Canmore Highland Games

September 2, 2017
Centennial Park, Canmore, Alberta, Canada

Taste of the Highlands – Saturday, September 2, 5–9 pm
Enjoy an evening of wine, scotch, beer and food tasting with local and international wines, scotches and brews from some of the world’s most celebrated producers. The Celtic lounge atmosphere features experts are available to share their knowledge as you taste your way from booth to booth. Accompany your beverages with appetizers served up by some of Canmore’s finest restaurants.

The Highland Games, Sunday, September 3, 8 am–5:30 pm
Join us for a full slate of outdoor events comprising the Highland Games – pancake breakfast, highland dancing, piping and drumming, heavy sports, tug of war contest, sheep dogs, clan tents, Celtic vendors, Scotch tasting, traditional food and beverages, indoor beer garden, food trucks, massed bands and more.

The Canmore Ceilidh, Sunday, September 3, 6–11 pm
The evening Ceilidh is a spirited celebration of music and dance, kitchen-party fashion. Live Celtic music by Celtic Fusion Illusion and a variety of other acts for your entertainment all evening long!

Advance tickets and bundles available online now!

Rain or shine all events go on.

http://www.canmorehighlandgames.ca

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