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Experience the enchantment of Scottish Heritage at this weekend's Mount Dora Scottish Highland Festival

Experience the enchantment of Scottish heritage at Mount Dora Scottish Highland Festival featuring traditional Highland Games, musical performances, lively dance showcases, and much more.

Mount Dora Scottish Highland Festival

The Mount Dora Scottish Highland Festival is a family-friendly event that celebrates Scottish culture and is packed with lots of fun and entertainment for everyone. The festival features bagpipers, highland athletics, Celtic music, highland dancing, a tartan parade, contests, kids’ activities, food, merchandise vendors, and more.

Taking place over three days at Mount Dora's Elizabeth Evans Park, this years festival kicks off Friday, Feb 16 until Sunday, Feb. 18.

Mount Dora Scottish Highland Festival

Traditional Highland Games:

Marvel at the strength and skill of athletes competing in traditional Highland Games at the Mount Dora Scottish Highland Festival. From the iconic caber toss to stone lifting and hammer throwing, witness the thrilling competitions that have been part ofScottish heritage for centuries.

Bagpipes and Drumming Performances: 

Enjoy performances by skilled musicians, showcasing the soul-stirring music that defines the Scottish Highlands.

Celtic Dance Extravaganza:

Experience the grace and precision of Celtic dance troupes as they perform traditional jigs and reels. The vibrant energy and intricate footwork of the dancers add a lively and cultural dimension to the festival.

Clan Gatherings: 

Connect with your Scottish roots or explore new connections at the Clan Gatherings. Learn about ancestral histories, traditions, and perhaps discover new aspects of your Scottish heritage in an atmosphere of camaraderie.

Scottish Craft Fair:

Explore the Scottish Craft Fair, where artisans and vendors showcase unique Celtic wares. From tartans and kilts to handmade crafts, immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Scottish culture and take home a piece of the Highlands.

Whisky Tasting and Culinary Delights: 

Indulge your taste buds in a journey of Scottish flavors with whisky tastings and culinary delights. Experience the warmth and hospitality of Scottish cuisine, from haggis to traditional sweets.

Family-Friendly Activities:

The festival is designed for families, offering a range of activities for all ages. From face painting and storytelling to interactive demonstrations, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

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