Christopher Yates - The World's Tallest Scotsman

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Birds of Prey

The 24th Annual

Kern County Scottish Games

and Gathering

 April 6th & 7th 2019 

9 am - 5 pm

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, watch jousting and Viking demonstrations. 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 Pipe Bands lead the March of the Clans.  



Merchandise Vendor Contract Form & Payment 

Due March 16, 2019

2019 Merchandise Vendor Reservation Form.pdf

American Jousting Alliance

Wrenwood Sessions

Whiskey Galore

​​2019 Games Vendor Forms & Information 

Banshee in the Kitchen

Leo Mark Hinds, Attorney

Want to be a sponsor or performer at the 2019 Games?  Complete this form (it will be submitted to us) or contact us now at or


Long Beach Pipe Band

We now take electronic payments through Venmo - Ask us how!

Contact our Host Hotel, Hampton Inn and Suites by 3/29 and mention the Kern County Scottish Games to get the best rates.  661-321-9424

2019 Clans in Attendance (Updated 2/20/19)

Clan McFarlane                                                                                         Clan Campbell

Clan Sinclair                                                                                              Clan Fraser

​Clan Donald                                                                                               Clan Cochrane

Georgian Society

Kern County Scottish Society

PO Box 41202

Bakersfield, CA 93384



2019 Confirmed Vendors and Food Offerings (Updated Weekly - Last 3/17)

Reedley Clayworks                                                         C.H. Hutchison                                                             Ye Scurvy Dog                                                                Carnie Kettle Corn                                                    Kern County Scottish Society Banger Booth                  Celtic Shoppe                                                            Buzz Kidder Originals                                                     Designs Unlimited Orthotics                                    The Kern County Scottish Society Tea Room                  The Silver Dragon

Elder and Oak                                                                 Totally Nutz

Murphy's Mustard                                                           Singletree

Dunbar Financial Services                                              20 Schemes   

Planet Henna                                                                 Banderas Burger Grill      

Gra Creations                                                                 Inspire me Beauty 

Buzz Kidder Originals                                                     Wolf Den Emporium

Rainbow Studios                                                             MacKinnon's Kilts   

Three Bullies Ice Cream Truck                                        Evolution Burger 

Lu La Roe                                                                        Pizza Market

Vatos Tacos                                                                    Right off the Dock Fish 

​MRLD Coffee                                                                  Celtic Jackalope

Family History of Surnames                                           Kern County Genealogical Society

Heritage Meat Pies                                                        Sylvan Woods

Tibbs Jerky                                                                     A & A Company

Food Vendor Reservation Form

​Due March 1, 2019

2019 Games Food Vendor Reservation Form.pdf

Clan Tent Registration - Download here

Bring your clan and show you pride!  

Clan applications and payment due by April 1st

Vendor Invite Letter - Click below for all you need to know about being a vendor at our Games

2019 Vendor Invite Letter.pdf

2019 Bands and Performers

California Celts

Whiskey Galore

Banshee in the Kitchen

Merchandise Vendor Contract

Form & Payment Due March 16, 2019 

2019 Games Merchandise Vendor Contract.pdf

Our favorite princess

2019 Games Sponsors 

Click hereto sign up for our sanctioned Scottish Heavy Athletic competition. 

First 12 novices to sign-up will compete on Sunday and learn all about this amazing sport!

Dublin Rain

The Ploughboys

Darkwell Castle


Sjorvaldar Vikings

Food Vendor Contract

Form & Payment Due March 1, 2019 

2019 Games Food Vendor Contract.pdf

Dunbar Financial Services