Scotland County

Highland Games

The 2021 Games will be held

Oct. 2, 2021

Each year a full spectrum of events are offered at our Games.  Clan and Society tents, quality vendors, pipe bands, athletic competitions, Highland Dancing competition, and EUSPBA sanctioned solo piping and drumming highlight the day.  In addition to Scottish musical entertainment, we also provide sheep dog demonstrations, and special children’s athletic events. 

2021 Schedule of Events 

Friday, October 1
Visit Historic Laurinburg and Scotland County  - Click Here
Visit the Scottish Heritage Center at St. Andrews University  - Click Here

3:00 p.m.

Whisky Tasting and Gathering

Brick + Mortar Downtown - Main St. in Laurinburg

Advanced registration required

6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Sponsors and Clans Reception - Private Function
Brick + Mortar Downtown - Main St. in Laurinburg

Saturday, October 2
North Carolina Rural Heritage Center - the Grounds of the John Blue House
13040 X-Way Road, Laurinburg, NC

8:00 a.m.  --  Field opens to the public

9:00 a.m.  --  Competitions begin in Solo Piping, Drumming, Highland Dance,
and Scottish Athletic Events

10:30 a.m.  --  Sheep Dog Demonstration

11:45 a.m.  --  Opening Ceremony Assembly

12:00 Noon  --  Opening Ceremonies
Massed Pipe Bands
Parade of Tartans
(Main Field ) 

12:45 a.m.  --  Competitions resume in Solo Piping and Drumming, Highland
Dance and Scottish Athletics

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Entertainment Stage Performances
Scottish Athletic Competitions
Clan Tents
Children’s Games

1:30 p.m.  --  Sheep Dog Demonstration

1:30 p.m.  --  Pipe Band Competition Begins

2021 EUSPBA Southern Branch Championships for Grades IV and V

Featuring bands in concert formation.

3:00 p.m. -- Open Celtic Music Jam at the Currie Cultural Village

5:00 p.m. (approximate)  --  Closing Ceremonies and Awards Presentations on
on the Main Field

Sunday, October 3

11:00 a.m. Kirkin’ of the Tartans Worship Service,

Historic Old Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church

15301 McFarland road, Laurinburg, NC 28352

(Founded in 1797 by Highlanders)

Note: The Clan Reception and Callum Beaumont concert are located near each other so patron can conveniently attend both.

Schedule of Events