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Highland Games 2017 Schedule of Events

23rd Annual Skagit Valley Highland Games
July 8th and 9th
Schedule of Events

Saturday, July 8th

9:00AM-10:30AM: Highland Dancing Pre-Premiere Events (Dancing Area)
9:00AM-3:00PM: Solo Piping & Drumming Competition (Piping Area)
10:30AM-3:00PM: Northern United States Open Highland Dancing Championship (Dancing Area)
11:00AM-4:00PM: Whisky Tastings (Beer & Whisky Garden)
12:00PM-12:30PM: Opening Ceremonies, Parade of the Clans, Anthems & Lament (Main Stage)
1:00PM-2:00PM: Scottish Fire Band Performance (Main Stage)
2:00PM-5:00PM: Sheepdog Preliminary Trials (Farm Area)*
2:30PM-4:00PM: Pipe Band Competition (Main Stage)
3:00PM-5:00PM Highland Dancing Choreography Competition (Dancing Area)
4:45PM-5:00PM: Massed Bands (Main Stage Area)
5:00PM-6:00PM: Scottish Fire Band Performance (Main Stage)

Sunday, July 9th

9:00AM-5:00PM: Highland Dancing Competition (Dancing Area)
10:00AM-1:00PM: Sheepdog Preliminary Trials (Farm Area)*
11:00AM-3:00PM: Whisky Tastings (Beer & Whisky Garden)
12:30PM-1:00PM: Opening Ceremonies, Parade of the Clans, Anthems & Lament (Main Stage)
2:00PM-3:00PM: Scottish Fire Band Performance (Main Stage)**
2:00PM-3:30PM: Sheepdog Trials-Finals (Farm Area)*
3:00PM-4:00PM: Washington State Grade IV & Grade III Pipe Band Championships (Main Stage Area)
4:30PM-4:45PM: Massed Bands (Main Stage)

*This is a correction from the printed program, which incorrectly gives the Sheepdog Trial Times.
**Please note that the printed program incorrectly lists another performance by the Scottish Fire Band from 1:00-2:00PM. There is only one performance on Sunday afternoon.

Take a look online at the 2017 Highland Games Official Program before it’s delivered with the Skagit Valley Herald on Wednesday, July 5th!

For more detailed schedules for specific areas, please use the following links.

Ceilidh Tent
Children’s Events
Culture Tent
Harp Tent
Piping & Drumming
Country Dancing
Sheepdog Trials