The Canberra Burns Club Highland Gathering and ACT Pipe Band Championships 2019

Community Event

12 Oct 2019

The Canberra Burns Club Highland Gathering is an annual free event, being held on Kett Street, Kambah Oval. The gathering offers a day of traditional Scottish activities including the ACT Pipe Band championships with bands from around Australia competing.

Enjoy the Scottish Highland Dancing Competition, Scottish themed markets and watch the many Pipe Bands compete in the ACT Pipe Band Championship. The Tartan Warriors provide an amazing exhibition of heavy athletics including the lifting of the heavy stones. There are many more activities and band displays held throughout the day.

Taste the food from a variety of food trucks including traditional Scottish food such as Haggis and more. Check out the many Clan tents and the Canberra Scottie Dogs, visit the children’s corner for face painting and jumping castle and other activities. Concluding at 5pm with a final Massed Bands this is a fun day out for all the family.


Bar Cafe Carpark Caters for hearing impairment Caters for vision impairment Coach Parking Disabled access available Family Family Friendly Kiosk Parents Room Pet Friendly Public Toilet Restaurant Wheelchair access


Free Entry

Event Times

12 Oct 2019

Annual Event


Kambah Oval

Kett Street, Oval, Kambah, 2902

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