Hororata Highland Games

Our community is looking forward to the 11th Hororata Highland Games on the 5th November 2022 after being cancelled in 2021 due to COVID. We can’t wait to welcome everyone back to our Scottish Festival!

Discounted early bird tickets are on sale now. Limited numbers avaliable. 

Children under 16 years are FREE!


Early Bird Adult $19.45
Second Release $25.60
General Admission $30.69

All prices displayed include ticketing fees and credit card fees. A limited number of tickets are available at each price point. Find our Ticket T’s & C’s here. 

Eventfinda is our exclusive ticketing partner and proceeds will be held in Trust until the event. If COVID 19 affects the running of the Hororata Highland Games, refunds will be available for tickets purchased. Please note the event will be run in line with all government COVID guidelines in place at the time.

If you are unwell please do not come.

This year there will be no hard copy ticket sales through the Selwyn Libraries.

There are no family or child tickets this year as children under 16 years are free. Any children must be with a parent or guardian. Youth 16 years and over need to purchase an adult ticket.


  • 5th November 2022

no gate sales on the day this year.

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Under an hour’s drive from Christchurch, Ashburton and Rolleston. Gates are open 7.30am for competitors and 9 am for visitors.
We will only have gate sales if not sold out prior. You can buy tickets online up until 2pm on the day of the event (unless sold out), we recommend buying online.
Tickets purchased for the canceled event in 2021 are not valid for the 2022 event. If you did not request a refund then your ticket value was donated to the Hororata Community Trust. You will have been sent an email regarding this and offering a 50% discount off this year’s tickets.

If you are interested in corporate hospitality or group bookings please contact us at

We welcome certified self-contained vehicles on site from 12 pm – 8pm Friday 4th of November (gates will close 8pm) and depart by 5 pm Monday 7th of November.  Enter through Gate C. A $10 per van per night donation is appreciated.  Please note there will be no access to event toilets until 9 am Saturday and they will be close 5 pm Saturday night. Please note we have written permission from the Selwyn District Council to allow this and they have stipulated vehicles must be certified self-contained. Camping in tents is not permitted. 

Please note the Hororata Highland Games is a licensed venue and BYO alcohol is not permitted.  We will be conducting bag searches at the gate.

No dogs are allowed in the venue.

There is ample FREE parking on site in a well-managed car park.