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ScotsFestival & International Highland Games XXVII

ScotsFestival & International Highland Games

Posted on by Rocky
When:
February 15, 2020 – February 16, 2020 all-day
2020-02-15T00:00:00-08:00
2020-02-17T00:00:00-08:00
Where:
Queen Mary

ScotsFestival & International Highland Games

XXVII

ScotsFestival & International Highland Games will return on Saturday, February 15 – Sunday, February 16. Experience the rich culture and history of Scotland first hand through an array of authentic activities, athletics, dancing, entertainment, and cuisine, paying homage to the Queen Mary’s Scottish legacy.

Eighty-nine years ago, in the quaint seaside town of Clydebank, Scotland, construction began on the Queen Mary. Exemplifying the finest craftsmanship of the country, the Queen Mary’s heritage is celebrated throughout the two-day festival honoring Scottish culture and nearly fifty clans and vendors.

Throughout the weekend, guests can witness professional and amateur competitions in piping, drumming, massed bands, darts, Highland dancing, and Highland athletics: the all-new North American LightWeight Women’s Championship and the North American Professional Male Championship. Whisky tasting sessions with aged malt experts are available for adult festivalgoers while the laddies & lassies can bear witness to Queen Mary’s coronation and knighting ceremonies, and even take part in the Wee Highland Games. With falconry, sheep herding, axe-throwing and archery, guests will have culture at every turn!
Credit: https://www.queenmary.com/calendar-of-events/scotsfestival/home/

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