Scottish music, Scottish dancing, bagpipe and athletic competitions, and lots of Scottish tartans from many Sottish clans. That's what you can expect each year when the Caledonian Society of Arizona puts on the annual Scottish Highland Games and Celtic Gathering. The event is often referred to by its short name -- the Scottish Highland Games.
What is the Scottish Highland Games & Celtic Gathering?
Even if you aren't Scottish, you are invited to this annual event celebrating the heritage and history of Scotland and its people. There are athletic events; piping, drumming and Pipe Band competitions; Highland Dancing exhibition; Tartans, Genealogy and Clans; historical reenactment groups; Scottish country dancing; traditional and modern Scottish music; children's area with games and activities; food and beverages; education center; and vendor booths.
When is it?
Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, March 23, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where is it?
The Scottish Highland Games is located at Steele Indian School Park in central Phoenix. Here's a map and directions to Steele Indian School Park. Parking is available at 4041 N. Central Ave. for $5 per vehicle, and includes a free shuttle ride to the Games.
Steele Indian School Park is also accessible by METRO light rail. Use the Central/Indian School Station.
How do I get tickets and how much are they?Tickets are available at the gate on the days of the event or online, in advance (small service fee applies).
Adult, age 16 and over: $15
Seniors 60+: $10
Active Military: $10
Ages 6-15: $5
Under 6: Free
Are discounts available?
You can add a second day to any ticket for an additional $5.
What else should I know?
Dogs on leashes are allowed, as long as you clean up after your pet.
What if I have more questions?
For more information visit the Caledonian Society of Arizona online.
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