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Saturday 3rd August 2024

The Traditional Highland Games

Having formed in 1867, Aboyne is regarded as "The Traditional Highland Games". We continue to
attract thousands of visitors to witness the annual display and competition of Scottish culture in one
of the most scenic parts of Aberdeenshire.


On The Day

A warm welcome awaits you annually on the First Saturday of August in the heart of Royal Deeside
in the village of Aboyne.

Full Programme


Pre-registration is required for all competitors in the Dancing, Piping, Fiddle, Tug o’War and Hill Race. Click the link below to register online.

Competitor Registration

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Registered in Scotland SC187424. Registered Scottish Charity SC040590