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  • Middle TN Highland Games Logo and Thistle photo
  • The Hermitage

    The Hermitage

    The Hermitage is a historical plantation mansion and museum located in Davidson County, Tennessee, United States, 10 miles (16 km) east of downtown Nashville. The plantation was owned by Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States, from 1804 until his death at the Hermitage in 1845.

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  • Laura McGhee on fiddle

    Celtic Music

    Celtic and Scottish Bands and solo artists will provide music all day.

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  • Bagpipes

    Bagpipe Exhibitions

    A variety of bagpipes and chanters will be demonstrating throughout the day at different locations on the grounds.

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  • Throwing Events

    Highland Games

    Throwing events, Childrens activities, Dog demonstrations, Clogging and Celtic Dancing are all possible activities at upcoming games.

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  • Painting by Michael P. Manness

    Michael P. Maness

    Official artwork for the 2015 Middle Tennessee Highland Games is provided by Michael P. Maness.

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  • Operation Restore Warrior


    Middle Tennessee Highland Games is Proud to Partner with OPERATION RESTORED WARRIOR.

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Welcome To The Middle Tennessee Highland Games

The Highland Games and Celtic Festival is getting ready for the second annual gathering at The Hermitage Plantation in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday September 10, 2016 from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. There will be plenty of music, dancing, exhibitions, games, competitions, as well as food & craft vendors. Official artwork for the 2016 Middle Tennessee Highland Games is provided by Michael P. Maness.

Bring a chair or blanket to better enjoy the festivities. Golf carts will be available from the parking to the field to assist handicapped individuals.

Our Partnering Charity

The Celtic people are recognized for bravery and dedication to the ideal of freedom. The same can be said of our US military. So as a not-for-profit entity The Middle Tennessee Highland Games wants to recognize and support this "warrior" connection. The MTHG board has been blessed to have made a personal connection with the Chris Fields, executive director of OPERATION RESTORED WARRIOR. This organization is a not-for-profit that does wonderful work helping soldiers returning from combat to re-enter life at home and to deal with PTSD and the stress of combat. It is our desire to donate some of the profits of the returning Middle Tennessee Highland Games and Celtic Festival to this organization. We also hope to have military personnel from OPERATION RESTORED WARRIOR on site at the event and to provide them a well deserved day of fun.

The Scottish Declaration of Arbroath, written in 1320 by the abbot to Pope John XXII states, "For so long as a hundred of us remain alive, we will yield in no least way.... For we fight, not for glory nor for riches nor for honours, but only and alone for freedom, which no good man surrenders but with his life."

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