Colorado Scottish Festival Announces Energetic Weekend Lineup for 54th Annual Festival

Weekend Festivities Include Celtic Musicians, Irish Dancers, Pipe Band Competitions, and Much More

WHAT:            The Colorado Scottish Festival returns to Snowmass, August 4-6, 2017. Back for its 54th year in Colorado and for the third year in Snowmass, the two-day festival returns with favorites including Highland dancers, great Highland athletes, the Renaissance Scot’s Village, Parade of Clans, and much more. The Festival is free and open to the public, with ticketed events noted. The full weekend schedule is listed here:

Friday, August 4

5:00-6:30 p.m.             Thistle Club Open (Badge-holders only) 

6:30-9:00 p.m.             Snowmass Free Concert Series featuring Ruaile Buaile (Fanny Hill Stage)

Saturday, August 5

8:00-11:30 a.m.           Solo Piping & Drumming Competitions (Base Village)

8:00-3:30 p.m.            Athletic Competitions (Base Village)                

8:00-11:30 p.m.           Celtic Musicians & Irish Dancers (Mall)

8:00-4:30 p.m.           Renaissance Scots & Children’s Activities (Hillside)

11:00-12:00 p.m.         Whisky Tasting (Base Camp Bar & Grill –buy tickets)

11:00-4:00 p.m.           Thistle Club Open (Badge-holders only)

12:00-1:00 p.m.           Ceremonies (Fanny Hill Stage)

1:00-2:00 p.m.              Bonnie Knees Contest (Mall)

1:00-2:00 p.m.             Whisky Tasting (Base Camp Bar & Grill –buy tickets)

1:00-4:30 p.m.              Celtic Musicians & Irish Dancers (Mall)

1:00-4:30 p.m.               Highland Dance Competitions (Concert Stage)

2:00-2:45 p.m.               Parade of Dogs & Blessing of the Dogs (Mall)

2:00-3:00 p.m.             Pipe Band Competitions (Base Village)

2:30-3:30 p.m.             Whisky Tasting (Base Camp Bar & Grill – buy tickets)

4:00-5:00 p.m.            Whisky Tasting (Base Camp Bar & Grill– buy tickets)

5:00-9:00 p.m.             Free Scottish Party Under the Stars (Base Village)

 

Sunday, August 6

8:00-11:30 a.m.           Solo Piping & Drumming Competitions (Base Village)

8:00-3:30 p.m.            Athletic Competitions (Base Village)

8:00-3:30 p.m.             Musicians, Highland & Irish dancers (Fanny Hill Stage)

8:00-4:30 p.m.             Renaissance Scots & Children’s Activities (Hillside)

9:00-9:45 a.m.             Kirkin’ (Blessing) of the Tartans (Mall)

10:30-11:30 a.m.         Whisky Tasting (Base Camp Bar & Grill– buy tickets)

11:00-2:00 p.m.           Thistle Club Open (Badge-holders only)

12:00-1:00 p.m.           Ceremonies (Concert Stage)

1:00-2:00 p.m.             Whisky Tasting (Base Camp Bar & Grill – buy tickets)

2:00-2:45 p.m.             Parade of Dogs & Blessing of the Dogs (Mall)

2:00-3:00 p.m.             Pipe Band Competitions (Base Village)

2:30-3:30 p.m.              Whisky Tasting (Base Camp Bar & Grill – buy tickets)

3:30 p.m.                        Festival Concludes

 

WHEN:             August 4-6, 2017

WHERE:          Snowmass (Base Village + Snowmass Village Mall)

COST:                Free unless otherwise noted

For additional information on the Colorado Scottish Festival, please visit www.scottishgames.org.

Snowmass Tourism Media Contact: Sara Stookey, Public Relations Coordinator, Snowmass Tourism, 970-922-2285 or sstookey@SnowmassTourism.com.

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