Murray Highland Festival
17th Lancers Pipe Band
Independence Bank is paying your admission fee this year! No charge to attend!
900 Heavy Athletic Competition Begins
930 17th Lancers Pipe Band
1000 Sheep Herding Demonstration
1000-1045 Highland Reign, Amphitheater
1100-1130 Murphy Highland Dancers, Ampthitheater
1130 Gathering of the Clans
1145 Opening Ceremony, Amphitheater
1230 17th Lancers Pipe Band
1230-1255 Murphy Highland Dancers, Ampthitheater
1130-1230 Wee Bairns Competition Registration, Wee Bairns area
1245 Wee Bairns Competition
1:00-2:00 Highland Reign, Amphitheater
2:15-2:45 Murphy Highland Dancers, Ampthitheater
2:30 17th Lancers Pipe Band
3:00 to 3:45 Highland Reign, Amphitheater
Fresh off a successful 2015 Competition Season, this Pipe Band is a crowd pleaser!! Our resident piper, Ed Smith, joins fellow pipes and drums to perform traditional Pipe Band favorites.
Open throughout the day: Scottish Clan Tents, Vendor Tents, Vikings North America Demonstrations, Sheep Herding Demos and Livestock Exhibits, Scottish Highland Games and Piping demos
Deeply Rooted Farms Highland Cattle
Weavers of the Murray Art Guild
Sheep and Border Collie Herding, Greg Northcutt
Vikings North America
Back by popular demand! Highland Reign, a Scot-American folk rock band from Indianapolis, Indiana takes the stage for three performances at the festival and at the Ceilidh after the festival. Leslie Miller is the lead vocalist who also plays the bagpipes and Bodhran. He is joined by Patrick Norris on guitar and Brian McClure on fiddle.
Map of Central Park, Murray, Ky located on Acadia Drive
October 22, 2016
The 2017 Festival date is October 28th!
Keeney Scottish Tinkerer
Tokens of Antiquity
Peace, Love, Barnwood
Aire Castle Stained Glass
Western Kentucky Highland Society
Wee Bairn Games
Awards given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. Age classes are 5-8 year olds and 9-12 year olds.
All participants will receive a medal. The medals have been brought from Scotland and were made especially for the Murray Highland Festival.
Each child must have a legal guardian present to be able to sign up for the games. Registration begins 30 minutes before the Wee Bairn games begin.
Clans and Societies will be added as they are confirmed up to the date of the festival
Clan Donald Clan McLaren Clan McTavish Clan McKintosh Clan Davidson
Clan MacGregor Clan McKinnon
Clan Napier Clan Pollock
Clan Shaw Clan Cochran
Sons of the Confederate Veterans