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157th Annual Scottish Highland Gathering and Games | Clan MacFarlane Hospitality Tent | Pleasanton, California, USA

September 2, 2023 - September 3, 2023

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The International Clan MacFarlane Society will host a Clan MacFarlane Hospitality Tent at the Caledonian Club of San Francisco’s 157th Annual Scottish Highland Gathering and Games in Pleasanton California. The Tent will be hosted by Bill and Melisa Bermudez, Northern California Commissioners ICMS. Come join us for a weekend of clan fellowship and fun!

Save the date of Labor Day Weekend (September 2 & 3, 2023) to celebrate Scottish culture, competition, cuisine and entertainment at its very best in California. The 157th Annual Scottish Highland Gathering and Games takes place at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton.

About the Annual Scottish Highland Gathering and Games

This outdoor-only 157th Annual Scottish Highland Gathering and Games event features Scottish country and Irish dancing, Celtic heritage stage, folk singers, heavy athletics, gathering of the clans, highland dancing, living history, piping and drumming, ceremonies, Scottish food and goods vendors, and whisky tasting! 

Entrance ticketsparking passesWhisky Tasting tickets and Trackside Terrace lunch tickets for the 157th Scottish Highland Gathering and Games on Labor Day Weekend  are now available for purchase online.  Please note that tickets are not required for grandstand seating this year.

If you haven’t done so already, patrons are advised to purchase tickets in advance of Labor Day Weekend, or check on ticket availability before heading to the Fairgrounds (to avoid disappointment on arrival).

Schedules for this year’s 5-a-side soccer tournamentCeltic Heritage stagesEntertainer stagesGrandstand Show opening and closing ceremonies, Heavy AthleticsHighland DancingLiving History, and  Whisky Tasting have been published to help plan your day.  Be sure to check out the Games Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for more information about the Games.

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Alameda County Fairgrounds
4501 Pleasanton Avenue
Pleasanton, CA 94566 United States
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(925) 426-7600
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Caledonian Club of San Francisco
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