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59th Annual Long Island Scottish Festival and Highland Games at Old Westbury Gardens

59th Annual Long Island Scottish Festival and Highland Games

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  • Aug. 24, 2019, 8am-5pm
  • Old Westbury Gardens
  • 71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury
  • All Ages
  • $20; $18 ages 62 and older; $8 ages 7–17; $10 member; free for ages 6 and younger

With bagpipes, caber tossing, concerts, food, and kids’ games, this festival is for everyone. Parade of pipe bands and colors salute at noon. Auxiliary parking at Westbury High School.

About Old Westbury Gardens

71 Old Westbury Road

Old Westbury, NY

516-252-3392


    Old Westbury Gardens, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is the former home of John S. Phipps, his wife, Margarita Grace Phipps and their four children. Completed in 1906 by the English designer, George A. Crawley, the magnificent Charles II-style mansion is nestled amid 200 acres of formal gardens, landscaped grounds, woodlands, ponds and lakes.  Westbury House is furnished with fine English antiques and decorative arts from the more than fifty years of the family's residence.

    Today, Westbury Gardens welcomes visitors of all ages for guided tours of Westbury House and Gardens, in-depth tours of the formal gardens, school visits, children's programs and events, family programs, museum exhibits, classic car shows, indoor and outdoor classical concerts, summer pop concerts, slide lectures, book signings, horticultural demonstrations and workshops,  Scottish Games, botanical arts and gardening classes, and Master Gardener and Educator-led Talks and Tours of topics relating to horticulture, art, history, design and architecture.