57th Ligonier Highland Games

 Saturday, September 26th, 2015

                                                                                              Idlewild Park, Pennsylvania

Idlewild Park

 Route 30

 Ligonier, PA

 Rides and attractions closed.

Admission Day of the Games
Adults $20.00
Seniors
(55+) $18
Youth
(13-17) $10.00
Children
(12 & under) Free!!

 

 

 

$2 From each ticket goes directly to support the scholarship funds of the Clan Donald Educational and Charitable Trust

MC & VISA accepted

Free Parking

Gates Open at 8 am

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Benefit for the Clan Donald Educational & Charitable Trust

GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY THE CLAN DONALD EDUCATIONAL AND CHARITABLE TRUST

&

ST. ANDREWS SOCIETY OF PITTSBURGH

Follow the skirl of bagpipes to beautiful Ligonier at Idlewild Park for the annual gathering of the Clans. Join your friends, neighbors and fellow fans of all things Scottish at the Ligonier Highland Games and experience exciting competitions in:

* Piping and Drumming competitions

Piping and Drumming Registration Form

* individual and massed pipe bands on the field

*Scottish Harp workshop and competition

Harping Registration Form

* Traditional Scottish heavy athletic events  tossing the caber, the Scottish hammer throw, sheaf tossing and stone

* Highland dancing and Scottish country dancing, the timeless tradition of Gaelic Mod singing and poetry and Celtic Harps

Dancing Registration Form

Shop for Celtic wares including pottery, jewelry, tartans, Scottish food, and, of course, kilts!

Feast on traditional Scottish foods, snacks and desserts from Gaelic Imports!

Visit the Clan tents to explore the history and genealogy of Scotland's families.

Enjoy the Children's Games, the Massed Bands (hundreds of pipers and drummers at once!), Scottish-breed dog exhibits, Pittsburgh Scottish Country Dancers and Celtic performers from all over the world!

Living History Representing Scottish military units, some of which served in the Pittsburgh region 250 years ago during the French and Indian Wars.  Units attending this year include:

Cataran Society (1745 Jacobite era)

42nd Regiment of Foot - The Black Watch (French and Indian War era)

42nd Highland Regiment (World War One era)

51st Highland Regiment (World War Two era)

2nd Battalion Scots Guard (1980's and 90's era)                 

Events for 2015

Schedule of Events

Heavy Athletes competition begins at 9:00 AM

Highland Dancing competition begins at 9:00 AM

Solo Piping and Drumming events starting at 9:00 AM

Welcoming Ceremonies with Massed Bands at 12:00 Noon

Gaelic Mod with the U.S. National Championships and featuring the Royal Scottish Mod Gold Medal champions!

 Scottish Breed Dog exhibits

Story telling from Barra the Bard

Scottish livestock! Come and see the Highland Cows from Bill & Terrie Springer of Spring Run Farms in Mill Run.  And the Shetland Ponies of Nancy Uhron from Simple Blessings Farm and Personal Ponies.

The Ceilidh follows at 7:00 pm at the Ramada Greensburg.  Tickets available: order with this form!

And on Sunday, September 27th there will be a Scottish church service at 10:45 AM at the Covenant Presbyterian Church in Ligonier, followed by a free concert on the Diamond downtown Ligonier at 1:00 PM in the Gazebo with the Seton Hill University Pipe Band.

Other Events:

Friday, September 25th, Professional Piping Contest
 

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR THE LIGONIER HIGHLAND GAMES AND THE ST. ANDREWS SOCIETY OF PITTSBURGH