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Schedule Of Events

**Times shown are approximate and subject to change. Contact committee members for further information.

Friday June 15th

  • 6:00pm - 11:00pm:


    Tug of the Tartans - Tug of War Competition

    Cobourg Legion Pipes and Drums
    The Busker Brothers
    Madman's Window

Saturday June 16th

  • 8:30am - 12:00pm:

    Solo Amateur & Professional Piping & Drumming Competitions

    Piobaireachd Competitions at St. Peter's Church

  • 9:00am:

    Highland Dancing Competition at the Band Shell

    Heavy Event Competitions in Main Arena

    Victoria Market (Food & Merchandise Vendors) open

    Shakespeare Street Theatre - visit their booth near the Clan area during the day to hear Shakespeare readings and information about their next production -- Performances at 9:30am and 2:00pm

    Jacobite Camp presentation - Kyle McIntosh presents an interactive presentation that seeks to give observers a sense of stepping back in time. Specifically, his focus is on the Jacobite Risings in Scotland detailing the food, clothing and weapons in an authentic camp. -- Demonstrations at 10:30am and 3:00pm

    Clan Corner open

    Childrens' Highland Zone opens

  • 11:00am:

    Refreshment area opens

    Serving Scotch, Beer, Cider, Wine, Coolers, Pop, Water & Crisps

  • 11:30pm:

    Official Welcoming Ceremonies with Dignitaries

    2018 Chieftain of the Games - Margaret Jean Carr - daughter of the Founder of the Cobourg Highland Games Society.

    National Anthems
    First parade of the Massed Pipes and Drums
    Massed Highland Fling

  • 1:00pm - 4:30pm:

    Grades 1-5 Pipe Band Competition

    IHGF Canadian Stones of Strength Championship (East of the Cenotaph)

    Presentation of Medals for the Morning Dance competitors at the Bandshell

  • 1:30pm:

    Continuation of the Heavy Event Competitions

    Afternoon Highland Dance Competition commences, with presentation of medals at its completion

  • 5:00pm:

    Closing Ceremonies

    Final Parade of Massed Bands
    March Past of Bands
    Presentation of Heavy Event & Pipe Bands Trophies & Medals
    Highland Games Raffle Draw

  • 6:00pm - 11:00pm

    FREE Admission
    Live Celtic Entertainment:
    Madman's Window
    The Fiddleheads
    Screeched Inn

grading Dancers Tosser Drummers The Sheaf Cobourg Legion Pipe and Drum Band The Busker Brothers Madman Window Fiddleheads Screeched Inn