2016 Programme  

The Inverness Highland Games will be staged in Bught Park Stadium on Saturday 16th July 2016. This year's Games will be followed by a free party in the Clan Village starring the Highland Swing Band and The Full Tilt Ceilidh Band commencing at 18;00; and we also have a special boxing tournament scheduled for 19:00 and the Highland Trucker of the Year Presentation scheduled for 19:30. (And if that is not enough - you want to see what we have planned for Sunday 17th July at our big free show The Inverness Gala!)

10:30 Gates Open
11:00 Traders Village and Exhibitions
11:00 Solo Piping Commences
11:00 Highland Dancing Commences
11:00 Primary School Shinty Sixes
11:30 Junior Athletics - Track and Field Events
12:00 Chieftains Welcome and Opening Ceremony
12:10 Inverness Highland Games Hall of Fame Ceremony
12:15 Mass Highland Fling
12.30 Senior Heavies
13.00 Senior Track and Field Events
13.00 Senior Field Events

Heavies (Male)
12:30 Scots Hammer
13:00 Weight For Distance
14:00 Braemar Stone
14:45 Weight Over the Bar
15:30 Tossing the Caber
16:30 Stonemason's Stone
18:00 The Post Games Party
19:00 Boxing Tournament
(All times approximate)

Entertainment Programme - Saturday
11:00 Primary School Shinty (Stadium)
11:45 Inverness Military Wives Choir (Stadium)
11:50 University Choir of Leuven, Belgium (Stadium)
12:00 Opening Ceremony(Stadium)
12:00 Anne Dickson & Calum Beange (Gathering Tent)
13:00 Amy Henderson & Friends (Gathering Tent)
13:10 Scottish Country Dancers (Stadium)
13:20 City of Inverness Pipe Band
14:00 Royal British Legion Parade (Stadium)
14:00 Anne Dickson & Calum Beange (Gathering Tent)
14:15 Drumhead Service (Showfield Arena)
14:30 Tug of War (Showfield Arena)
14:20 Northern Constabulary Pipe Band (Stadium)
15:00 Strathisla Pipe Band (Stadium)
15:00 Amy Henderson & Friends (Gathering Tent)
16:00 The Full Tilt Ceilidh Band (Gathering Tent)
16:15 Massed Pipes and Drums
18:00 Highland Swing Band (Clan Village)
19:30 Trucker of the Year (Clan Village)
20:00 The Full Tilt Ceilidh Band (Clan Village)

Inverness Gala Entertainment - Sunday
10:00 Shinty Sixes (Arena)
12:00 Farewell Parade of TruckNess Trucks (Bottom Road)
12:00 Highland Swing Band (Clan Village)
12:00 NTS Folk with Jeff Maclean (Gathering Tent)
13:00 Inverness Traditional Experience (Gathering Tent)
13:00 The Highlands Strongest Man Competition (Showfield)
13:00 The Highlands Strongest Women Competition) Showfield
14:00 The Inverness Wheelbarrow Grand Prix (Bottom Road)
14:00 Tin Pan Alley Band (Clan Village)
14:00 Nick Firth and Friends (Gathering Tent)