Ligonier Highland Games at Idlewild Park

                   

Each year in September, the clans of Scotland gather at Idlewild Park to celebrate Celtic culture with the Ligonier Highland Games. Here, brawny athletes compete by tossing the caber and throwing the Scottish hammer. Musically, there are competitions in piping, fiddling, drumming and harp. Dancers step for awards in Highland and Scottish country categories. And there are classic Gaelic Mod contests.

The Best of Celtic Culture
in Our Own Backyard

Bagpipe bands will mass and perform on an open field, filling the air with their stirring sounds. There are Scottish-bred dog events and children’s games. Genealogy and history tents enable the curious to trace their clan. Vendors sell Celtic wares including kilts, tartans, jewelry, pottery and Scottish foods.
 
While the Games take place on Saturday only, there are other special related-events all weekend long, including a Ceilidh – a traditional social gathering – where Celtic performers from around the world perform!

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Ligonier Highland Games

September 24, 2016

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Idlewild Park
Route 30 East
Ligonier, PA 15658

(814) 931-4714

ligonierhighlandgames@hotmail.com

 

Ligonier Highlands Games

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Ligonier Games MarkerThe Ligonier Highland Games are 15 minutes’ drive from the Flax Festival marker Stahlstown Flax Scutching Festival and about 45 minutes from the Farmer and Threshermens marker Farmers and Threshermens Jubilee and Mountain Craft Days marker Mountain Craft Days.

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