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About This Years Gathering

The 2022 Edmonton Scottish Society Highland Gathering

This year we again look forward to seeing you at our Highland Gathering.

We have added additional food trucks to serve our guests. Each truck has different items we are sure will please everyone.

3105-101st SW Edmonton, AB and 3126 Ewing Trail SW Edmonton, AB Our property spans to addresses


Entrance to the Highland Gathering - General admission $10.00 per person - 12 and under, 65 and over free admission. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. No online tickets, pay at site at entrance gates
Whisky Tasting - 12 @ 1/4 oz tasters in our inflatable pub $25.00 all day Tickets HERE

Ceilidh - $15.00 for those 18 and over, under 18 no charge 6.00 p.m. to 11.00 p.m. Last call 10.30 p.m. Tickets HERE

We have added a second Whisky station with offerings from our friends at Douglas Laing & Co. presenting their Remarkable Regional Malts Collection, Established in 1948, Douglas Laing is a proudly independent, family owned Scotch Whisky business in its third generation.

We are housing these Whisky tastings in a pub, albeit and inflatable pub, but a pub all the same. Located next to our beer tent in the beer garden.

NEW this year we will be holding a Ceilidh after the Highland Gathering starting at 6:00 P.M. and ending at 11:00 P.M.

Our Ceilidh will showcase Kim Gates and the Dark Frames band and our Edmonton Scottish Society club band the Clan McNaughton as well as highland dance.
Tickets for the Ceilidh will be sold on our website site HERE and on site at entry time for $15.00 each.

And yes you will be able to purchase a Dram.

The entrance from Ewing Trail is a drop and go zone only. Vendors and Volunteers only Park in this lot
The entrance from 101 st is for public parking. Volunteers will be onsite to direct you to parking. There are event entrance gates located on the north side of the main hall where people will be directed to first. There is an event entrance gate located on the south side of the main hall as well for people directed to park on the south side.

There is off site parking available just south of our event at 1005 Eby Road SW and the road leading down to the Cul-De-Sac and back. We will have park and ride shuttle vans to take you to and from the event. The lot will be staffed to assist you in getting on a shuttle and to watch over the lot. There is no charge for the shuttle to and from the event. Also we have opened additional parking on the pan handle land on the north East Corner of the Dome.


Gates Open at 10:00 a.m.

Highland Gathering Concludes at 4:00 p.m.

Ceilidh Opens at 6:00 p.m.

Ceilidh Concludes at 11:00 p.m.

At this years event

Vendors Row

- Edmonton Scottish Society Tent
- Capital Dodge Tent
- The Scottish Shoppe

- Celtic Kitchen
- Rocky Mountain Kilts
- Gifts by Gracey Celtic Jewelry
- Behind the Faces Pottery
- Dragon and Thistle Leather works
- Highland Exposure Photography
- Crystal Gwen Spiritual Medium

- Joseph Bankier Scottish T-Shirts and Art

- Oliver Grealish Celtic Crafts and Jewellery
- The Cottage Herbal Handcrafted Teas, Herbs and more

- Clan Buchanan Society International

- Courageous Companions
- Ellerslie and Caledonian Scottish Country Dance
- Rose and Thistle Pipe Band
- Edmonton Clansmen Rugby Club

Food Trucks and Food Carts 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

- Edmonton Scottish Society - Haggis on a Bun, Beans

- Winstons Fish and Chips

- Smoke and Fire BBQ

- The Davinci Cone
- Smokin Hotdogs and Smokies

- Choco n Dip

At the Ceilidh 6:00 to 11:00
- Winstons Fish and Chips

- Smoke and Fire BBQ

- Dedo's Food Truck

Kids Zone
- Thistle Hill Farms Petting Zoo

- Kids Activity Area

- Bouncy Castle
- Face Painting by Andrea Ryll


Pipes and Drums

Highland Dance

Scottish Country Dance Demonstration

Heavy Events Competition

Wee Heavies

All Ages Beer Garden

- Serving Guinness, Traditional, Coors, seltzers and more
- Whisky Tasting Pub with 12 different Whisky offerings to try. Purchase tickets at the beer tent $25.00 or online HERE
Whisky Tasting Plus an Etched ESS Whisky Glass $35.00

Pavillion is also open for visitors with additional beer and spirits

Information Booth and First Aid between the grounds and Pavillion

View our overhead grounds map HERE

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This year the Edmonton Scottish Society is hosting a Ceilidh from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. after the Highland Gathering. Visit the Event Page for Tickets

Please see our Events Page to register to attend. Tickets are $15.00 Per Adult. Under 18 is free admission.

The event will be held in our ALL Ages Beer Gardens on the grounds. ID check and wristbands provided for Adults in this area.

Featuring music from Kim Gates and the Dark Frames.

Kim Gates is

A Canadian singer and songwriter, Kim has been entertaining enthusiastic audiences across Western Canada with his soulful lyrics and simple melodies since becoming a full time musician in 2016. Kim plays weekly in Edmonton area pubs and functions, and travels throughout Western Canada performing his original music at festivals and venues. He is influenced by the writing of Steve Earle and Billy Joel, and the music of Blue Rodeo and The Tragically Hip. Kim performs high energy pub shows with all the songs you love to sing and hear, as well as performances of his soulful original music. Kim released his first album, "Help You Get Back Home" in December 2021, on all streaming platforms and for purchase on his website. Kim and his partner have a 7 year old daughter who has inspired much of his music and is the joy of his life. When Kim's not sharing his musical inspiration with others, he enjoys sports and spending time with his family.

Pipes and Drums

Pipes and Drums provided by our Club band Clan McNaughton


Highland Dance 

ESS Ceilidh
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