TRAVELS: 31st annual Scottish Festival & Highland Games

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Date(s) - 06/16/2017 - 06/17/2017
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Hamilton Lakes

Experience the best of Scotland June 16 & June 17

1 p.m.-10 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday

In Itasca just 49 minutes from Waukegan and 1 hr. from Kenosha


The largest Scottish cultural organization in North America, the Chicago Scots, is back for the 31st year to provide entertainment and Scottish culture with a modern twist with their annual Scottish Festival and Highland Games.

The beloved summer celebration takes place Friday, June 16, and Saturday, June 17 at Hamilton Lakes in Itasca.

The event is the largest festival of its kind in the Midwest featuring an extravaganza of activities and attractions from the Caber Toss to the Highland Dance to the Dogs of Scotland.

The festival is held at Hamilton Lakes, Itasca located at I-290 and Thorndale Avenue. Parking will be available on pavement in parking garages. Parking will be $5 per vehicle for parking on both Friday, June 16 and Saturday, June 17 or guests may purchase a two-day parking pass for $8.For more information, event schedules, competition registration forms or to purchase tickets, visit or call 708.426.7149.


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