Saturday 14th September 2024

0930 hrs



Lots of Events take place throughout the day all at the same time.

Pipe Band Parade down Atholl Road to Recreation Ground commences at 11.30 hrs, from Station Road

Please do not inquire about a Stall, we have a large Waiting List and this is currently not being added to.

Dogs welcome on a lead.

 Admission Ticket does not include parking as this depends on weather / ground conditions leading up to Games Day. 

Parking ticket  £5.00

If ground is firm there are limited areas for Blue Badge Holders in the park, if full then it is into adjacent field.

There are plastic walkways around the ground.



For Group Bookings contact: Alice McCormick | 07724 337938 | email:


The 170th Games were  held on 10th September and to celebrate this, we held a Pipe Tune Competition.

We had over 100 entries from as far afield as Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain as well as from right here in Scotland, and the winner was  Niall Matheson

Congratulations Niall, and a big Thank You to all of the entrants

SOME INFO ON THE          GAMES - Gates open 0930 hrs. 

Games open 1015 hrs

No cover if wet. Wear Strong footwear

Plenty of food stalls around the Arena.

Highland Dancing Competitions - all day

Individual Piping Competitions - all day

Pipe Bands - Parade down Atholl Road from 11.30 hrs and Competition commences at 1.00 pm

Heavy Events - Tossing the Caber, Throwing the Hammer etc - these Events take place throughout the day

Track Events - Running, Cycling, Childrens Races etc

Tug o'War Championship - afternoon

Drum Majors Demo around 1645hrs if time permits

Massed Bands around 4.30 - 5pm.

Attractions at the Games:


Pitlochry Highland Games Secretary: Alice McCormick | Tel: 07724 337938 | Email: | Privacy Policy

Registered as a Scottish Charity under Scottish Charity Number SC041070

Thanks to Bill Robertson, Colin Liddell MBE and David Brown for the photographs.