The Queen Mary is pleased to welcome back the annual ScotsFestival and International Highland Games XXII. Experience the rich culture and history of Scotland first hand through an array of authentic activities, athletics, dancing, entertainment, and cuisine in ode to the Queen Mary’s Scottish legacy.
ScotsFestival weekend kicks off on February 13 with Rock Yer Kilt, highlighting the best Scottish Rock bands this side of the pond. Official ScotsFestival Opening Ceremonies begin on February 14 featuring the traditional Grand Parade of Clans & Bands with an Address to the Haggis. Daily festivities include Border Collie sheep-herding, firing demonstrations, performances by the Scots Greys Calvary, Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, Celtic Harp & Wren Iniquity Ensemble and historic re-enactments.
Eighty-four years ago, in the quaint seaside town of Clydebank, Scotland, construction began on the Queen Mary. Exemplifying the finest craftsmanship of the country, the Queen Mary’s legacy is undeniable and today the ship’s heritage is celebrated through the two-day ScotsFestival honoring Scottish culture.
WHAT: The Queen Mary ScotsFestival
WHEN: February 14 – 15, 2015 | 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
WHERE: 1126 Queens Highway | Long Beach, CA 90802
CONTACT INFO: (877) 342-0738
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