Sunday, August 4
Shuttles in operation
Caledonian Run 5 km start
Athletic competitions start (until 12:15 pm)
Highland dancing competitions start
Medieval combat tournament begins
Caledonian Run 1 km start
Pipe band demonstrations
RBC Family Village opens.
Medieval village opens
Scottish fiddle demonstrations start
Cèilidh Tent opens
The American Rogues (until 12:30 pm - Cèilidh Tent)
Opening ceremonies (Main Field)
Mariner's Curse (until 2:00 pm - Cèilidh Tent)
Drum Major Competition
Tug of War (1st pull - Main Field)
Highland dancing & band competitions
Athletics (until 4:30 pm)
Haggis Presentation (Cèilidh Tent)
Tug of War (2nd pull - Main Field)
Children’s Parade (RBC Family Village)
The American Rogues (until 3:00 pm - Cèilidh Tent)
Mariner's Curse (until 4:00 pm - Cèilidh Tent)
Tug of War (3nd pull - Main Field)
The American Rogues (until 5:00 pm - Cèilidh Tent)
Tug of War (Semi-final event - Main Field)
RBC Family Village closes
Tug of War (5th and final event - Main Field)
5:30 pm (approx.)
Burgundy Lion Patrons’ Pavilion closes
Closing ceremonies with massed bands
Mariner's Curse (until 7:15 pm - Cèilidh Tent)
Last call in the Cèilidh Tent
LAST SHUTTLE BUSES LEAVE (from Douglas grounds)
Other MHG 2019 events!
Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 10 am
Be a Highland "Heavy" for a day! Join us at Arthur Therrien Park to learn Highland games heavy events! At the end of the day, each participant will have their picture taken wearing a kilt while holding a caber! You will learn the stone throw, the weight-for-distance throw, the weight-over-bar throw, and... the caber toss! Monies raised go to the Douglas Hospital Foundation.
Location: Arthur Therrien Park, Verdun
Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 7 pm
The annual Promenade of Cabers will take place on Wellington Street. The event will feature a procession through the streets of Verdun, culminating in a “Scots in the Park” celebration outside the Verdun City Hall. Feel free to join in behind the pipes, drums, dancers and caber-bearers as they make their way toward the festivities at the end!
Location: Wellington Street, Verdun
Friday, August 2, 2019 at 8 pm
Join us for a Wee Cèilidh just before our big weekend! Bagpipers, fiddlers, dancers and more.
Location: Burgundy Lion Pub, 2496 Notre Dame Street West, Montreal
Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 9 am
Join us at the Douglas Hospital for the Caledonian Run! There will be a 5K run, 5K Clan/Team run, and 1K Fun run at Montreal’s premier Scottish summer event! Lace up your running shoes and join us for a run, as the sounds of Highland bagpipes fill the air. Every participant will receive a ticket to the Montreal Highland Games and a MHG Caledonian Run T-shirt. This is a timed run.
Location: Douglas Hospital grounds, Verdun