2023 Scottish Festival & Highland Games

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2023 Scottish Festival & Highland Games

The CHICAGO SCOTS invite you to join us for the Midwest's Largest Scottish Event, the 37th annual Scottish Festival & Highland Games.

When and where

Date and time


Hamilton Lakes Park Blvd. & Pierce Road Itasca, IL 60143

Map and directions

How to get there

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 1 day 9 hours
  • Mobile eTicket


Put a smile on your face, warmth in your heart and a spring in your step at the 37th annual Scottish Festival & Highland Games. This 2-day, outdoor family-friendly event is a chance to explore Scottish culture without buying a plane ticket. The Scottish Festival features an extravaganza of activities and attractions - the largest bagpiping championship in North America, the iconic caber toss, highland dancing, kids activities (including a Scottish petting zoo), Scottish genealogy and history, classic British car show, dogs of Scotland and a marketplace where you can buy (very nearly) anything Scottish.....kilts, candy, cuddly toys, jewelry, soccer jerseys, beer, music, almost anything tartan and, of course, haggis! Plus, all proceeds benefit Caledonia Senior Living & Memory Care, the principal charity of Chicago Scots, the oldest not-for-profit in Illinois.

Festival Hours: Friday 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm and Saturday 8:00 am to 10:00 pm


Individual and Family packages are available.

Single Day Tickets (Friday Only, Saturday only)

Weekend Ticket (Friday and Saturday)

VIP PASSES - (Friday, Saturday and Weekend)

KIDS (under 12) are FREE.

Single and Weekend Parking passes available.

Purchase your tickets in advance & online. Ticket prices will be higher at the gate.

Visit www.chicagoscots.org

Contact info@chicagoscots.org for questions.


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