Join the Canmore Highland Games for its 25th anniversary on the Labour Day weekend and immerse yourself in Celtic culture. There are 3 main attractions during the 2 days:
On Saturday, September 5 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. you have a chance to enjoy the Taste of the Highlands with friends, family or even just by yourself. Enjoy wine, beer, scotch, and food tasting at the Big Rock Festival tent. There will be appetizers served by some of Canmore’s finest restaurants. Sample 90 local and international wines and scotches from some of the world’s most celebrated producers.
On Sunday, September 6 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. watch The Highland Games. In the morning there will be a pancake breakfast, then the Scottish and Celtic retail booths will be open and then the games begin. Competitors in the individual piping and drumming competition and Heavy Sports Contest will be first followed by Highland Dance Competition, Drum Major competition, Sheep Dog demonstrations and more.
Below is a schedule of the planned events for Sunday (times subject to change without notice):
The Ceilidh will be occurring in the evening and features an Alberta favorite Celtic music scene, St. James’ Gate with a variety of other Celtic acts like Regimental Pipes & Drums of the Calgary Highlanders.