Bagpipe bands in formation for Closing Ceremonies

I had the chance to attend the Las Vegas Celtic Society “Highland Games” on Saturday afternoon. The event took place from 9am-5pm this past Saturday and Sunday at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs in the northwest part of the valley.

  • Las Vegas Celtic Society Booth

    The Las Vegas Celtic Society puts on this annual event, which had to be postposed the past couple of years due to CoVid restrictions. It was great to be back!

    Las Vegas Celtic Society

    Sponsor booth at event

  • Shopping

    This is a fantastic family event, with lots of food booths, arts & crafts booths, clan booths, clothing booths and more, for browsing and shopping.

    Highland Games

    Attendees shopping at various booths

  • Entertainment

    The main stage featured plenty of excellent entertainment, and folks were invited to dance their hearts out during the celebration all weekend long.

    Main Stage

    Folks dancing to the great entertainment on the main stage.

  • Entertainment

    I even got to go backstage!

    Backstage view of main stage

    View from backstage at the Highland Games

  • Dancing

    It’s a celebration, and attendees had lots of fun dancing to the great entertainment being performed on the main stage throughout the weekend.

    Attendees dancing

    Dancing to the music performed on the main stage

  • Beer Garden

    Of course, adults had a choice of some great brews at the Beer Garden.

    Highland Games Beer Garden

    Attendees enjoying a delicious brew in the Beer Garden

  • Highland Games

    The main feature of the Las Vegas Celtic Society “Highland Games,” are the strength and agility competitions themselves.  Big guys throwing big sticks!  Here’s a competitor in action.

    Highland Games

    The main event!

  • Closing Ceremonies

    There were many Bagpipe & Drum bands from all over the southwest part of the USA competing for awards.  These bands also line-up for very emotional opening and closing ceremonies.

    Closing Ceremonies

    Bagpipe and drum bands lining up for closing ceremonies on Saturday