Every summer, the Montreal Highland Games bring people from all backgrounds together to celebrate the heritage of Scotland.
The Games represent a wonderful opportunity for participants and visitors alike to discover the treasures, legends and history of the rich Scottish culture.
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The festival features a massive parade, caber toss, tug of war, cannons, highland dancing, armoured combat, and traditional Scottish food and drinks.
A promo video from last year’s festival should give you a pretty good idea of what’s in store this time around:
Whether you’re Scottish or not, all are invited to celebrate in the 42nd annual Highland Games activities.
The gates open at 8:30 am on August 4 and throughout the day, visitors can partake in and watch a range of events.
Fiddle demonstrations and medieval combat at the same place? Sign us up!
Tickets are $15 a person (free for kids under 14 years of age) and an early bird special knocks the price down to $12.50 until July 26, available online.
When: Sunday, August 4
Time: 8:30 am – 6:30 pm
Where: Douglas Hospital – 7070 Boulevard Champlain, Verdun