Kincardine Scottish Festival

July 8, 2017
Victoria Park, Kincardine, ON, Canada

Whether you are a first time guest or a regular Festival visitor, the Kincardine Scottish Festival extends a very warm welcome to you!

On the first weekend in July, Kincardine, Ontario plays host to visitors from around the world. Regarded as a world class Scottish Festival, patrons will be invited to enjoy the sights and sounds of Scotland on the shores of our own Loch Huron.

With 30 Pipe Bands, 200 Highland Dancers and plenty of talented Celtic performers, the Festival is a sure crowd pleaser. The Festival offers a vast array of activities for young and old. From our competitions of Piping and Drumming, Highland Dancing and Heavy Events, to the Parade, Clan Avenue and evening concerts, there is something for everyone.

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