Queen Mary ScotsFestival
Queen Mary Events at The Queen Mary
Long Beach, CA
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SCOTSFESTIVAL & INTERNATIONAL HIGHLAND GAMES XXV
FEB 17-18, 2018 | 9AM-6PM
The Queen Mary is pleased to welcome back the annual ScotsFestival & International Highland Games for its 25th year anniversary! Experience the rich culture and history of Scotland firsthand through an array of authentic activities, athletics, dancing, entertainment and cuisine in ode to the Queen Mary’s Scottish legacy!
Eighty-eight years ago, in the quaint seaside town of Clydebank, Scotland, construction began on the Queen Mary. Exemplifying the finest craftsmanship of the country, the Queen Mary’s legacy is undeniable, and today, the ship’s heritage is celebrated through the two-day ScotsFestival honoring Scottish culture.
For its silver anniversary, ScotsFestival is bringing back the amazing Scottish clans & vendors throughout the weekend with professional and amateur competitions in piping, drumming, massed bands, darts, Highland dancing, and Highland athletics. The Scottish Highland Games, a precursor to today’s Olympic Games, were designed to test the strength, skill, and technique of ancient warriors, with competitors converging on our beautiful ship to once again test who’s the best!