Scotch Seminars

Saturday at 1:30pm and 5:30pm

Do you know the difference between Laphroaig and Glenfiddich? Learn all about Scotches in our entertaining seminars

We Hope to See You

MAY 19 - 20,  2018

Schedule of Events


Saturday, May 19

8:00am Games Open on Intramural Field
Athletic competition and band competition commences on Main field
Enjoy Athletics, Highland Dance, Celtic Food, Pipes & Drums Bands,
Celtic Entertainers, Dogs, Sheep, Highland Coos, clan tents and vendors

11:30 Military Tribute
12:00pm Opening Ceremonies
1:30pm Scotch Tasting (tickets sold separately)
5:00pm Athletic and Musical Competition ends - Beer tent, clan tents, food and merchandise vendors remain open
5:30pm Scotch Tasting (tickets sold separately)
7:00pm Evening Ceilidh begins
Beer tent and most food vendors remain open all evening

Sunday, May 20

7:30 AM Half Marathon, 5K Run 
8:00 AM Games Open on Intramural Field
10:00 AM Worship Service and Kirkin’ of the Tartan

Parade of Tartans
Highland Athletics
Irish Dance
1 Mile Walk
Celtic Food
Pipes & Drums Bands
Dogs, Sheep
Highland Coos
Merchandise Vendors
Food Vendors 

4:30 PM Closing Ceremony - mass bands
5:00 PM Games Close





Find your happy place

Stay with us in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains.


2018 Entertainment Line Up

Traditional? Modern? Our entertainment venues showcase the best Celtic entertainers, with a mix of performers guaranteed to please music lovers of any age.


Tests Of Strength

Cabers, Stones, Sheafs? Be astounded as kilted athletes engage in feats of phenomenal strength that have their origins in history

Pipes & Drums

Saturday and Sunday

There is nothing else like it—the distinctive wail and rhythms that instantly transport you back in time.


Highland Dance Competition Saturday

Take pleasure in watching the ballet-like moves that define the grace and beauty of Highland Dance.

our partners
  • Maryville COLLEGE
  • Blount Partnership
  • City of Maryville
  • Highland Brewing