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Highland Style & Scottish Culture Converge on Savannah at the 42nd Annual Savannah Scottish Games May 5, 2018

  • Bethesda Academy 9520 Ferguson Avenue Savannah, GA, 31406 United States (map)

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- In it’s 42nd year, the Savannah Scottish Games is back and promises a grand celebration of Scottish heritage complete with music, dancing, athletic games, children’s activities, food and fun for the entire family. With approximately 3,000 people participating in this special event each year, Savannah’s Scottish Games is one of the largest and fourth oldest Games in the Southeast.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Heavy Athletic Competition
  • Dancing Competition

  • Scottish marketplace with traditional artisan goods and refreshments

  • Armored sword fighting (the kiddos will love this!)

  • Scottish border collie herding demonstrations

  • Children’s activities including pint-sized tug-of-war, sheaf toss, caber toss, haggis hurl, stone throw, welly toss, sack race and kilted run

  • Clan booths & exhibits

  • Genealogy tent on clan row with information on Highland Scots, Lowland Scots, Ulster Scots (Scots-Irish), Irish, English, Manx, Welsh, and Orkney      

IF YOU GO:

WHAT: 42nd Annual Savannah Scottish Games

WHEN: Saturday May 5, 2018

Opens at 9 a.m. to the public | Closing ceremonies at 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Bethesda Academy, 9520 Ferguson Ave., Savannah, Georgia

MORE: Please visit www.savannahscottishgames.com for information on tickets

and a full schedule of events.

CONTACT: Savannah.scottish.games@gmail.com