Opening Ceremony 2019

6pm on September 6th

Civic Square Truro


This year we have such an action packed games and we didn't want our visitors to miss a thing. 

So to fit all the amazing entertainment in, we decided to have our opening ceremony on the evening before.

If the games, due to hurricane Dorian has to be cancelled we will make our Opening ceremony a

'Hurricane Highland Games Extravaganza' 

An event not to be missed with all the excitement of the games and a few special guests and best of all - it will be FREE

Stay tuned for updates.


2019 Itinerary

6pm....…….....Welcome & introduction to our Dignitaries


6.10pm......….On with the Show -


                      Clann An Drumma - 8 albums, Movie Soundtracks, Grammy Award - A wee taster of the band which will showcase our live music stage at the games. Stir the blood and rock the soul with this unique brand of Celtic tribal music 


6.20pm......….Tossing the Caber - Adam Ogilvie our Heavyweight Coordinator demonstrates just how easy it is!


6.35pm......….Colchester Highland Dance - A display of modern highland dance


6.45pm......….Gallus Gael Historical Re-enactors invite you welcome our special surprise guest!  Be prepared! 


7.10pm......…..Ceilidh Dancing - come along and have a go - we'll be looking for volunteers


7.30pm......….Nova Scotia Highlanders Pipes & Drums



7.50pm......….A word from the wise - Games declared open!

We hope you enjoy this very small taster of entertainment from the Games and that you will come along to see the full programme on Saturday. 

For a full list of events see HERE