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 will go on sale on 1st September 2022.


Early Bird Adult $19.00
Second Release $25.00
General Admission $30.00

Ticketing fees included in the prices listed excludes 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 from 9 am to 5.00 pm.

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 Friday 5th of November and depart by 5 pm Monday 8th of November.  Enter through Gate C. A $10 per van per night donation is appreciated. We recommend you buy your tickets online prior to the event, if we sell out there will be no gate sales and only tickets holders will be able to enter the motorhome parking area. 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.