Calgary Highland Games

August 30, 2014
Springbank Park, Calgary, AB, Canada

The Calgary Highland Games is one of the premier Highland Games in Western Canada. Started in 1913, it is one of the oldest gatherings in North America. With competitors from around the world, the Calgary Highland Games is a proud spectacle of Scotland�s history come to life.

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Calgary Highland Games

August 29, 2008
Shouldice Park, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

A highland games that includes pipe bands contests, solo piping and drumming competitions, highland dance contests, and much more.

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