Next Generation Leahy Returns to The Friday Night Tattoo

Two years ago, the Games prestigious Friday Night Tattoo had all the makings of one of the best with the Next Generation Leahy set to take the stage as the headliners. Just before the much-anticipated show began, a terrific thunderstorm and driving rain sent the thousands of fans running for shelter. For all those disappointed fans, this year’s Tattoo sets out to make it right with the announcement that the Next Generation Leahy will once again headline the Friday Night Tattoo on August 2nd.

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Festival, Fair and Fun All Rolled Into One 

All over Glengarry the spare rooms are being aired, the welcome mats are out and everyone is getting ready to welcome friends and family home for another edition of the Glengarry Highland Games on August 3 & 4 in Maxville, Ontario. Christmas might be missed, Thanksgiving can be given a pass but thousands each year make sure they are home for the Games this weekend. Competitors from across Canada and the United States are already on their way with Maxville their destination and a winning medal their goal. 

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Traditional Scottish Events are the Heart and Soul of the Games

For centuries wherever highland games have been held, competitions take place in piping and drumming, highland dancing and the heavyweights. First held as tests of strength and agility among male competitors, modern Games have grown to include female athletes as well. The Glengarry Highland Games on August 3rd and 4th will proudly present some of the finest exhibitions of the best in these events.

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The Tattoo and Concert Hit the Right Notes at the Games

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.

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