Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Arlington Highland Games, Inc.

  • Clifton, TX
  • http://www.TexasScottishFestival.com

Mission Statement

The Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games held annually at Maverick Stadium is the largest cultural event of its kind in Texas and the Southwest, and features--Scottish Highland Dancing, National Dancing, Bagpiping, Drumming, Pipe Band competitions, Scottish Folk Music, Scottish Athletic events, a Photo contest, Scottish breed dog events, Scottish Fiddle & Harp demonstrations, Children's events, Children's Arts & Crafts, Ethnic foods, Scottish Clan/family tents & displays, Celtic art, Educational seminars, Cultural exhibits, and much more. The Scottish Festival is the largest festival in Arlington and quickly has become a major event in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex. We attract people from all over the region and many from across the nation. Approximately 1/3 who attend are from outside the D/FW area. This event is for the general public and a learning tool for families. Our event involves, in a volunteer capacity, many individual Arlington citizens, Social Organizations and Educational & Civic groups. A portion of the proceeds is applied to scholarships for area youths and scholarships are also granted to students of various Art organizations.

Main Programs

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  2. Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games

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Service Areas

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National

We attract attendees from all over the region and many from across the nation. Approximately 1/3 who attend are from outside the D/FW area. This event is for the general public and a learning tool for families.

Competitors come from throughout the USA.

ruling year

1989

Executive Director since 1989

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Mr. Ray McDonald

Keywords

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Scottish celtic highland

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EIN

75-2264335

 Number

0164241282

Physical Address

Maverick Stadium 1307 West Mitchell

Arlington, TX 99999

Also Known As

Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Cultural, Ethnic Awareness (A23)

Cultural, Ethnic Awareness (A23)

Other Art, Culture, Humanities Organizations/Services N.E.C. (A99)

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Program 1

The Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games held annually at Maverick Stadium is the largest cultural event of its kind in Texas and the Southwest, and features--Scottish Highland Dancing, National Dancing, Bagpiping, Drumming, Pipe Band competitions, Scottish Folk Music, Scottish Athletic events, a Photo contest, Scottish breed dog events, Scottish Fiddle & Harp demonstrations, Children's events, Children's Arts & Crafts, Ethnic foods, Scottish Clan/family tents & displays, Celtic art, Educational seminars, Cultural exhibits, and much more. The Scottish Festival is the largest festival in Arlington and quickly has become a major event in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex. We attract people from all over the region and many from across the nation. Approximately 1/3 who attend are from outside the D/FW area. This event is for the general public and a learning tool for families. Our event involves, in a volunteer capacity, many individual Arlington citizens, Social Organizations and Educational & Civic groups. A portion of the proceeds is applied to scholarships for area youths and scholarships are also granted to students of various Art organizations.

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Program 2

Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games

annual Festival

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Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

150,000

Service Areas

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National

We attract attendees from all over the region and many from across the nation. Approximately 1/3 who attend are from outside the D/FW area. This event is for the general public and a learning tool for families.

Competitors come from throughout the USA.

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Arlington Highland Games, Inc.

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Executive Director

Mr. Ray McDonald

BIO

Ray McDonald founded the Texas Scottish Festival in 1987 and has directed its growth to one of the largest in the world. A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, Mr. McDonald has served as the full-time director since 1989.

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BOARD CHAIR

Ray McDonald

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