If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, check out the BC Highland Games!
The BC Highland Games are the longest running Games in BC.
WHEN Saturday, June 23
(Opening Ceremony at 12pm; Dance competitions start at 8:30am)
WHERE Percy Perry Stadium (Coquitlam Town Centre Stadium)
Enjoy live music all day long, children’s activities, or take in a presentation in the Cultural Tent.
Other events include:
* Heavy Events
* Piping, Drumming, & Pipe Bands
The Heavy Events are among the oldest contested sports in the world encompassing a series of 9 feats of strength events. Many of the events are derived from the Scottish military weapons of war, while others came directly from every day life. The modern day Olympics are directly descended from the Scottish Games, not from the ancient Greek tradition. The Heavy Events are divided into three categories:
Tickets for the Highland Games are available at the gate:
$10/seniors & students
$5/kids ages 6-12
Kids under 6 are FREE!