Aberdeen's Highland Games

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!



25% discount on all tickets purchased by 31 May 2019.

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 Early Bird *
(until 11.59pm on 31 May)
Online *
(1 June to 16 June)
On the day
(Gate price on 16 June)
Adult £6.00 £8.00 £10.00
Child (0-5 years) Free Free Free
Child (6-16 years) £2.25 £3.00 £4.00
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children under 16 years) £15.00 £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

Calling all mascots!!! Why not be part of the first ever Aberdeen Highland Games Mascot Competition.  Mascots will compete for the chance to win £250 for their nominated charity across the following 6 fun events:

  • 60m Sprint
  • High Jump
  • Highland Fling
  • Caber Toss
  • Tog 'o' War
  • Stage Performance

Full details can be found here: 


Space will be limited for 10 mascots, and selection will be made by a ballot draw.  For your mascot to be included or if you want further information, please get in touch with by contacting cityevents@aberdeencity.gov.uk 

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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