Aberdeen's Highland Games

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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, Aberdeen Highland Games, scheduled for Hazlehead Park on June 21st has been cancelled.


Stay at home Highland Games

Celebrate Aberdeen Highland Games from your garden, take part in our stay at home Highland Games for your chance to WIN a family pass for Aberdeen Highland Games 2021. 

Competition Results 2019

Sunday 21 June 2020
10am - 5.30pm
Hazlehead Park, Hazlehead Avenue, Aberdeen AB15 8BJ

Aberdeen’s Highland Games returns to Hazlehead Park on Sunday 21 June 2020. A highlight on the Aberdeen summer calendar, it promises to be a day full of family entertainment, including traditional Scottish Highland Games competitions, pipe band championships and solo piping competitions, as well as a funfair, family entertainment stage performances, free children’s activities, catering outlets and a beer tent.

Aberdeen’s Highland Games attracts between 8,000 and 15,000 people annually so it’s sure to be a great day out!

Watch this space as the day schedule and competitors programme will be posted in April 2020! Online tickets will also be available from mid-April. 

Aberdeen Highland Games


Further information including entry forms for all the competitions can be found on the Competition Information page.

Bancon Homes Mascot Challenge

The first ever Aberdeen Highland Games mascot competition was won by Pantosaurus – NSPCC childline.  If you would like to challenge Pantosaurus for the chance to become the 2020 Bancon Homes Aberdeen Mascot Highland Games Champion then please contact cityevents@aberdeencity.gov.uk or complete the application form: 


Please note entries will be restricted to a maximum of 10 mascots, if oversubscribed places will be allocated via a ballot after the closing date on May 1 2020.


Timetable of Mascot Competition: 

Craft Market

Applications are now open for Trade and Charity stalls at this year's event. If you would like to be considered for a stall at the 2020 Aberdeen Highland Games then  please complete the application form: 


Additional activities

The event will have a number of FREE activities for all ages. Watch this space for additional activities information and our full line up for the family entertainment stage. 

Getting to Hazlehead Park

Hazlehead Park is located on Hazlehead Avenue, AB15 8BJ. See the Hazlehead Park Location Map

For bus information please see the bus company websites: 

Bike stands are located in front of the pond at the café.

Contact details

For more information please email cityevents@aberdeencity.gov.uk

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