Games Festival: Sunday, June 9 - 15, 2019


Tuesday, June 11th

12pm Flag Raising Moncton City Hall 

7pm  Free Outdoor Concert  Moncton Riverfront park  

Wednesday, June 12th

12pm Flag Raising Town of Riverview

7pm  Free Outdoor Concert  Riverfront Gazebo - Riverview 

Friday, June 14th

5:30pm-7pm  Heavy Athletic Workshop (Free)  Hal Betts sports field Learn and throw some of the heavy events including the world famous Caber Toss (registration is required)  Contact


This year, we will be hosting a Celtic Music Festival on the evening of Friday June 15 starting at 6:00 PM, featuring a great lineup of award-winning Celtic and East Coast entertainers. This promises to be an evening of some fine entertainment that is sure to have people dancing in the aisles. There will be bar service provided, and food will be available as well.

Games Day: Saturday, June 15, 2019 All activities are at Hal Betts Sportsplex

:30am                 Grounds Open

8:30am                 Registration for Highland Dance, Piping and Drumming Competition 

8:30am- 12pm     Individual Piping and Drumming Competition

8:30am - 4:30pm  Highland Dance Competition

 9am                        Food and Craft Vendors Open 

9am-5pm               Salmon Fly Casting 

                                 Archery      (Demonstrations (Participation) 

10am                       Heavy Athletics (CSAF CANADIAN LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIPS)

 10am                      5km Tartan Run

 10am & 2pm         Sheep Dog Trials 

 11am - 5pm           Entertainment - Pub Tent 

 12pm - 12:30pm   Opening Ceremonies with Massed Bands - Parade Square 

 1:30pm - 5pm        Pipe Band Competitions - Parade Square 

 5:15pm -6pm         Awards/ Closing Ceremonies with Massed Bands 

 5:30pm - closing    Kitchen Party in the House Ceilidh Tent 


9:00 -11:00 – Various Recorded Celtic Artists

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM - TBA

12:30 PM - 1:15 PM - TBA

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM - TBA

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM - TBA

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM - TBA

4:30 PM - 5:15 PM - TBA

Sunday, June 16th, 2019

 Kirkin of the Tartan Service 

Trinity United Church, Old Coach Road 

Saturday June 15, 2019 Heavy Events Schedule


Daily schedule of Events

9:00am  Women's/Juniors

BraeMar Stone Throw

9:30am  Women's/Juniors

Open Stone

10:00am U200 Canadian Lightweight Championships

Open Stone Competition

10:30am Women's/Juniors

Heavy Hammer

11:00am  U200 Canadian Lightweight Championships

Heavy Weight for Distance

11:30am Women's/Juniors

Light Hammer

12:00pm  Opening  Ceremonies  

12:30pm   U200 Canadian Lightweight Championships

Light Weight for Distance

1pm  Junior/Ams/Ladies

Sheaf Toss

1:30pm  U200 Canadian Lightweight Championships

Heavy Hammer

2:00pm Women's/Juniors

Heavy weight for distance

2:30pm  U200 Canadian Lightweight Championships

Light Hammer

3:00pm Women's/Juniors

Light weight for distance

3:30pm U200 Canadian Lightweight Championships

Weight over Bar

4:00pm Junior/Ams/Ladies

World Famous Caber Toss

4:30pm U200 Canadian Lightweight Championships

World Famous Caber Toss

4:30pm Junior/Ams/Ladies

Weight over Bar

5:00pm U200 Canadian Lightweight Championships

Challenge event Sheaf

*Please note event times are approximate and are subject to change at any time to maintain schedule.