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2016
Calendar
January 15
Celtic Nights
Gallo Center for the Arts
Modesto, CA

 
February 13-14
Queen Mary Scotsfest
Queen Mary
Long Beach, CA

 
February 25
Scots Guards
Gallo Center for the Arts
Modesto, CA

 
March 12-13
Sonora Celtic Faire
Mother Lode Fairgrounds
Sonora, CA

 
March 19-20
Arizona Scottish Highland Games
Steele Indian School Park
Phoenix, AZ

 
March 19
Murphy's Day Parade
Historic Downtown Murphys
Murphys, CA

 
April 2
EBSA
Tartan Day Scottish Faire

Ardenwood Historic Farm
Fremont, CA

 
April 9
Shasta Piping Society
Prize Pipe Recital Competition

Old City Hall
Redding, CA

 
April 16
Kern County Scottish Society's 19th annual Gathering and Games
Kern County Fairgrounds
Bakersfield, CA

 
April 23-24
Sacramento Valley Scottish Games & Festival
Yolo County Fairgrounds
Woodland, CA

 
May 1
Kirkin O' the Tartan
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Modesto, CA

 
May 21-23
Victoria Highland Games
Topaz Park
Victoria, BC

 
May 28-29
Orange County Scottish Fest
Orange County Fairgrounds
Costa Mesa, CA

 
June 4
35th Modesto Highland Games & Gathering of the Clans
Tuolumne River Regional Park
Modesto, CA

 
June 18-19
Mother Lode Highland Games
Amador County Fairground
Plymouth, CA

 
June 25-26
San Diego Scottish Highland Games
Brengle Terrace Park
San Diego, CA

 
August 6-7
Monterey Scottish Games
Monterey Fairgrounds
Salinas, CA

 
August 13
Frolic in the Glen
Highland Games

Rohner Park
Fortuna, CA

 
September 3-4
Caledonian Club of San Francisco
151st Annual Highland Games

Alameda County Fairgrounds
Pleasanton, CA

 
September 17
Fresno Highland Gathering & Games
Kearney Park
Fresno, CA

 
September 24
Dixon Scottish Highland Games & Celtic Gathering
Dixon Fairgrounds
Dixon, CA

 
October 1
International Festival
Modesto Junior College
East Campus
Modesto, CA

 
October 1-2
KVMR Celtic Festival
Nevada County Fairgrounds
Grass Valley, CA

 
October 1-2
25th Annual
Reno Celtic Celebration

Bartley Ranch Regional Park
Reno, NV

 
October 1
Big Trees Scottish Gathering & Highland Games
Roaring Camp Historic Railroad
Felton, CA

 
October 7-9
Ventura Seaside Highland Games
Ventura County Fairgrounds
Ventura, CA

 
November 9
Celtic Thunder: Legacy Tour
Gallo Center for the Arts
Modesto, CA

 
TBA
Saint Andrew's Day Dinner
Location TBA
Modesto, CA

 
December 2-4
An Irish Christmas
Gallo Center for the Arts
Modesto, CA

 
March 2, 2017
The Five Irish Tenors
Gallo Center for the Arts
Modesto, CA

 
March 18, 2017
An Irish Hooley
Gallo Center for the Arts
Modesto, CA

 
April 29, 2017
San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers
Gallo Center for the Arts
Modesto, CA

 

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Membership Drive

Deadline May 15th, 2016

Anyone that joins the Saint Andrew's Society of Modesto by the deadline will receive free tickets to the Modesto Scottish Highland Games & Celtic Festival. A Single Membership receives one complimentary ticket to the Games, and a Couple Membership receives two (2) tickets to this year's Games. To get your free tickets, mail in your completed Membership Application.

35th Annual
Modesto Scottish Highland Games
& Celtic Festival

A Fun Family Festival
Saturday, June 4th, 2016

Share the Celtic Experience
Scottish, Irish, Cornish, Norwegian & Welsh Cultures

Tuolumne River Regional Park
Modesto, California

Tickets $15, Age 10 and under FREE
Gates Open at 9:00 a.m. Close at 5:00 p.m.
Free Parking
Get Directions

 

New this Year


MODESTO RUGBY CLUB, THE HARLOTS

SOLO PIPING COMPETITION
100 PIPERS & DRUMMERS
SCOTTISH HEAVY ATHLETICS
CHILDREN'S GLEN
PROFESSIONAL BAGPIPE BANDS
RUGBY

AVENUE OF THE CLANS
FOLK & HIGHLAND DANCING
HERITAGE & HISTORY RESOURCES
HISTORICAL RE-ENACTMENTS
MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT
FOOD COURT& MARKET VENDORS

Friday Night Ceilidh

CANCELLED

Accomodations

Microtel Inns & Suites

1760 Herndon Road
Modesto-Ceres, CA 95307
(209) 538-6466
Microtel Website
When booking your room mention the
Highland Games Group Rate
for your discount

Location

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Modesto-Ceres in Ceres, CA is only fifteen minutes or less from Tuolumne River Regional Park. Click for Directions.

Amenities

Microtel has 59 air-conditioned guestrooms. Each room has a pillowtop bed, complimentary wired and wireless Internet access, digital tv programming, shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.

The hotel also provides recreational amenities such as, an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center.

Complimentary continental breakfast is served daily.