Glengarry Highland Games

Glengarry Highland Games

Maxville Fairgrounds - 34 Fair St.

Aug 02 2019 to Aug 03 2019

Region : Eastern Ontario     City: Maxville

  •  Add to Calendar 2019-08-02 2019-08-03 America/Toronto Glengarry Highland Games North America's largest performance of massed pipe bands! Thousands of competitors in traditional Scottish events - highland dancing, piping and drumming, heavyweights tossing the caber. Festivities both days starting at 8 am. Be part of Friday night's famous Tattoo and Concert, Saturday's North American Pipe Band Championships™ with the closing massed bands performance. Scottish food and concessions galore. Since the first Games were held in 1948, the people of Glengarry have extended close to a million welcomes to visitors who come to see what is estimated to be one of the largest Highland Games in the world. Hundreds of thousands of people have found themselves drawn once a year to Maxville, to witness an outstanding display of music,dance, sports, fiddling, pageantry and tradition. In the course of the day, more than 60 pipe bands are put through their paces to decide the North American Pipe Band Championships™, more than 200 dancers defy gravity in the Highland Dance competition and giants hurl telephone pole-sized cabers and 50 pound iron hammers around the infield. It is a memorable and incredible event. Maxville Fairgrounds - 34 Fair St. Shawna Rousseau shawna@cornwalltourism.com
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North America's largest performance of massed pipe bands! Thousands of competitors in traditional Scottish events - highland dancing, piping and drumming, heavyweights tossing the caber. Festivities both days starting at 8 am. Be part of Friday night's famous Tattoo and Concert, Saturday's North American Pipe Band Championships™ with the closing massed bands performance. Scottish food and concessions galore.

Since the first Games were held in 1948, the people of Glengarry have extended close to a million welcomes to visitors who come to see what is estimated to be one of the largest Highland Games in the world. Hundreds of thousands of people have found themselves drawn once a year to Maxville, to witness an outstanding display of music,dance, sports, fiddling, pageantry and tradition.

In the course of the day, more than 60 pipe bands are put through their paces to decide the North American Pipe Band Championships™, more than 200 dancers defy gravity in the Highland Dance competition and giants hurl telephone pole-sized cabers and 50 pound iron hammers around the infield. It is a memorable and incredible event.