New Hampshire’s Loon Mountain to Host Highland Games Sept. 21-23

By AlpineZone News |
Sep 13 2007 - 09:41 AM

LINCOLN, New Hampshire — Loon Mountain, in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, hosts the 32nd annual New Hampshire Highland Games September 21-23, 2007. The Games are presented by The New Hampshire Gathering of the Scottish Clans, Inc., a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the furtherance of the music, dance, athletics, and customs of the Scottish people and the continuance of the Gaelic culture. Tickets can be purchased at

Recognized by the American Bus Association (ABA) as one of North America’s 100 best events for 2007, the New Hampshire Highland Games bring fun and excitement for all ages. Festivities include:

  • Live music from 29 pipe bands
  • Musical entertainers from Scotland, Canada, and the United States
  • Fiddle and harp competitions
  • Highland dancing
  • Athletic competitions
  • Whiskey tastings
  • Seminars in Scottish history

Returning to Loon is fiddle sensation Alasdair Fraser. He will be performing with Natalie Haas and friends Friday night at 8:30 pm in the Governor’s Lodge. Another evening treat is the Buffet Dinner and Ceilidh Dance. This event will start Saturday night at 7:00 pm at the Indian Head Resort, and will feature The Toronto Police Band. Tickets for evening concerts and entertainment are on sale now.

General parking for the Games is available in the town of Lincoln with a complimentary shuttle bus running Friday, Saturday, and Sunday . For more information, and to purchase tickets, please call 1-800-229-LOON (5666) or visit

Coming soon to Loon Mountain is OktoberFest October 6 & 7 and Thanksjibbin’ ski and snowboard November 23-24.