Inverness Highland Games 2019

The Inverness Highland Games will take place at Bught Park Inverness on Saturday 20th July 2019 commencing at 11am.

Founded in 1822 the Inverness Highland Games is one of the most spectacular traditional gatherings staged in Scotland and is one of the highlights of any visit to the Highland capital city of Inverness.

The biggest Highland Games staged in the North of Scotland with a full programme of heavy events, athletics, piping, dancing and traditional music. Featuring the 2009 Masters World Championship with over 100 Heavies.

Founded in 1822 the Inverness Highland Games is the biggest Highland Games staged in the North of Scotland and attracts thousands of visitors to the Highland Capital with its packed programme of entertainment and a whole lot more. As well as the much loved heavy events, pipe bands, track and field athletics, solo piping, Highland dancing and traditional music; this year's event will feature Scotland's Biggest Inter Clan Gathering, the Exclusively Highland Craft Fair, a Spectators Mass Highland Fling and the Show and Shine Car Gathering.

In addition to the Games, the event kicks of on Friday 19th July with the Highland's Strongest Man and Strongest Woman competition.

Proud Ness 2019 will feature a parade to Bught Park that will start around 1pm on Sunday 21st in order to enable participants from across the Highlands and further afield to participate. The Proud Ness marchers will be joined along the way by marchers taking part in a sponsored walk for Mikeysline and by competitors in a brand new event especially for dogs and their owners.

Ruff Ness is scheduled to take place in the main stadium at Bught Park at 2pm on Sunday afternoon at the conclusion of the Gala Day Junior Shinty Festival organised by Inverness Shinty Club.

Ruff Ness will feature a number of fun competitions which are currently being tested with varying degrees of success and laughter.

Tickets are available on the gate and you'll find more info at