2022 Festival and Games

Our 30th annual festival will be held at Kindleberger Park in Parchment Michigan on September 10th. Our festival is free and family friendly.

(Dogs are also welcome in the park)

 

If you are looking for more information or are interested in volunteering over the weekend please reach out to us via email at: info@kalamazooscottishfest.org

Tentative Schedule:

GENERAL SCHEDULE:

 

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

MUSIC SCHEDULE:

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:

Vendors are open all day from 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Our 2022 Vendors:

  • Angry Gingers Roadside Grill(Food)

  • Sir Sandwich(Food)

  • Daddios(Food)

  • Da Boil's(Food)

  • Temper'd Perfect Desserts(Food)

  • Novel Pastries(Food)

  • Celtic Seasons​​

  • Timber Beast Bowls

  • Ricks Hobby Shed

  • HodgePodge Books

  • So Very Twisted Jewelry 

  • SSTripp Chainmail

  • 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.

Location Info

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.

Address: 

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.)

Sponsor our Festival

Are you a local business or individual interested in helping our Festival, if so please consider sponsoring us! We are a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization and are always looking for Donations and Sponsors.

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