Victoria Events – 152nd Annual Highland Games

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Saturday, May 16 to Monday, May 18, 2015 – 152nd Annual Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival – 8am to 7pm Sat. & Sun. and 10am to 4pm Mon. at Topaz Park in Victoria, BC   

One of the longest-running cultural events in Victoria and Vancouver Island is the Annual Victoria Highland Games and Celtic Festival, which is now on its 152nd year.

For many years, the event has showcased the best in highland dancing, drumming, piping and athletics. It is held to promote Scottish heritage in Victoria, giving guests a glimpse of Scotland.

The games, which are held in Topaz Park, are famous for “heavy event competitions” with world champions pitting against each other to give spectators a one-of-a-kind sporting event. Apart from the various competitions happening during the event, there is also live musical entertainment and beer gardens for the adults, and a large area for children’s activities.

Victoria Event Details: 

Event: 152nd Annual Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival

Date: Saturday, May 16 to Monday, May 18, 2015. 8am to 7pm Sat. & Sun. and 10am to 4pm Mon.

Location: Topaz Park (at the corner of Blanshard and Finlayson), Victoria, BC

Prices: Adults: $15. Seniors & students: $12. Child: free.

Tickets: Buy online in advance or from select vendors (see official site for more details)

Official website: http://victoriahighlandgames.com

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