Colchester Highland Games & Gathering

We are now looking for volunteers to help with the planning and implementation of our 2019 Games. 

If you would like to get involved email us HERE

A traditional highland games...

...and a lot more



For details on any fundraisers just click on the pictures



Dal Alumni Theatre, Bible Hill



in the style of the great

British Holiday Tradition 

Great fun for the whole family


November 30th ~ 7pm

December 1st ~ 2pm & 7pm

December 2nd ~ 2pm


Tickets on sale at MacQuarries Esplanade


Starring Carl Goodwin as Nanny Bunion

(Shakespeare in the Park)


Emma Smit-Geraghty as Maleficent

(Crucible, Someone Like Her)





Congratulations to

Gloria Brenton (left)

who is now the new owner of the 


Dunvegan Castle

Isle of Skye Painting

by Jean Watson


Linda Finnie (Games President & Events Coordinator) presented it to Gloria at her home last week.


Dunvegan Castle has been the home of the McLeod Family for over 800 years.

It contains some pretty amazing artifacts: 

A lock of Bonnie Prince Charlie's hair

The Fairy Flag &

Sir Rory Mor's Drinking Horn

to name a few.


It has also been the setting for various movies including

Maid of Honor

47 Ronin

MacBeth &





Our Games are entirely run by volunteers who fundraise throughout the year in order to pay for services required to continue to make this event the

'Best Games in the Maritimes' 

The games supports local businesses, musicians, athletes, children & more... help us continue to provide this event by attending our fundraisers and the games themselves or by sponsoring one of the Games events.

  We appreciate all contributions no matter how BIG or small.





If you are interested in purchasing a Colchester Nova Scotia limited edition item please contact us here





For the first time in Colchester - A fundraising escapade!




Voted Best Games in the Maritimes 2017 by the

Federation of Scottish Culture



 Volunteer to be a part of history


Together we can put Colchester on the map

To find out dates of our New Volunteer Meeting

Please email us here or see our Volunteers Page


Hollis Ford,

Proud sponsors of the Tatamagouche Road Train at the Highland Games 

ColchesterHighland Games & Gathering were pleased to have the Tatamagouche Road Train at the 2018 event.  

Sponsored by Hollis Ford of Truro the train ran on a continuous loop between downtown and the games.

2018 Sponsors

Sponsor Our Games


Would you like to see your name or company's name 

on the side of the Maritime Championship Caber? 

On a banner on our live music stage? 

On some of our athletes or volunteer T shirts?

Get mentioned throughout the day during the games?

Be in our programme?

Be on our field posters?


For more information on partnering us in our quest to bring the most spectacular event to Colchester County go to the SPONSORS PAGE or contact us HERE



The Colchester Highland Games & Gathering will bring much needed

tourism, business & prestige to our county.  


Alternatively, Please come along and support one of our fundraising Events.