| February 2016|
|12 - 14 ||Valley Forge, PA - Mid-Winter Scottish & Irish Music Festival|
|13 - 17 ||Seabeck, WA - Celtic Arts Foundation Winter School 2016 Session 2 Smallpipes & Fiddle|
Offering fiddlers the opportunity to improve their musical skills at Seabeck Conference Center, 13395 Lagoon Drive NW. Info: www.celticarts.org
|13 - 14 ||Long Beach, CA - Queen Mary Scots Festival & International Highland Games|
Experience the rich culture and history of Scotland first hand through an array of authentic activities, athletics, dancing, entertainment and cuisine in ode to the Queen Mary’s Scottish legacy. Info:(877) 342-0738 or www.queenmary.com.
|13 - 14 ||Morristown, NJ - Piobaireachd Conference|
Presented by the Eastern United States Pipe Band Association and Piobaireachd Society, includes a Premier contest. Info: www.euspba.com.
|17 ||San Antonio, TX - Her Majesty's Royal Marines and the Pipes, Drums, and Dancers of the Scots Guard|
Royal Marines Musicians are regarded as one of the most versatile in the military musical world, see this live Tattoo style performance at ARTS San Antonio. Info: www.artssa.org
|27 ||Green Cove Springs, FL - Northeast Florida Scottish Games & Festival|
Celebrating 20 years of bringing a "wee bit o’ Scotland" to the Northeast Florida area at Clay County Fair Grounds, 2497 State Road 16 W. Info: 904-725-5744 or www.neflgames.com.
| March 2016|
|5 ||Plantation, FL - South East Florida Highland Games|
9 am to 6 pm at Plantation Heritage Park, Broward County. Info: 954 460 5000 or www.sassf.org.
|5 ||Panama City Beach, FL - Panama City Scottish Festival and Highland Games|
At Aaron Bessant Park, 600 Pier Park Dr. Info: www.pcscotfestival.com
|8 ||Punta Gorda, FL - 15th Annual Peace River Celtic Festival|
Longest continually-running Celtic Festival in Southwest Florida at The Celtic Ray Public House, 145 Marion Ave. Info: 941-625-8544 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
|12 - 13 ||St. Augustine, FL - St. Augustine Celtic Festival |
At Francis Field on Castillo Drive with non-stop Celtic music and fun in America’s oldest Celtic city. Info: www.celticstaugustine.com
|18 - 20 ||Darien, GA - Fort King George Scottish Heritage Days|
Showcase of Georgia’s Scottish and colonial history, with weapon demonstrations, re-enactors, blacksmithing, weaving, period cooking and music at Fort King George Historic Site. A traditional Scottish "Kirkin of the Tartans" Sunday. Info: 912-437-4770 or www.gastateparks.org/FortKingGeorge
|19 ||Raleigh, NC - World Record Kilt Run|
Raleigh Beer Garden, 614 Glenwood Ave. Wake and District Pipe Band and the nOg Run Club invite you to join us for the 8th annual running of the St. Paddy’s 8K as we again look to break the Guinness World Record for the largest Kilt Run. Info: www.stpaddysrungreen8k.itsyourrace.com.
|19 ||Myrtle Beach, SC - Myrtle Beach Highland Games & Heritage Festival |
With Clan village, whiskey tastings, music & entertainment and more. Info: 843-283-7883 or www.myrtlebeachhighlandgames.com.
|31 - 3 ||Cayce, SC - Tartan Day South|
Annual event taking place around National Tartan Day & celebrating Celtic Heritage at 2001 Charleston Highway. Info: www.tartandaysouth.com
| April 2016|
|1 - 3 ||Dunedin, FL - Dunedin Tide Festival of Piping|
A weekend of world class piping workshops for all ages and abilities run by The National Piping Centre of Scotland. Piping Instructors: Roddy MacLeod MBe, Finlay Johnston, Margaret Dunn, Alastair Dunn, Ken Eller, Robert Mathieson. Drumming Instructor: Drew Duthart. Info: www.dunedinhighlandgames.com/pipe-band-competitors
|2 ||Dunedin, FL - 50th Anniversary of the Dunedin Highland Games|
A full day of Scottish activities at Highlander Park, 1920 Pinehurst Rd. Info: www.dunedinhighlandgames.com
|2 ||Saint Paul, MN - Scottish Ramble |
Join in the Minnesota Tartan Day Celebration. Tartan Day activities that previously took place at the State Capital will be part of Scottish Ramble 2016 at the Landmark Center, 75 West Fifth St. Info: www.scottishramble.org
|6 ||Nationwide - Tartan Day|
Tartan Day is a celebration of Scottish heritage on April 6, the date on which the Declaration of Arbroath was signed in 1320. Wear some tartan with pride today!
|8 - 10 ||Washington, MO - Missouri Tartan Day Festivities|
Promoting Scottish-American culture through music, dance, food, athletics, storytelling at Washington Town and Country Fairgrounds, 323 W Main St. Info: www.motartanday.com
|9 ||Bethel Park, PA - Pittsburgh Tartan Day |
At Bethel Presbyterian Church, 2999 Bethel Church Rd from 10AM to 4:30PM, free event. Info: www.standrewspittsburgh.org.
|9 ||New York, NY - New York Tartan Day Parade |
Celebrate Tartan Day! The Parade starts at 2.00pm at West 45th Street and marches up 6th Avenue to 55th Street. Info: www.nyctartanweek.org/events-2/tartan-day
|9 ||Elkins Park, PA - Spring Highland Fling 2016|
At Elkins High School, celebrate Tartan Day the right way! Join the West Virginia Highland Dancers for a lively performance of traditional Scottish dances and new choreographies. Info: www.wvhd.com
|16 - 17 ||Ormond Beach, FL - Ormond Beach Celtic Festival |
At downtown Ormond Beach with a variety of Celtic entertainment and events. Info: www.ormondbeachcelticfestival.com
|16 - 17 ||Huntersville, NC - Rural Hill Scottish Festival & Loch Norman Highland Games|
A full weekend of Scottish events and entertainment. Info: 704 875 3113 or www.ruralhillscottishfestivals.net
|16 - 17 ||Las Vegas, NV - Las Vegas Highland Games|
At Floyd Lamb Park with Celtic music, highland dance, heavy events and more presented by the Las Vegas Celtic Society. Info: www.lasvegascelticsociety.org
|16 ||Parkersburg, WV - 2016 Scottish and Celtic Heritage Festival|
Pipe bands, dancers, musicians and more at the Parkersburg City Park Pavilion. Info: www.sites.google.com/site/scottishcelticheritagefestival
|21 - 24 ||Norfolk, VA - Virginia International Tattoo|
At Scope Arena and thrills audiences year after year with an awe-inspiring spectacle of music and might. Info: 1-877-741-2787 or www.vafest.org
|29 - 1 ||Ames, IA - 25th Annual Ball of the RSCDS Central Iowa Branch|
A weekend of Scottish Country Dance in celebration of spring at the Great Hall at the Iowa State University Memorial Union. Info: 515-267-1537 or www.rscdscentraliowa.org
|30 ||Prince Frederick, MD - Southern Maryland Celtic Festival|
Highlights the heritage of the Breton, Cornish, Irish, Manx, Scots, and Welsh at the Jefferson-Patterson Park and Museum. Info: 410-449-0096 or www.cssm.org
| May 2016|
|6 - 8 ||Bridgeport, WV - North Central WV Scottish Festival & Celtic Gathering |
At Bridgeport City Park, with pipe bands, heavy athletics, living history presentations, Scottish goods vendors and more. Info: www.northcentralwestvirginiascottishfestival.com
|7 ||Savannah, GA - Savannah Scottish Games|
The 4th oldest Scottish games in the Southeastern United States at Bethesda Academy. Info: www.savannahscottishgames.com
|7 ||Norton, OH - 12th Celtic Beltane Festival |
Full day of events at Columbia Woods Park, 4070 Columbia Woods Dr. There will be entertainment from the Scottish, Welsh, and Irish communities. Info: Alex Murray: 330-690-2802 or email@example.com
|21 - 22 ||Maryville, TN - Smoky Mountain Highland Games|
At Maryville College, 502 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy.A weekend of authentic Scottish Highland festivities in the East Tennessee Highlands. Info: www.smokymountaingames.org
|21 ||Nationwide - World Whisky Day|
Try a dram and celebrate the water of life. Events are taking place all over the globe and all about making whisky fun and enjoyable. Info: www.worldwhiskyday.com
|27 ||Greenville, SC - The Greenville Scottish Games|
Presented by the Greenville Scottish Games at Furman University. Info: www.gallabrae.com
|28 ||Alma, MI - 49th Annual Alma Highland Festival and Games|
Come visit Scotland USA every Memorial Day weekend with a full event and entertainment schedule of Scottish fun. Info: 989 463 8979 or www.almahighlandfestival.com
| June 2016|
|4 ||Wauwatosa, WI - Milwaukee Highland Games|
At Hart Park, 7300 Chestnut St. With pipe bands, dancers, Scottish goods and more. Info: www.milwaukeescottishfest.com
|11 ||Richmond, RI - Rhode Island Scottish Festival|
A full day of Scottish fun at 78 Richmond Townhouse Rd. Info: www.riscot.org
|24 - 26 ||Beloit, WI - Midwest Scottish Weekend |
Hosted by Chicago, Madison, and Milwaukee Scottish Country Dance Groups at Beloit College. Info: 262 679-8522 or
| July 2016|
|9 ||Eagan, MN - Minnesota Scottish Fair & Highland Games|
980 Discovery Rd with pipe bands, Scottish dancers, Clans and more. Info: (952) 470-6300 or www.mnscottishfair.org.
| August 2016|
|6 - 7 ||Monterey, CA - 49th Annual Monterey Scottish Games & Celtic Festival|
At Monterey County Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairground Rd. For all ages and experience and learn about the fascinating Celtic culture. Info: 831-682-2022 or www.montereyscotgames.com.
| September 2016|
|16 - 18 ||Tulsa, OK - SCOTFEST 2016 |
Highland games, culture, music on the Scotrock stage, an active marketplace and some of the best authentic Scottish food and beers to enjoy. Info: www.okscotfest.com