Aberdeen Highland Games
The Aberdeen Highland Games are an integral part of the Grampian Games circuit and are delivered under the auspices of the Scottish Highland Games Association.
Date, Opening Times, Location
The 2015 Highland Games will take place on Sunday 21 June 2015, 10.00am - 5.30pm at Hazlehead Park. Please click on the link for a location map of Hazlehead Park Aberdeen.
Highland Games 2015
There will be many stalls, events, family entertainment and displays at the 2015 Games including:
- Heavy events
- Solo piping
- Pipe band competition
- Track and field events
- Highland dancing
- Scottish tug-o-war championship 725kg
Family Friendly Activities to be announced
Participating in Events at The Games
There are many events taking places at the Games, from Caber Tossing, to Highland Dancing, to Piping. A comprehensive list of all the events and the entry requirements for competitors are detailed in the Competitors Programme 2015, which will be published here once available. *
(Please note - advance entries will be closed from 11am on Friday 19 June 2015. Entries on the day of the event will be accepted).
*Application forms inviting participation in the Traditional Events will be placed here soon .
Dancing & Piping Competitions
Dancing and Piping entries are accepted both in advance and on the day of the event.
Save with advanced tickets
Prices and special deals will be announced soon.
Refreshments at the Games
- Food and drink available to purchase
- Beer tent (over 18's only)
Trade & Charity Stalls
Trade Stalls will be selling food, gifts, arts and crafts and clothing. Local charities will also be present to update you on their work and offer you the chance to participate in their various fundraising activities.
2015 Trade and Charity Applications will soon be invited. Please watch this space for details
There is free car parking at the Highland Games. In addition, the Number 11 Bus, operated by First Group, and Number X17 Bus, operated by Stagecoach, both pass near Hazlehead Park. Please see the relevant web page for bus times.
If you are planning on staying in Aberdeen whilst the Games take place, please visit the Aberdeen City and Shire Hotel Association where you will be able to locate accommodation to meet your requirements.
Highland Games 2014
The Highland Games held in 2014 were a huge success with over 5,000 visitors attending on the day. Adults and children alike had a great day where they were able to participate in free activities such as riding Segways and trying out Zip Slides, along with great food and drink, shopping at the various stalls and taking in the great competitive events that were taking place. Highland Games 2014
Should you require any further information regarding the Highland Games, please contact:
City Events, Aberdeen City Council, Ground Floor North, Business Hub 4, Marischal College, Broad St, Aberdeen, AB10 1AB
Tel: 01224 522998