63RD GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN HIGHLAND GAMES

 

Date/Time

Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 6:30am

Location

Grandfather Mountain
Highway 221 South
Linville, NC

Description

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

July 14 schedule

6:30 AM Mountain Marathon begins in Boone, NC. Runners will arrive at Games track around 9:30 AM. Among the most strenuous marathons in the nation.

7:30 AM MacRae Meadows Opens

Amateur Heavy Athletic Qualifying Begins

Competition begins for Highland Dancing Atlantic International Championship, piping, drumming, Scottish athletic events, track & field events, Scottish country dancing and Scottish harp.

Scottish Fiddling Competition at Marathon Tent

Scottish Cultural Village

Children's Highland Wrestling Competition

Sheep Herding

Massed Bands on track

Opening Ceremonies

History & Genealogy Studies at Clan Tents

Children's Tent Activities

Celtic Grove Music

Highland Wrestling

Harp Competitions

Pre-Premier Highland Dance Competition

NC Provincial Gaelic Mod

4:00 Days events end. Preparation for Celtic Jam

6:30 - 10:30 PM Celtic Jam at MacRae Meadows.
$15 Adults / $5 Children age 5-12

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