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THE PENTICTON SCOTTISH FESTIVAL

Saturday, July 6, 2019

King’s Park, 550 Eckhardt Ave in Penticton BC

Gates open at 8AM

The Penticton Scottish Festival, Saturday, July 6, 2019, is a one-day event that combines a traditional Scottish Highland Games of musical and athletic competition with a Celtic cultural expo, entertainment, and family fun.
Competitive events such as Highland Dancing, Solo Bagpiping, and Drumming, and Heavy Events (stone put, hammer throw, sheaf toss, caber toss) all begin at 9 am and massed pipe bands highlight the official opening at 12:30. Pipe bands compete & perform beginning at 2:30 pm. All competitive events continue throughout the day until 4 pm, for the awards ceremony and another massed pipe band. Central Okanagan Dog Agility Club compete/perform shows through the day, as do the Society of Creative Anachronism (knights in armor), Naramata Scottish Country Dancers and more. Whisky Tasting Classes are held through the afternoon. Our on-site food vendors and beverage area will keep you well fed and hydrated, and the Kids Zone from 11-3 will keep the wee ones entertained with face painting, flag making crafts, bouncy castle, the Haggis Hurl, and the Kids Caber Toss.
The Penticton Scottish Festival is held on the first Saturday in July annually at King’s Park, 550 Eckhardt Ave in Penticton BC on 4 soccer fields outdoors, so dress for the weather and bring a lawn chair as grandstand seating is limited.

Tickets are available at the gates:

Debit and Credit cards accepted at the gate.

Adults 19+  $15,

Seniors 65+ & Youths 13 -18 yrs  $12

 Children 6 – 12  $5

  Children 5 yrs and under Free.

The Penticton Scottish Festival is a unique one-day event that combines traditional Scottish Highland Games of musical and athletic competition with  Celtic cultural expos of entertainment and family fun. 

Competitive events such as Highland Dancing, Solo Bagpiping and Drumming, and Heavy Events (stone put, hammer throw, sheath toss, and the famous caber toss) start off the morning!

Opening Ceremonies, Pipe Band Competitions, and Main Stage entertainment fill the afternoon. Performances by the Central Okanagan Dog Agility Club show, the Society of Creative Anachronism (knights in armor), Naramata Scottish Country Dancers (and more ! ) round out the entertainment for the day.

Don’t forget to plan to attend the Ceilidh following Award Ceremonies and featuring Knacker’s Yard from Victoria BC! CHECK OUT THEIR WEBSITE HERE https://knackersyard.net/  Just below the map, for a little taster is Knackers Yard Performing Dirty Old Town, please enjoy.

Kids Zone from 11-3 will keep the wee ones entertained with face painting, flag making crafts, bouncy castle, the Haggis Hurl, and the Kids Caber Toss.

Adults can indulge in a Scotch Whiskey tasting (registration required) with two seating option available in the afternoon.

Our on-site food vendors and beverage area

will keep you well fed and hydrated,

Thank you for your interest in our event. Hope to see you on

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Watch for updates on events and entries!

If you would like more information please contact us (pentictonscottishfestival@shaw.ca)

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Brought to you by the Penticton Scottish Festival Society.