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Ballater Highland Games

11 August, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST

Ballater Highland Games, the friendly games on Upper Deeside, take place on the second Thursday in August every year and have done so for over 150 years. These are traditional Highland Games where you will be able to see highland dancing competitions, heavy events like tossing the caber, weight over the bar (56kg weight thrown 18 ft over a bar!) and the hammer. There are athletic events too, races for all ages, as well as a hill race, long jump and tug o’war. A spectacle never to be missed is the massed pipe bands where 5 or 6 bands march around the arena, a sound that is unforgettable. There are stalls serving refreshments, a beer tent, trade stands selling craft wear and a local history display. A great day out for all of the family at the Monaltrie Park in Ballater, Royal Deeside at the very Heart of the Cairngorms. Book your ticket today!

https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/ballater-highland-games Or pay by card or cash at the gate!
Without you our loyal and certain supporters there would be no Highland Games. Whether you are a spectator in the crowd, a competitor in the arena, a volunteer, sponsor or patron within Monaltrie Park you all share our motto in Doric/auld Scots of Leal and Siccar, loyal and certain for which we are extremely grateful. We look forward to welcoming you all back to Monaltrie Park for our friendly traditional highland games. Come and be part of a historic day as we welcome our new Chieftain, Philip Farquharson of Invercauld and Monaltrie with his wonderful family and the Invercauld Highlanders. To celebrate H.M Queen Platinum Jubilee there is a new competition of the Balmoral Stones.

Leal • and • Siccar


11 August, 2022
10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Monaltrie Park
Monaltrie Park, Provost Craig Road,
Ballater, AB35 5NN
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