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FAQs

Dogs

Can I bring my dog to the festival?

Absolutely! We love well-mannered dogs, as long as they are under control and on a leash at all times. Your dog doesn't even have to be Scottish to attend. Also, please be courteous to your fellow patrons and pick up after your dog.

Attire

Do I have to wear a kilt?

No, but you might look kind of funny as the only man in pants. If you don't have a kilt yet and you'd like to purchase one, we will have several kilt vendors at the Games who can outfit you in Highland wear.

Can I wear Renaissance garb?

Although we're not a Renaissance festival, we don't discriminate against those who love to dress in costume. Please just ensure that your choice of clothing, costume or not, is family friendly.

Festival Information

What are your hours of operation?

Saturday - 9am-7pm
Sunday - 11am-6pm

Where can I stay when visiting the festival?

For our out of town guests (or those who just don't want to drive home), we have made arrangements with a couple local hotels to offer special rates for Festival attendees. Note that these rates only last until about 3 weeks before the Festival occurs. Click here to find out more.

Is the Festival handicap accessible?

Most portions of our event are handicap accessible. The roads on the festival grounds have been paved and there are handicap accessible portable toilets available for use. Additionally, there is handicap parking available near the front entrance. These parking spaces are typically filled early in the festival day.

Areas such as the Living History encampment and the athletics field may be more difficult to access, as they are located in grassy areas; however, the areas are generally flat.

Can I bring in my own food?

We do not allow our festival visitors to bring in food. Our food vendors have been carefully selected to offer a wide variety of foods, both traditional Scottish, and traditional festival food. We are certain that you will find something offered that is pleasing to your palette. Additionally, due to TABC regulations alcohol may never be brought into or taken out of the festival. We reserve the right to inspect all coolers and other carriers.

Do you accept credit cards?

Unfortunately, at this time we are unable to accept credit cards to purchase tickets onsite. However, you are able to purchase your tickets in advance using a credit card. If you wish to buy tickets at the gate, please ensure that you have cash on hand, or utilize the ATM situated just outside the main entrance gate. Most vendors will accept credit cards; however, not all do.

Are ATMs available onsite?

We will have three ATMs available this year. One will be just outside the festival entrance and two will be situated on the grounds.

My children are under 2 years. Do I have to pay for their admission?

Children under 2 receive free admission to the festival.

What ages are included in the children's admission price?

Kids under 2 are free. Kids 2-12 are $6.

At what age does your senior discount begin?

The senior discount is applied for anyone 55 and older.

Living History

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