DUNEDIN HIGHLAND GAMES & FESTIVAL

52nd Dunedin Highland Games Coming April 7, 2018

ALL REGISTRATIONS ARE OPEN!  HIGHLAND TRAIL 5K RUN, ATHLETICS, PIPING AND DRUMMING, HIGHLAND DANCING, AND CLANS/SOCIETIES!

Get your entry in now before the closing dates!  We are getting ready for a wonderful Games!

Please check the individual pages to download the registration forms.

Upcoming Events Dunedin Highland Games Week

SATURDAY, MARCH 31 – HAIL TO THE CHIEFTAIN

Welcome our 2018 Chieftain of the Games, Dr. Pat Snair off the City’s Weaver Park Pier on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico.  She will be accompanied by our 2018 Bonnie Lass and Bonnie Lad of the Games.  She will kick off Highland Games Week with a concert by the Shakes Society in Weaver Park at sunset.

OH YES, AN ENTIRE DAY OF SCOTTISHNESS…….. (but it’s just getting you ready for Saturday!)

FRIDAY, APRIL 6 – PIPING RECITAL BY STUART LIDDELL

You ever want to know what the best bagpipes in the World sounds like?  Come to the Dunedin Scottish Arts Foundation Hall at 2:30 pm on Friday afternoon, and you will find out!  Stuart Liddell, Pipe Major of Inverary & District Pipe Band, 2017 Grade 1 World Champions will be treating us all to a concert of epic proportions!  Admission is only $15.  The DSAF Hall is located downtown Dunedin at 1134 Douglas Avenue, and afterwards you can walk over to watch the Pipe Band March parade down Main Street.

FRIDAY, APRIL 6 – PIPE BAND MARCH

It’s our 4th Annual and is one of Downtown’s most exciting events!  Come and watch the spectacle of color of tartans and sounds of the pipes as bands from all over march down “Main Street USA”.  We’ve also got Highland Dancers, Scottish Clans and Societies and will salute our Dunedin Mayor and Commissioners, Chieftain, Dunedin Scottish Arts Foundation President, Scottish American Society President, and Bonnie Lass and Bonnie Lad.  The parade route steps off from the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office parking lot on Louden Avenue, north to Main Street, then west down Main to Broadway.  Broadway south to Scotland Street, back east to Douglas Avenue, and ending at Pioneer Park where we will have a traditional Ceilidh, a Scottish Party!

FRIDAY, APRIL 6 – CEILIDH IN THE PARK

Come for the Parade…..  Stay for the Ceilidh!  Featuring Brayzenheads and Off Kilter, you will dance to the tunes of these great Celtic bands!  Bring your lawn chair and relax while we promise you will be entertained!  Buy a beer, a ticket (for the Games) and a T-shirt to wear on Saturday at the Games!