Online Ticket Admission Charges

  • Early Bird Ticket Deal available until end June which means WE pay the booking fee.
  • Adult: £13.50 (plus booking fee)
  • Children (5 – 15): £4 (plus booking fee)
  • Under 5’s: Free
  • Programmes £4.00 plus booking fee (programmes collected at gates. If you wish one posted out, please email - for price and postage fee)
  • All Seating: Free, first come first served basis
  • Car Parking: Free

Ticket Admission Charges on Day

  • Adult: £15.00
  • Children (5 – 15): £5
  • Under 5’s: Free
  • Programmes £5.00
  • All Seating: Free, first come first served basis
  • Car Parking: Free

No refunds will be given to competitors for entry tickets

Competitors should note that admission will be charged, enabling them to compete in each and every event: there are no individual event entry fees payable.

Entry to all events is Free of Charge and is carried out by pre-registering following our link on the Home Page of this website. Please report to the Secretary’s tent at least 30 minutes prior to your first event except for the Hill Race, check in for this will close at 2.30pm on the day. All dancers and Hill Race competitors will be issued with numbers from the Secretary’s tent on the day. The Hill Race will be restricted to 150 competitors.

  • Free Car Parking
  • Competitors may use the Business Centre car park as a drop off point for themselves and their equipment. All competitors parking must be at the main car park in the Castle grounds.
  • Visitors in cars should use the parking available within the grounds of Aboyne Castle: follow the signs on the A93. Shuttle buses will operate as required.
  • Touring buses should park at Aboyne Academy, Bridgeview Road.
  • Only disabled badge holders and exhibitors passes holders will be allowed to park on the Green. Exhibitor passes must be applied for, through the secretary, prior to the day of The Games.

Aboyne Highland Games sales items, e.g. programmes, admission tickets, products etc are for fundraising purposes to benefit the games and the people that attend.

Standing in Gangways

It is requested that spectators refrain from standing in gangways and open spaces in front of seated spectators. This particularly applies to the centre aisle of the enclosure

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