Try our famous fish and chips and traditional celtic cuisines like Banger sausages on fresh rolls. Or stick with a local food truck favorite, a bacon havarti grilled cheese sandwich. The festival offers a variety of dining options as one might find wandering the streets of London enjoying flavorful indian cuisine or celtic pastries.
Relax with friends under the oak trees, taking in the live music and enjoying a pint of local craft beer in the beer garden. We offer 10 craft beers on tap with a variety of English, Scottish and American style lagers, ales, wheats, stouts and porters.
Back by popular demand is the acclaimed Classic Drum Major Contest featuring world class Drum Majors. The Drum Majors parade the pipe band while showing off their skills for the honor of top Drum Major of the Monterey Games. This competition is sure to be enjoyable for all who attend.
caber toss, weights for distance, weight over the bar, heavy hammer, open stone putt, braemar stone putt and sheaf toss.
Watch one of the fastest growing competitions on the west coast as top bagpipes bands compete. World champion judges evaluate and score performances to determine the winners of the competitions. Be sure to join the massed bagpipe band performance to watch these talented musicians perform together.
Watch as these intelligent and highly skilled dogs gently herd sheep and ducks, under their handlers every command. Introduced to livestock as puppies so they imprint on the animals these animals are always able to get their ducks in a row! Do not miss this demonstration of instinct combined with careful training and guidance.
This is one of the most competitive forms of dance anywhere in the world. The origins of these dances lie within the Scottish clansmen, who performed before and after battle. Watch the Sword Dance, performed over two sword blades, or the Highland Fling, said to be a dance of triumph at the end of a battle. See which of these exceptional dancers will win the battle!
Clans are kinship groups among the Scottish people and are generally identified with geographical areas originally controlled by their founders or an ancestral castle. Clans give a sense of shared identity and ancestral heritage to members. Most have their own tartan patterns, usually dating from the 19th century, which are often incorporated into kilts or other clothing. The Festivals Clan Village is devoted to all things Scottish; histories, tartans, and a lively and informative social scene.