TICKETS NOW ON SALE TO ALL THREE EVENTS – - TARTAN RECEPTION, HIGHLAND GAMES, AND TATTOO!
Click this link to the page which will take you to online purchasing for all our events. Don’t forget the free Pipe Band March through Downtown Dunedin on Friday night. Immediately after the march is the Tartan Reception, also Downtown Dunedin, and the Highland Games the next day. A full weekend of activities! The following Saturday is our annual Dunedin Military Tattoo, a music and dance spectacular at the Dunedin High School Stadium. APRIL 4, APRIL 5, AND APRIL 12!
WE HAVE 14 PIPE BANDS and 31 CLANS & SOCIETIES REGISTERED FOR THE DUNEDIN HIGHLAND GAMES!
We are excited to announce the following bands registered: North Atlanta Pipes and Drums (Grade 5); Harp and Thistle Pipe Band of SW Florida (Grades 4 & 5); St. Thomas’ Episcopal School, Houston, Texas; Dunedin High School (Grades 4 & 5); and the City of Dunedin Pipe Bands (Grades, 3, 4 & 5). We also have 31 registered Clans and Societies who will be “setting up shop” in our Clan Village to meet you all and share their Celtic heritage with you. Click the link to see who’s coming!
THANKS TO THE DUNEDIN BREWERY, SPONSOR OF THE DUNEDIN HIGHLAND GAMES! Come and visit the Pipe Drone Pub and sample craft beers brewed locally in Dunedin. The Dunedin Brewery is Florida’s oldest craft brewery!
TARTAN RECEPTION/DINNER AND CELTIC MUSIC – FRIDAY EVENING, APRIL 4th
The Pipe Band March through downtown Dunedin begins at 6:00 pm. Please plan to join us afterwards for an evening of food, celtic music and awards. The Dunedin Highland Games & Festival Committee will be selling tickets to our Annual Tartan Reception to the public! This event will be held at the Hale Activity Center on Douglas Avenue, also in downtown Dunedin. Local Celtic Band, Empty Hats, will be performing! Tickets will be on sale for $25 each for meal, drink, and entertainment! Please make plans to be there.
HONORARY CHIEFTAIN OF THE DAY The 2014 Chieftain of the Day will be Chris Chmura, a Dunedin High School alumni and former drum major! Chris is a Consumer Reporter for Fox TV, and we are very proud to bestow this award on him. Here is Chris at Dunedin High School filming an on-site news clip promoting last year’s Highland Games, wearing his High School Drum Major uniform!
HIGHLAND GAMES – SATURDAY, APRIL 5th We have great entertainment this year at our Games! Please come and see Arvel Bird, Marcille Wallis & Friends, My Three Kilts, and The Wyndbreakers! An entire day of music on two stages! MILITARY TATTOO Our Annual Scottish Military Tattoo will be held on Saturday, April 12th, the week AFTER the Highland Games.
ANNIVERSARIES IN 2014
The City of Dunedin celebrates its 50th Anniversary of our Sister City Relationship with Stirling, Scotland (1964-2014)