Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

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Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

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  • MacRae Meadows,
    Linville NC 28646

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Brawny athletes, delicate dancers, noisy bagpipe band parades, rocking Celtic music and a spectacular highland setting make this colorful celebration of Scottish culture the best highland games in America. Visit the heritage tent to research your family tree and then head to the merchant tents to find your family tartan. Set up your lawn chair beside the reviewing stand to watch the parades go by or settle into the Celtic Groves and groove to rock 'n' roll with bagpipes. Watch men toss telephone poles end over end, ladies kick up their kilts with a highland fling and Border collies herd sheep with keen precision. The Grandfather Games are four memorable days of “long ago and far away” - all as close as the highlands of North Carolina. Admission charged. No public parking available on site. Shuttle lots located in Linville, Newland and Boone.

Admission: 4-Day Advance ticket with free shuttle bus rides- $75 adult, $20 child. Daily tickets - $15-$30 adult, $5 child, shuttle bus fee not included.

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Latitude:

36° 5' 9.3546" / Longitude: -81° 50' 59.298"

Address:

MacRae Meadows, Linville NC 28646

Special Directions:

US Highway 221, two miles north of Linville and one mile south of the Blue Ridge Parkway at milepost 305. No public parking available on site. Shuttle lots located in Linville, Newland and Boone.

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