Schedule 2023


Saturday - Throughout the day

  • Folk music
  • Celtic rock music
  • Sheep herding demonstrations
  • Activities for Wee Bairns (Children)
  • Scottish athletic competitions including the world-famous caber toss
  • Highland dancing competitions
  • Piping, drumming and massed pipe bands
  • Scottish and American food, beverages and merchandise

Activities Schedule

Bill Nicoll Memorial Ceremonies Field

9:15 Opening Ceremonies

9:30 Highland Mist Scottish Country Dancing

10:00 Sheepdog Herding Demonstration by Robin Reasoner

11:00 Sword Fighting Demonstration ( in Legion of Honor area)

11:00 Children's Foot Race

12:00 Parade of Tartans, featuring all assembled Scottish Clans

1:00 Tug-of-War

2:00 -- 3:30 Pipe-band competition

3:30 (or upon completion of piping) Sheep Herding

4:30 Awards Ceremony and Massed Bagpipe bands

5:00 Sword Fighting Demonstration (in Legion of Honor area)

5:00 Schlafly Stones

All Morning :

Scottish Heavy Athletics (including the renowned Caber Toss)

Kid's Activities

Highland Dance Competition sanctioned by ScotDance USA

All Afternoon :

Continued Scottish Heavy Athletics

Highland Bagpiping competitions for a total purse of $6,700

Continued Kid's Activities


Entertainment Schedule

Entertainment at the Alex Sutherland Stage

10:00 am - Peat Fire Flame, Diane McCullough

11:00 am - Jamie McGeechan

12:00 noon  Pause for Parade of Tartans

1:00 pm - The Wee Heavies

2:00 pm  Pause for Pipe Band Competition

3:30 pm - Mitzi MacDonald and Keltic Reign

4:30 pm Awards Ceremony and Massed Bands

5:30 pm - Plaid To The Bone

6:30 pm - Shilleligans

8:00 pm - Plaid To The Bone

Entertainment continues into the evening!

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