Kern County Scottish Society

PO Box 41202

Bakersfield, CA 93384



Dublin Rain

Long Beach Pipe and Drums

Dunbar Financial Services

Glendora Pipe Band

Eventbrite - 2018 Kern County Scottish Games & Gathering

Christopher Yates


Donations in Kind from

2018 Bands and Performers

California Celts

Whiskey Galore

Banshee in the Kitchen


Entrance Fees 

 All others available at the Fairgrounds Gate only                                                Adults $25 - 1 day                                                                 

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!

2018 Confirmed Vendors and Food Offerings

(updated 3/8/18)

Reedley Clayworks                                                          The Welsh Baker

A&A Company Jewelry                                                     Heritage Meat Pies (Sunblest Foods)

Family History of Surnames                                             Spellbound

B. Foods International                                                      Two Butterflies

C.H. Hutchison                                                                 Sun Fox                                             

Carnie Kettlecorn                                                             His & Hers

Kern County Scottish Society Banger Booth                    Celtic Shoppe

Zag of Bakersfield                                                            Simply Soap

Products of Vision                                                            The Silver Dragon

​Off Kilter Kilts                                                                  Boars Head Catering

Brown's English Toffee                                                      Hammerhands Music

Buzz Kidder                                                                       Gra Creations

Lycos Leather                                                                    Scotsman Grooming

Lupita's Creations                                                             Ben & Jerry's

​McLaren's Shortbread                                                       Weasel Inn

The Celtic Marketplace                                                     Phoenix & Crow

Designs Unlimited Orthotics                                             Celtic Marketplace

​Tibbs Beef Jerky

Click on the Scottish Heavy Athletics Icon for link to 2018 Athlete Sign-ups.   

Our favorite princess

Pipe & Drum Judges

2018 WUSPBA Sanctioned Event

  David Hilder, Triumph Street Pipe Band, Vancouver, Canada

          Seamus Coyne,  Simon Fraser University Pipe Band, Vancouver, Canada 

                          Andrew Morrill,  Wastach & District Pipe Band,  Bountiful, Utah

           William J. "BJ" Gunn,  Drumming, Utah

Coming from out of town?  Stay at our Host Hotel

Comfort Suites - located about 5 miles from the Fairgrounds

Mention the Kern County Scottish Games when you book and get 10% off if you book by 3/17

​Call 661-325-8000

2018 Games Sponsors 

Merchandise Vendor 2018

application and information here!

Raptor Events 

Birds of Prey

The 23rd Annual

Kern County Scottish Games

and Gathering

 Saturday & SundAY

March 24th & 25th, 2018

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.  



Dark Boar Vikings

Blackeyed Dempseys

Scotch Tasting  Sat. or Sunday .  2 Tastings each day only $20 each - limited to 25 at each tasting.  

Final Food Vendor Application and Payment Deadline March 1, 2018

Final Merchandise Vendor Application and Payment Deadline March 12, 2018

Want to represent your clan? 

​2018 Clan Forms here!

Wrenwood Sessions

Gypsy Time Traveler's

Whiskey Galore

Banshee in the Kitchen

For Pipe and Drum Competition Entry Forms and Information.  Deadline March 18th.