Highland Games and Highland Gatherings 2018

From the months of May through to September, society across Scotland partakes in these games, which include heavyweight events like the caber toss, stone put and the Scottish hammer throw.
In general the Highland Games and Gathering season starts in May and finishes in September however some events go out with these months. The Highland Games are now celebrated the world over with events in America, medicines4all.com online eu, Asia and the rest of the planet.

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Jul
20
Sat
Tomintoul Highland Games @ Public Park
Jul 20 @ 11:05 am – Dec 19 @ 12:05 pm

Events:

  • Running
  • Heavy Weights
  • Tug-of-war
  • Solo Piping
  • Light Field
  • Hill Race
  • Highland Dance
Aug
17
Sat
Helmsdale Highland Games @ Couper Park
Aug 17 @ 12:16 pm – 1:16 pm

Events:

  • Running
  • Heavy Weights
  • Solo Piping
  • Light Field
  • Highland Dance

 

Special Events: Scottish Hill Race Championship.

Stirling Highland Games @ Stirling Sports Village
Aug 17 @ 12:23 pm – 1:23 pm

Events:

  • Running
  • Cycling
  • Heavy Weights
  • Light Field
  • Highland Dance

 

A traditional Highland Games at the heart of Scotland welcoming visitors from throughout the UK and around the world. www.stirlinghighlandgames.com

Stirling Highland Games is a traditional highland games which features running, cycling, heavyweights, highland dancing, light field with several piping performances spread throughout the day.

You can also enjoy our suppliers range of Scottish produce, craft stalls, food and drink, whisky and childrens entertainment.

Stirling’s affordable family day out!

Aug
18
Sun
Crieff Highland Gathering @ Market Park
Aug 18 @ 12:28 pm – 1:28 pm

Events:

  • Running
  • Cycling
  • Heavy Weights
  • Solo Piping
  • Light Field
  • Highland Dance
Aug
22
Thu
Argyllshire Gathering (Oban) @ Mossfield Park
Aug 22 @ 12:33 pm – 1:33 pm

Events:

  • Running
  • Heavy Weights
  • Tug-of-war
  • Solo Piping
  • Light Field
  • Hill Race
  • Highland Dance
Aug
24
Sat
Glenurquhart Highland Games @ Blairbeg Park
Aug 24 @ 12:37 pm – 1:37 pm

Events:

  • Running
  • Heavy Weights
  • Tug-of-war
  • Solo Piping
  • Light Field
  • Hill Race
  • Highland Dance

 

Other events

10 Mile Walk/Run

15 Mile Mountain Bike

Contact Details:

Lonach Highland Gathering & Games @ Bellabeg Park
Aug 24 @ 12:42 pm – 1:42 pm

Events:

  • Running
  • Heavy Weights
  • Solo Piping
  • Light Field
  • Hill Race
  • Highland Dance
Strathardle Highland Gathering @ Bannerfield
Aug 24 @ 12:50 pm – 1:50 pm

Events:

  • Running
  • Heavy Weights
  • Tug-of-war
  • Solo Piping
  • Light Field
  • Highland Dance

 

Special Events: Agricultural Show 09.30am.Parade to Field 12.45pm, Highly Competive Tug O’ War (Local) and Open Tug O’ War.

Aug
31
Sat
Birnam Highland Games @ Little Dunkeld
Aug 31 @ 12:57 pm – 1:57 pm

Events:

  • Running
  • Cycling
  • Heavy Weights
  • Solo Piping
  • Light Field
  • Highland Dance
Sep
7
Sat
Braemar Highland Gathering @ Braemar
Sep 7 @ 1:01 pm – 2:01 pm

Events:

  • Running
  • Heavy Weights
  • Tug-of-war
  • Solo Piping
  • Light Field
  • Hill Race
  • Highland Dance

 

Braemar Gathering attracts competitors and spectators from all over the World. The annual attendance is around 16,000 and normally members of the Royal Family attend during some of the events. The massed pipe bands provide an excellent spectacle. The event is fairly unique taking place in the Village of Braemar, Population about 400, amidst the heather clad Cairngorm Mountains.

Sep
8
Sun
Blairgowrie & Rattray Highland Games @ Bogles Field
Sep 8 @ 1:04 pm – 2:04 pm

Events:

  • Running
  • Cycling
  • Heavy Weights
  • Tug-of-war
  • Solo Piping
  • Light Field
  • Hill Race
  • Highland Dance

Local Start Time:
10am

Open Start Time:
10am

 

Traditional Highland Games for all the family and competitors. Heavyweight and tug o’ war events, including the community tug o’ war between Blairgowrie and Rattray.  Running, races and cycling for all ages, including school events.   Highland dancing from kids in traditional dress.   Piping competitions for solos. Pipe bands entertaining with Scottish music. The Ardblair Stones to test your strength. Various traders, food, clothing, gifts, arts and crafts.  Attractions for all ages, fun and animals.  Staffie Smiles Dog Show with pedigree and fun competitions.

Contact Details:

Sep
14
Sat
Pitlochry Highland Games @ Recreation Ground
Sep 14 @ 1:08 pm – 2:08 pm

Events:

  • Running
  • Cycling
  • Heavy Weights
  • Tug-of-war
  • Solo Piping
  • Light Field
  • Highland Dance

 

Special Events: MASSED PIPE BANDS, Solo Piping.   Light Field & Heavy Events – Venue of 1997 World Hammer throw record of 153′ 1″.

Tug-o-War Championship of the Highlands; Scottish Junior Jumps Championship and Scottish 1600m Championship

SOBHD registered Highland Dancing Competition – organiser Jean Swanston – jrlogierait@btinternet.com.

NO DANCING ENTRIES OR TRACK ENTRIES ACCEPTED ON THE FIELD

Sep
21
Sat
Invercharron Highland Games @ Games Field Ross Gardens
Sep 21 @ 1:12 pm – 2:12 pm