On Saturday 15th September, the Highland Games return to Kirkcaldy and – as before – we remain a world first … the only Highland Games be to staged on a beach! Our Waterfront provides the perfect stage from which to view this unique combination of culture, sport and entertainment.
Kirkcaldy’s Waterfront is set to present the fourth UK Beach Highland Games on Saturday 15th September, hosted by the local BID Company, Kirkcaldy4All.
It is an event in the town’s calendar that’s not to be missed. What’s more, it is free to watch. Lots is planned, not only to entertain folk of all ages but to encourage participation – all starting from 10.30am.
There will be Highland dancing, athletic running events and the traditional heavy events – all on the beach. The storm road will also be home to local stall holders. After the Games, make the most of the day and wander back to the town centre to one of Kirkcaldy’s numerous cafes, restaurants and bars. The Games are a spectacle like no other set against the stunning Firth of Forth – colourful displays of dance together with races, the evocative pipes and more.
10.30 – Parade and pipe band
10.45 – Official opening of the Games
11.00 – Games begin
Full athletics programme, Highland dancing and Heavy events
12.00 – Pipe band march
12.30 – Kids’ races
13.00 – 60m Scottish Beach Championship Race
13.10 – Full athletics programme continues
13.45 – Relays, adults and youth races
14.30 – Grand finale and closing ceremony
Stalls, Refreshments & More!
The Waterfront will have a selection of stalls selling, promoting and sharing all kinds of produce and information on the day … including several community charities: