The 411 on the Calgary Highland Games
Less Than a Week Left!
For those of you keeping track, we only have 10 days until the 103rd Calgary Highland Games. That means that you need to start planning out your route! Here are the schedules for the main 3 areas of our event.
A General Overview of the Day
|7:30 am||Gates Open|
|8:00 am||Complimentary Shuttles Begin Picking up at the 69th Street LRT Station|
|8:30 am||Dancing, Solo Piping and Drumming Competitions Begin|
|8:40 am||Heavy Events Begins|
|9:oo am||Scots on the Run 1km & 5km Walk/Run|
|9:30 am||Scottish Highlanders Kicking Hunger Matches Begin|
|10:00 am||Festival Tent Opens|
|11:00 am||VIP Tent Opens|
|1:oo pm||Opening Ceremonies|
|1:30 pm||Vinland Vikings Combat Display|
|2:15 pm||Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Dance Demonstration|
|2:3o pm||Dragon’s Own Medieval Battle|
|2:45 pm||Pipe Band Competitions Begin|
|3:00 pm||Children’s Games Begin|
|5:00 pm||Closing Ceremonies|
|7:00 pm||Last Complimentary Bus Leaves Springbank Park|
Don’t know what any of these events are? Check out our Heavy Events Page for full descriptions for each of these events.
For anyone whose watching highland dancing, all we can provide is an order of dance. Due to the number of competitors, the exact time of each dance cannot be determined.
Solo Piping & Drumming
Our piping and drumming competitors encompass every skill level from Grade V up to and including Professional. These competitions will run throughout the morning.
What event are you most looking forward to?