Camping Registration is SOLD OUT!

Camping on the Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games site, close to all the activities and events, ensures that you don’t miss a thing all weekend long! Please bring your receipt and confirmation to the camping registration volunteers when you arrive. Please note: all sales are final.


Unserviced weekend campsite: $190

Serviced weekend campsite: $240

Fees and taxes to be added at checkout.


Registration includes parking on campsite for ONE vehicle only (additional parking spots can be purchased at the time of check-in).

The price of camping DOES NOT include Festival wristbands. Festival admission needs to be purchased separately,

please visit our Tickets page to learn more about ticket prices!

Camping Rules & Regulations

Please read carefully before purchasing a campsite.

  • All campsites are on the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex grounds; campers are required to respect and comply with the rules and regulations governing the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex and the Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games.
  • While the Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games has security on site throughout the weekend, neither the Fergus Scottish Festival nor the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex assume any responsibility for goods lost or stolen or for any damage to vehicles or equipment parked at this site.
  • Campers must camp on the site they have registered and paid for.
  • 6 people maximum per campsite
  • Campsites will be held for those campers arriving late in the weekend, however no discount or refunds will be offered.  
  • No refund will be offered to campers that leave the Festival early.  
  • All sales are final; no refunds or exchanges are available.
  • Every person who is camping must have and wear a valid Festival wristband for the entire time they are camping at the Festival.
  • Alcohol, vaping and the smoking of cannabis is permitted only on your campsite, and only for those aged 19 and older.
  • As a courtesy to other campers, quiet hours shall be from 1:00am to 7:00am and will be strictly enforced with on site policing. Please be aware that this is a family Festival, and we encourage respect for all attendees.
  • For safety reasons, two-wheeled motorized vehicles and bicycles are NOT permitted on the Festival grounds.
  • Pets are permitted on campsites only and excluding Service Dogs, are not permitted in the general Festival grounds including Festival events areas or Concessions areas. For more information, please visit the Pets Policy on our website.

Arrival and Departure

You will be directed to the Camping Registration tent located on site at the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex to pick up your camping registration package.

Campers may check-in at the Camping Registration Tent during the following periods:

  • Thursday from 12pm (noon) to 9pm
  • Friday 8am to 8pm
  • Saturday 8am to 12pm (noon)
  • To ensure the safety of our volunteer organizers and to avoid disruption of final site setup, campers are not permitted to enter the CW Sportsplex parking lot or Festival Grounds any earlier than 12 noon Thurs without written approval from the Board of Directors. Early arrivals will be asked to leave the grounds and may be subject to ejection. There will be no exceptions regardless of affiliation with the Festival or a camper’s participation in the Festival events.
  • All campers must vacate the Festival Grounds by noon Monday latest and leave their site clean and free of garbage. 
  • Do not leave broken or damaged camping equipment for disposal. 
  • All campers must remove propane cylinders from the grounds for appropriate disposal.


Campsite Size Restrictions & Equipment Allowance

Please carefully review the legend on the camping map for maximum camping unit size restrictions before booking your site. 

  • Camping unit size is defined as from front hitch (front bumper for RV) to rear bumper. NOT LIVING SPACE. 
  • Camping units that exceed size restrictions may not be admitted to the grounds. This is to ensure all roadways are kept clear for the safety of our guests, volunteers and emergency vehicles if required. 
  • Pink and Yellow (shaded camping area) Sites 124-184 – Restricted to max 28 foot max length.
  • Blue, Orange and Purple – Sites 54-123; 185-326; Q327-Q353 – Restricted to 40 foot max length 
  • Green G1-G53 – Oversized camping units – Restricted to 40 feet plus.
  • All sites are 20 feet wide.
  • A maximum two pieces of shelter equipment plus one dining shelter are permitted on your campsite, where space allows.
  • The Festival does not supply picnic tables for campsites.


Campsite Parking 

  • Every campsite will receive one campsite parking pass, which allows parking for one steering wheel, for example: One RV, truck bed camper, etc. OR one passenger vehicle plus one towed unit (tent trailer, pop-up trailer, travel trailer, or 5th wheel trailer). Other vehicles must park in the designated overflow camping parking for an additional fee.  Paid overflow parking is limited to one vehicle per registered campsite on a first come / first served basis.   There will be NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • Please help us ensure all roadways are clear for the safety of our guests, volunteers and emergency vehicles if required. 


Electrical and Water

  • Electrical hookup is provided for serviced sites (see map and legend).  All campers must provide their own electrical cord. This cord must be a minimum rated 12/2 with ground. Smaller rated cords may result in fire, power surges, or damage to electrical systems.
  • Electrical outlets are 15A rated.  Tampering with electrical breakers, outlets/boxes is not permitted in any way. Violators will be subject to charges for any onsite electrical diagnostics or repairs resulting from tampering and will be ejected from the campground.
  • Depending on site location to power pole, approximately 100ft cord may be required. 
  • Be considerate and limit electricity use to essentials such as lighting, refrigeration, cellular charging and personal medical devices. Due to 15A max capacity, the use of air conditioning is NOT permitted.
  • Limited water hookup is provided for Blue and Purple sites (see camping map and legend).
  • For other sites, camping unit water tank fill up stations are NOT provided on site and campers are required to fill their tanks before arrival. 
  • Generators are permitted only on Green G1-G53 and use is restricted to 7:30 am to 10 am, and 4 pm to 8 pm. Max generator size is 3500W.
  • Black/Grey water dumping stations are not available on Festival grounds.



  • Campfires are only permitted if there is no fire ban in effect. Only OFF GROUND campfires (i.e. elevated pits) are permitted on the Festival grounds.  Please bring your own pit or something to keep the fire above ground. Campers that do not comply with campfire requirements will be asked to leave the Festival and will not be issued a refund.
  • Bagged firewood will be available for sale on Festival grounds via contactless payments. Outside firewood is not permitted in accordance with Provincial and Federal laws.


Should you have any questions or concerns while camping at the Festival, please visit the Camping Registration Tent or Information Services.  Volunteers and ambassadors are readily available on the Festival grounds.

Campsite FAQs

All sites are approximately 20′ x 40′. Tree area sites may vary in size.

Water is available, though water hook-up is not guaranteed.  We suggest that you bring a bucket or a long garden hose, up to a maximum length of 100 feet, for potential water hook-up.

Limited electricity is available for some sites. Hook-up requires a 100 foot, 15 amp maximum extension cord.

No dump station is available.

Garbage disposal and garbage receptacles are available on site.

Shower and washroom facilities are available in the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex, Thursday through Monday – 6am to midnight.  Showers and toilet facilities are also available 24 hours a day in the camping area.

Camping area flush toilets are available 24 hours per day.

Ice will  not be available onsite. 

Bring a hammer if you are pitching a tent. The ground can be hard. Maybe a kilt?