30 Years Of Loch Norman Games: Much More Than Kilts & Pipes

Historic Rural Hill – Huntersville, NC

The Loch Norman Highland Games is a two-day festival celebrating Scottish culture held annually at Historic Rural Hill in Huntersville, North Carolina. This year, it takes place on April 20th and 21st.

The festival offers a wide variety of activities for the whole family, including:

Highland athletics: Watch professional athletes compete in traditional Scottish strength feats like caber tossing and hammer throws.

Highland dancing: Enjoy energetic and intricate performances of this traditional dance form.

Bagpipe bands: Immerse yourself in the rousing music of the Scottish Highlands.

Cultural experiences: Learn about Scottish history and heritage through clan societies, hearth cooking demonstrations, and historic reenactments.

Whisky tasting: Presented by McIntosh Law Firm exposes participants to the world of Scotch Whisky by allowing participants to taste and explore several different varieties. Always informative, never stuffy or boring,

Family activities: Keep the kids entertained in the giant kids’ zone with activities like longbow shooting and battle axe throwing.

The Loch Norman Highland Games are a great way to experience a bit of Scotland without leaving North Carolina. Whether you’re interested in the athletic competitions, the cultural experiences, or the delicious food, there’s something for everyone at this fun-filled festival.

Celebrating more than 250 years in history…Rural Hill is the former homestead of Major John and Violet Davidson. The 265-acre site is maintained and promoted by Historic Rural Hill Inc. and features annual events such as the Loch Norman Highland Games, the Rural Hill Amazing Maize Maze, the Rural Hill Sheepdog Trials, and the NC Brewers and Music Festival. Historic Rural Hill Inc. is a non-profit organization supported through membership and donations, and with proceeds from its events utilized for the preservation of Historic Rural Hill and its education efforts. For more information on events please visit www.ruralhill.net.

Historic Rural Hill
4431 Neck Rd, Huntersville, NC 704 875 3113

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