City of inverness Highland Games
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Summer 2024 - Date to be confirmed
In 2022 more than 7000 people enjoyed the Highland Games in Inverness, we're delighted that The games will be back in July at Bught Park, Inverness.
Since the Inverness Highland Games were founded in 1822 the meeting has been one of Scotland's premier highland games, and this year promises to be better than ever.
The games afford us all the opportunity to get together from far and wide to enjoy these traditional and competitive events alongside the music and culture of this part of the world. Look forward to the classic events like Highland dancing, caber tossing, strongest man and women events, piping competitions, haggis hurling and everything besides.
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As well as all the competitive events we expect there will also be some of the finest local food and drink retailers, alongside numerous retail stalls showcasing some of the finest crafts and produce from the north of Scotland.
We can't wait to see some familiar local faces alongside visitors from across Scotland and beyond for an unbeatable family-friendly day of competition and colour.
The games are delivered by The Highland Council's Inverness Events and Festivals Working Group.
For more information visit Inverness Highland Games
Highland games across the destination
If you are not able to visit in July but want to visit a traditional Highland Games there are others close by that may fall during your visit.
Glen Urquhart Highland Games (as pictured) is being held on Saturday 26th August 2023 at Blairbeg park, Drumnadrochit.
Nairn Show is being held on Saturday 29th July
If you are planning a visit in July it is peak season in Inverness and Loch Ness so make sure that you have booked your accommodation.
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