Recognized as a New Brunswick tradition, the New Brunswick Highland Games Festival is an award winning event. One of the largest Highland Games in Atlantic Canada, this sanctioned event is an important part of the bagpiping, drumming and highland dancing and traditional Scottish athletics summer competition season.

The other half, the Festival, showcases top Celtic performing artists from North America and the UK; offers a variety of fun-filled workshops; includes an “Avenue of the Clans”; a Children’s Activity area; as well as traditional Celtic food and craft vendors. The New Brunswick Highland Games Festival welcomes visitors, competitors, and artists from all over the world, and is considered a favourite amongst competitors and performers. 

The New Brunswick Highland Games Festival is an annual event that will take place at the end of July on the grounds of Government House in Fredericton. This not-for-profit and volunteer driven festival but from time-to-time, will hire student or part-time roles to assist with execution of festival duties.

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