Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival

HeavyEvents_HeatherAncelet17The 148th Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival is a great weekend for the entire family. We want to share our love of Scottish culture, entertain you and give you a great value for money. Here is a list of some of the things you will find over the two days:

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Planned Saturday events include kilted mile athletics, tug of war competition, haggis hurling competition, sheep dog herding competition, first day of the Victoria International Heavy Events Challenge presented by Lighthouse Brewing Company, Amateur B and Novice heavy event competition, pipe band performances, falconry and swordfighting demonstrations, cultural and heritage presentations, and Scottish and Celtic dance, music and entertainment activities. Large free children entertainment area. Scottish and Celtic vendor (food and goods) along with 2 beer gardens and a single malt whisky tasting school.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Sunday is the traditional Scottish Games and features competitions in highland dancing, bagpiping and drumming; massed pipe band performances and a spectacular opening ceremonies at noon with massed pipebands and the Fraser Highlanders cannon and musket demonstration (you may even see skydivers too!). The second day of the Victoria International Heavy Events Challenge presented by Lighthouse Brewing Company will occur along with an Open/Amateur A, Master’s Mens, and Women’s heavy event competition. In addition the great entertainment activities and hospitality from Saturday keeps on going!

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