GMHG Schedule of Events

Sunday July 11th

*All events and times are subject to change.

6:00 AM

Gate 3 opens

6:00

Clan vehicles may enter & load / unload on field – vehicles must be out by 7:45 AM

8:00

  • All gates open to public
  • Scottish Heavy Athletics Demonstration & Clinic / Main Field
  • Highland Dancing - Pre-premier competition begins / Dance Platforms  

8:30

Master Professional Scottish Heavy athletic competition begins / Main Field - Left

10:00

Worship Service & Kirkin’ of the Tartan / Worship Service Platform

11:30 / 1:05

Quiet Time - Parade of Tartans - all venues except Highland Dancing

11:30

Parade of Tartans / Main Field & Track

12:30 PM

Scottish Fiddle Workshop / Harp & Fiddle Tent

12:45 / 1:00

Quiet Time - all venues - Welcome, Intros & Awards 

12:45

(Approx.) Welcome, Intros, Etc. / Review Stand

1:00

  • Blue Ridge Brass / Pipes & Drums Concert / Scottish Cultural Village Tent
  • Gaelic Singing followed by Introduction to Gaelic Language / Gaelic Tent

1:05

  • Resume exhibitions, competitions & entertainment in all venues
  • Kilted Running Events (Adult & Children) / Athletic Tent / Track
  • Sheep Dog Demonstration with Children / Main Field – Center
  • Children’s events (tug-of-war, 3-leg race, weight throw, etc.) / Main Field – Right / Track
  • Masters Heavy Athletic Events / Main Field - Left
  • Piping Quartet Competition begins / Main Field

1:15

  • Chief & Board of Trustees gather for photo / Memorial Cairn

2:00

  • Scottish Fiddle Jam / Fiddle & Harp Tent (follows Workshop)
  • Gaidhlig – Scottish Gaelic Traditions / Scottish Cultural Village Tent

2:30

Nessie, the History of the Loch Ness Monster / Scottish Cultural Village Tent

3:00

  • Clan Tug of War / Main Field – Right

3:30

Sheep Dog Demonstration / Main Field – Center

3:55

  • Celtic Groves Gather
  • Performers Parade to Closing Ceremony / Review Stand

4:00

  • Closing Ceremony / Main Field / Front Center
  • End of Sunday’s field activities

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