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NH Highland Games & Festival – A Celebration of Scottish Heritage!

Experience the NH Highland Games & Festival – A Celebration of Scottish Heritage!

When: September 20-22

Where: Loon Mountain

How much: $40

Immerse yourself in the rich culture and traditions of Scotland at the NH Highland Games & Festival, taking place from September 20-22, 2024, at the stunning Loon Mountain Resort in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

This world-class event offers an unforgettable weekend filled with:

Musical Performers:

Enjoy performances by acclaimed Scottish and Gaelic musicians, including crowd favorites like Albannach, the Red Hot Chilli Pipers, The American Rogues, and more. Throughout the weekend, pipe bands will serenade festival-goers with lively tunes and spirited performances.

Clan Village:

Discover your Scottish roots at the Clan Village, where you can connect with your family’s clan and learn about your Scottish heritage from knowledgeable clan members. Explore the history and traditions of Scotland while forging new friendships.

Scottish Living History:

Step back in time and experience life in the Highlands from 1314-1746 through engaging re-enactments and demonstrations. Learn about Scottish history firsthand and immerse yourself in the culture of ancient Scotland.

Try It Classes:

Delve into Scottish culture with free Try It classes, offering hands-on experiences in activities like playing the tenor drum or participating in stone lifting. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn new skills and embrace Scottish traditions.

Bairns & Weans:

Keep the young ones entertained with a variety of activities at the Bairns & Weans youth program area. From Scottish-themed crafts to mini-golf and haggis hurling, there’s something for every laddie and lassie to enjoy.

Worship Service:

Join NHSCOT for a memorable ecumenical service on Sunday morning, featuring blessings and remembrances to honor Scottish traditions and heritage.

Festival Seminars:

Explore fascinating topics related to Scottish culture and history with engaging seminars led by knowledgeable experts.

Sheep Dog Trials:

Witness the skill and agility of sheep dogs as they compete in thrilling trials on the athletic field. Cheer on your favorites as they navigate obstacles and showcase their herding abilities.

Scottish Cuisine & Festival Fare:

Indulge in traditional Scottish delicacies like meat pies, haggis, and scotch eggs, as well as a variety of festival favorites available at food tents throughout the weekend.

Scottish Shopping/Vendor Village:

Browse a wide selection of Scottish merchandise and souvenirs at the Vendor Village, where you’ll find everything from kilts and tartans to piping supplies and unique gifts.

Scottish Standing Stone:

Capture memories at the iconic Scottish Standing Stone, a beloved photo spot reminiscent of ancient megalithic monuments.

General Admission Tickets:

Mark your calendars for the third Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of September each year and secure your tickets early to ensure your spot at this unforgettable event. Sign up for email updates to stay informed about ticket sales and event details.

Join us for a memorable weekend celebrating the spirit of Scotland against the backdrop of New England’s breathtaking fall foliage. Plan your visit now and be part of one of the largest and most diverse Highland Games in North America. We can’t wait to welcome you to the NH Highland Games & Festival!

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