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Games & Festivals

Clan Forbes members may be found at Scottish events throughout the United States and Canada! In many cases local "conveners" host tents at local Scottish Highland Games and Celtic Festivals. Here is a list of games and festivals, with known conveners. Please let the Clan Forbes Society if your festival or convener is not listed by contacting Vice President for Conveners Leslie A. Furbish.


If you are interested in hosting a Clan Forbes tent at your local gathering, games, or festival, please download the Clan Forbes Convener Guide and let us know how we can assist you! 

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Lonach Gathering & Games,  Bellabeg, Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

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Clan Forbes tent in Pleasanton, California, with California Convener Valerie Edwards (second from left)

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Florida Clan Convener Ann Forbes (right) with sister Carolyn at the Central Florida Highland Games

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Clan Forbes at Maine Scottish Festival with Karen M. Hoyt (left) and Leslie Furbish Ingram, Vice President for Conveners (right)

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Clan Convener Ron Pearson and his daughter Kathryn Pearson Tisdale at the 2019 Grandfather Mountain Highland Games in North Carolina

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Oklahoma and Texas Convener Rick Forbes at the 2019 Salado Scottish Gathering and Highland Games

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The next generation of Clan Forbes Society members at the 2019 Virginia Scottish Games and Festival

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Society President Bart Forbes (left) with members Kim and Mike Brett-Surman at the 2019 Virginia Scottish Games and Festival

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Scotland, UK

Lonach Highland Gathering & Games

August 27, 2022

Bellabeg, Strathdon, Aberdeenshire

United States

 

Central Florida Scottish Highland Games

January 15-16, 2022; Winter Springs, Florida

Clan Forbes Convener: Ann Forbes

Sarasota Highland Games & Celtic Festival

February 5, 2022; Sarasota, Florida

Mount Dora Scottish Highland Festival

February 19-20, 2022; Mount Dora, Florida

Clan Forbes Convener: Ann Forbes

Northeast Florida Scottish Games and Festival

February 26-27, 2022; Green Cove Springs, Florida

 

Phoenix Scottish Games

March 4-6, 2022; Gilbert Regional Park, Gilbert, Arizona

Panama City Beach Scottish Festival & Highland Games

March 5, 2022; Panama City Beach, Florida

Southeast Florida Scottish Festival & Highland Games 

March 5, 2022; Plantation, Florida

Calaveras Celtic Faire (Formerly Sonora Celtic Faire)

March 11-13, 2022; Angel, California

Clan Forbes Convener: Valerie Edwards

 

Sherman Celtic Festival & Highland Games

March 19-20, 2022; Pecan Grove West Park, Sherman, Texas

Clan Forbes Convener: Bart Forbes and Rick Forbes

San Antonio Highland Games

April 2-3, 2022; Helotes, Texas

Clan Forbes Convener: Bart Forbes

Houston Highland Games

April 9, 2022; Humble Civic Center & Arena Complex, Texas

Clan Forbes Convener: Bart Forbes 

Las Vegas Highland Games

April 9-10, 2022; Floyd Lamb Park, Las Vegas, Nevada

Loch Norman Highland Games

April 9-10, 2022; Historic Rural Hill, Huntersville, North Carolina

Southern Maryland Celtic Festival & Highland Gathering

April 23, 2022; St. Leonard, Maryland

Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games

May 6-8, 2022; Decatur, Texas

Clan Forbes Convener: Rick Forbes, Bart Forbes

Savannah Scottish Games

May 7, 2022; Savannah, Georgia

Springfield Highland Games
May 15, 2022; New Berlin, Illinois

Stirling Classic Scottish Festival

May 20-22, 2022; Yukon, Oklahoma

Northern Nevada Celtic Celebration

May 21, 2022; Reno, Nevada

 

Fair Hill Scottish Games

May 21, 2022, Elkton, MD, 21921

St. Louis Scottish Games & Cultural Festival

May 21, 2022; Tower Grove Park, St. Louis, Missouri

Smoky Mountain Highland Games

May 21-22, 2022;  Maryville, Tennessee

Scottish Fest USA

May 28-29, 2022; Costa Mesa, CA

Glasgow Highland Games

June 3-5; 2022; Barren River Lake State Resort Park, Lucas, Kentucky

Garrett County Celtic Festival

June 4, 2022; Friendsville, Maryland

Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival
June 4, 2022; Bernalillo, New Mexico


Milwaukee Highland Games

June 4, 2022; Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

 

Maine Scottish Festival at Old Orchard Beach

June 4, 2022; Old Orchard Beach, Maine

Clan Forbes Convener: Leslie A. Furbish

Coastal Highland Games

June 4, 2022; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Blairsville Scottish Festival & Highland Games

June 11-12, 2022; Blairsville, Georgia

Chicago Scottish Festival & Highland Games

June 17-18, 2022; Itasca, Illinois

Ohio Scottish Games

June 24-25, 2022; Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, Berea, Ohio

 

Alaska Scottish Highland Games

June 25-26, 2022; Palmer, Alaska
 

Round Hill Highland Games

June 26, 2022; Lakeville, Connecticut

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

July 7 - 10, 2022; Linville, North Carolina

Clan Forbes Convener: Ron Pearson

Skagit Valley Highland Games  

July 8-10, 2022; Edgewater Park, Mount Vernon, Washington

Payson Scottish Festival

July 8-9, 2022; Payson, Utah

Kootenai Highland Gathering

July 15-16, 2022; River Bend Restaurant, Libby, Montana

Arizona Highland Games and Gathering

July 16-17, 2022;  Rodeo Grounds, Williams, Arizona

Glasgow Lands Scottish Festival 

July 16, 2022; Look Park, Northampton, Massachusetts   

Clan Forbes Convener: Leslie A. Furbish

Monterey Scottish Games & Festival

July 16  & 17, 2022; Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, California

St. Andrew's Society of Detroit Annual Highland Games 

August 8-6, 2022; Greenmead Historical Village, Livonia, Michigan

CNY Scottish Games & Celtic Festival    

August 13, 2022; Long Branch Park, Liverpool    NY    

Maine Highland Games & Scottish Festival

August 20, 2022; Topsham, Maine

Clan Forbes Conveners: Leslie A. Furbish and Ben Forbus

Bitterroot Celtic Games & Gathering

August 20-21, 2022; Daly Mansion, Hamilton, Montana

Douglas County Scottish Highland Games

August 27-28, 2022; Henry Estate Winery, Umpqua, Oregon

 

Long Island Scottish Festival and Highland Games

August 27, 2022; Old Westbury Gardens, New York

Clan Forbes Convener: Leslie A. Furbish

 

Wisconsin Highand Games

September 2, 2022; Waukesha, Wisconsin

Caledonian Club of San Francisco

September 3-4, 2022; Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, California

Clan Forbes Convener: Valerie Edwards

Virginia Scottish Games & Festival

September 3-4, 2022; Great Meadow, The Plains, Virgnia

Clan Forbes Convener: Ron Pearson

 

ScotFest Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Highland Festival

September 9-10, 2022; Estes Park, Colorado
Clan Forbes Convener:
Natalie Gates

Middle Tennessee Highland Games & Celtic Festival

September 10, 2022; Percy Warner Park, Nashville, Tennessee


Columbus (Indiana) Scottish Festival

September 10-11, 2022; Bartholomew County Fairgrounds, Columbus, Indiana

Kelso Highlander Festival and Scottish Games

September 10-11, 2022; Tam O'Shanter Park, Kelso, Washington

New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival

September 16-18, 2022; Loon Mountain Resort, Lincoln, New Hampshire

Clan Forbes Convener: Leslie A. Furbish

Scotfest Oklahoma

September 16-18, 2022; Broken Arrow Event Complex, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Fresno Highland Gathering and Games

September 17, 2022; Kearney Park, Fresno, California

Clan Forbes Convener: Valerie Edwards


South East Alabama Highland Games

September 17, 2022; Daleville, Alabama

 

Maine Celtic Celebration

September 17, 2022; Belfast Commons, Belfast, Maine

Clan Forbes Convener: Leslie A. Furbish

Central KY Celt Fest & Highland Games

September 17, 2022; Eminence, Kentucky

Ligonier Highland Games

September 19, 2022; Idlewild Park, Ligonier, Pennsylvania

Celtic Classic Highland Games & Festival 

September 23-25, 2022; Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Dandridge Scots-Irish Festival

September 24, 2022; Dandridge, Tennessee

Prescott Highland Games &  Faire

September 24-25, 2022; Prescott, Arizona

Swamp Fox Highland Games &  Celtic Festival

September 24, 2022; Florence, South Carolina

 

McMinnville Scottish Festival

October 8-9, 2022; McMinnville, Oregon

Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival (Edgewood Celtic Festival)

October 15, 2022; Bernalillo, New Mexico

Stone Mountain Highland Games and Scottish Festival

October 14-15, 2022; Stone Mountain, Georgia

Clan Forbes Convener: Joshua Fordyce

 

Tyler Scottish Festival & Highland Games

October 22, 2022; Tyler, Texas

 

CelticFest Mississippi 

October 22-23, 2022; Lakeshore Park, Brandon, Mississippi


Scotland CT Scottish Festival

October 9, 2022; Scotland, Connecticut

Clan Forbes Convener: Leslie A. Furbish
 

Central Valley Highland Games & Celtic Festival

October 16, 2022; Turlock, California

  
Scotland County Highland Games

October 1, 2022; North Carolina Rural Heritage Center, Laurinburg, North Carolina 

 
Crystal Coast Highland Games

October 22, 2022; Beaufort, North Carolina

Charleston Scottish Games
November 5, 2022; Riverfront Park, Charleston, South Carolina

Clan Forbes Convener: Victor and Amy Ney

Tucson Celtic Festival And Scottish Highland Games

November 4-6, 2022; Rillito Raceway Park, Tucson, Arizona

 
Austin Celtic Festival

November 5-6, 2022; Pioneer Farms, Austin, Texas

Salado Scottish Gathering & Highland Games

November 11-13, 2022; Salado Museum and Park, Salado, Texas