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About This Years Gathering

The 2024 Edmonton Scottish Society Highland Gathering Sunday June 23,2024

Sponsored By:

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

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

When
Saturday June 22 Events at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday June 23, 2024 Time Gates at 8:00 a.m.

Costs

Entrance to the Highland Gathering - Saturday No Fee, Sunday General admission $10.00 per person - 12 and under, 65 and over free admission. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. No online tickets, pay at site at entrance gates
Whisky Tasting - 6 @ 1/2 oz tasters in our inflatable pub $30.00 Tickets HERE
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.

Saturday Ceilidh - Official Ceilidh this year we will have live music, Choreographed Highland Dance Competition and more. Saturday June 22, 2024  Registration Information

Competition Band and Dance Events

Pipes and Drums, Mass band, Highland Dance, and Heavy Events Competitions.

NEW - expanded Kids Zone with an extra bouncy castle provided by Re/Max Events

NEW - Classic and Vintage British Car Show

- Pipes and Drums 2024 Schedule
- Order of Play
- Pipe & Drums Solo

- Band Events

- Click Here for Registration

- Heavy Events 2024 Schedule HERE - Click Here for Registration

- Highland Dance Events  - Entry Form and Event Schedule

Parking
The entrance from Ewing Trail is for Vendors, Volunteers and Handicap parking.
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.

PARKING MAPS AVAILABLE HERE
Parking Maps have been updated for 2024

SCHEDULE:

Saturday June 22/2024

6:30 p.m. Highland Dance Choreography Dance Competition

Ceilidh Saturday June 22, 2024 Starting at 8:00p.m.

Parking permitted at all entrances

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Sunday June 23/2024

Gates Open at 8:00 a.m.

Highland Gathering Concludes at 4:00 p.m.

Live Music at 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Parking restricted please see parking MAPS

At this years event
(Updated as Vendors are determined)

Vendors Row

- Edmonton Scottish Society Tent
- Iron Hive Meadery
- The Scottish Shoppe

- Stolen Harvest Meadery

- Hawke Prohibition Distilleries

- Celtic Kitchen

- Tranont
- Oh My Art Studio

- Golden Scarab
- Gifts by Gracey Celtic Jewelry
- Behind the Faces Pottery
- Dragon and Thistle Leather works
- Highland Exposure Photography

- The Lemon Drop

- Nuts About You

- Old Station Honey & Mead

- Leduc Brewing Co

- True North Soap Bar Ltd 

- Rebel Roots Urban Farm

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

- Just Art by Mark

Innovative Artisans Pewter Art & Wood Craft

- Elysium-TLC Earthly Apothecary

- Modern Feather Candles

- Clan Buchanan Society International

- Clan Hay

- Clan Cunningham

- Clan MacDougall

- Edmonton Youth Pipe Band
- Ellerslie and Caledonian Scottish Country Dance
- Rose and Thistle Pipe Band

- Sherwood Park Highland Gathering Tent

Food Trucks and Food Carts

- Edmonton Scottish Society - Haggis on a Bun, Sausage Rolls Beans

- Winstons Fish and Chips

- Mr Capy Food Truck

Bucking Good Eats

- Joannes Food Truck

- The Davinci Cone

British Car Show

Tethered Hot Air Balloon by Re/Max Events
 

Kids Zone
- Thistle Hill Farms Petting Zoo

- Kids Activity Area

- Bouncy Castle

- Bouncy Castle by Re/Max Events
- Face Painting

Pipes and Drums Competition

Highland Dance Competitions

Scottish Country Dance Demonstration

Heavy Events Competition

Wee Heavies

All Ages Beer Garden

- Serving Guinness, Traditional, Coors, local craft beer, seltzers and more including

the official ESS 2024 Highland Gathering Lager from Towne Square Brewing

Two other locally brewed Highland Inspired drinks
- Whisky Tasting Pub with 6 different Whisky offerings to try. Purchase tickets at the beer tent $30.00
Whisky Tasting Plus an Etched ESS Whisky Glass $40.00

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 live music from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. after the Highland Gathering and Saturday June 22 starting at 8 p.m. after the Highland Dance Choreographed event to start the Celidth..

The event will be held on our stage just outside of 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.

Edmonton Scottish Society club Pipes and Drums band

Opening Pipes and Drums provided by our Club band Clan McNaughton

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Registration for the Edmonton Scottish Society Open Highland Competition HERE

Alberta Scottish Athletic Association Heavy Events Competition
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