Bundanoon Highland Gathering Festival
62 Erith Street Bundanoon Village and Oval, Bundanoon, NSW, 2578, Australia
1st April 2017
The fortieth anniversary, annual Highland Gathering Festival is where Bundanoon becomes Brigadoon for a day. If you're looking for the perfect family day out then head to Australia's premier Scottish Highland Gathering - Bundanoon is Brigadoon. Scotland, with a wee bit of Aussie flavour. The gathering is a non-profit, charity event that readily distributes the funds from the day to local charities and volunteer groups that assist the organisers. Enjoy a street parade with marching pipe bands, Clan Societies, children's decorated floats, The Tartan Warriors: Bundanoon Stones of Manhood, Mary Kiani: Scottish Singer, String Loaded Fiddle Band: Bob MacInnes and Friends: Fiddler performing in the Fiddlers Tent, Scottish Highland and Country Dancing, 120 specialty crafts, souvenirs and food stalls. During March there is a series of Festival events leading up to Brigadoon for full information check out the website. The Inaugural "Australian Highland Heavy Weight Events Championship" will be performed by the Tartan Warriors. There are five separate individual challenges Shot Putt, Weight for Distance, Weight for Height, Heavy Caber and Hammer Throw. At the oval, experience massed bands, highland and Scottish country dancing, traditional and not-so-traditional highland games and the Southern Highlands Kennel and Obedience Club.