Highlander Festival


September 7th & 8th, 2013

FREE Admission - Don't pass up a whole weekend of Scottish and Celtic fun at the park!!!!


Experience a whole weekend of Scottish & Celtic culture, with the Avenue of Clans, Scottish craft & food vendors, Scottish music & competitions including a Scottish Shortbread Competition.

Saturday, September 7th, 2013

At beautiful Tam O'Shanter Park on Saturday, September 7th, 2013 the festivities begin.  Starting at 8:00 am with a fun run/walk 15K road race, Highland Dance Competition, Silent Auction, Highland Games and Piping Competition.  At 10:00 am please join us for the annual Highlander Festival Parade and the shortbread contest, which is held in the covered area at Tam O'Shanter Park At noon will be the Welcome & Parade of Clans.

Sunday, September 8th, 2013

10:00 AM Tee Off for the Golf Tournament at Kelso Three Rivers Golf Course.

At 8:30 AM and again at 10:30 AM at the First Presbyterian Church in Kelso, will be a Kirkin O' the Tartan Worship Service at Tam O'Shanter Park .

The Highland Games will begin at the park at 9:00 AM with those hardy lads and lasses tossing the caber and throwing the stone. There will be entertainment in the afternoon at the park.

The Kelso Rotary will be holding their Annual Duck Race in the afternoon raising money for charities and scholarships.

Get your Highlander Festival Buttons, on sale July 5th, for only $1.00 each and you could win many prizes have been donated from various merchants in Kelso.


Don't pass up a whole weekend of Scottish and Celtic fun at the park!

For more information please Contact Us.