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Scottish Highland Games | Alameda County Fairgrounds

September 3, 2022 @ 8:00 am

Scottish Highland Gathering and Games

]See ancient battles of strength (ever wondered what a caber is?) or enjoy traditional dance, arts, music and bagpipes! This annual event takes place Labor Day weekend at the Alameda County Fairgrounds.

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Here is a short listing of events scheduled for the Scottish Games. Visit ScottishGames.com for a complete list and schedule.

Birds of Prey
Children’s Glen – where kids can participate in games.
Coos & Clydesdales
Heavy Athletic Events
Highland Dancing
Irish Dancing
Kilted Mile Race

Scottish Games Schedule:

Opening Ceremonies | Saturday and Sunday
11:45am Arrival of the Chief and Honored Clans
11:50am Clans March Past
12:00am Introduction of Honored Guests
12:10pm Honorary Chieftain declares “Let the Games Begin”
12:15pm Drum Major Competition Preliminary Heats

Closing Ceremonies | Saturday and Sunday
04:00pm Drum Major Competition Finals
04:30pm Scottish Country Dancers
04:40pm Arrival of the Chief and Honored Guests
04:45pm Massed Bands March-In
04:45pm Salute to the Chief (Hielan’ Laddie)
05:00pm Flower of Scotland
05:05pm Piping & Drumming Awards
05:10pm Auld Land Syne
05:15pm Amazing Grace
05:20pm Massed Bands March-Off

Scottish Games Admission:

Adult 1-Day
Senior 1-Day
Youth 1-Day
Children (11 and under)
Active Military


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