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Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, Inc.


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About Us

Avery County's largest annual event. A Scottish festival held on the 2nd full weekend of July, this gathering of Scottish clans is among the most colorful events in America. Athletics, highland dancing, massed bands, sheep herding, genealogy & Celtic bands.

We will constantly strive to be the premier Scottish Highland games and gathering of Clans, Guests, Families, Sponsors, Patrons and Visitors. We will work diligently to be the model games of integrity and excellence for all.


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