Camping

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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: Be sure to read the rules & regulations BEFORE purchasing your site.

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2024 Camping Pricing

Unserviced weekend campsite: $190
Serviced weekend campsite: $240

Please read Camping Rules & Regulations carefully before purchasing a campsite.

Fees and taxes to be added at checkout | All sales are final.
There will be NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES.

Registration includes parking on campsite for ONE vehicle only (There is an additional overflow parking area - these are available at the time of purchasing your site, limit of 1 per campsite)

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!

Grounds map is subject to change.

Camping Rules & Regulations

Please read all sections carefully before purchasing a campsite.

PLEASE NOTE THAT SECURITY WILL BE ON SITE ENFORCING RULES AND REGULATIONS.

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.

Campsites will be held for those campers arriving late in the weekend, however no discount or refunds will be offered.

Campers must camp on the site they have registered and paid for.

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.

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 with 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.

Check in times

Thursday, August 8, 2024 – 12:00 noon to 9:00 pm
Friday, August 9, 2024 – 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Saturday, August 10, 2024 – 8:00 am - 12:00 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 Thursday without written permission from a Festival Board Member. Earlier 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 12:00 noon Monday at the 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.

Review the legend of the camping map and website for 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.

Most sites are 20 feet x 40 feet.

Sites located in “Shaded Camping Area” will vary in size.

Sites designated as “Oversized” are 20 feet x 50 feet.

Max two pieces of shelter equipment plus one dining shelter on your campsite, where space allows.

No more than 6 people per campsite unless the people comprise a single family of parents and their children.

The Festival does not supply picnic tables for campsites.

Electrical hookup is provided for sites marked “Service” (see map and legend) – All campers are to provide their own electrical cord. This cord must be a min 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, aprx 110 ft 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 sites marked “Service” (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 sites marked “Oversize” (see camping map and legend) 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.

Every campsite will receive one camp site parking pass, which allows parking for one 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).

Overflow weekend parking for one additional vehicle is available for $25 (Limit of 1 per campsite). You can add this on when you purchase your campsite. Note, overflow spaces must be purchased with campsite reservation. Space is limited. Vehicles parked overnight without an overflow pass and not parked in the designated camper overflow parking area will be subject to towing at the owner's expense.

This is to ensure all roadways are clear for the safety of our guests, volunteers and emergency vehicles if required.

Due to recent changes to Township of Centre Wellington bylaws, wood burning campfires are NOT permitted. Propane fuel fire bowls are permitted if there is no fire ban in effect. All campers must have a fire extinguisher visible on their campsite. Campers that do not comply will be subject to fines and will be asked to leave the Festival. Refunds will not be provided.

Camping FAQs

Most sites are approximately 20′ x 40′.

Tree / Shaded area sites vary in size and are restricted to camping unit length max of 28 feet.

There is a dedicated camping row for RVs over 40 feet designated as “Oversize” as noted on the map.

Consult the Festival camping map before booking your site.

No more than 6 people per campsite unless the people comprise a single family of parents and their children.

Limited water hookup is provided for Blue, Pink and Purple sites (consult Festival camping map), though water
hook-up for each individual site is not guaranteed.

We suggest that you bring a long up to 100 feet for water hook-up.

Water tank fill up stations are NOT provided on site and campers are required to fill their tanks before arrival.

Electrical hookup is provided for Blue, Pink and Purple sites (see map and legend)

All campers are to provide their own electrical cord. This cord must be a min minimum rated 12/2 with ground.
Smaller cords with different ratings may result in fire, power surges, or damage to electrical systems.

Black / Grey water dumping stations are NOT available on Festival grounds.

The closest campground with dumping facilities is Highland Pines Campground. Call ahead to ensure availability.

All campers must leave their campsite clean and free of garbage. Garbage disposal and garbage receptacles are available on site.

Do not leave broken or damaged camping equipment for disposal.

All campers must remove propane cylinders from the grounds for appropriate disposal.

Shower and washroom facilities are available in the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex, Thursday through Monday, 6am to Midnight.

Portable toilets are available throughout the Festival grounds and washroom facilities are available at the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex, Thursday through Monday, 6am to Midnight.

Limited ice will be available for purchase on Festival grounds and is also available for purchase at nearby convenience stores within walking distance of the campsites.

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

No! There was an error on our ticketing database. Camping is from Thursday, August 8th - Monday, August 12th.

Please refer to our Camping Arrival & Departure rules for the correct check in times.

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FAQ & General Info

General questions about Festival weekend?
Visit our General Information and FAQ’s page!

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