Annual Scottish Festival

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Celebrating 30 Years!

30th Annual Scottish Festival

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village's Scottish Festival is August 16th!

That's correct! 30 Years! Come join the festivities and immerse yourself in Scottish traditions. Pipe Bands, Clans, the Highland Games,  Celtic Rock, Sheep Herding, Dog Agility and much, much more! The event will run 10am to 6pm with traditional opening ceremonies at 12pm and closing ceremonies at 5pm.
To celebrate the 30th anniversary, BNHV presents on Friday August 15th from 5pm to 10pm, Scottish Festival Kick Off Ceilidh Party at Stockman's Tavern and Grove. Live music, food, beer and auction items to benefit Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village. Pre-sale tickets for Scottish Festival will also be available that day. 

Scottish Festival Schedule of Events

Main Stage 

10AM - 12PM  Step in Time

1PM - 3PM  Penney Whiskey

3PM - 5PM  McCarthyizm

Transit Road Church

10AM - 12PM  Mary Lester

1PM - 3PM  Kindred Band


10:30AM - 11AM  Celtic Spirit

11AM - 11:30AM  Gordon Highlanders

11:30AM- 12PM   96th Highlanders

1:30PM - 2PM  Royal Scottish Country Dancers

2PM - 2:30PM  MacKenzie Highlanders

2:30PM  -  3PM  Gordon Highlanders

3:30PM - 4PM  Royal Scottish Country Dancers

4PM - 4:30PM  MacKenzie Highlaners

4:30PM  -  5PM  96th Highlanders

Shaw Exhibit Building

ALL DAY  Scottish Film Screenings

1PM  Address to the Haggis

Back Lawn

10AM - 5PM  Western Lakes Training Club

10AM - 5PM  Sheep Herding demonstrations (lasts 45 minutes with 15 minute breaks)

Opening Ceremonies will start at 12PM.  Closing Ceremonies will start at 5PM!