Texas Scottish Festival and Highland Games
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
N 32° 43.677 W 097° 07.586
14S E 675569 N 3622680
Quick Description: The Texas Scottish Festival and Highland Games is held on the campus of the University of Texas at Arlington. It's been an annual event since 1987.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 6/13/2009 9:45:44 AM
Waymark Code: WM6K5Y
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ambrosia
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Long Description:
The Texas Scottish Festival and Highland Games are held on the first weekend of June. Attendance regularly exceeds 50,000. Activities and Events include:
Highland Games at Professional, Amateur, and Novice levels, as well as Scottish Highland Dance and Scottish National Dance competitions. There's lots of music: Music for entertainment (both international bands and bands from Texas), and also Solo Bagpipe and Bagpipe Band competitions. There's a Scotch Whisky Tasting and a Seminar about Scotch. Othe seminars include Genealogy, History, and Gaelic Language Other Competitions include Shortbread, Scotch Ale Brewing, and Bonniest Knees, and there's a Photo Contest. Of course there's a Gathering of the Clans and there's a children's area featuring things like a climbing wall.

Ticket price details:
Friday: Adults $10.00 (Includes Friday Night Ceilidh), Teen (13-17) $6.00, Children (6-12) $4.00
Friday Night "Howdy BBQ" $25.00
Saturday: Adults $15.00, Teen (13- 17) $7.00, Children (6-12) $4.00
Sunday: Adults $10.00, Teen (13- 17) $6.00, Children (6-12) $4.00
5:00 p.m. to midnight on Friday
9:00 a.m. to midnight on Saturday
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday
How many days does the festival last?: 3

Admission Price: 15.00 (listed in local currency)

National, County, or City Festival?: State

Coordinates Location:: Main Gate

Website:: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
You must visit the festival at the time of the event. You must post a picture of the festival as it is going on, or a picture of a sign or banner promoting the festival.
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