Schedule

All events, times and locations are subject to change

Wednesday

7:00 – Entertainment – Templin Gardens, Downtown Fergus

Thursday

5:00 – 7:00 – Entertainment in local pubs

7:30 – Pipes, Plaid, & Pageantry Parade, Downtown Fergus

8:00 – Musical Guest after the parade

8:30 – 11:00 – Music tbd, Fergus Legion

8:30 – 11:00 – Music tbd, Brew House

10:00-close – Music tbd, Goofie Newfie

Downtown Fergus

12:00-4:00 – Roving groups of Pipers and Drummers, Downtown Fergus

 

Festival Grounds

5:00 pm         Gates Open!

5:00 – 7:00    Entertainment tbd, Highland Pub

6:00                 Whisky Tasting

7:00 – 9:10     Tattoo’d in Tradition Ceremony, Main Field

9:10 – 9:15      Fireworks, David Whysall Fireworks

9:30 – 11:00   Red Hot Chilli Pipers, Main Field

11:00 – 11:05  Fireworks, David Whysall Fireworks

11:05 – close    Entertainment tbd, Highland Pub

Highland Dance

7:30 – Pre-Premier Registration

8:30 – Pre-Premier Highland Competition (Primary, Beginner, Novice, Intermediate)

9:00 – Championship Registration – Premier

10:30 – 4:00 – Fergus Scottish Festival Championship (Highland Fling, Sword Dance, Seann Triubhas, Strathspey & Highland Reel)

12:45 – Pre-Premier Awards Ceremony after Massed Fling

4:00 – Championship Awards Ceremony

 

4:00 – Championship Awards Ceremony

Main Field

8:30-12:00 – Professional Heavies Competition (22 lbs Hammer, 16 lbs Hammer, Qualifying Caber)

8:30 – 11:30 – Pipe & Drum Solo Competitions

12:00 – 12:30 – Welcoming Ceremonies

12:30 – 12:40 – Massed Fling

12:40 – 1:00 – Massed Bands

1:00-3:00 – Professional Heavies Competition (25 lbs Stone, 56 lb Weight for Distance, 28 lbs Weight for Distance)

2:00 – 5:00 – Pipe Band Competitions

3:00-4:00 – Professional Heavies Competition (Games Caber, Challenge Caber, 56 lbs Weight for Height, 20 lbs Sheaf Toss)

4:30-5:00 – Professional Heavies Competition Awards

5:00 – 5:20 – Massed Bands

5:30 – Pipes & Drums Competition Awards

Heritage Village

9:00 – 5:00 – Clan tents open – Connect with your Scottish clan

9:00 – 5:00 – Immerse yourself in Scottish Culture with various      Demonstrations, Lectures, Entertainment, and Displays.  Stay tuned for updates and announcements.

2:00 – 2:15 – Trophy presentation to Best Clan

Highland Pub

1:00 – 2:00 – Entertainment to be announced

2:00 – 2:30 – Entertainment to be announced

3:00-3:15 – Pipe Bands

3:30 – 4:15 – Entertainment to be announced

4:30 – 4:45 – Pipe Bands

5:30 – 6:30 – Parade of Champions – Pipe Bands

7:00 – 9:00 – Entertainment to be announced

9:00 – 9:45 – Entertainment to be announced

10:00 – Close – Entertainment to be announced

CW Sportplex

Outlander star, Duncan Lacroix (Murtagh) is our Featured Guest! Schedule to be announced.

Tea Tent

9:00 – 5:00     Tea Tent open

11:00 – 11:45  entertainment tba

12:30 – 1:00   entertainment tba

1:15 – 1:45      entertainment tba

2:00 – 3:00    entertainment tba

McKiddies

9:00 – 4:00 McKiddies Open

Kid-tastic demonstrations, entertainment, activities and crafts

Whisky Tent

11:00 – Whisky Tasting

1:00 – Whisky Tasting

3:00 – Whisky Tasting

5:00 – Whisky Tasting

Highland Dance

9:00 – Trophy Fling – Pre-Premier Beginner and Novice

9:30 – National Competition —

Beginner & Novice:  Reel, Flora Macdonald’s Fancy & Scottish Lilt Intermediate:  Barracks, Flora & Scottish Lilt

Premier & Restricted Premier: Earl of Erroll, Flora, & Scottish Lilt

11:15 – National Competition Awards Ceremony

1:30 – Highland Dance Competition – Premier & Restricted Premier

4:00 – Highland Dance Awards Ceremony

Main Field

9:00 – Women Amateur Heavy Competition and Masters Heavy Competitions

  • Stone
  • Heavy weight
  • Light weight
  • Hammer
  • Sheaf
  • Caber
  • Weight for height

10:30 – 12:00 – Tug of War competition

12:00 – 12:30 – Massed Bands

12:30 – 12:45 – tba

1:00 – 2:30 – Tug of War competition continues

4:15 – 4:30 – Massed Bands

Heritage Village

9:00 – 5:00 – Clan tents – connect with your Scottish Clan

9:00 – 5:00 – Immerse yourself in Scottish Culture with various      Demonstrations, Lectures, Entertainment, and Displays.   Stay tuned for updates and announcements.

Highland Pub

11:40 – 12:00 – Entertainment to be announced

1:00 – 1:30 –  Entertainment to be announced

1:30 – 2:00 – Entertainment to be announced

2:15 – 2:30 – Pipe Band

2:30 – 3:00 – Entertainment to be announced

3:00 – 3:30 – Entertainment to be announced

3:30 – 3:45 – Pipe Band

4:00 – 6:00 – Entertainment to be announced

CW Sportsplex

Outlander star, Duncan Lacroix (Murtagh) is our Featured Guest! Schedule to be announced.

Tea Tent

9:00 – 5:00 Tea Tent open

10:30 – 11:15   entertainment tba

11:30 – 12:00 entertainment tba

12:30 – 1:00 entertainment tba

1:15 – 1:45 entertainment tba

2:30 – 3:00 entertainment tba

McKiddies

9:00 – 5:00 – McKiddies Open

Kid-tastic demonstrations, entertainment, activities and crafts

Whisky Tent

11:00 – Whisky Tasting

1:00 – Whisky Tasting

Stay tuned for new and exciting announcements.

Although we try hard, schedule is subject to change.