UPDATE: 158th Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival moved to September long weekend in 2021
Due to current public health orders, the 158th Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival will not be held at Topaz Park on the May long weekend. As per 2020, the Games will be moved to the September long weekend and will be held at a location to be determined.
Depending upon public health orders, the Games will be live-streamed or open for public attendance.
Having held the Games in Victoria continuously since 1864, including the two World Wars, and now the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, our event is the longest running Highland Games in Canada.
Regardless of how the 2021 Games are presented, we look forward to welcoming you personally to the 159th Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival in 2022 at Topaz Park on the May long weekend!
On Sunday, September 6, 2020 the 157th Games were held at the Craigflower Manor property and livestreamed on the CHEK News and VHGA facebook sites. The Chieftain of the Games was Richard Linzey.
The livestream resulted in 36,000 views! Due to the public health orders in place, no spectators were present on the property.
Only participants and Games coordinators were on site and the total number of people never exceeded 50 people at any time.
Masks and hand sanitizer stations were the rule of the day to ensure the good health of all involved.
The livestream of the 2020 Games can be found at CHEK’s Facebook Page and the following video summarizes the day’s events.