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Geelong Highland Gathering 2019

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Experience the magic of pipe bands, highland dancing & more
Geelong Highland Gathering, Scottish Dancing, Highland Dancing, Pipe Bands, Bagpipes, Festival, Music, child-friendly, Geelong, Victoria, March, 2019,
Image Source: Geelong Highland Gathering Website

On Sunday the 17th of March 2019, the Geelong Highland Gathering will once again take place, this time at Osborne Park in North Geelong.

The event will run from 9am-6pm, and will feature a wonderful selection of live music, children's entertainment, highland dancing, food and beverages and more.

Geelong Highland Gathering, Scottish Dancing, Highland Dancing, Pipe Bands, Bagpipes, Festival, Music, child-friendly, Geelong, Victoria, March, 2019,
Image Source: Geelong Highland Gathering Facebook Page


The day will commence at 9am with the Highland Dancers, before the official opening at 10am. From 10am there will be Pipe Bands, Country Dancers, and Scottish Dogs, before the South Pacific Heavy Games Championships commence at 11:30am.

In the afternoon, the Pipe Band Championships will take place, followed by the Massed Bands Display.

Geelong Highland Gathering, Scottish Dancing, Highland Dancing, Pipe Bands, Bagpipes, Festival, Music, child-friendly, Geelong, Victoria, March, 2019,
The 42nd Royal Highland Regiment (Image Source: Geelong Highland Gathering Website)


Other things to look forward to include:
Swordplay tournaments
The clan march at 9:50am
The 42nd Royal Highland Regiment

Free programs will be available on the day, so grab a copy to make sure you don't miss out on anything you're keen to see.

Geelong Highland Gathering, Scottish Dancing, Highland Dancing, Pipe Bands, Bagpipes, Festival, Music, child-friendly, Geelong, Victoria, March, 2019,
There will be a number of Swordplay Tournaments at the event (Image Source: Geelong Highland Gathering Website)


For the children, there will be a jumping castle and petting zoo, plus the Scottish Dogs, which are sure to be popular.

Geelong Highland Gathering, Scottish Dancing, Highland Dancing, Pipe Bands, Bagpipes, Festival, Music, child-friendly, Geelong, Victoria, March, 2019,
Scottish Dogs will be at the Geelong Highland Gathering (Image Source: Geelong Highland Gathering Website)


A variety of food and beverages (including alcohol) will be available to purchase, as well as other items.

Geelong Highland Gathering, Scottish Dancing, Highland Dancing, Pipe Bands, Bagpipes, Festival, Music, child-friendly, Geelong, Victoria, March, 2019,
Soft toys for sale at the 2017 event (Image Source: Geelong Highland Gathering facebook page)


Entry Fees
The cost of entry to the event is as follows:

Adults $15
Concession $10
Children (aged 5-16) $8
Children under 5 are free
Family (2 adults and 2 children) $40

Please note that you'll need to bring cash, as there are no ATMs at the venue.




For more information and updates, visit the official website or Facebook page.

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Why? To experience the magic of the pipe bands, Scottish dancing, and more
When: 9am-6pm on sunday the 17th of March 2019
Where: Osborne Park, Oval No.1, 1-41 Swinburne Street, North Geelong, VIC
Cost: Entry prices vary from $15 for an adult, $10 concession, $8 for children, and under 5s are free.
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