Note! In contrast to past years, the athletic competition will be on Saturday only.

On Sunday, we are pleased to host professional demonstrations as well as an opportunity for audience participation in feats of strength!

Highland Games

The Columbus Scottish Festival is proud to host the 2024 Annual Highland Games on the Clara Elizabeth Robertson Memorial Athletic Field at the Bartholomew County Fairgrounds in Columbus, Indiana on Saturday September 7.

The Highland Games will be an open, amateur competition. To compete, please follow the link below to register online. For questions, contact the Athletics Chairman at

2023 Highland Games Winners

Men’s Master Class . . . Jadon Prifogle
Women’s Masters Class . . . Dawn Higgins
Men’s Open Class . . . Alex Griffith
Women’s Open Class . . . Cheyenne Hutchens
Men’s Novice Class . . . Braden Allen