2017 Schedule

Note: This schedule is preliminary and subject to change; please check this page frequently for possible updates.

Friday, August 4

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Thistle Club hospitality (badge holders only)
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Free concert on the Concert Stage featuring Ruaile Buaile

Saturday, August 5

8:00 am – 4:30 pm Athletics, piping and drumming, children’s activities, Renaissance Scots’  Living History Village, St. Andrew Society of Colorado tent, genealogy, clans, musical entertainment and Irish dancers (Base Village and Mall)
8:00 am – 11:00 am Musical entertainment and Irish dancers share Concert Stage
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Whisky tasting (public, Ricard in Base Village)
11:00 am – 4:00 pm Thistle Club open (badge holders only)
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Ceremonies (Mall and Concert Stage)
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Highland Dance registration (location TBD)
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Bonnie Knees Contest (Mall area)
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Musical entertainment and Irish dancers on Mall (location TBD)
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm Highland Dance competition (Concert Stage)
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm Parade of Dogs on Mall, followed by the Scottish Blessing of the Animals
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Whisky tasting (public, Ricard in Base Village)
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Whisky tasting (public, Ricard in Base Village)
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm Evening entertainment (fire pit area, Base Village)

Sunday, August 6

8:00 am – 3:30 pm Athletics, piping and drumming, children’s activities, Renaissance Scots’ Living History Village, St. Andrew Society of Colorado tent, genealogy, clans, musical entertainment and Irish dancers (Base Village and Mall)
8:00 am – 3:30 pm Musical entertainment, Highland and Irish dancers share Concert Stage
10:00 am – 10:45 am Kirkin’ (Blessing) of the Tartans (Mall)
10:30 am – 11:30 am Whisky tasting (public, Ricard in Base Village)
11:00 am – 2:00 pm Thistle Club open (badge holders only)
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Ceremonies (Mall and Concert Stage)
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Whisky tasting (Thistle Club members only)
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm Parade of Dogs (Mall), followed by the Scottish Blessing of the Animals
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Whisky tasting (public, Ricard in Base Village)
3:30 pm Festival concludes for 2017