Come and join Helmie the Helmsdale and District Games mascot on Saturday 20 August 2016.
This is a fantastic day out for all the family starting with the Local Heavy Events and the Children's Mini Highland Games at 10.00 am (all times are provisional at this time) in the Couper Park, Helmsdale. The piping and dancing competitions start at 10.30 and 11.00.
The Games Parade from the village to the Couper Park starts at mid-day followed by the installation of the Games Chieftain (2016- Michael Jamieson), the Official Opening and the Raising of the Games Flag.
There follows an afternoon programme of Highland Games heavy events, track and field events, Scottish Championship Hill Race, Pipe Band Parade, Tug of War, Trade Stands, Side Shows and various other fun events.
There is Live music in the Games Bar from 5.00pm followed by a Dance in the Marquee on Couper Park from 10.00pm with dancing to ceilidh band.
Why not compete in the events? There is a range of events for people of any age and ability. More details for competitors are available here.
Trade Stand enquiries - trade stands and catering stands are welcome at the Games. If you require further information, please send any queries to the Treasurer, Garry Smith by Email.
Accommodation There is a range of accommodation in and around Helmsdale. More details of accommodation are available here.
Admission prices are:
Car parking at Couper Park Car-£3.00
The Games are well sign posted to Helmsdale - more details on the Location page.