Highland Games & Scottish Festival

Itasca, Ill.

 
 

Hamilton Lakes
Highway 290 and Thorndale
Itasca, Ill.www.chicagoscots.org
Hours: 4-10 p.m. June 20, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. June 21, 2014
Admission: $12, free kids Friday; $20, $5 kids 3-12. Parking $5. Discounted tickets available on website

This Scottish fest, the largest in the Midwest, features a highland dance competition, the crowning of the Heather Queen and Court, traditional and contemporary Celtic music, traditional games, cultural exhibits, car show, kids' crafts and activities. Watching local strongmen in the Caber Toss (flipping a 20-foot, 140-pound tree trunk) will make packing the kids into the minivan seem like no big deal.

 
 







 
 
 
Copyright 2014 Wednesday Journal Inc. All rights reserved. Chicago web development by liQuidprint