August 4, 2017 - August 6, 2017
Friday evening, enjoy a free outdoor concert featuring the popular group, Ruaili Buaili, direct from Ireland.
Saturday evening attend a free outdoor Scottish party around the firepit, featuring piping and drumming, sword-fighting, musicians, historic re-enactors, dancing and more!
Sunday morning, attend the Kirkin’ of the Tartans and the blessing of the animals.
Festival hours are 9:00am to 4:30pm on Saturday, and from 9:00am to 4:00pm on Sunday.
Snowmass Village, CO 81615
CO Scottish Festival & Highland Games
Friday, August 4, 2017
The only free entrance Scottish Festival in the Rocky Mountains! Experience the earth-shaking sound of the massed bagpipes and drums, the grace of the Highland and Irish dancers, and the power of the great Scottish athletes as they throw the caber (telephone pole).
Learn about the water of life as you taste Scottish whiskies.* Pet the friendly Dogs of the British Isles. Bring your favorite four-legged friend — the Festival is dog-friendly!
Trace your family history and meet members of your clan. Laugh aloud as the Ladies of the Festival judge kilted men in the Bonny (Pretty) Knees Contest.
Visit the colorful renaissance Scots in their 1600s Highland Village. Enjoy Scottish-Irish music, dance, children’s events and food and vendors all day, both days.