A full programme of traditional Highland games competitions, including running, cycling, Highland dancing, heavyweights, long jump and triple jump.
Stirling Highland Games is one of central Scotland’s great annual cultural sporting events, welcoming up to 8000 visitors annually. Our transformational event provides a GREAT DAY OUT for visitors whilst also supporting our charity partner as a practical learning experience for young people.
Stirling Highland Games not only showcases traditional Highland games competitions, but it also offers visitors an affordable ‘festival style’ day out with lots to see and do including a Traders Market, on-site Heritage Walking Tour, an Activities Challenge area for the kids, fantastic food and drink experience with street food traders, craft beers, whisky & Gin bar and a host of Scottish Food & Drinks producers.
Our games field is located within Stirling Sports Village and offers spectacular views over to the National Wallace Monument, Cambuskenneth Abbey and Stirling Castle. As an Accredited Royal Scottish Highland Games Association Member, we have a full programme of traditional Highland Games competitions to watch including Running, Youth Running, Cycling, Highland Dancing, Heavyweights, long jump and triple jump and there are also several Pipe band performances spread throughout the day.
Visitors are encouraged to take part in our Visitor Races on the running track and our Activities Challenge area is where the kids can enjoy giving several sports a go on an all-weather pitch including a mini highland games.