at the

Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village

6155 Arner Townline, Kingsville, Canada  (directions)  


  • The Gates will be open from 8am until 6pm.
  • Competitions, Demonstrations and the 5K Run/Walk will all be held from 8am onwards.
  • Opening Ceremonies, including a Colour Guard, Clan Parade and Massed Pipe Bands will be held from noon until 1pm.
  • The Mayors’ Haggis Hurl will be held prior to the Opening Ceremonies. 
  • Competitions and Demonstrations will continue throughout the afternoon.
  • Closing ceremonies will commence on the main field at 4pm.

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General Information

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  • Cash and debit/credit cards are accepted at the Gate, General Merchandise Sales Booth and for Alcohol Tickets.    Many vendors will also accept cards. 
  • What to bring:  Lawn chair/blanket, water bottle, umbrella (rain or shine!), hat/sunscreen
  • What NOT to bring:  No outside food and beverages including alcohol.  No smoking or vaping products. (All bags will be checked at the gate)
  • Parking:  There is ample free parking plus accessible spaces.  All parking on a first come basis.
  • Leashed mild-tempered dogs on leash at all times are allowed but not on the 5K event or in the Museum or buildings. 

No rain checks

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Pipe Band & Solo - Highland Dancing - Heavy Events - Tug-of-War - 5K Walk/Run

  • Grade 1 to 5 Pipe Bands are invited to compete at Kingsville-Essex Highland Games for 2024;
  • Highland Dancing is one of the cornerstone events at Highland Games throughout the world;
  • In the Scottish Athletic Heavy Events Competition male and female athletes will compete in various events including the caber toss plus weights for height and distance; (Details and application form)
  • The top of the Tug of War teams of ten will be awarded trophy and prize money in this test of strength against each other; (Click here for information)
  • Enjoy the trails throughout the beautiful Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village in this 5K celebration of Scottish and Celtic culture. Tartan and plaids are welcome with optional wearing of a kilt;  (Details and how to apply)
Pipeband Competition
Highland Dancing
Heavy Events
Heavy Events
Tug Of War
Tug Of War
5K Walk/Run
5K Walk/Run

Clans and Heritage

Clan Village, Jacobite Encampment, Rangers of Govannas

  • Clan Societies and Clan Members sharing stories and connections; (Click for details and registration form)
  • How the Jacobites lived, dressed and went to war during the times of the 5 Jacobite risings
  • Learn about medieval weaponry, armor and encampments plus take on the Rangers of Govannas in a Rumble


Clan Village
Clan Village
Jacobite Encampment
Jacobite Encampment
Rangers of Govannas
Rangers of Govannas


Mayor's Haggis Hurl, Sheep Herding,  Scottish Tea Room & Art Exhibition

  • Mayors Haggis Hurl with mayors from the Windsor Essex region competing for the bragging rights of Chief Haggis Hurler.
  • Sheep Herding as a seasoned sheep herder works closely with her talented border collie to rally a herd of sheep into one pen;
  • Join us for tea, coffee, treats, music from Todd Porter and art from the Arts Society of Kingsville;


Haggis Hurl
Mayor's Haggis Hurl
Sheep Herding
Sheep Herding
Museum Tea Room & Art Exhibition
Scottish Tea Room and Art Exhibition