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Scottish-Irish Highlands Festival

It doesn’t get any better than magnificent late summer weather and full days of music, entertainment, shopping, and spectator events. Here’s the schedule:

 

Opening Event: Thursday, September 4th 7:30p – Tattoo Estes – Fairgrounds at Stanley Park

An extravagant show of Bagpipes, drummers, dancers, clans in tartan, Dogs of the British Isles, brass military bands and precision drill teams give a preview of what can be seen on the festival field.

 

 

Daily Festival Hours, Events, Entertainment & Shopping 9a – 5p Friday, Saturday, Sunday, September 5, 6, 7

Tickets http://www.scotfest.com/Scottish_Festival/Tickets.html

 

Friday 9a – 5p Music Seamus Kennedy, Ed Miller, Highland Way, Celtica, Tartan Terrors, The Elders, CAL Michael Callaghan, The Fountain City Brass Band, The 1st Battalion Scots Guards Pipes & Drums, The Old Guard Fife & Drum Corps, Band of America’s Few, Bag Pipe Competition.

 

Friday, 9:30a -5p US/International Jousting Championships Games, Light Armor & Heavy Armor


Friday 10a – 4: Scottish Athletics on the Festival Field
Strong Man Competition. Hammer throws,
putting the stone, and caber throwing contest (competitors toss a 19’7″ /140 lb. caber end over end!)

 

Friday, 11a – 4p Dogs Of the British Isles Dog Agility & Herding, Terrier Races & Canine Exhibit Booths

 

Friday, 7:30p Tattoo Estes Fairgrounds at Stanley Park:  An extravagant show of patriotism and celebration of international cooperation


Friday, 7:30p Folk Estes Celtic Concert
at the Events Complex at Estes Park Fairgrounds featuring Highland Way, Seamus Kennedy, Ed Miller, and Cal

 

Saturday, September 6th

 

Saturday 9:30a Highlander 5K (4mile) Run through the start of the Parade! Pre-registration required. http://www.scotfest.com/Scottish_Festival/Tickets_files/2014highland%205K%20race.pdf

 

Saturday, 9:30a Downtown Parade Everyone loves a parade! Note: Elkhorn Ave will be closed from 8:30a through parade end and free shuttle services will be limited.

 

Saturday 9a-5p Music Seamus Kennedy, Ed Miller, Highland Way, Celtica, Tartan Terrors, The Elders, CAL Michael Callaghan, The Fountain City Brass Band, The 1st Battalion Scots Guards Pipes & Drums, The Old Guard Fife & Drum Corps, Band of America’s Few, Bag Pipe Competition.

Saturday 10a-4p Scottish Athletics on the Festival Field
Amateur Championships & Heavy Athletic Professional Championships. Hammer throws, putting the stone, and caber throwing contest (competitors toss a 19’7″ /140 lb. caber end over end!)

 

Saturday 9:30a-5p US/ International Jousting Championships Games, Light Armor & Heavy Armor

 

Saturday 11a-5p Dogs of the British Isles View the dogs in the main parade in Downtown Estes Park, 9am; 1 pm Grand March of the Dogs; 11am- 5pm, Dog Agility & Herding, Terrier Races & Dog Exhibit Booths

 

Saturday 1p Highlands Golf Tournament Team golf tournament at the 18 Hole Golf Course. Pre-registration required. 

 

Saturday 9a Highland Dance Performances & Competitions (Morris, Welch, Scottish, Irish)

 

Saturday 7:30p Tattoo Estes on the Fairgrounds at Stanley Park:  An extravagant show of patriotism and celebration of international cooperation

 

Saturday 7:30p Rock Estes Celtic Concert at the Events Complex at Stanley Fairgrounds featuring Tartan Terrors, Celtica, and The Elders

 

Sunday, September 7th

 

Sunday 9a-5p Music Seamus Kennedy, Ed Miller, Highland Way, Celtica, Tartan Terrors, The Elders, CAL Michael Callaghan, The Fountain City Brass Band, The 1st Battalion Scots Guards Pipes & Drums, The Old Guard Fife & Drum Corps, Band of America’s Few, Bag Pipe Competition.

 

Sunday 10a-4p Scottish Athletics on the Festival field Amateur Championships Competition. Hammer throws, putting the stone, and caber throwing contest (competitors toss a 19’7″ /140 lb. caber end over end!)

 

Sunday 9:30a-5p US/ International Jousting Championships Games, Light Armor & Heavy Armor

 

Sunday 9a-5p Dogs Of the British Isles  Grand March of the Dogs 1p. Dog Agility & Herding, Terrier Races & Disc Dogs 9:30a-5p

 

Sunday 9a Highland Dance Performances & Competitions (Morris, Welch, Scottish, Irish)

 

Tickets http://www.scotfest.com/Scottish_Festival/Tickets.html