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Family Entertainment

A family entertainment programme has been developed to enhance your Games experience through special displays, demonstrations and activities that will take place throughout the day within various areas of the Games venue.  Balloonmodelingshows_AberdeenHighlandGames09

Entertainment being provided is as follows:

Walk about performers

  • Balloon Modelling - Walk about performances (FREE)
  • Various local mascots will also be attending through out the day (FREE)

Activities (some activities will have an age limit restriction)

  • Bungee Trampolines (FREE)
  • Crazy Golf (ABC Events) a 9 hole course that will challenge all the family (FREE)
  • Climbing Wall (Adventure Aberdeen). a challenge for all the family (FREE)
  • Highland Games Treasure Trail - take part in a Highland Games treasure hunt within the Games field. Complete the trail for a chance to win prizes on the day. (FREE)
  • Lazer Quest (battle grounds) challenge friends, family or join up with others to test out your combat skills. (FREE) 
  • Library Fling tent (provided by Aberdeen Library Services).  (FREE)
  • Mountain Bike Terrain course (Adventure Aberdeen) (FREE)
  • Obstacle course (Army Recruitment Unit) inflatable obstacle course hugely popular activity, all ages (FREE)
  • Paintball target range test out your skills with this unique challenge. (FREE)
  • Photo booth (Silly snapz) get a photo memory from the games, you can even dress up. A selection of fun accessories available to use. (FREE)
  • Satrosphere Science Centre come join in the fun of science based activities. (FREE)
  • Segways ( Segway Aberdeen) Get on, get going… come and enjoy the experience of riding a Segway  (FREE)
  •  Twinning Aberdeen join in the 30 years of twinning between Clermont-Ferrand and Aberdeen, help colour in a giant mural to celebrate our twinning link. (FREE).
  • Zip slide (Extreme Adventure)  travel from 8 metres above the Highland Games for 55 metres, keep your eyes open or you will miss the view! (FREE)


  • Chainsaw wood carvings
  • Countryside Ranger Service
  • Aberdeen City Libraries find out more about Europe Direct, local history, health information and much more...
  • Medieval Display (Medieval Realm) 
  • Portsoy Boat Festival  

Scottish Entertainment Marquee

  • Scottish Music
  • Scottish Poems
  • Scottish Songs


A Fun Fair will also be in attendance at the games. This is being provided by Codonas Amusements a pricing structure will be in place for these activities.

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