Friday, July 13, 2018 - 9:00am - 10:00pm


Grandfather Mountain
Highway 221 South
Linville, NC


The 63rd Annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games will be held July 12-15, 2018 at MacRae Meadows on Grandfather Mountain near Linville, NC.

July 13 schedule

9 AM MacRae Meadows Opens: Preliminary athletic competition, sheep herding, music/dancing exhibitions. Celtic Groves will be open and other activities will highlight the day.

Scottish Cultural Village

Opening Ceremonies

Highland Wrestling Clinic for children

Children's Tent and Field Activities

Harp Workshop

Sheep Herding

History & Genealogy Studies at Clan Tents

Highland Dancing Pre-Championship

Lochaber Trump Competition in the Harp and Fiddling Tent

4:00 PM Day events completed, preparation begins for Celtic Rock Concert.

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games Presents:
6:30 - 11 PM Celtic Rock Concert at MacRae Meadows.

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games presents
8:00 PM - 12 AM Scottish Country Dance Gala
Williams Gymnasium at Lees-McRae College. $25 dancers / $10 spectators. (Tickets sold only at the door).


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