The Beach Highland Games Are Back!

The UK’s only Highland Games to be held on a beach will be back in Kirkcaldy this summer and we’re hoping it will be the biggest and best yet! The event brings thousands of spectators to the town’s Waterfront to enjoy a unique combination of culture, sport and social entertainment from Heavy athletics to Highland dancing. Read on for more …


Kirkcaldy Beach Highland Games

Saturday 8 June 2019 from 10.30am-1.30pm


We will be adding to this Blog as we count down to the Games. For now, we can share the following running order …

  • Parade & Pipe Band
  • Official Opening
  • Full athletics programme including Highland Dancing and Heavy Events
  • Pipe Band March
  • Kids’ Races
  • 60m Scottish Beach Championship Race
  • Full Athletics Programme continues with Relays, Adults and Youth Races
  • Grand Finale and Closing Ceremony

The highland dancing, heavy events and sand cycling will take place throughout the Games. A variety of stalls – from local businesses and charities – will be located along the Storm Road …


RNLI    RSPB Scotland    Love Oliver

Kirk Wynd Highland House    Nectar Espresso    Krooz Cafe     Curves

Deezigns by Diane    Linktown Parish Church    Kirkcaldy Leisure Centre    PDSA

Early Experitech UK    Salt Pig Seasalts    The Pet Shop     The Soap Farm

So Sweet    Screaming Peacock    Care & Share Companionship    The Rotary Club of Kirkcaldy

Balsa Blue     Magpie Accessories


If you are interested in being involved in this year’s event – as a competitor or to take one of the trade stalls on the Waterfront – please contact Laura Laird in Kirkcaldy4All’s office on 01592 640040.


Below are some photos from the 2018 Games that give a flavour of what you can expect …


Thanks for reading!