Highland Games 

Nothing evokes the spirit of Scotland like the Highland Games! And throughout the summer, games are held all around Oban and Lorn, where you can witness athletic, dancing and piping prowess, browse stalls and indulge in Scottish fare - and you can even participate in the foot races! 

The Oban Games – The Argyllshire Gathering – is one of the largest in Scotland and attracts international visitors and competitors to its events, many of which are for Scottish championship titles. Plus there are many smaller games, where you can immerse yourself in the local culture.

Highland Games 2021 - all dates to be confirmed due to Covid 19 restrictions 

July

Inveraray Highland Games 

July
Location: Castle Grounds, Inveraray 
Events: Running, Cycling, Heavy Weights, Solo Piping, Wrestling, Light Field, Highland Dance
Website: www.inveraray-games.co.uk

Mull Highland Games 

July
Location: Erray Park, Mull 
Events: Heavy Weights, Light Field, Highland Dance

Taynuilt Highland Games

July
Location: Taynuilt Sports Field
Events: Highland Dancing, Piping Events, Track and Field Events, Tossing the Caber, Stalls
Website: www.taynuilthighlandgames.com

Balquhidder, Lochearnhead & Strathyre Highland Games 

July
Location: Lochearnhead 
Events: Heavy Weights, Running, Solo Piping, Light Field, Highland Dance
Website: www.lochearnheadhighlandgames.co.uk 

August

Argyllshire Gathering (Oban) 

August
Location: Mossfield Park, Argyllshire 
Events: Running, Solo Piping, Light Field, Highland Dance
Website: www.obangames.com

Cowal Highland Gathering  

August
Location:  Dunoon Stadium, Dunoon, Argyll 
Events: Highland Dancing, Heavy Athletics, Pipe Band, Solo Piping
Plus: (Sat only) Ceilidh Tent, Children’s Tent, March Past, Town Parade, Fireworks, Food from Argyll, Market Stalls
Website: www.cowalgathering.com