Grab your tartan and head to the Geelong Highland Gathering

Grab your tartan and head to the Geelong Highland Gathering

Written on Thursday, March 12 2020


The 2020 Geelong Highland Gathering will be held this year on Sunday 15 March, 9-5pm at Osborne Park, Swinburne Street, North Geelong. The 2020 Geelong Highland Gathering will mark 163 years since the very first event was held on New Year’s day in 1858 and will be the 63rd event in the modern era, which begun in 1958.

The 2020 Gathering will stage the South Pacific Heavy Scottish Games Championships. There will also be a Scottish Faire Market as well as children`s activities, demonstrations, a car display and Scottish food and even Scottish dog breeds. Other attractions include the 42nd Highlanders Regiment Re Enactment Group, Long Sword demonstrations, Clan and Heritage tents. A highlight of the day will be the massed pipe bands at the end of the day`s activities. This will include the Geelong RSL Pipes & Drums and prospective learner or existing pipers and drummers can find more information about the band at www.thegeelongpipesanddrums.com.

Admission Charges (No ATM Facilities):

Adult $15.00, Concession $10.00, 5 to 16 years $ 8.00, Children under 5yrs free entry, Family (2 adults and 2 children) $40.00.

The financial sponsorship by Geelong Major Events, Geelong Connected Communities, Victorian Scottish Heritage Cultural Foundation and Victorian Multi Cultural Commission together with various “in kind” media support locally ensure this iconic Geelong event continues annually.

For further details: www.geelonghighlandgathering.org.au