The Highland games is an age-old Scottish tradition and competition for the heartiest of the Celtic heritage. The Highland Games of Harpers Ferry again welcomes all who wish to experience this wonderful culture's liveliness.
Because of the success of the inaugural Highland Games of Harpers Ferry festival, 2022 welcomes all to our new one hundred and thirty acre venue at Sam Michaels Park in Jefferson County West Virginia.
The Highland Games of Harpers Ferry include these traditional competitions:
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From the tossing of a caber end over end, throwing stones and hammers for distance, or just enjoying great food and grog, there’s something for everyone. This outdoor event will have vendors, live music, food, a beer garden and bar, traditional dancing, a playground for the kids, a dog park, FREE parking, and more. We cordially invite you, your entire family, and all of your friends to participate in this year’s colorful event because without you, there are no games at all.
Admission is $20 per person at the gate, $15 in advance; kids under 12 are FREE.
No outside alcohol will be permitted.
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Registration is completed by and through MASA(Mid-Atlantic Scottish Athletics). Their link is listed below. Registration opens on September 1st and participants MUST be registered prior to the event. There will not be an opportunity to register on the day of the event. MASA collects a $10 fee during registration. Further registration questions should be directed to their organization.
Please create an account prior to September 1st 2022 to register.
Thank you to our sponsors
Friday October 6th@5pm-Celtic Kickoff Party-@The Barn -1062 W Washington Street Harpers Ferry WV 25425
Saturday October 7th 2023 -Harpers Ferry Highland Games- Sam Michael's Park 235 Sam Michael's Lane, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
8am to 8pm
Sunday October 8th - TBD
Vendor Spaces are 12x12 and are $100 per day per space follow the link to purchase a vendor ticket!
Cultural displays do not need to purchase a space.