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Highland Games

Location: Market Common

The Market Common will be holding its annual Highland Games & Heritage Festival on March 24 and 25.  This family friendly event boasts the heritage of ancient countries' customs such as Scotland, Ireland and Britain. The Games are a fantastic family event with entertainment, ethnic food and merchandise, professional athletes, and brilliant bagpipe and drum bands from all over the Southeast.

Ticket Prices:

Friday: Admission is free to all ages.
Saturday: $15/Adult
                  $5/Child (ages 6-12)
                  Children 5 & under get in free. Discounted admission is available for senior citizens, military personnel and adults who purchase tickets in advance.

 

Event Schedule (subject to change):

Friday, March 24, 2017 
5:00 PM   Whisky Tasting - Tupelo Honey Cafe
6:00 PM   Ripley's Ruckus Drum Line - Entertainment & Cultural Center
6:30 PM   SYR - Entertainment & Cultural Center
8:00 PM   TBD Pipe Band - Entertainment & Cultural Center
8:30 PM   Tuatha Dea - Entertainment & Cultural Center

Saturday, March 25, 2017
9:00 AM       Gates Open
    Vendors & Clan Booths Open
    Athletics begin on Main Field
    Kid's Glen Games & Crafts Begin
9:30 AM   Border Collie Demonstration - Demonstration Field
10:00 AM   Opening Ceremony featuring Mass Pipe Bands, Blessing of the Games,
    National Anthems, Introduction of Honored Guests and Clan,
    Tartan Parade on Main Field
10:30 AM   Ripley's Ruckus Drum Line - Entertainment & Cultural Center
    Charleston Hurling Demo - Demonstration Field
11:00 AM   Whisky Tasting - Tupelo Honey Cafe
    SYR - Entertainment & Cultural Center
11:30 AM   Border Collie Demonstration - Demonstration Field
12:00 PM   Tuatha Dea - Entertainment & Cultural Center
12:30 PM   Charleston Hurling Demo - Demonstration Field
1:00 PM   TBD Pipe Band - Entertainment & Cultural Center
    Whisky Tasting - Tupelo Honey Cafe
1:30 PM   SYR - Entertainment & Cultural Center
    Border Collie Demonstration - Main Field
2:30 PM   Charleston Hurling Demo - Demonstration Field
    Cross Creek Pipes & Drums - Entertainment & Cultural Center
    Charleston Hurling Demo - Demonstration Field
3:00 PM   Tuatha Dea - Entertainment & Cultural Center
    Whisky Tasting - Tupelo Honey Cafe
3:30 PM   Border Collie Demonstration - Main Field
4:15 PM   Ripley's Ruckus Drum Line - Entertainment & Cultural Center
4:45 PM   50/50 Winner Announced
    Mass Bands Begin Closing Ceremony
    Awards Announced

 

*This event will take place rain or shine!

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