MOUNT DORA SCOTTISH HIGHLAND FESTIVAL 2021

  1. Festival
  2. FAQ
  3. Clans & Societies
  4. Entertainment
  5. Athletics
  6. Location
  7. Pipes & Drums
  8. Shortbread Bake-off
  9. Trains
  10. Vendors



2021 MOUNT DORA SCOTTISH HIGHLAND FESTIVAL

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Event Schedule

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SATURDAY, JANUARY 16 &
SUNDAY, JANUARY 17, 2021

Discover your Scottish roots!

Celebrate the Scottish Culture in Mount Dora with bagpipers, Highland Athletics, Celtic music, dancing, Society and Heritage Clan Village, Shortbread Contest, and much more!

Enjoy Scottish music, Highland dancing, tartan parade, Pipes and Drums performances, Kids activities, food & beverage vendors, merchandise vendors and society tents.

There will be vendors selling their wares along with food and drinks. This is a family friendly event for residents and visitors.

Event Hours: 10 am to 5 pm

Admission: Adults: $10 | Seniors/Children: $5  |  Military: Free

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DONNELLY PARK
Saturday, January 16th &
Sunday, January 17th, 2021
• Music
• Societies
• Vendors

ELIZABETH EVANS PARK
Saturday,
January 16th, 2021
Scottish AthleticsHighland Athletics
10AM-5PM


Sunday,
January 17th, 2021
Border Collie and
Sheep Demonstrations
10AM-4PM

SUNSET PARK
Saturday, January 16th
Fairytale Garden
10AM-4PM

For more information, contact CarsonC@cityofmountdora.com..


COVID-19 Safety During the 
Scottish Highland Festival
In accordance with state and local laws and CDC guidelines the City of Mount Dora has developed a comprehensive COVID-19 safety plan to ensure guests and staff follow best practices of hygiene and COVID-19 safety measures at our events.

The city will:
  • Provide hand sanitizing stations throughout the event footprint.
  • Announce COVID-19 safety requirements regularly throughout the duration of the event.
  • Provide additional signage throughout the event footprint, reminding attendees to follow our COVID-19 safety protocols. 
  • Sanitize restroom facility handles regularly.
  • Require food stations and vendors to have physical barriers such as sneeze guards and partitions, in areas where food is being served or prepared.
  • Require food stations and vendors use only single serve condiments, not bulk.
  • Require all vendors to allow for socially distanced lines.
  • Sanitize tables and chairs frequently on a strict schedule.
  • Create visible physical guides such as tape on floors, signage on walls, or temporary guardrails to promote social distancing.
  • Require that volunteers or event staff who are feeling sick or register an abnormally high temperature follow quarantine restrictions.
We request that event participants:
  • Wear a face covering where social distancing is not possible.
  • Maintain social distancing at least 6 feet apart. 
  • Do not attend the event if you or someone you are in contact with are feeling sick or register an abnormally high temperature.

MOUNT DORA SCOTTISH
HIGHLAND FESTIVAL


SATURDAY EVENT SCHEDULE 

DONNELLY PARK
10am O’Possums
10:30 The Byrne Brothers
11 Parade & Opening Ceremonies
11:55 Scottish Symphony performed by
the Mount Dora School of Ballet
12 Off Kilter
1:00 Panama City Pipes & Drums
1:10 O’Possums
1:40 Jax Pipes & Drums
1:50 The Byrne Brothers
2:30 First Coast Highlanders Pipes and Drums
2:40 Scottish Symphony performed by
the Mount Dora School of Ballet
2:45 Off Kilter
3:45 City of Mt Dora Pipes & Drums
 3:55 The Byrne Brothers

Aerial Performances by SOAR Athletics

Train Exhibit - Both Days in the Donnelly Park Building
 

SUNSET PARK
Fairytale Garden
Unicorn | Characters | Harp Performance
Hosted by Zachary Briggs
 

ELIZABETH EVANS PARK
Highland Athletics
Wolf 103.1 FM
Orlando Curling Club



SUNDAY EVENT SCHEDULE 

DONNELLY PARK
10am O’Possums
11:00 Opening Ceremonies and Parade of Tartans
11:15 The Byrne Brothers
12:20 Off Kilter
1:20 Sounds of Scotland Pipes and Drums
1:30 O’Possums
2:30 City of Mt Dora Pipes and Drums
2:40 The Byrne Brothers
3:45 Off Kilter2:45 Off Kilter
3:45 City of Mt Dora Pipes & Drums
 3:55 Byrne Brothers

Orlando Curling Club

Train Exhibit - Both Days in the
Donnelly Park Building
 

SUNSET PARK
The Villages Market 9AM-2PM
 

ELIZABETH EVANS PARK
Border Collie Sheep Herding Demonstrations
 by Linden Hollow Farms