Schedule of Events

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

Friday, August 28th

games postponed   till august 29th

6.00pm - 11pm :

Free Admission (Donations appreciated)

IHGF Canadian Stones of Strength Championship.

Entertainment : In the Beer Tent

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Matt Marcuz

Cobourg Legion Pipes & Drums

The Busker Brothers

Saturday, August 29th

Gates open at 8.00am

8.30am - 12pm :

Solo Amateur & Professional Piping & Drumming Competitions

Piobaireachd Competitions at St. Peter's Church

9.00am :

Highland Dancing Competition at the Bandshell

Heavy Events Competitions in Main Arena.

Victoria Market (Food & Merchandise Vendors) opens

Clan Avenue opens

Shakespeare Street Theatre - visit their booth near the Clans area, 

to hear Shakespeare readings and get information about their next production.

Performances at 9.30am and 2.00pm


Jacobite Camp : Kyle McIntosh presents an interactive presentation that will take you back in time to the 1745 Jacobite Rising in Scotland.

Kyle and his friends will focus on the food, clothing and weapons of that time, in an authentic Highland camp, near the Clans area.

Demonstrations at 10.30am and 3.00pm

Children's, Wee Highlanders Play Area opens 

11.00am :

Refreshment area opens : Serving, Scotch, Beer, Cider, Wine, Coolers, Pop, Water & Crisps

11.30am :

Official Welcoming Ceremonies with Dignitaries

2020 Chieftain of the Games : Dr. Donald Fraser Cameron


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National Anthems

First Parade of Massed Pipes and Drums

Parade of Clans

Massed Highland Fling

1.00pm - 4.30pm :

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Grades 1 - 5 Pipe Band Competitions

Presentation of Medals for the morning Dance competitions (Bandshell) 

Ascend Bookkeeping

1.30pm :

Continuation of the Heavy Events Competition

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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 Events & Pipe Band Trophies and Medals

Draw of Cobourg Highland Games Raffle

Free Admission (Donations appreciated)

6.00pm - 11.00pm :

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Entertainment : In the Beer Tent

Ugly Horse

Erin's Marlore

Old Man Flanagan's Ghost

2020 Cobourg Highland Games Society