USA & Canada Highland Games
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Nov 2012

USA & Canada Highland Games

The first Highland Games in the USA took place in 1836. The Caledonian Club of San Francisco held its first Games in 1866 and boasts the oldest continuously running Games in the USA with the St Andrews Society of Detroit hot on its tail. Today, in addition to the games all across Scotland itself, there are more than 200 annual games and gatherings across the US and Canada. Some of these are listed below.

Highland Games in Canada

Calgary, Alberta - Calgary Highland Games - September 1, 2012
Maxville, Ontario - Glengarry Highland Games - Aug 3-4, 2012
Antigonish, Nova Scotia - Antigonish Highland Games - July 8-15, 2012
Montreal, Quebec - Montreal Highland Games - Aug 5, 2012
Almonte, Ontario - North Lanark Highland Games - August 25, 2012
Frederichton, New Brunswick - New Brunswick Highland Games - July 27-29, 2012
Fergus, Ontario - Fergus Scottish Festival & Highland Games - Aug 10-12, 2012
Canmore, Alberta - Canmore Highland Games - Sept 2, 2012

Highland Games in the USA

Scottsboro, Alabama - Scottish Festival & Highland Games - October 6, 2012
Eagle River, Alaska - Alaskan Scottish Highland Games - June 30, 2012
Tucson, Arizona - Tucson Celtic Festival and Highland Games - November 2, 3 & 4, 2012
Santa Cruz, California - Scottish Renaissance Festival - June 16 & 17, 2012
Fresno, California - Fresno Highland Games - Sept 15, 2012
Pleasanton, California - Caledonian Club of San Francisco Highland Gathering - September 1-2, 2012
Salinas, California - Monterey Highland Games and Celtic Festival - August 7-8 July, 2012
Vista, California San Diego - Scottish Highland Games and Gathering - June 23 & 24, 2012
Elizabeth, Colorado - Elizabeth Celtic Festival - July 21 & 22, 2012
Estes Park, Colorado - Long's Peak Scottish/Irish Highland Festival - September 6-9, 2012
Highlands Ranch, Colorado - Colorado Scottish Festival - August 4-5, 2012
Norwalk, Connecticut - Round Hill Highland Games - July 7, 2012
Scotland, Connecticut - Scotland Highland Festival - October 7, 2012
Dunedin, Florida - Dunedin Celtic Festival - Nov 17, 2012
Ocala, Florida - Ocala Scottish Highland Games and Celtic Festival - October 6, 2012
Blairsville, Georgia - Blairsville Scottish Festival and Highland Games - June 9 & 10, 2012
Chickamauga, Georgia - Appalachian Celtic Festival - Sept 1-2, 2012
Stone Mountain, Georgia - Stone Mountain Highland Games - Oct 19-21, 2012
Itasca, Illinois - Scottish Festival and Highland Games - June 15-16, 2012
Columbus, Indiana - Scottish Festival - Sept 8-9, 2012
South Bend, Indiana - Michiana Celtic Society Highland Games - September 2, 2012
Davenport, Iowa - Celtic Festival and Highland Games of the Quad-Cities - September 15, 2012
McPherson, Kansas - McPherson Scottish Festival and Highland Games - September 22-23, 2012
Glasgow, Kentucky - Glasgow Highland Games - June 1 - 3, 2012
Murray, Kentucky - Western Kentucky Highlands Festival - October 27, 2012
Belfast, Maine - Maine Celtic Celebration - July 20-22, 2012
Havre De Grace, Maryland - Stepping Stone Museum Celtic Festival - June 10, 2012
Snow Hill, Maryland - Chesapeake Celtic Festival - October 6 & 7, 2012
Florence, Massachusetts - Glasgow Lands Scottish Festival - July 21, 2012
Kalamazoo, Michigan - Kalamazoo Highland Games - August 25, 2012
Livonia, Michigan - St. Andrews Society of Detroit Highland Games - August 3-4, 2012
Saline, Michigan - Saline Highland Games - July 13 & 14, 2012
Buffalo, Missouri - Southwest Missouri Celtic Heritage Festival - September 11, 2012
Riverside, Missouri - Kansas City Highland Games - June 8 -10, 2012
Hamilton, Montana - Bitterroot Scottish Irish Festival - August 24 - 26, 2012
Reno, Nevada - Reno Celtic Celebration - October 6 & 7, 2012
Lincoln, New Hampshire - New Hampshire Highland Games - September 21, 22 & 23, 2012
Hendersonville, North Carolina - Foothills Highland Games and Festival - June 6, 2012
Laurinburg, North Carolina - Scotland County Highland Games - October 6, 2012
Linville, North Carolina - Grandfather Mountain Highland Games - July 12-15, 2012
Athena, Oregon - Athena Caledonian Games - July 14 -15, 2012
Gresham, Oregon - Portland Highland Games - July 21, 2012
Madras, Oregon - High Desert Celtic Festival and Games - August 11, 2012
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Bethlehem Celtic Classic - September 28,29 & 30, 2012
Edinboro, Pennsylvania - Edinboro Highland Games - Sept 6 - 9, 2012
Manheim, Pennsylvania - Celtic Fling and Highland Games - June 23-24, 2012
Richmond, Rhode Island - Rhode Island Scottish Highland Festival - June 9, 2012
Clover, South Carolina - Clover Scottish Games - June 9, 2012
Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina - Charleston Scottish Games and Highland Gathering - September 15, 2012
Lehi, Utah - Utah Highland Games - June 8 & 9, 2012
Payson, Utah - Payson Scottish Festival - July 13-14, 2012
Delaplane, Virginia - Virginia Scottish Games and Festival - September 1-2, 2012
Lanexa, Virginia - Williamsburg Scottish Festival - October 5, 2012
Mechanicsville, Virginia - Meadow Highland Games and Celtic Festival - October 29 & 30, 2012
Radford, Virginia - Radford Highlander Festival - October 13, 2012
Greenbank, Washington - Whidbey Island Highland Games - Aug 11, 2012
Kelso, Washington - Kelso Hilander Festival and Games- September 8 & 9, 2012
Mount Vernon, Washington - Skagit Valley Highland Games and Celtic Festival - July 14 & 15, 2012
Prosser, Washington - Prosser Scottish Festival - June 16, 2012
Spokane, Washington - Spokane Highland Games - August 4, 2012
Waukesha, Wisconsin - Wisconsin Highland Games - Aug 31 - Sept , 2012
Jackson, Wyoming - Jackson Hole Scottish Festival - August 17 & 18, 2012