the kamloops highland games

July 8th, 2017

Albert McGowan Park - 2025 Summit Drive, Kamloops BC

Come on out and enjoy our Highland Games this summer!

We will have dancing, Piping, Drumming, Pipe Bands, Heavy Events,  Beer gardens, Kids heavy events, SCA Fighting demos, Scotch Tasting, and some new events for the public to be announced soon!

Seniors Parking and Equipment/bag drop off right

at entrance of park.

Free parking on main street and at the two Churches nearby!





- Gates Open

- Dancing Registration


Piping and Drumming Registration


- Solo Piping & Drumming Competition

  1. -Highland Dance Competition Begins

  2. -Retail  and food Vendors Open

  3. -Bouncy Castle Opens (all day)

  4. -Scotch tasting tickets on sale (At Beer Gardens)


- Heavy Event Competition

10:00- 12:00

- Kids Heavy Events Registration (Heavy events Table)


  1. -Beer Garden Opens

  2. --Scotch Tasting - 1st Sitting


-Face Painting


-Scotch Tasting - 2nd sitting



- Opening Ceremonies

- Performances by the 6 Time World Champion Simon Fraser University Pipe Band


-Society of Creative Anachronism Fighting Demos.

-Kids Heavy Events


- Pipe Band Competition Begins


- Massed Bands

Take in all the sights and sounds of a traditional highland games.  This annual festival will be the host to many activities including Scottish heavy athletics, highland dance and music performances, solo piping, drumming and band competitions, clan genealogy information, children's activities and much more. 

"Ceud Mìle Fàilte"

one hundred thousand welcomes

Join in the Fun

This year there will be plenty of opportunities to join in the fun too.  Enjoy an old fashion kitchen party, pick up a few new dance moves and take in the sights and sounds of a traditional highland games.  Kids can participate in the mini heavy event sports too.  Big and little kids can cool off in the on-site water park.  Big kids can also cool off in the beer gardens, while enjoying the Games musical performances.   


More on-site designated parking this year for seniors and those with mobility challenges.

Free Parking at:

- Summit Church - 1975 Summit Dr.

- Hills of Peace Church - 695 Robson Dr.

- Southwest Church - 700 Hugh Allan Dr.


- Adults - $10.00

- Seniors, Students with ID, and children 6 to 15 - $8.00

- Children 5 and under - free

Days remaining until next year’s Kamloops Highland Games!

Come and join the fun!