The Moncton Highland Games and Scottish Fest is the biggest Scottish event around, happening at Hal Betts Sportsplex by Gunningsville Bridge.
-Tues June 11th… 12p Flag Raising Moncton City Hall… 7p Free Outdoor Concert outside Avenir Centre with Patricia Murray, Fundy Ceilidh, local highland dancers, and the Moncton District Pipe Band!-Wed June 12th… 12p Flag Raising Town of Riverview… 7p Free Outdoor Concert at Riverview Riverfront Gazebo with Patricia Murray, Fundy Ceilidh, local highland dancers, and the RCMP J Division, Pipes & Drums!
-Fri June 14th… 5:30p-7p free Heavy Athletic Workshop at Hal Betts Field. Learn to throw Cabers and stuff (need to register: firstname.lastname@example.org)
-Fri evening June 14th is also the Festival Ceilidh in the big tent with a lot of Celtic and Scottish music. Note: "The Ceilidh Tent is all ages; there is access to a beer tent for those 19 years and older." You can get tix at the event if you want to.
-Sat June 15th (beginning at 8:30a) is when the competitions are happening… expect bagpipers, highland dancers, piping and drumming, heavy events like the caber toss (a bit like the Albert County Telephone Pole Flip)... there's also Highland Cattle and sheep dogs/ sheep herding demonstrations, vendors, and more! get the full sched here… more info or buy tickets here.