Events in Edmonton and Sherwood Park
In September, immerse yourself in the rich Celtic culture as Centennial Park in Canmore comes alive with vibrant colors of tartans and the enchanting sounds of bagpipes during the annual Canmore Highland Games. Prepare to unleash your inner Scot with an array of exciting experiences – from the delightful Taste of the Highlands to the spirited Canmore Highland Games, and culminating in the lively Canmore Ceilidh. All of these events take place against the stunning backdrop of the Rockies on Labour Day weekend.
Savor the diverse flavors of spirits, mead, and ale at the Taste of the Highlands. Bring your entire family to partake in the Highland Games – explore the clans’ exhibits, witness the display of strength in heavy sports, peruse the Celtic market’s offerings, marvel at the sheepdogs’ skills, and immerse yourself in the captivating competitions of highland dancing, piping, and drumming. Indulge your senses with a Scotch tasting, relish the delectable food options, quench your thirst while enjoying live Celtic music in the beer garden, and uncover a showcase of British automobiles.
Feel your inhibitions fade away as you embrace your inner Scot at the Canmore Ceilidh – a kitchen-party style celebration featuring traditional music and dance.