CLAY COUNTY, Fla. – Get ready to enjoy a “Wee Bit o’ Scotland” this weekend at the Northeast Florida Scottish Highland Games and Festival!
Residents of Northeast Florida and the surrounding areas will gather and enjoy the athletics, music, food and fun on Saturday. The Northeast Florida Scottish Highland Games and Festival is a one-day, family-friendly event set for Feb. 25, running from 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Clay County Fairgrounds — just west of Green Cove Springs.
Visitors can expect great food and drinks, vendors, shows, concerts and games! The Highland Games include the caber toss, stone throw, hammer throw, sheaf toss and more.
“The Northeast Florida Scottish Games & Festival is a great place to learn about and celebrate Scottish heritage!” M. Ethan Sandusky, Realtor, Scottish games athlete and sponsor of the Northeast Florida Scottish Highland Games and Festival, said. “From listening to the bagpipes play, to watching the cabers get tossed, this festival is a great time for people of all ages and backgrounds to gather, try something new, and have fun!”
Prices are $15 per adult and all children 10 years of age and younger are free. On-site parking is free.
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds - 2497 State Road 16 West, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043
8:30 a.m. - Gates open
9:00 a.m. - Festival & Competitive Events begin**
12:00 p.m. - Opening Ceremony
4:30 p.m. - Competitive Events end**
5:00 p.m. - Closing Ceremony
6:30 p.m. - Evening Concert
10:00 p.m. - Festival ends & gates close
12:00 p.m. — Opening Ceremony
1:00 - 1:40 p.m. — 7 Nations
2:00 - 2:40 p.m. — Albannach
3:00 - 3:40 p.m. — 7 Nations
4:00 - 4:40 p.m. — Albannach
5:00 p.m. — Closing Ceremony
6:00 - 7:20 p.m. — 7 Nations
7:40 - 9:00 p.m. — Albannach
Click here for tickets and more information.