2016 Middle Tennessee Highland Games at The Hermitage

Celtic Festival and Highland Games This Weekend

Join us Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm for the Middle Tennessee Highland Games and Celtic Festival at The Hermitage. Experience music, dancing, exhibitions, games, competitions, as well as food and craft vendors, as we celebrate Scottish and Celtic culture.

Tickets will be $15 for adults and $7 for children ages 6-12 on the day of event. Discounted presale tickets are available now ONLINE ONLY until the day of the event for $13 for adults and $5 for children ages 6-12. Save now by picking up your presale tickets early.

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In honor of Andrew Jackson’s Scots-Irish heritage, The Hermitage is excited to host the 2nd annual Highland Games, and we look forward to both recreating elements from Celtic and Irish history, as well as embracing more modern representations he Nashville Celts of the culture.

Highland Games Bagpipes

Music at this year’s Highland Games will vary from traditional performances of bagpipes from groups like the Secret Commonwealth and The Nashville Celts to more modern interpretations of Scottish and Celtic music from bands and solo artists such as Get Reels and Good Thymes on multiple stages. View the full list of performers here >

Highland Games Music

Cheer on your favorite competitors as teams of males and females compete in Celtic events like stone put, caber toss, sheaf toss, hammer throw and more.

Highland Games Athletics

New additions to this year’s event include an expanded beer tent, kids zone, sheep dog herding demonstration, and Irish step dancers among many other unique activities. We welcome families, friends and their dogs to join the festival on this beautiful fall day. Visit our full event page for more information or buy your presale tickets now to plan ahead to join in on all the fun on Saturday, September 10. See you there!

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