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Fairhill Scottish Games

4600 Telegraph Rd, Elkton, MD 21921-2651
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Once Upon A Kilt

Just north of Elkton, Maryland (south of Newark, Delaware, and the Pa. State line) is over 6,000... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
wayne h
A Flying Scottsman

The Scottish Games have been held at Fair Hill (MD.) State recreational area north of elkton, MD... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2015
wayne417
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North East, Maryland
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4600 Telegraph Rd, Elkton, MD 21921-2651
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Just north of Elkton, Maryland (south of Newark, Delaware, and the Pa. State line) is over 6,000 acres of the William duPont estate (former) called Fair Hill. This amazing landscape offers nature trails and a center; streams, an amazing Equestrian Facility that trains Thoroughbred Horses,...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2015

The Scottish Games have been held at Fair Hill (MD.) State recreational area north of elkton, MD. and runs to the edge of Newark, Delaware. Over 5,800 acres allow Fair hill to be one of the best Thoroughbred Training Centers (i,e,, Animal Kingdom) in the...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2015

We love this event and go every year. However, my family is full of bag pipe lovers who also enjoy watching large men and women hurl large objects (caber toss etc). The massed band performances (hundreds of bag pipers playing together) are truly special. However,...More

1  Thank Melindaprof
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Reviewed 20 May 2015

My husband, myself and friends go this event every year. One of the things we enjoy most is that it is an outdoor event and dogs are allowed. This year, without any explanation, it was announced our furry friends were no longer welcome. Adding to...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2015

This year was the first time my husband and I have attended the Fairhill Scottish Games. We had looked forward to the event for months. While we had fun, I doubt we'll be heading back. The crowd was huge, making it hard to get close...More

1  Thank Ellen W
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Reviewed 15 January 2015

Bring your blanket and basket. But there are lots of venders to choose from. The event is continuous lot's to see. Plenty of bench space. Get there when the gates open. Plenty of directed parking.

2  Thank Ed T
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Reviewed 4 November 2014

We've attended these games for years, and have never found any others that even come close in size, quality, number of vendors, entertainers and events. The mid day mass pipe bands are the biggest I've ever seen. The Gathering has grown in popularity over the...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2014

This is a very nice family event with lots of activities, vendors and food. You can also bring your well behaved dog tot he event. Includes Scottish music, bagpipes and drums, dog herding sheep, Scottish dancing. Artistic craftsmen exhibit and also display their skills.

2  Thank RH740
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Reviewed 12 June 2014

We've been going to these annual games in Fair Hill, MD for many years. It's not like a Renaissance Fair or a carnival. You can sit in the stands and watch the hammer throw, sheaf toss, etc. Many of the competitors return year after year,...More

2  Thank wildmommms
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Reviewed 7 September 2013

for a Scottish experience. Very traditional treatment of Scottish Games you would find in Scotland. Piping groups were excellent and Scottish country dancing was very good.

1  Thank GeeGeeThompson99
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