Okotoks Highland Games

Bring on the Games!!!

The fourth annual Foothills Highland Games will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24 at Foothills Composite High School and Howard Park. 2013 will mark the fourth annual event hosting over 3000 spectators and over 350 competitors battiling it our in various events and competitions. The event will include Highland dance competitions, piping and drumming, the Quigley Electric heavy events, various vendors, beer garden, musical entertainment, trick dogs, a children’s play area, and the Okotoks Rentals/Natural High Tug of War.

Gates open at 7 a.m. with competitions beginning at 8 a.m. The opening ceremonies will be at 12:30 p.m. and the mass bands will be at 4 p.m. The semi-final and final tug of war will follow the mass bands. 

There will be a variety of entertainment in the ceilidh tent throughout the day including musicians, Irish dancers and Scottish country dancers. The Ceilidh, featuring Fraid Knot, will go from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. 

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Gates will open at 7AM

Games Admission:
$10 Per Person
Ages 6 and under are free!
$25 Family Pass (family of 4)

Ceilidh Admission:
$10 Adults and Children Age 12+
*Daytime entertainment is included with Games Admission. Entry to the Ceilidh Tent after 5PM requires a Ceilidh ticket.


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