Highland Fling

Highland Fling – September 8th-9th, 2018

Highland Games Championship: Saturday, September8th

Come be a spectator in celebration of Scottish and Celtic culture with the Highland Games! The Annual Highland Heavy Games Championships will be held all day Saturday on the Joust Field.

Kid’s Shamrock Scramble

Come join us for this FREE Celtic version of musical chairs. Last one standing on a shamrock wins! Held daily at 10:45am at the Washer Well Stage.

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Hula Hoop Contest

You don’t have to jump through hoops to enter; you just need to be the last man, woman, or child hula hooping to win! Join in for FREE each day at 12:45pm at the Washer Well Stage.

Costume Contest

Showcase your best garb in this week’s FREE costume contest! Held daily at 1:15pm at the Washer Well Stage.

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Haggis Eating Competition

Channel your Scottish forefathers and race to finish your plate of Haggis the fastest. Join us for this FREE contest held daily at 2:45pm at the Washer Well Stage.

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Potato Sack Races

May the luck of the Irish be with you whilst you race to the finish line! Join us daily for the FREE competition at 3:00pm near the Washer Well Stage.


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Best Kilt Competition

Show off those legs! Join our FREE Kilt Competition and see if you are the kind of plaid! Held daily at 5:00pm at the Washer Well Stage.

Villager Bingo

Can you find them all? Play Villager Bingo for FREE and win a FREE festival ride. Pick up your card at the Info Booth at the Front Gate. All day!

Weekend Promotions

Celebration of Cities (Omaha NE, Lincoln NE & Council Bluffs IA)

Residents from these cities will recieve $3 off their admission ticket when they present proof of residency at our box office.

Harvesters Food Drive 

Donate 5 non-perishable food items and receive a Buy One, Get One ticket opportunity on a regular priced Adult admission ticket! Please, no expired food!

Biker Weekend

Show a valid motorcycle license at the Festival Box Office and save $5 on your admission! Discount cannot be combined with any other offers.

Artisan Appreciation Weekends

The first three weekends (Sept 2nd through 17th) of the Festival, our patrons will be able to support their favorite shoppes’ & get rewarded! Turn in your receipts totaling $150 or more and receive one free admission ticket to return on one of the remaining weekends!