2016 Embro Highland Games Schedule (tentative)  (see individual pages for detailed schedules)

 8:00 a.m.           Highland Dance Registration Opens

8:00 a.m.            Road Race Registration Opens

8:30 a.m.            Solo Piping & Solo Drumming Competitions begin

9:00 a.m.            Road Race Starts (all events – 2km, 5 km and 10 km)

9:00 a.m.            Highland Dance Competitions begin

9:30 a.m.            Memorial Tug-of-War Championships

10:30 a.m.           Sheep Herding Demonstration (shows at 10:30, 1, and 3 pm)

11:00 a.m.           Roast Beef Dinner in the Hall (served to 2 p.m.)  Hosted by the Knox Presbyterian Church, Embro

11:00 a.m.           Ontario Heavy Event Championships begin

11:30 a.m.           Outdoor Licensed Refreshment Area (opens for the day)  Hosted by the Harrington Community Club

12:00 p.m.          Children’s Scottish Activities 12 – 3 pm (for 12 & under with a parent, check in at Visitor tent)

12:30 p.m.          OPENING CEREMONIES (on the main stage)

12:30 p.m.          Highland Dance Awards for Pre-Premier Dancers (in the arena)

1:00 p.m.            Massed Bands

1:15 p.m.              Pipe Band Competitions begin

1:30 p.m.             Highland Dancing Competition resumes

1:30 p.m.            Amateur Heavy & Athletic Events begin

2:00 p.m.            Youth Athletic Events (under the trees on the east grounds)

4:00 p.m.            Live Music  (set # 1) (in the refreshment area)

5:00 p.m.            Massed Bands

5:30 p.m.            Live Music (set # 2)

7:15 p.m.             Live Music (set # 3)


Don’t miss these exciting venues open all day:

Scottish Concessions and Clan Tents in the Vendor Mall

British Car Show

Highland Cattle

Visitor & Volunteer Services  (Zorra Caledonia Society items for sale – History book, DVD, Tartan ties, caps & scarves)