Set in the stunning grounds of Forres’ Grant Park the Forres Highland Games offers a fun afternoon for all the family. From caber tossing to the hammer throw, long jump, high jump and more, the Forres Highland Games will provide you with a traditional Scottish experience. Games Day commences with a Pipe Band Procession through the centre of the Moray town before the Games’ flag is raised above the arena. During the day, visitors can also enjoy craft and artisan food stalls, fairground attractions, a beer tent and food outlets. There is Highland dancing, solo piping and massed pipe bands. You may also get the chance to meet the Games’ Chieftain who will meet and greet visitors as he tours the arena. Unique to the Forres Games is the Message Bike Race where spectators can turn participant and race the field on an old traditional message bike in hope of lifting the winner’s trophy! Tickets can be purchased online or on the day. Fees: Adults £8, Concession £5, Under 16s £4, Children Under 5 FREE. Free parking
The 78th Aberlour Strathspey Highland Games will take place at Alice Littler Memorial Park. Main parking areas will be situated at the Primary School and Oggs Garage. On street parking will be available anywhere where there are no restriction cones. The day is packed with a programme of track and field events including caber tossing, hammer throwing and running events. There will be highland dancing competitions, piping events, stalls and other new attractions for all the family.