Gordon Castle Highland Games & Country Fair
Scotland’s only Highland Games and Country Fair is back and the date for 2019 in Sunday 19th May. Entering its ninth year, the annual family event looks forward to welcoming over 10,000 national and international visitors to the north east of Scotland. Plus, we may even have a few tricks up our sleeves for 2019… stay tuned and all will be revealed!
HIGHLAND GAMES ARENA
From light hammer to 28lb Weight for Distance, our competitors travel from far and wide to compete in one of the first games of the season. Start as you mean to go on they say… and they mean to win. Click here for 2018 results.
COUNTRY SPORTS ARENA
One of the only Highland Games and Country Sports Games, we pride ourselves on our varied and exciting programme of events. After fire breathers, stunt riders and dancers, 2019 will be no different.
Our favourite performers will be returning once again
- Terrier Racing
- Mordor Gun Dogs with Charlie Thorburn
- 10km run
- Children’s Races
- Archery and Target Shooting
- Laser Clay
In addition to these we will have an exhibition of vintage cars, a hands-on ‘have a go’ highland games that the kids will love, displays of local woodcarvings, pottery and other crafts and a gallery showcasing the work of some of the best local artists and photographers. There will also be a number of local associations and community charities on hand throughout the day providing details of their important work in the Moray region. We’re always busy planning for the next Games so please follow our Facebook, Twitter or Instagram page for updates and news.
We are SO excited to finally tell you all about our newest event, Gig@The Games, and to welcome the hugely talented bunch from RURA! On Friday 17th May 2019 at Gordon Castle, our Gig@TheGames will be held in a marquee on the grounds of Gordon Castle where there will be a fully licensed bar and BBQ from Gordon Castle as well as a pop-up cocktail bar from Humble Cocktails. Doors open at 7.00pm and music will run from 7.30pm – 12.00am. Tickets are available for adults aged 18+ only and cost £16pp. Click here for more details.
And as always, we’re 100% dog friendly!