Sunday, December 21st7.4°C
24562
24564

Scottish Festival, Saturday

People are invited to bring the whole clan down to Kings Park, Saturday, July 5, for a Highland Games feast and a taste of Celtic culture.

There are activities planned from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Penticton Scottish Festival.

"There will be performances from a number of participating local music and dance groups, as well as audience participation events for adults and children," said Brian Johnston, Penticton Scottish Festival Society chair. "The shaded grassy area of Kings Park is the perfect setting for this family entertainment show."

There used to be a Highland Games in the city, and after holding a demo day at Gyro Park last year, there seemed to be a real interest in having a Scottish cultural event back in the city, said Johnston.

Highlights include pipes and drums, heavy field competition, a sheep dog demonstration, a Highland dance competition, folk singing and much more.

Johnston said he was mostly looking forward to seeing all the groups back together and exposed to the general public again.

Tickets at the gate cost $10 for the day, or $20 for a family.

A full schedule of activities is available on their website.

 

COMMENTS WELCOME

Comments on this story are pre-moderated and approval times may vary. Before they appear, comments are reviewed by moderators to ensure they meet our submission guidelines. Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments are open and welcome for three days after the story is published. We reserve the right to close comments before then. Comments that appear on the site are not the opinion of Castanet, but only of the comment writer.



Read more Penticton News

24429


Recent Trending



20010



24519






Castanet pays for news tips. Email us a news tip, photo, or video and your name will be in a draw for our weekly news tip prize $25. Email us [email protected]



24111


Penticton SPCA Featured Pet

Dancer
Dancer Penticton SPCA >



23841




South Okanagan Quick Links City of Penticton
Penticton Tourism
Penticton Transit
Okanagan Falls
Town of Oliver
Town of Osoyoos
Town of Keremeos
Interior Health
Okanagan College
Regional District Okanagan-Similkameen
Penticton & Wine Country Chamber
Penticton Discussion Forum
District of Summerland
Summerland Chamber & Tourism
School District 67 - Okanagan Skaha
School District 53 - Okanagan Similkameen
Okanagan Regional Library
Township of Hedley



Member of BC Press Council


20257