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British Columbia Highland Games and World Music Festival

*The event has already taken place on this date: Sat, 06/15/2024
The British Columbia Highland Games take place on Friday June 14 and Saturday June 15, 2024, with the world famous heavy events, Highland piping and dancing, live Celtic music and fun at this family-friendly event.

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Friday June 14
We start things off on Friday with our free "Pipes in the Park" concert on the Main Stage beside Lafarge Lake.  Join us for a performance with one of BCs best pipe bands plus the world champion SFU Pipe Band Drum Corps, our official opening ceremony and of course, the 78th Fraser Highlander's canon blast. 

"Kitchen Party in the Big Tent" Host Rod MacBeth

On the Heritage Stage Friday night, it's the best professional pipers in BC in competition with the annual Open Piobaireachd contest.  In the Whisky tent, get your tickets early for the always popular, always sold-out "Whisky & Oysters' with our friends from Victoria's Macaloney Distillery.

And we wrap up Friday night with a great big kitchen party in the Big Tent with lots of live Celtic music. 

Saturday June 15
On Saturday, it's the 92nd British Columbia Highland Games with piping, drumming & pipe bands competitions, highland dancing, the REMAX Scottish heavy events, whisky school, cultural workshops, a multicultural stage, kids activities and chances to try pipes, drumming, dancing or even caber tossing,. There'll be lots of food and merchandise vendors too. And of course, Ashley MacIsaac in the Big Tent at the end of the day. 

It's a whole day of entertainment for the whole family.  Easily accessible via Skytrain and easy to get around the park.

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Town Centre Park-Coquitlam
1299 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam , BC, V3J 0E7


Contact name: 
Joan Drabyk
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The event has already taken place on this date: 
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