The Seaside Highland Games, now in their “Lucky 13th” year, have become one of the West Coast’s major and hands down favourite Scottish/Celtic Gatherings. Their home at the Fairgrounds is ideal for the vast Scottish cultural event held from October 9-11.
This festival will be a special one in every respect and to show their true international flavor, how about the famous Tannahill Weavers direct from Paisley, Scotland? They will pair up with Golden Bough just returning from one of their own European tours on the Alex Beaton Center Stage. Three other stages will be alive with fine musicians all day long.
Scottish Heavy Athletes from across the US and Canada will amaze with their feats of strength and agility. Beginners can sign in to try their hand on Sunday morning.
Numerous bagpipe and drum bands from across the Southland are competing as groups and singly for trophies and prizes.
There will be a wonderfully complete Children’s Glen the young ones will not want to leave. More great entertainment and Scottish Country Dancing in Morgan Arena and, oh my, the Harp Glen and Harp Petting Zoo sponsored by Clan Currie plus numerous classes in Gaelic Language, Genealogy and a Scotch Whisky tutorial (really)!
Plan to arrive for the Opening Ceremonies and Grand Parade at noon on Saturday before you shop the vendor buildings for unique Scottish and Celtic products and then follow your senses to the amazingly satisfying Food Court for a wee bit of food and bev !
Come early for Friday’s Four Points Sheraton events—the huge Single Malt Tasting and the one-of-a-kind “A Scottish Evening” (a fine buffet supper w/live entertainment and the now famous Seaside Scottish Fashion Show)!
See seaside-games.com for more information or call John and Nellie at 818-886-4968.