Highland games are events held throughout the year in Scotland & other countries as a way of celebrating Scottish & Celtic culture & heritage, especially that of the Scottish Highlands. Certain aspects of the games are so well known as to have become emblematic of Scotland, such as the bagpipes, kilt, & the heavy events, especially the caber toss. The games also include entertainment & exhibits related to other aspects of Scottish & Gaelic culture.

Highland games are events held throughout the year in Scotland & other countries as a way of celebrating Scottish & Celtic culture & heritage, especially that of the Scottish Highlands. Certain aspects of the games are so well known as to have become emblematic of Scotland, such as the bagpipes, kilt, & the heavy events, especially the caber toss. The games also include entertainment & exhibits related to other aspects of Scottish & Gaelic culture.

Damn it! That's it. I'm moving to Scotland.

Damn it! That's it. I'm moving to Scotland.

Go big or go home - training for the Highland Games.

Go big or go home - training for the Highland Games.

Learn how to toss a caber: http://www.columbusmonthly.com/March-2013/Pole-Position/

Learn how to toss a caber: http://www.columbusmonthly.com/March-2013/Pole-Position/

Picture of Backyard Highland Games

Picture of Backyard Highland Games

Compete or Attend the Inverness Highland Games in Scotland

Compete or Attend the Inverness Highland Games in Scotland

A great way to teach your kids about the Highland Games of Scotland is at the Queen Mary Scot Fest. An annual event that is fun for the whole family!

A great way to teach your kids about the Highland Games of Scotland is at the Queen Mary Scot Fest. An annual event that is fun for the whole family!

Sorry, Gloria–We LIKE Alpha Males!

Sorry, Gloria–We LIKE Alpha Males!

I live in the mountains, and I play the pipes.... I am 1/12th of a rebellion.

I live in the mountains, and I play the pipes.... I am 1/12th of a rebellion.

Highland Games 2011 we MUST HAVE A CONTEST lift something heavy!

Highland Games 2011 we MUST HAVE A CONTEST lift something heavy!

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