk,

Come to Airth Highland Games and experience one of Scotland’s oldest, most traditional highland games! Cheer on our many competitors as they compete for their titles. Watch our highland dancers, our solo pipers, our heavy athletes and track competitors as they battle it out. Why not even get yourself involved in our Smiddy Stone Challenge […]

Balquhidder, Lochearnhead & Strathyre Highland Games

Lochearnhead village LOCHEARNHEAD, Perthshire

Balquhidder, Lochearnhead and Strathyre Highland Games and Gathering (traditional seat to Clans MacLaren, MacGregor, Stewarts of Ardvorlich and Macnab) SATURDAY 22nd JULY 2023 TICKETS NOW ON SALE!    Ticket prices: £7 adult; £5 children 5-16 (free under 5)/Senior Citizens Dogs on lead welcome FREE car parking, follow signposts; disabled parking on field; designated parking area for camper vans Located adjacent […]

Sherwood Park Highland Gathering

Broadmoor Lake Park Sherwood Park, Alberta

The Sherwood Park Highland Gathering is an annual outdoor event held at Broadmoor Lake Park, Sherwood Park. This free, two-day family-friendly event includes piping and drumming competitions, massed band performances, Highland Dance competitions, and Scottish heavy games, and a family Ceilidh.  The Gathering includes a Celtic market, beer garden, food trucks, and children's activities.


Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering

Enumclaw Expo Center 45224 – 284th Avenue SE, Enumclaw, WA

For the 76th year, Scotland comes to the Pacific Northwest the weekend of July 22 and 23, 2023! The 6th oldest Scottish festival in the US featuring the North American Scottish Athletics Championship, US West Coast Drum Corps Championship, individual pipers and drummers, colorful pipe bands, Highland and National dancers competing before judges of worldwide […]


Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering

Enumclaw Expo Center 45224 – 284th Avenue SE, Enumclaw, WA

For the 76th year, Scotland comes to the Pacific Northwest the weekend of July 22 and 23, 2023! The 6th oldest Scottish festival in the US featuring the North American Scottish Athletics Championship, US West Coast Drum Corps Championship, individual pipers and drummers, colorful pipe bands, Highland and National dancers competing before judges of worldwide […]

Halkirk Highland Games

Braal Terrace Caithness,

The Halkirk Highland Games, a traditional and spectacular Scottish sporting event is held in Caithness in the far North of Scotland, near to Thurso, the North Coast 500 route and the famous end of the road landmark of John O’Groats. It is always held on the last Saturday in July and attracts crowds of up […]

Dufftown Highland Games

Mortlach School Sports Field Dufftown, Scotland

The Dufftown Highland Games have been held the last Saturday in July since 1892.  Today they are a taste of something Scottish for everybody.  A full programme of light and heavy events, massed pipe bands, highland dancing and hill races.  Visitors can take part in the overseas race -  an opportunity to participate in a […]

St. Andrews Highland Games

Station Park St. Andrews, Scotland

St Andrews Highland games are relative newcomers to the highland games scene as this year will be only the 38th time they will have been held. From humble beginnings in 1984 the were first held on a Thursday afternoon in a field on the outskirts of St Andrews courtesy of Mrs Cheape of Strathtrum Estate. […]

Dornoch Highland Games

Meadows Park Dornoch,

The Dornoch Highland Games has been held every year since 1887, bar the war years and one unfortunate rainy day. It is a day that locals look forward to all year, where everyone can have fun. Visitors are very welcome. Come and enjoy the competitions for piping, Highland dancing, tossing the caber, putting the ball […]

Colorado Scottish Festival

Denver Polo Club 6359 Airport Road, Sedalia, CO

The St. Andrew Society of Colorado is proud to announce the 59th Annual Colorado Scottish Festival will be held at its new location at the Denver Polo Club! Coupled with the warm hospitality and sophistication of the Denver Polo Club, this event provides an excellent opportunity to explore several interesting aspects of Scottish culture, traditions, […]

Bridge of Allan Highland Games

Strathallan Games Park 7 Airthrey Ave., Bridge of Allan, Stirling

Bridge of Allan is one of Scotland’s premier Highland Games, attracting crowds of between 8,000 and 10,000 people. The games field nestles between Stirling Castle – Scotland’s grandest historic attraction, the beautiful Ochil Hills and the National Wallace Monument, made famous by the blockbuster movie, Braveheart. The games themselves offer a packed programme of traditional […]

Isle of Skye Highland Games

The Lump 6 Bayfield Rd., Portree, Scotland

This year’s games will be held on Wednesday 9 August 2023 and the 2023 programme can be viewed soon.  The 2024 games will be held on the 7th August. Please check our website and Facebook page for updated information nearer the time.

Central New York Highland Games

Long Branch Park 3813 Long Branch Rd., Liverpool, NY

On Saturday, from 9am – 8pm, every 2nd weekend in August, Central New York hosts a Highland Games, Pipe Band competition and Celtic ethnic activities at the incredible venue of Long Branch Park on Onondaga Lake in Syracuse. 2023 will be our 80th running of the games. Our family-friendly GAMES offers a day full of […]

Perth Highland Games

Our Highland Games include traditional Heavyweight events such as throwing weights, hammers and tossing the caber. And, of course, there is Highland dancing, foot and cycle races and the very popular pipe band contest with large numbers of overseas bands often taking part. We also have a wide range of exciting trade stands and an […]

Helmsdale and District Highland Games

Couper Park Helmsdale, Scotland

This is a fantastic day out for all the family starting with the Local Heavy Events and the Children's Mini Highland Games at 10.00 am in the Couper Park, Helmsdale. The piping and dancing competitions start at 10.30 am and 11.00 am. The Games Parade from the village to the Couper Park starts at mid-day followed […]

Saint Andrews Society of Maine Highland Games

Brunswick, Maine 29 Meadow Road, Brunswick, ME

Ceud mìle fàilte bho Gheamannan Gàidhealach Maine agus Fèis na h-Alba! 100,000 welcomes from the Maine Highland Games & Scottish Festival. The Society runs a series of events that celebrate Scottish culture. Everyone is welcome to attend whether you were born in Scotland, have Scottish ancestors, or are just looking to meet some great people. […]

Argyllshire Gathering Oban Games

Mossfield Stadium Oban,

The Argyllshire Gathering, formed in 1871, was originally set up to bring together the families of Argyll – a county that covered a vast area. Rivalries existed between clans and a Gathering with traditional sports managed to keep a sense of unity and peace. The Gathering today is a celebration of Highland heritage and tradition […]

Jamestown Regional Celtic Festival

Day of filled with the Celtic Spirit, along Chautauqua Lake at the Mayville Lakeside Park, Mayville, New York.  We have Celtic vendors, and great food, We feature 8 Pipe Bands , including The Great lakes Pipe Band and the 87th Cleveland Pipe Band from Cleveland Ohio, The City of Thorold Pipe Band and the Niagara […]

$10 – $15

Hunter Valley Highland Games 2023

Saltire Estate 113 Wilderness Road, Lovedale, NSW

Come experience the Hunter Valley Highland Games in beautiful Wine Country! After all, the original grapevines planted in the Hunter were planted by James Busby of Edinburgh. These games celebrate the deep connection between Australia and Scotland. COME SPEND A DAY IN THE VINES, HEAR THE PIPES, SEE THE STRENGTH AND WATCH THE DANCE!


157th Scottish Highland Gathering and Games

Alameda county Fairgrounds 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton, CA

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 […]

Blairgowrie and Rattray Highland Games

Bogles Field Essendy Road, Blairgowrie, Perthshire

The annual Games, a blend of spectacle and fun, take place on the first Sunday after the first Saturday in September in beautiful Perthshire. The next games are due to be held on Sunday 3rd September 2023 at Bogles Field, Essendy Road, Blairgowrie. PH10 6QU We are always open to comments and happy to answer […]

OK Scotfest 2023

RIVER SPIRIT CASINO RESORT 8330 Riverside Pkwy, Tulsa, OK

Fresno Scottish Society Gathering & Games

Kearney Park 6725 W Kearney Blvd, Fresno, CA

Fresno Scottish Society Gathering & Games.       September 16, 2023.      Kearney Park, Fresno CA.    

22nd Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival & Highland Games

Niagra County Fairgrounds 4487 Lake Ave. (Rte. 78), Lockport, NY

The Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival & Highland Games was formed in Autumn of 2001. The two day event draws about 12,000 guests and participants to Niagara County, and has become an important tradition for locals and visitors alike. Located less than an hour from both Buffalo and Rochester, NY, guests are immersed in the traditions […]

Indianapolis Scottish Highland Games and Festival

11th Annual Indianapolis Highland Games and Festival is returning for the first year after Covid. We have many musical acts like Drunk & Sailor, Highland Reign, and Celtic Rain, plus several others.  Looking to have about 70 athletes. Many clan tents and celtic vendors. We will have the royal court of Robert the Bruce.


Harvest Moon Festival and Scottish Highland Games

Shoals Bend Park, Forsyth MO 235 Corner Stone, Forsyth, MO

Harvest Moon Festival has vendor booths, entertainment, classic car show, and lots of food.  The Highland Games is part of the festival and is in it's second year.

CelticFest Mississippi on the Rez

Lakeshore Park 1112 N Shore Pkwy, Brandon, MS

Bobby Cleveland Park at Lakeshore 1112 N. Shore Parkway Brandon, MS 39047  Central Mississippi CelticFest Mississippi on the Rez returns the 2nd weekend in October for our 32nd annual Festival. Featuring some of the best Traditional Irish & Scottish musicians and dancers for a truly immersive experience with the cultures of these great Celtic Nations! […]

51st Stone Mountain Highland Games and Scottish Festival

Stone Mountain Park 1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd, Stone Mountain, GA

For 50 years, Scotland has been coming to Georgia with the Stone Mountain Highland Games and Scottish Festival! Brigadoon returns with Friday events being held at the Hilton Northeast Atlanta Host hotel on October 20, 2023. On Saturday and Sunday, we will be transforming the meadows and meandering tree-lined paths of Stone Mountain Park for […]


Charleston Scottish Games and Highland Gathering

Riverfront Park 1061 Everglades Ave., Charleston, SC

With its inaugural event in 1971, the Charleston Scottish Games & Highland Gathering is the second oldest event of its kind in the southeast. Drawing visitors from around the country and abroad, the Games brings in over 8,000 guests, immersing visitors in Scottish heritage and history. “Where Scottish History & Heritage Go Hand in Hand” […]

$5 – $25

37th Annual Tucson Celtic Festival & Scottish Highland Games

This is our 37th year doing the festival. Which takes place every year on the first weekend in November. This year we kick off the weekend with our Viking Night Concert on Friday the 3rd from 5pm to 10pm. Saturday the 4th is our opening day starting at 8am and ending at 10pm. On Sunday […]


Charleston Scottish Games and Highland Gathering

Riverfront Park 1061 Everglades Ave., Charleston, SC

With its inaugural event in 1971, the Charleston Scottish Games & Highland Gathering is the second oldest event of its kind in the southeast. Drawing visitors from around the country and abroad, the Games brings in over 8,000 guests, immersing visitors in Scottish heritage and history. “Where Scottish History & Heritage Go Hand in Hand” […]

$5 – $25

Hororata Highland Games

Hororata Hororata,

A Scottish Festival with a Kiwi Twist! Held annually on the Saturday before Canterbury Anniversary Day at the Hororata Domain in the heart of the Selwyn District. 45 minutes inland of Christchurch.

Suncoast Scots Scottish Highland Games & Celtic Festival

Manatee County Fairgrounds 1303 17th St West, Palmetto, FL

We would like to welcome you to our inaugural Scottish Highland Games & Celtic Festival. It is a grand celebration of Scottish & Celtic heritage, with Celtic music, Scottish clans/societies, pipe bands, bagpiping competition {EUSPBA), heavy athletic events (yes with athletes throwing telephone poles) (Foundation for Scottish Athletics event) food, refreshments and fun for the […]

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