California Celts

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

























Mark Your Calendar Now for  

The 23rd Annual

Kern County Scottish Games

and Gathering

 Held 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 


​​We will begin taking applications for vendors, clans, pipe bands and individual pipers in 2018.  The forms will be posted here closer to 2018.  Please visit us often for updates. 

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2017 Solo Piping, Solo Drum


Submission Deadline was March 11, 2017









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Fresno Stag and Thistle Pipes & Drums

Click on the Scottish Heavy Athletics Icon.   Deadline was March 18, 2017


Glendora High School Pipe Band

2017 Games Sponsors 



Want to represent your clan? 

Clan tents start at $50 and come with free entrance into the Games!

Deadline was March 1, 2017


Wrenwood Sessions

Whiskey Galore

Banshee in the Kitchen

Kern County Scottish Society

PO Box 41202

Bakersfield, CA 93384

661-865-8890

​info@kernscot.org


Mayor Harvey Hall

The Long Beach Pipe Band


Dublin Rain