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

Heavy Events

Calgary HIghland Games Heavy Events



Don’t know what any of these events are? Check out our Heavy Events Page for full descriptions for each of these events.

Highland Dancing

Calgary Highland Games Highland Dancers

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.

Morning Schedule - Beginning at 8:30am
Afternoon Schedule - Beginning at 1:30pm

Solo Piping & Drumming

Calgary HIghland Games Competitors

Our piping and drumming competitors encompass every skill level from Grade V up to and including Professional. These competitions will run throughout the morning.

Solo Piping

Platform 1
Platform 2
Platform 3
Platform 4
Platform 5
Platform 6

Solo Drumming

Platform 8

What event are you most looking forward to?


Posted August 25, 2015 in: 2015, News by Calgary United Scottish Games Association