This city will be hosting a Scottish festival

MOUNT DORA, Fla. — The City of Mount Dora is hosting the 11th Annual Scottish Festival.


The three-day event will start at 6 p.m. and go to 9 p.m. on Feb. 16.

The festivities will include Scottish clans and societies, live music, vendor tents, and food and will be hosted by Russ Rollins, Taco Bob and Pat Lynch.

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An array of events will happen throughout the day, including a Parade of Tartans led by the Mount Dora Pipes and Drum Corps.

Live music will also be performed at the Donnelly Park Building Stage with surrounding vendor tents.

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Performances include Poehemia, Celtica Nova, Misty Posey, and Tom Keefer.

The events will be held at Elizabeth Evans Park and Donnelly Park.

On Saturday only, Feb 17., there will be a Highland Athletics event that will consist of:

  • Braemar – Heavy stone carry Fire Truck Pull - 50ft in fastest time
  • Sheaf Toss - Height elimination event
  • Weight Over Bar - Height elimination event
  • Caber Toss - 3 attempts to turn Caber
  • Ax Throwing

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Beatriz Oliveira, WFTV.com

Beatriz Oliveira is a Content Creator for WFTV.com.