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In Person, July 17 & 18, 2021

Arizona Highland Games and Gathering


The Northern Arizona Celtic Heritage Society is proud to announce two celebrations of Celtic Culture.

Our IN PERSON Arizona Highland Games and Gathering will take place in Williams, AZ on July 17-18, 2021.  Due to COVID-19 we are presenting this event in Williams as they have lifted restrictions for in person events.  If you are not Covid vaccinated, we ask that you wear a mask. In addition, we ask everyone to respect others personal space.

Rodeo Grounds, 750 Airport Rd., Williams


Athletics – Continuous each day with breaks for Highland Dance



  • 10:30
  • Noon
  • 2:30


  • Noon
  • 2:30

Piping – Check in piping area for competition and kitchen piping



  • 10:00 – Knockabouts
  • 11:00 – Wicked Tinkers
  • Noon - parade in main field
  • 1:00 – Whisky Tasting
  • 2:00 - Knockabouts
  • 3:00 – Wicked Tinkers
  • 4:00 – Knockabouts
  • 5:00 – Wicked Tinkers


  • 10:00 – Knockabouts
  • 11:00 – Wicked Tinkers
  • Noon - parade in main field
  • 1:00 - Whisky Tasting
  • 2:00 – Knockabouuts
  • 3:00 – Wicked Tinkers

Event Hours

  • Saturday 9:00 - 6:00
  • Sunday 9:00 - 4:00

Tickets will be available at the gate.

Ticket Prices

  • Adult - 1 day - $15.00
  • Adult - 2 day - $25.00
  • Child (age 5-12) - 1 day - $5.00
  • Child (age 5-12) - 2 day - $10.00

The event will include:

  • Athletics.
  • Dance.
  • Piping.
  • Kid’s activities.
  • Clans.
  • Societies.
  • And both food and merchandise vendors.

Don't forget there will be:

  • Live entertainment.
  • Beer.
  • Whisky.
  • And fun.

Dry camping is available on site, or, check our website for special rates at our host hotels!

Well socialized dogs are welcome and doggie comfort stations will be maintained by High Country Humane.

For updated information and contests with prizes, visit us on FACEBOOK. 

Our VIRTUAL Arizona Highland Celtic Festival will run for the entire month of July 2021.  This celebration includes many facets of Celtic Heritage from each of the 8 Celtic regions.  Learn about:

  • Recipes both old and new.
  • Hear the sound of gaitas, bagpipes from Spain and Welsh bagpipes as well.
  • Delve into the world of Celtic languages and see if you can pick up a few phrases.
  • Gather your family for fun filled craft activities.
  • Join us for a virtual Tea with Diana Gabaldon, author of the Outlander series.

To experience this VIRTUAL Arizona Highland Celtic Festival, visit NACHS on YouTube




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THANK YOU for your support

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Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff
Builders First Source builders first choice
City of Flagstaff/BBB Revenues

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Flagstaff 365 Flagstaff 365
Flagstaff Arts Council flagstaff arts council
Harkins Theatres harkins theatres
Henderson's Pipes, Drums, Uniforms hendersons
Hufford, Horstman, Mongini, Parnell & Tucker, P.C. huffman
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