The 42nd Annual Charleston Scottish Games & Highland Gathering will be held on the back lawn of Boone Hall Plantation hosted by the Scottish Society of Charleston
This award-winning “Scotland for the Day” event is the second oldest Scottish Games in the Southeast and is known nationwide as one of the nicest and friendliest Games around.
Visitors will enjoy a variety of competitions which originated in “auld” Scotland, including feats of strength such as “tossing the caber” (telephone pole), high-stepping highland dancers, and both pipe band as well as individual piping and drumming.
Other sights and sounds include touring the Scottish merchandise vendors and sampling Scottish foods.
Music will be provided by Smithfield Fair, Collin Grant-Adams and Rathkeltair, Celtic groups performing Scottish and Irish folk songs during the day and for the concert.
Children can participate in organized children’s games, storytelling and have their faces painted.
Activities will run from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., and tickets may be purchased at Sticky Fingers Restaurants or at the Charleston Scottish Society web site.
Advance ticket prices are $17/adult and $4/children under 12.
Games’ day prices are $20/adult and $5/children under 12.
An evening Celtic concert will begin on the field at 7:00 pm. Admission for concert is $15.00 after 3p.m. A Games Day ticket includes the concert.