The 2023 Scotland Highland Festival WILL be held on Sunday, October 8, 2023. The address of the festival is 96 Waldo Road, Scotland, Ct. Our gates will be open at 0900 A.M. for those who want to visit with old friends and shop at the many vendors Our opening ceremonies will take place at 1200 Noon on the Parade Grounds.
We offer on-site parking BUT PLEASE take note that the parking at the festival grounds is in hay and corn fields which have been mowed as close to the ground as possible.
We offer free shuttle bus services and on-site handicapped parking for those with proper documentation.
Our free shuttle bus services are located at the following addresses;
(#1) Sayles School parking lot. Located at 25 Scotland Road, Baltic, Ct. 06330.
(#2) In the field across the street from the Scotland Fire Department, 47 Brook Road, Scotland, Ct. 06264
The Highland Games Competition will take place in the Athletic Field next to the dining tent.
PLEASE do NOT sit on any of our stone walls. The stone walls are very old and NOT intended to be used as a seat or a cross over. It is very time consuming and expensive for any repairs to be made.
If you have lost a loved one, a fellow clans person and you would like their name read during the Flowers of the Forest we invite you to submit their names for the Flowers of the Forest remembrance by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you want to write a person's name and info on a piece of paper please fee to do so and pass this along to any committee member or someone at the announcing tent. Names will be read at the opening ceremonies.
WE would also like to thank Dan Taggart, Pipe Major of the Clan Ross Band in Lebanon, CT for playing the Flowers of the Forest on his bagpipes through out the years for us.
The festival address is 96 Waldo Road, Scotland, CT 06264. Waldo Road is closed to traffic before the 9:00 am start of the festival. On-site parking access to the Waldo Homestead is via Murphy Hill Road or Plains Road, Scotland. You may also view the event sitemap here: https://scotlandgames.org/location/.
We have provided two shuttle parking lots, one which is across the street from the Scotland Volunteer Fire Department on Brook Road, Scotland, Ct. The second shuttle bus parking lot is located at the Sayles School, 25 Scotland Road, Baltic, Ct.
We do offer parking at the Waldo Road Festival grounds BUT PLEASE be aware that these lots are very busy, some may have you walking a distance to get to the gates and the lots are either a hay field or a corn field, both of which are mowed over as close to the ground as possible to make it a little easier for both driving & walking.
Local traffic patterns are affected during the games. Signage will direct you to the appropriate gate and parking.
PLEASE NOTE that the parking areas on Waldo Road next to the festival site are both hay fields and corn fields that were recently harvested. We have mowed down the crops as close to the ground as possible to help make it a bit easier walking and driving through.
The GPS address for the festival is 96 Waldo Road, Scotland, Ct. PLEASE NOTE that Waldo Rd. is CLOSED to A:: traffic starting at 0900 A.M. until 5 P.M.
The free shuttle bus parking lots are as follows;
Across from the Scotland, CT. Volunteer Fire Department is at 47 Brook Road, Scotland, CT 06264.
Free shuttle bus service from the paved parking area of the Sayles School, 25 Scotland Road, Baltic, Ct. 06330.