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Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games

Contact Information
Alternate Name CV19
Office Phone 519-787-0099
Toll Free Phone 1-866-871-9442
Primary Contact Festival Coordinator
Volunteer Coordinator Volunteer Chair; Email:
Description (Site) Festival site: Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex
Located In Community Fergus
Address & Map
Centre Wellington Chamber of Commerce
400 Tower St S
Fergus, ON N1M 2P7
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Intersection Belsyde Ave and Scotland St
Mailing Address c/o Fergus Scottish Festival Office 
PO Box 25 
Fergus, ON N1M 2W7
Other Locations Festival Grounds
550 Belsyde Ave
Fergus, ON N1M 1Z4
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Festival site and office
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Annual community event celebrating Scottish heritage.
Description (Service) Features a celebration of everything Scottish, including: 
* world and national Scottish Heavy Events competitions 
* Pipes and Drums competitions 
* Fri night Tattoo, concert and fireworks 
* Highland dancers 
* Clan Gathering 
* Heritage Centre 
* author series and Genealogy Centre 
* McKiddies Centre 
* numerous renowned Celtic Band performances 
* workshop series 
* Highland Pub tent 
* tea tent 
* heavy events school 
* tug of war 
* Highland Games 10K run and 5K relay 
* 100+ international vendors 
* Thu night parade and Ceilidh concert
Hours Due to COVID-19, staff are working remotely. In-person office hours vary. 
E-mail for an appointment 
Festival Weekend hours (subject to change based on programming): 
* Thu night parade and Legion entertainment 7 pm 
* Fri Festival, Tattoo and concert 5 pm-1 am 
* Sat Festival 8:30 am-1 am  
* Sun Festival 8:30 am-5 pm
Dates Aug 13-15, 2021
Areas Served Wellington County - and beyond
Eligibility Family friendly all ages event
Application Tickets available through website and at the gates on Festival weekend 
Volunteers should e-mail the Festival Administrator or Volunteer Chair with areas of interest
Languages English
Fees Admission ; Ticket and entrance information available online
Time-Limited Events Check website for most up to date information.
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1946
Service Categories Arts Festivals ; Cultural Heritage Groups ~ Scottish Community