2017 Bands and Performers

California Celts

Whiskey Galore

Banshee in the Kitchen

Wrenwood Sessions

Dublin Rain

Mayde in Ireland

The Long Beach Pipe Band

Glendora High School Pipe Band

​Fresno Stag and Thistle Pipes & Drums


























The 23rd Annual

Kern County Scottish Games

and Gathering

 Saturday & SundAY

March 24th & 25th, 2018

Sponsored by

The Kern County Scottish Society

At The Kern County Fairgrounds

1142 South P St. Bakersfield, CA



Make plans to come out and enjoy a day full of fun for everyone at the Kern County Scottish Games and Gathering at the Kern County Fairgrounds.  There is something for every member of your family! Visit the Tea Room, enjoy the Scotch Tasting, listen to traditional Celtic Music and Celtic Rock Bands, find out about your clan (Scottish Ancestors), try Scottish fare including a banger, haggis, and a cold pint, watch the herding dog demonstration, take the kids to the petting zoo, watch the re-enactors and learn about ancient times in Scotland, marvel at the heavy Scottish Athletics competition (including men and women in kilts throwing items like cabers - which resemble telephone poles!), take the kids to the Kids Athletic Area and let them have some fun, become a member of the Kern County Scottish Society, visit the vendor area and find a kilt in your tartan or buy the kids a wooden sword, enter the raffle to win great prizes, watch and listen to the Pipe Bands and the pipe and drum competition, watch dancers and learn a step or two, enter the Haggis Hurl or Bonny Knees contest, and make sure you're there for the Opening Ceremonies to see the Massed Pipe Bands lead the March of the Clans.  

We are currently taking submission for those interested in joining us an an entertainer, band, or performer.  Send an email with a video, audio file, or link to one of your performances to info@kernscot.org 








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We are now taking applications for vendors (links below). 

Applications for clans, pipe bands and individual pipers will be posted soon.  Please visit us often for updates. 

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Admission Tickets Coming Soon!  

Adults $25 

2 day Tickets $35 

Ages 12- 17, Seniors ages 65 an older and Active Military $15

Children Ages 6 - 11 $1 or Free with Canned Food Donation

Children Ages 5 and under - Free!


Fresno Stag and Thistle Pipes & Drums

Click on the Scottish Heavy Athletics Icon.   


Glendora High School Pipe Band

2017 Games Sponsors 


Merchandise Vendor 2018

application and information here!

Final Vendor Application and Payment Deadline March 1, 2018

Food Vendor 2018

application and information here!


Want to represent your clan? 



Wrenwood Sessions

Whiskey Galore

Banshee in the Kitchen

Mayor Harvey Hall

Dublin Rain

Kern County Scottish Society

PO Box 41202

Bakersfield, CA 93384

661-865-8890

​info@kernscot.org


The Long Beach Pipe Band


California Celts

Want your business listed here as a 2018 Games Sponsor? 

Send us an email and we'll send you information on our sponsor levels.   info@kernscot.org