Highland Fling

August 21 & 22, 2021

The Highland Games will have you cheering for your favorite athlete in this 7 series event. Want to join in the games try your skill at the Keg Toss or if that is a little to daring for you enter the Kilt Competition!­


9:15 AM 22 lb Heavy Hammer SE Field
10:00 AM 16 lb Open Stone Putt SE Field
10:45 AM 56 lb Heavy Weight for Distance SE Field
11:30 AM 28 lb Light Weight for Distance SE Field
12:00 PM Scotch Egg Eating Contest Registration SE Stage
12:15 PM Scotch Egg Eating Contest SE Stage
12:30 PM Kilt Competition Registration SE Stage
12:45 PM Kilt Competition SE Stage
1:00 PM Keg Toss SE Field
2:00 PM Caber Toss SE Field
2:45 PM Sheaf Toss SE Field
3:45 PM 56 lb Weight Over Bar SE Field


  • Ketel One Botanical: Walk Up Tasting – 1 PM – 4 PM
  • Guinness Tasting: Pavilion Tasting – 2 PM
  • Guiness Tasting: Pavilion Tasting – 4 PM

Thank you to our Highland Fling Sponsors!




Artisan Appreciation The first two weekends of the Festival, our patrons will be able to support their favorite shoppes’ & get rewarded! Turn in your receipts totaling $250 or more to the information booth located inside of Kings Gate and receive one free admission ticket to return on one of the remaining weekends!
Blood Drive Memorial Blood Centers and the Minnesota Renaissance Festival have partnered once again to bring you the Annual Blood Drive! Donate blood and receive FREE ADMISSION to the Festival! Bloodmobiles will be located near King’s Gate, Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and Sunday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Register at www.mbc.org/searchdrives SPONSOR CODE: 4149.
Renaissance Scholars Congratulations! The Minnesota Renaissance Festival is celebrating your Honor Roll achievement by providing you a FREE complimentary ticket to the 2021 festival. Bring your report card to the box office to receive your discount.
School is NOW in Session We know teachers change the lives of millions of kids every day, so we are saying THANK YOU! August 21-22, teachers, school faculty and staff can receive FREE admission simply by presenting a school ID badge at the main entrance gate.

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