Schedule of Events

Thursday, November 1, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Scotch Whisky Tasting

Gage Hall, 4 Archdale Street, Charleston, SC 29401

Friday, November 2, 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

The Charleston Tartan Ball

Daniel Island Club, 600 Island Park Drive Charleston, SC 29492
Regimental Pipes & Drums, The Citadel; Swingsation Band; Haggis; Heavy hors d’oeuvres
(Black-Tie, Mess Dress, Highland Evening Dress, miniatures)

SATURDAY • NOVEMBER 3 • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

47th Annual Charleston Scottish Games & Highland Gathering
Boone Hall Plantation, Mt. Pleasant, SC

Piping & Drumming and Bands Competition

Inaugural Southern USA Pipe Band Championship (grade III)
“The Ellice & Rosa McDonald Memorial Trophy Targe” 
Clan Donald Lands Trust (CDLT)

Scottish Heavy Athletic Competitions

The Sheaf Toss, the Stone of Strength, and of course, the Caber Toss, performed by professional and amateur athletes from across the Southeast. 

Highland Dancing Competitions

Inaugural Lowcountry Best Male Dancer Competition
"Colonel John MacDonnell of Lochgarry Memorial Targe"
Clan Donald Lands Trust (CDLT)

Scottish Fiddle Competition

Best Senior Lowcountry Fiddle Championship
"Bishop Faber MacDonald Memorial Trophy"
Clan Donald Lands Trust (CDLT)

Children's Activities

Games, Crafts, and Culture for the 12-and-under set.

Appearance by Ronald McDonald

Border Collie Demonstrations

Beer Garden  Scottish Merchandise • Border Collie Demonstration

Rain or Shine Event

No Pets Please


SUNDAY • NOVEMBER 4 • 8:45 AM & 11:15 AM

Kirkin o’ the Tartan

First (Scots) Presbyterian Church

53 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401

The Games

2018 Honored Clan - Clan Colquhoun

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Your games ticket also serves as admission to Boone Hall!