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Antigonish Highland Games

Located In Antigonish, NS
Where To Find Us
Columbus Field
125 Main St
Antigonish, NS
Areas Served Antigonish County
Social Media Facebook
Phone 902-863-4275
Contact Tammy Beaton
Mailing Address c/o Antigonish Highland Society 
274 Main St 
Antigonish, NS B2G 2C4
Fax 902-863-0466
Description & Services
Information The Antigonish Highland Games are the oldest continuous highland games outside of Scotland.  
First held in 1863, this early July tradition welcomes visitors and participants from around the globe.  
The Antigonish Highland Games are staged annually by the Antigonish Highland Society, which was established to preserve Scottish culture and traditions.  
The week long schedule will be jam packed with new and enhanced competitions featuring athletes, pipers, drummers, and highland dancers from across the country and around the world. There will also be the blend of Scottish flavoured ceilidhs, clan activities, and concerts. 
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up
Dates Annual event held Early July
Special Information
Established 1863
Tags Antigonish County API ; Community Organizations ; Cultural ; Festivals/Events ; Highland Connect ; Recreation Categories ; Sports