The temperatures are soaring, the skies are sunny, and summer just keeps getting better. All are signs that the Glengarry Highland Games are right around the corner. Across North America, plans are being made for travel to Maxville on August 3 & 4th for the 71st edition of this premier highland event. With all of the hard work of the Games committees to prepare, everyone will be pleased with this year’s lineup of events and attractions.Read More
As the days fly by heading into this year’s edition of the Games, it’s time to announce the Grand Prize Winner of this year’s 'Where is Glengarry Scot?' photo contest. The winner of two Bronze Patrons passes to this year’s Games is…Read More
Have you been delaying purchasing your 2018 Patron Package? In order to be recognized by having your name published in our souvenir program you must order your Patron Package before midnight (end of day), July 6, 2018.Read More
The 2018 Glengarry Highland Games are approaching quickly and we are now in the last week of Early Bird sales. On July 1, 2018 admission prices will increase by $2.00 per day to $25.00, and Up The Glens Kilt Run registration will increase by $5.00 to $50.00. Grandstand seats are still available for both Friday and Saturday. You can purchase your admission and grandstand tickets from our website today and be ready for the Games!Read More
Saturday grandstand tickets will be available for sale to the public starting Friday, May 11, 2018 at midnight. Thank you for your patience during this delay as we adapt to our new ticketing system.Read More
We have two months of "Where’s Glengarry Scot?" photos to show you this month. Our Glengarry Highland Games logo seems to be popping up everywhere around the world. Keep up the good work everyone and keep sending us your photos. We will accept photos for the last round until May 22 so everyone can take some great long weekend shots wearing the Games t-shirt. Let’s give this last set of photo the theme of Celebrating Spring.
Now, here are our winners…
The Glengarry Highland Games are proud to announce that the 2018 Guest of Honour will be Captain Robert (Bob) Pearson.
Thirty-five years ago this summer, Canada had its own Miracle on the Hudson when Captain Robert (Bob) Pearson brought his Air Canada Boeing 767 to a safe landing in Gimli, Manitoba.Read More
We’re now less than 3 months away from the 71st Glengarry Highland Games and tickets are available!
This year we’ve moved to using Eventbrite to sell many of our tickets. When you purchase through Eventbrite you will receive your tickets by email. You can also follow the link in the email you receive after your purchase to download the Eventbrite app to have all your tickets on your smartphone.Read More
Francis Drouin, Member of Parliament for Glengarry-Prescott-Russell, has organized a special event and all profits are being donated to The Glengarry Highland Games. Pints & Pipes will held at Heart & Crown in the ByWard Market on the evening of April 25, 2018.
This will be a fun opportunity to get together with fellow Games supporters and enjoy an evening of entertainment in Ottawa!Read More
We're already approaching the middle of April! Get your photos submitted if you want to enter this round in our 'Where is Glengarry Scot?' photo contest. Each round the winning entry receives a pair of admission tickets to the 2018 Glengarry Highland Games.
We will accept photos for this round until Sunday, April 15, 2018.Read More
It’s that time of year again – time for the ‘Where in the World is our Glengarry Scot?’ contest!
The contest rules are simple. Send in a photo of an individual or group with at least one person wearing the iconic Glengarry Highland Games t-shirt.Read More
Open Piobaireachd for the Piobaireachd Society Gold Medal (Canada)
1st Andrea Boyd
2nd Robert Minnear
3rd Teddy Krogh
4th Callum Harper
5th Dan Lyden
Gold Medallist for the Piobaireachd Society Bar to the Gold Medal (Canada)
1st Sean McKeown
2nd Glenn Walpole
3rd Andy Rogers
The Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau attended the Glengarry Highland Games today. He joins the list of Canadian Prime Ministers who have visited our grounds since the first Games in 1948. This includes The Rt. Hon. W. L. Mackenzie King (1948), The Rt. Hon. John Diefenbaker (1957, 1975), The Rt. Hon. L.B. Pearson (1963), and The Rt. Hon. Jean Chretien (1998).Read More
Today is the Glengarry Highland Games Golf Tournament. Tomorrow is the Tartan Ball. If you are not attending either of those events what can we do to help get you in the Games spirit? How about giving everyone early access to our souvenir program?
This year we have a downloadable version of the 2017 Souvenir Program. It is available immediately for only $1.00.Read More
Piob (Peeb) means Pipe; Piobaire (Peebair) means Piper; and Piobaireachd (Peeb-air-och - 3 syllables) means pipe/playing pipe music. Many people simplify the pronunciation by saying "Peebrock”. Though more accurately titled Ceol Mor (Cowal More) meaning Big (or Great) Music, the classical music of the Great Highland Bagpipe is commonly referred to as Piobaireachd.
The Glengarry Highland Games will host the Piobaireachd Society Gold Medal (Canada) Contest on Friday, August 4, 2017.Read More