Maclean is known as the “Scottish Town of Australia” and Clans invade the town for the Highland Gathering from around Australia.

Impromptu “Piping Competitions” take place non-stop at different venues as well as street concerts with dancers, Pipers and singers.

A parade of all participating Pipe Bands takes place through the main street of Maclean. This ends at the Showgrounds and is followed by a day of traditional Scottish Games
    – Tossing the Cader
    – Hammer Throwing 
    – Piping and
    – Dancing competitions.
Stalls featuring Scottish products and Scottish foods await competitors and visitors.