The Quechee Scottish Games and Festival

St. Andrew’s Society of Vermont has been involved with the Quechee Games since their inception in 1972. It was at the first games that the formation of the society was conceived.

The event is held on the fourth Saturday in August, rain or shine in Hartford, Vermont. It features pipe bands, a parade of Clans, Highland dancers, sheepdog demonstrations, children’s and adult’s athletic events, live music, plus American and Scottish food specialties, craftspeople, and vendors.

SASVT is proud to be a sponsor every year. At the 2023 event SASVT had a tent and encouraged visitors to stop by to say hello, have a snack, and learn more about the St. Andrew’s Society of Vermont. 

For more information about the festival and the history of the Quechee Scottish Games and Festival, read the cover story by Eileen von Gal and Molly Shimko in from Fall 2023 issue of The Quechee Times. 

New Hampshire Highland Games

Held annually on the third Friday, Saturday and Sunday in September at Loon Mountain Resort in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, the NH Highland Games are one of the largest and most diverse Scottish events in North America.

The games feature top Scottish bands, classic Highlander cuisine, whiskey and beer tastings, Scottish heavy athletics, sheepdog trials, youth programs, competitions for Highland dance, piping and drumming, pipe bands, fiddle and harp, and more.

SASVT is a regular sponsor of this unique event celebrating Scottish heritage!

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