Victoria Events – 153rd Annual Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival – Saturday, May 21st, 2016 – Monday, May 23rd, 2016

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For more than 150 years, the Victoria Highland Games and Celtic Festival has been a resounding success. Everyone’s would always have a great time dancing, drumming, piping, engaging in athletics and more. It’s one of the biggest events in BC that highlights the colorful history and heritage of Scotland. Now on its 153rd year, it also happens to be the longest running cultural and traditional event not only in Canada but in all of North America. This festival not only gives you a peek but lets you immerse in everything Scottish. Some of the events to watch out for are the tug of war competition, highland dance contest, sheepdog herding competition and the kilted mile athletics. It’s a fun family friendly celebration you shouldn’t miss!

Event Name: 153rd Annual Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival

Date: Saturday, May 21st, 2016 – Monday, May 23rd, 2016


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



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Prices: Adult: $15 / Child: $free / Senior: $12 / Student: $12

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