167th Annual Highland Games
The St. Andrew’s Society of Detroit is celebrating the 167th anniversary of its annual Highland Games, the longest continuous running Scottish festival of its kind in North America, at Greenmead Historical Park in Livonia, MI. The Games are visited by people of all heritages throughout the U.S. and Canada. St. Andrew’s Society of Detroit is a volunteer-based nonprofit organization that produces the Highland Games.
This year’s Games will feature a delightful combination of Scottish history, pageantry, athleticism and good old-fashioned Celtic fun. Some of the many scheduled activities include: heavy athletics professional invitational, solo bagpipe and bagpipe band competitions, drum major and drumming competition, highland dance competition, Tug O’War , Scottish Fiddle competition, Wee Bairns Games for children ages 4-11, genealogy and clan tents and two entertainment tents featuring Albannach, Alan & Polly, MudMen and Stone Clover.
Please join us in celebrating our 167th anniversay on Friday, August 5, from 5 to 11 pm, at our Ceilidh (pronounced Kay-Lee) and on Saturday, August 6, from 8:30am - 7:00pm at our 167th Annual Highland Games.
**NOTE: Patron ticket sales end July 22, 2016 at 6pm. Ceilidh and Advance Gate ticket sales end August 4, 2016 at 6pm.
For more information on the highland games, visit our website highlandgames.com. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/SASDhighlandgames.