2022 Festival and Games
We thank everyone who came out to our 30th Annual Festival this past September, it was a wonderful day to celebrate the event and we couldn't have done it without the help of our wonderful community!
We would especially like to thank the City of Parchment, our sponsors, athletes, clans, exhibitors, and vendors without whom our event wouldn't be possible.
More information will be coming soon on our planned 2023 festival
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Festival is Open, Clan Tents, Exhibitors, and Vendors open, Athletics Begin at 9:30
9:30AM - Opening Ceremonies (Main Field)
9:30AM - Athletics Begin (Main Field)
10:00AM - 2:00PM - Kids Games (Children's Field)
10:30-3:30 - Music at the Bandshell
12:30PM - Parade of Clans (Main Field)
1:00PM - Kirking of the Tartans (Main Field)
4:30PM - Awards & Closing Ceremonies
10:30 - 11:55AM - Grayson Barton (Bandshell)
11:00 - 11:25AM - Brian McClure & Grayson Barton Join Set (Bandshell)
12:00 - 12:30PM - Selkie (Bandshell)
12:30 - 1:30PM - Break for Parade of Clans
1:30 - 1:50PM - Kalamazoo Scottish Country Dancers and Brian McClure (Bandshell)
1:55 - 2:55PM - Toby Bresnahan (Bandshell)
3:00 - 3:30PM - Kalamazoo Pipe and Drum Band & Highland Dancers
SCHOLARS STAGE AT SUNKEN GARDENS:
11:00AM - Traditional Highland Dress
1:00PM - 18th Century Scottish Military Units
2:00PM - Scots and American Heraldry
3:00PM - Weaving and Spinning
Exhibitors and Cultural Organizations:
Exhibitors are open all day from 9:00AM- 5:00PM
Our 2022 Exhibitors:
The Kalamazoo Scottish Country Dancers
The Kalamazoo Pipe and Drum Band
The Weavers Guild of Kalamazoo
Parchment Fiber Arts Club
The Queens Rangers (Living History)
Jack Rose Blacksmithing
Scottish Deerhound Club of America
Our 2022 Cultural Organizations:
The Daughters of the British Empire
The Grand Rapids Scottish Society
The Council of Scottish Clans & Associations
Exhibitors are welcome at our festival to showcase historical and cultural information. If you are interested please reach out via email or Facebook.
Vendors are open all day from 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Our 2022 Vendors:
Angry Gingers Roadside Grill(Food)
Temper'd Perfect Desserts(Food)
Timber Beast Bowls
Ricks Hobby Shed
So Very Twisted Jewelry
Tarot by Gidget
lady Lantz A Lot Jewelry
Looking Glass Artworks
Our Vendor Registrations are still open for our 2022 festival. If you are interested in being a vendor please reach out via email or Facebook. You can also find more information in the Get Involved tab.
Our 2022 Festival will be held at Kindleberger Park in Parchment. Parking in upper lot of the Park is free and is on a first come first served basis.
Handicap Parking is available there as well with shuttle service to the lower Park.
Additional parking is available on neighborhood streets.
122 N Riverview Dr.
Parchment, MI 49004
(Some GPS providers list an alternate address, if you have issues navigate directly to Kindleberger park or enter 1 Kindleberger Park Dr.)