Aberdeen's Highland Games

Competition Results 2019

Sunday 16 June 2019
10am - 5.30pm
Hazlehead Park, Hazlehead Avenue, Aberdeen AB15 8BJ

Aberdeen’s Highland Games returns to Hazlehead Park on Sunday 16 June 2019. A highlight on the Aberdeen summer calendar, it promises to be a day full of family entertainment, including traditional Scottish Highland Games competitions, pipe band championships and solo piping competitions, as well as a funfair, family entertainment stage performances, free children’s activities, catering outlets and a beer tent.

Aberdeen’s Highland Games attracts between 8,000 and 15,000 people annually so it’s sure to be a great day out!

Check out the Event Schedule or Competitors Programme so you don't miss any of the fun: 


Buy your tickets in advance to avoid the queues and save on the cost of ticket prices on the day.

Children age 0-5 years are free but still need a ticket, please "purchase" a free ticket so that we can keep track of the number of people attending.

Ticket Type Online *
(3 June to 16 June)
On the day
(Gate price on 16 June)
Adult £8.00 £10.00
Child (0-5 years) Free Free
Child (6-16 years) £3.00 £4.00
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children under 16 years) £20.00 £22.00

*Booking fee applies


Further information including entry forms for all the competitions can be found on the Competition Information page.

Mascot competition

The first ever Aberdeen Highland Games Mascot Competition will have 10 mascots competing:

  • Buddy - Aberdeen Cyrenians
  • Chase - Police Scotland Youth Volunteers
  • Charlie Dog - Charlie House
  • Donny the Sheep - AFC Community Trust
  • Hearty - British Heart Foundation
  • Kuddles the Kangaroo – Befriend a Child
  • NEO, Giraffe – Friends of Aberdeen Neonatal Unit
  • Pantosaurus – NSPCC, Childline
  • Rocket Kid – Vodafone Gigafast for Aberlour Childcare Trust
  • Spotless - Lord Provost Aberdeen Charitable Trust


Timetable of Mascot Competition: 

Craft Market

There will be a variety of quality craft stalls and charity stalls placed around the event.  You can find a list of all our trade and charity stall holders here: 

Additional activities

The event will have a number of FREE activities such as the Charlie House fun zone which will have inflatables and garden games, face painting, climbing walls, wipe out inflatable challenge, crazy golf and multi sports from Aberdeen Sports Village.

There will be an entertainment stage with performances at the times below: 

10.30 – Desi Scots Bollywood Dancing

11.15 – Cook and Line

12.00 – Cults Academy Vocal Quartet and Fernielea Choir

12.50 – Myke Black

13.30 – Mascot competition

14.15 – Cook and line

15.00 – Divine Magic

15.45 – City Moves

16.30 – Aberdeen City Youth Jazz Band

There will also be a pay to play fun fair.

Getting to Hazlehead Park

Hazlehead Park is located on Hazlehead Avenue, AB15 8BJ. See the Hazlehead Park Location Map

For bus information please see the bus company websites: 

Bike stands are located in front of the pond at the café.

Contact details

For more information please email cityevents@aberdeencity.gov.uk

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