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November 2019

Glasgow Loves Christmas

November 9 - December 31
Glasgow – Scotland Glasgow, Scotland

Magical events, shopping and festive fun in the heart of the city. Info: www.glasgowloveschristmas.com

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Edinburgh’s Christmas

November 16, 2019 - January 4, 2020
Edinburgh – Scotland Edinburgh , Scotland

Edinburgh's Christmas is a spectacular, six-week season of festive entertainment in the heart of the city centre and also a Christmas Market. Info: www.edinburghschristmas.com

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December 2019

Scottish Fiddle Club Night

December 13
Auckland – New Zealand Auckland , New Zealand

7:30 PM - 11:00 PM at St Luke's Church, 130 Remuera Rd. Info: www.freewebs.com/aucklandscottishfiddleclub

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The Red Chilli Pipers Live

December 13
Aberdeen – Scotland Aberdeen, Scotland

A unique brand of 'bag rock' (that's bagpipes plus rock, if you were wondering) with stirring tunes and energetic performances. Expect everything from 'Flower of Scotland' to Coldplay's 'Clocks', via AC/DC and Deep Purple at Music Hall, Union St. Info: www.redhotchillipipers.co.uk

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Glamis Castle Christmas Markets

December 13 - December 15
Glamis United Kingdom

Celebrate the festive season at Glamis Castle, with winter walks, holiday stalls, tours and more. Info: www.glamis-castle.co.uk

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Lanark Christmas Ceilidh

December 13
Lanark United Kingdom

Festive ceilidh dance led by the Clyde Valley Ceilidh Band. Lanark Memorial Hall welcomes the Clyde Valley Ceilidh Band for an evening of foot stomping tunes and Christmas ceilidhing. Info: [email protected]

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Christmas Celebration with a Celtic Spirit

December 14
Christchurch – New Zealand Christchurch, New Zealand

Celebrate the holiday's with a Celtic spirit at Nut Point Centre, 703 Old West Coast Road /222 Langdales Rd. Info: 03 342 1033.

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40th Jenny Mair Highland Square Day

December 14
Palmerston North – New Zealand Palmerston North , New Zealand

Upwards of 20 Highland Pipe Bands and scores of contestant solo bagpipers and solo drummers will converge on The Square, with an extra special element this year in celebrating this milestone. Info:  Brent Le Quesne on 027 289 8711 or [email protected]

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Minnesota Scottish Gaelic Conversation Class

December 14
Minnetonka, MN MN United States

A group for anyone interested in learning Scottish Gaelic and in practicing Scottish Gaelic conversation. All levels welcome at Bylerly’s Creations Cafe, Ridgedale Dr. Info: www.meetup.com/Scottish-Gaelic-Conversation

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Wellington Gaelic Club Ceilidh

December 14
Wellington – New Zealand Wellington , New Zealand

Come dance with the Wellington Gaelic Club at Wellington City Pipe Band hall on the corner of Hanson and Stokes Street, Newtown. Info: www.wellingtongaelicclub.org.nz

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The Pipes of Christmas

December 14
New York, NY NY United States

21st anniversary concert-from the bold sounds of the bagpipes and the harmonious blending of brass, strings and percussion, to the poetic and lyrical words that complement them, the Pipes of Christmas is a festival for the soul at Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, at 921 Madison Avenue (at 73rd Street). Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com or info at: www.pipesofchristmas.com

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Scotland and Northern Ireland Research

December 14
Oakland, CA CA United States

The population of Scotland and Northern Ireland today is less than 7 million combined. Yet, the number of people worldwide with an ancestry from those areas is estimated between 70-90 million. This presentation will provide information to assist in Scottish genealogy research at California Genealogical Society & Library. Info: [email protected]

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Khancoban Carols Pipes and Drums

December 14
Khancoban, NSW Australia

Presented by Tumbarumba Pipe Band and Khancoban Alpine Inn. A free evening of Celtic and Christmas music, including pipes culminating in Massed Pipe Band performances throughout the evening. Info: Joanne Lorimar 0417 219 743.

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Mighty Mini MacLeod end of year event

December 15
Adelaide, SA Australia

The Mighty Mini Macleods end the year on a high at The Beachouse Swimming Centre. We will have fun, plan next year's activities and start the school holidays. Meet in the foyer at 3:00pm near the ticket office of The Beachouse, 4 Colley Terrace, Glenelg Beach. Cost from $20.00. Info: Nicole 0415 654 836 or ... Read more

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The Pipes of Christmas

December 15
Summit, NJ NJ United States

21st anniversary concert-from the bold sounds of the bagpipes and the harmonious blending of brass, strings and percussion, to the poetic and lyrical words that complement them, the Pipes of Christmas is a festival for the soul at Central Presbyterian Church located, 70 Maple St with performances at 2 and 7PM. Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com or info ... Read more

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St Andrews Society of Montreal Children’s Christmas Party

December 15
Montreal, QC Canada

Don't miss our annual Children's Christmas Party! There will be food, games, presents and Santa Claus at Black Watch Armoury, 2067 Rue de Bleury. Info: www.standrews.qc.ca

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Scottish Christmas Celebration

December 17
New York, NY NY United States

Carols and holiday cheer with the American Scottish Foundation and the Burns Society of New York at the Union Club. Info: Info: www.americanscottishfoundation.com

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Grumpy Celtic Christmas – Eric Bogle & Claymore

December 20
Melbourne, VIC Australia

Audiences are in for a Celtic trea as, Eric Bogle and Claymore join forces at the Memo for a one night only in Melbourne Christmas extravaganza, “A Grumpy Celtic Christmas”. Considered two of Australia’s top artists, along with the incredible Glenbrae Celtic Dancers, the event will showcase the best of Celtic entertainment. Info: www.facebook.com/events/2418523578396137

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Celtic Christmas

December 21 - December 22
Atlanta, GA GA United States

A cast of international and regionally renowned artists weaves a spellbinding performance of Irish, Scottish, Welsh and Appalachian music, dance and humor in an evocative, inspiring show that will warm the soul with the music and dance of the ages. Info: https://events.rialtocenter.gsu.edu/online/article/celticchristmas

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Happy Christmas

December 25
Nationwide – Australia Nationwide, Australia

Wishing all our readers and friends a very Happy Christmas and festive season!

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Happy Christmas

December 25
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

Wishing all our readers and friends a very Happy Christmas and festive season!

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Happy Christmas

December 25
Nationwide – New Zealand Nationwide, New Zealand

Wishing all our readers and friends a very Happy Christmas and festive season!

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Happy Christmas

December 25
Nationwide – Scotland Nationwide, Scotland

Wishing all our readers and friends a very Happy Christmas and festive season!

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Happy Christmas

December 25
Nationwide – USA Nationwide, USA

Wishing all our readers and friends a very Happy Christmas and festive season!

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2019-20 RSCDS New Zealand Branch Summer School

December 28, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Cambridge New Zealand

Scottish country dance classes and events at St Peters School. Info: https://ss2019.waibopscd.org.nz

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VUW Wellington Scottish Interest Group

December 28
Wellington – New Zealand Wellington , New Zealand

A friendly group for all interested in all facets of Scottish life – history, culture, etc at the Victoria University of Wellington Law School, Old Government Buildings, Lambton Quay. Info: www.wellyscots.wordpress.com

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Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

December 30, 2019 - January 1, 2020
Edinburgh – Scotland Edinburgh , Scotland

Edinburgh's Hogmanay is one of the world's greatest New Year celebrations, including street party, torchlight procession, ceilidh and more. Join for three days of spectacular events, as Edinburgh shows the world how to party! Info: www.edinburghshogmanay.com

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Northcote Invitational

December 30
Northcote New Zealand

Come along and listen to some of New Zealand’s top solo pipers in their build up for the Waipu Highland Games. No entry charge. Events: Double MSR and Open Medley with a prize for the overall winner (based on medley preference)at Northcote Tavern. Info: Auckland & District Pipe Band: [email protected]

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8th Annual Hogman-eh!

December 31
Ottawa, ON Canada

A free New Year's celebration Scottish style, featuring Ceilidh and Highland Dancing, food and entertainment at the largest Hogmanay celebration outside Scotland at the Aberdeen Pavilion, Landsdowne Park. Info: www.ottscot.ca/hogmanay

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Happy Hogmanay

December 31
Nationwide – Australia Nationwide, Australia

The Scottish Banner wishes all our readers and friends a very Happy Hogmanay and best wishes for a happy and healthy 2020!

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Happy Hogmanay

December 31
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

The Scottish Banner wishes all our readers and friends a very Happy Hogmanay and best wishes for a happy and healthy 2020!

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Happy Hogmanay

December 31
Nationwide – New Zealand Nationwide, New Zealand

The Scottish Banner wishes all our readers and friends a very Happy Hogmanay and best wishes for a happy and healthy 2020!

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Happy Hogmany

December 31
Nationwide – Scotland Nationwide, Scotland

The Scottish Banner wishes all our readers and friends a very Happy Hogmanay and best wishes for a happy and healthy 2020!

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Happy Hogmany

December 31
Nationwide – USA Nationwide, USA

The Scottish Banner wishes all our readers and friends a very Happy Hogmanay and best wishes for a happy and healthy 2020!

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Caledonian Society of WA Hogmanay Ceilidh

December 31
Inglewood, WA Australia

Come sing and dance to Heel n Toe Ceilidh band. Listen to our Piper. Finger food supper supplied BYO alcohol. Children free enter. $20 non members. Info: John 0427 990 754.

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Stonehaven Fireball Ceremony

December 31
Stonehaven – Scotland Stonehaven, Kincardineshire Scotland

The Fireball Ceremony is Stonehaven's unique way to welcome in the New Year and greet friends and neighbours. As the midnight chimes ring out on December 31st, approximately 40 men and women parade up and down the High Street swinging fiercely flaming balls around their heads. Info: www.stonehavenfireballs.co.uk

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January 2020

The Maryborough Highland Gathering

January 1, 2020
Maryborough, VIC Australia

Australia's oldest continuous running sporting event with pipe bands, Scottish dance, athletics and more at Princes Park. Info: 03 5461 1480 or www.highlandsociety.com.au

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Waipu Highland Games

January 1, 2020
Waipu – New Zealand Waipu, New Zealand

The first Highland Games in the world each year with pipe bands, Scottish dance, heavy events, Clan tents and more at Caledonian Park, Main Road. Info: www.waipugames.co.nz

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The Loony Dook

January 1, 2020
South Queensferry West Lothian United Kingdom

The Loony Dook continues its New Year’s Day tradition at South Queensferry. In the shadow of the Forth Bridges, the dippers in fancy dress, scantily clad or even fully clothed from the night before will brave the chill to raise money for charities while shaking off their Hogmanay hangover. Dookers will march the length of ... Read more

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Scottish Celtic Music Group

January 3, 2020
Auckland – New Zealand Auckland , New Zealand

Monthly on the first Friday at St Luke's Church, 130 Remuera Rd. All instruments welcome to read through favourite Scottish tunes and dance sets. Info: John Hawthorn: [email protected]

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Adelaide Pipers’ Gathering

January 6, 2020
Adelaide, SA Australia

Piping event. Info:Jack Brennan: [email protected]

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Robert Burns Celebration

January 8, 2020
Indianapolis, IN IN United States

The Scottish Society of Indianapolis hosts its annual Robert Burns Celebration as part of the regular monthly meeting schedule. Join us for an evening of toasts and speeches to celebrate Robert Burns at 1008 West 64th St. Cover charge: $5 for members, $7 for returning guests. Please bring a side dish based on last names: ... Read more

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Scottish Fiddle Club Night

January 10, 2020
Auckland – New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand

7:30 PM - 11:00 PM at St Luke's Church, 130 Remuera Rd. Info: www.freewebs.com/aucklandscottishfiddleclub

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The Saint Louis Scottish Rite Knights of Saint Andrew 9th Annual Robert Burns Evening

January 11, 2020
St. Louis, MO MO United States

Come join The Saint Louis Scottish Rite Knights of Saint Andrew in raising funds for restoration of the St. Louis Scottish Rite Cathedral. After all, everybody is a wee bit Scottish on a Burns Night, at The Cathedral. Info: [email protected]

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Celtic Connections

January 16, 2020 - February 2, 2020
Glasgow – Scotland Glasgow, Scotland

Celtic Connections is the largest winter music festival of its kind and the UK’s premier celebration of Celtic music. Info: www.celticconnections.com

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Winter Storm Weekend

January 16, 2020 - January 19, 2020
Kansas City, MO MO United States

The pipes and drums event in Kansas City. World-class concerts, competitions, and master classes. Info: www.mhaf.org

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Burns Night Celebration

January 17, 2020
New York, NY NY United States

The Burns Supper celebrates, in words and music, the immortal memory of Robert Burns and Scotland's heritage. Presented by the American Scottish Foundation together with the University Club. Info: www.americanscottishfoundation.org

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Central Florida Scottish Highland Games

January 18, 2020 - January 19, 2020
Winter Springs, FL FL United States

A weekend of Scottish culture and fun presented by The Scottish-American Society of Central Florida, with pipes & drums, Celtic entertainment, athletics, Clans and more at Central Winds Park. Info: www.flascot.com

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Scottish Society of Greater Bloomington Burns Supper

January 18, 2020
Bloomington, IN IN United States

Join the Scottish Society of Greater Bloomington in celebrating the 261st birthday of Robert Burns.Info: [email protected]

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The Great Canadian Kilt Skate

January 18, 2020
Ottawa, ON Canada

Admission to the Kilt Skate is free, and there is free birthday cake and hot chocolate, at Lansdowne Park Skating Court, near the Aberdeen Pavilion. Info: www.kiltskate.com

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RSCDS Vancouver Branch Burns Supper

January 18, 2020
Vancouver, BC Canada

A traditional Scottish meal with all the trimmings, wonderful music by the Tartan Players and a dance programme to suit everyone at Scottish Cultural Centre, 8886 Hudson St. Info: www.rscdsvancouver.org

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Scotland’s Trade Fair Spring

January 19, 2020 - January 21, 2020
Glasgow – Scotland Glasgow, Scotland

Over 500 companies exhibit thousands of products in Clothing, Textiles, Jewellery, Fashion Accessories, Clan Products, Beauty & Bath Products, Stationery, Giftware, Gift Food & Speciality Fine Food at Glasgow’s SEC-trade only event. Info: www.spring.scotlandstradefairs.co.uk

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The Great Canadian Kilt Skate

January 19, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Winnipeg, MB Canada

Hosted by the The St. Andrew's Society of Winnipeg at Seven Oaks Sports Plex, Garden City Community Centre. Info: [email protected], 204-960-1612 or www.kiltskate.com

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Scots Music Group-Celebrating Robert Burns

January 21, 2020
Edinburgh – Scotland Edinburgh , Scotland

Join friends from Scots Music Group for an afternoon session of traditional songs, music, poems and stories celebrating Scotland’s national bard. Held in the relaxed setting of the Storytelling Court. All welcome to listen or bring a turn and join in! Info: www.scottishstorytellingcentre.com

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DunedinLive: Haggis Winter MusicFest 2020

January 23, 2020 - January 26, 2020
Dunedin, FL FL United States

Whisky Tasting & Burns Supper, featuring Skerryvore and the works of Robert Burns at The Scottish Cultural Center, Louden Ave. Info: www.haggiscelticconcerts.com

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Big Burns Supper 2020

January 23, 2020 - February 2, 2020
Dumfries – Scotland Dumfries, Scotland

Dumfries, one of Scotland’s friendliest towns flings open its doors for 114 events across 11 days of top-class music, comedy, dance and cabaret at the world’s biggest contemporary Burns celebration. Info: www.bigburnssupper.com

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Glasgow Burns Night

January 23, 2020
Glasgow – Scotland Glasgow, Scotland

This fun, informal and traditional Burns Night will include poetry, bagpipes and plenty of merriment and the opportunity to meet old friends and new at Royal Exchange Square. Info: [email protected]

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Robbie Burns Night at the Rocky Mountain Folk Club

January 24, 2020
Calgary, AB Canada

Come and celebrate the Scottish bard with music, song, the highland pipes and of course some haggis at Rosedale Community Association Hall. Info: www.rockyfolkclub.com/robbie-burns-night-2/

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St. Andrew’s Society of Toronto Annual Burns Supper

January 24, 2020
Toronto, ON Canada

A very special evening to celebrate Scotland’s national bard, Robert Burns, in traditional style. One of the best Burns events in the city for many years at the University Club. Info: www.standrews-society.ca

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St. Andrew’s Society of Montreal Burns Night

January 24, 2020
Montreal, QC Canada

Join the Society’s Annual event that celebrates Robbie Burns who came to fame as a poet when he was 27 years old, and whose lifestyle of wine, women and song made him famous all over Scotland. Share a wee dram with friends, enjoy a traditional Scottish meal (with a gourmet flair) and raise your glasses ... Read more

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A Celebration of Burns Night Aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia

January 24, 2020
Edinburgh – Scotland Edinburgh , Scotland

You will enjoy a red carpet welcome as you are piped aboard Britannia. The unforgettable Scottish evening begins with a drinks and canape reception before touring the yacht. Info: + 44(0) 1442 768 110 or [email protected]

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Turakina Highland Games

January 25, 2020
Turakina – New Zealand Turakina , New Zealand

The event is a family friendly day at Turakina Domain, including Pipe Bands, solo piping & drumming, Highland and National Dancing, traditional field events, children's events, Clan & market stalls and an evening ceilidh. Free on site parking and camp sites available @ $5. Entry $10 per person, children under 15 free. Info: [email protected] or ... Read more

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Gala Burns Supper & Ceilidh

January 25, 2020
Ottawa, ON Canada

Celebrate the life and poetry of Robert Burns with pipes and drums, haggis, whisky, and dancing with the Scottish Society of Ottawa. Info: www.ottscot.ca/burns-supper-ottawa

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Robert Burns Supper

January 25, 2020
Hollywood, FL United States

Celebrate the bard! Presented by the Scottish American Society Of South Florida at Orangebrook Golf and Country Club, 400 Entrada Dr. Info: www.sassf.org

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Happy Burns Night

January 25, 2020
Nationwide – Australia Nationwide, Australia

Celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Scottish poet Robert Burns. The tradition of the Burns Night Supper was first held in 1801 by the poet’s friends, five years after his death.

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Happy Burns Night

January 25, 2020
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

Celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Scottish poet Robert Burns. The tradition of the Burns Night Supper was first held in 1801 by the poet’s friends, five years after his death.

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Happy Burns Night

January 25, 2020
Nationwide – New Zealand Nationwide, New Zealand

Celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Scottish poet Robert Burns. The tradition of the Burns Night Supper was first held in 1801 by the poet’s friends, five years after his death.

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Happy Burns Night

January 25, 2020

Celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Scottish poet Robert Burns. The tradition of the Burns Night Supper was first held in 1801 by the poet’s friends, five years after his death.

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Happy Burns Night

January 25, 2020
Nationwide – USA Nationwide, USA

Celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Scottish poet Robert Burns. The tradition of the Burns Night Supper was first held in 1801 by the poet’s friends, five years after his death.

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Saint Andrew Society of Western Australia Burns Supper

January 25, 2020
Perth, WA Australia

Celebrate the Bard at the Pan Pacific Hotel, with Scottish food, music and fun. Info: www.saintandrew.org.au

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Burns Supper

January 25, 2020
Wongawallan, QLD Australia

Celebrate Rabbi Burns Supper with Pipes, Selkirk Grace, Address to the Haggis and poetry. A special appearance by members of the Brisbane City Pipe Band. 3 Course dinner with haggis and more at Fox and Hounds Country Inn, 7 Elevation Dr. Info: 07 5665 7582 or www.foxandhounds.net.au

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Robert Burns Dinner

January 25, 2020
Hyattsville, MD MD United States

Robert Burns Supper for DMV Scots with a connection to Lewis/Harris or Orkney Islands at 4104 Oglethorpe St. Info: Aaron Dorfman 202 870 2280.

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Ipswich Burns Supper Ceilidh

January 25, 2020
Ipswich, QLD Australia

Enjoy a traditional Burns Supper Ceilidh, and celebrate the life of Rabbie Burns. Including a traditional supper while you are captivated by the Address to the Haggis and all the formalities, followed by live band "Ishka" with a dance caller for your Dashing White Sergeants and Gay Gordons - and of course the Ipswich Pipe ... Read more

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The Burns Supper 2020

January 25, 2020
Halifax, NS Canada

A festive evening to celebrate the life and works of Scottish poet Robert Burns. It's the biggest traditional Burns Supper on Canada's East Coast. This year we welcome Dr. Iain Nicolson Findlay as our chief speaker.He is a Past President of the Paisley Burns Club, and the 37th Member of the Guild of Robert Burns ... Read more

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Sons of Scotland Pipe Band Burns Night Ceilidh

January 25, 2020
Ottawa, ON Canada

The 129th annual Burns Celeidh hosted by the Sons of Scotland Pipe Band of Ottawa. Our evening will have the pipes and drums, dancing and a big catered buffet, silent auction and cash bar - all in support of Robert Burns and the traditions of the dinner, the Montgomery Legion, and the pipe band.Tickets are ... Read more

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2020 Scottish Universities Burns Night & Ceilidh

January 25, 2020
Washington, DC DC United States

The Alumni Clubs of The University of Edinburgh, The University of St Andrews, and The University of Glasgow, invite you to our annual Burns Night Supper & Ceilidh in the Grand Ballroom at the historic Willard Intercontinental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest. Info: [email protected]

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Central Coast Scots Burns Night

January 25, 2020
Gosford, NSW Australia

Celebrate Robert Burns at East Gosford Progress Hall. Info: Ian Davidson 0435 578 353.

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Guelph Pipe Band Burns’ Supper

January 25, 2020
Rockwood, ON Canada

Entertainment by the Guelph Pipe Band, Stringymajig and Scottish Country Dancing, Rockmosa Community Hall, 110 Rockmosa Dr. Info: www.guelphpipeband.com

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East York Kiwanis Robbie Burns Supper 2020

January 25, 2020
Toronto, ON Canada

Join the East York Kiwanis for roast beef, haggis,and neaps and tatties. Door prizes, Silent Auction, Scottish Dancers, Cash Bar at The Birches Catering (Latvian Canadian Centre), 4 Credit Union Dr. Info: 416 451 6777 or www.eventbrite.ca

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76th Annual Lorne Scots Pipes & Drums Robbie Burns Supper

January 25, 2020
Brampton, ON Canada

Dine and Dance the night away with the Lorne Scots Pipes & Drums in honour of Sir Robert Burns' birthday at the Pearson Convention Center, 2638 Steeles Ave E. Info: [email protected]

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Great Canadian Kilt Skate

January 25, 2020
Montreal, QC Canada

Kilt skate hosted by the St. Andrew's Society of Montreal at Patinoire Atrium, 1000 rue de la Gauchetiere. Info: www.standrews.qc.ca/kilt-skate.html

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SFU Robbie Burns’ Dinner 2020

January 25, 2020
Vancouver, BC Canada

Simon Fraser University Pipe Band annual celebration of Burns’ Night. The evening will include Piping in of the Haggis, Burns’ poetry, song, dance and copious band performances by the SFU Pipe Band and the RMM Pipe Bands at Executive Plaza Hotel. Info: www.sfupipeband.com/events

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113th Winnipeg Robert Burns Club Burns Supper

January 25, 2020
Winnipeg, MB Canada

Immortal Memory proposed by Bobby Kane HLM, Past President Robert Burns World Federation Ltd at Holiday Inn Winnipeg South. Info: www.winnipegrobertburns.org

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Robert Burns Ceilidh

January 25, 2020
Cobourg, ON Canada

A fun evening of Scottish and Celtic Music and Dancing, as well as a wee taste of Scotland, with The Cobourg Legion Pipes and Drums, and Madman's Window The Cobourg Scottish Country Dancers at ​LiUNA Hall, 560 Dodge St. Info: www.cobourghighlandgames.ca/robert-burns-supper

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The Glenturret Burns Night Supper at Sydney Opera House

January 25, 2020
Sydney, NSW Australia

Superb whisky, a 4 hour, uniquely Australian-Scottish feast and the powerful sounds of two nations united for a Burns Night Supper featuring award-winning Scottish 5 piece, Breabach, and Ngiyampaa, Yuin, Bandjalang and Gumbangirr artist, Eric Avery. Tickets: www.sydneyoperahouse.com

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Burns Night 2020 Townsville

January 25, 2020
Townsville, QLD Australia

Come join us celebrate Robert Burns at The Metropole Hotel, Townsville. Piping in of the haggis, poetry, songs, Highland dancers, good cheer, and great company. Three course dinner including wine only $65. Ticket purchase online only. Book tickets and pre-order menu at burnsnight.floktu.com

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Burns Night Dinner 2020 – Burns + Brexit

January 25, 2020
Dunedin – New Zealand Dunedin , New Zealand

Join Toitū Otago Settlers Museum and the Dunedin Burns Club to consider thoughts on how Burns might have viewed Brexit from British High Commissioner Laura Clarke and Professor Alison Phipps from the University of Glasgow. Enjoy traditional Scottish food and drink, kick your heels up at the ceilidh. Info: [email protected] or 03 477 5052.

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Burn’s Supper 2020

January 25, 2020
Auckland – New Zealand Auckland , New Zealand

Celebrate the life & poetry of Scotland's national Bard, Robert Burns. With a 3 course set menu for $65 including a drink on arrival & a dram of whisky for the presentation of the Haggis. There will be some live music throughout the evening from our good friend Gerry O'Neil & of course plenty of ... Read more

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Burns Night

January 25, 2020
Napier – New Zealand Napier , New Zealand

Come celebrate beautiful Bonnie Scotland's favourite event with a traditional Burns Night! From Kilts to Bagpipes and copious amounts of Whisky and a delicious 3-course dinner - this is going to be a night not to miss! Come enjoy all that is amazing about the incredible country of Scotland at Taradale Club, 55 Wharerangi Road, ... Read more

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Robert Burns Tartan Ceilidh

January 25, 2020
Regina, SK Canada

Join the Scottish Heritage Society of Regina for their annual Robert Burns Dinner and Evening of Scottish entertainment (aka Ceilidh) at St. Martin's Parish Hall, 4720 Castle Rd. Info: [email protected]

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Glamis Castle Burns Supper

January 25, 2020
Forfar – Scotland Forfar, Tayside Scotland

Your evening will begin with us from 6pm in the magnificent 17th Century drawing room with a glass of fizz on arrival, followed by a traditional 3 course Burns Supper served in the stunning Strathmore Dining Room, where you will also be entertained by a full cast of well known local speakers throughout. Info: [email protected]

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Ashburton’s Festival of Pipe Band Music

January 26, 2020
Ashburton – New Zealand Ashburton, New Zealand

Ashburton's annual Pipe band music festival beginning with Street March at 12:30pm, followed by Medleys & Sets in the Domain. Info: Peter MacLean: [email protected]

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The Robert Burns Club of Melbourne – Robert Burns Celebrations

January 26, 2020

The club conducts a celebration on the poet’s birthday near the Robert Burns statue in Treasury Gardens Spring Street, Melbourne and also holds a Burns Supper each year including the address to the haggis, dinner and dancing. Info: 03 8333 0973 or [email protected]

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Up Helly Aa

January 28, 2020
Lerwick – Scotland Lerwick, Shetland Scotland

Taking place annually on the last Tuesday of January in the town of Lerwick, the Shetland’s Viking Fire Festival, or Up Helly Aa as it’s known locally, is the largest event of its kind in Europe. Thousands of visitors from across the world travel to this northernmost corner of Scotland to join in this Scandinavian ... Read more

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Burns Supper 2020 at Esquire Jazz Club

January 28, 2020
Amarillo, TX TX United States

Grab your friends and cinch up your clan tartan, kilt and sporran for the annual Burns Supper Celebration. A night of all things Scottish! Hosted by Wildcat Bluff at Esquire Jazz Club. Featuring Scotch tastings paired with tasty finger foods and haggis. Music of the isles by Those Guys, Mike Fuller, James Lee Baker, and ... Read more

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Halifax Celtic Festival

January 29, 2020 - February 2, 2020
Halifax, NS Canada

A celebration of Celtic culture in Halifax. Info: www.facebook.com/hfxcelticfest

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Southern Fling Canberra 2020

January 31, 2020 - February 2, 2020
Canberra , ACT Australia

Youth Scottish Country Dance weekend for people aged 18 – 40 years. Social dancing and expert tuition. Info: www.rscds-canberra.org

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February 2020

Robert Burns Fundraising Dinner

February 1, 2020
Dallas, TX TX United States

Celebrate the life and works of Scotland's most beloved poet and support the Dallas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, featuring three elegant courses, traditional Scottish entertainment, rare and unique silent auction items, good whiskey, good cheer and of course poetry! Info: Gary Pennington at (469) 273-0654 or [email protected]

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26th Sarasota Highland Games & Celtic Festival

February 1, 2020
Sarasota, FL FL United States

The sound of the pipes, the beating of drums, Food Vendors, Merchandise Vendors, Dancing and Athletic events reminds all Scots of our ancient and glorious heritage at 3000 Ringling Blvd. Info: www.sarasotahighlandgames.com

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Robert Burns Supper

February 1, 2020
Los Angeles, CA CA United States

Celebrate the bard with music, poetry and food at the Los Angeles Athletic Club. Presented by the Saint Andrew's Society of Los Angeles. Info: www.saintandrewsla.org

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Burns Supper

February 1, 2020
Toowoomba, QLD Australia

The Toowoomba Caledonian Society & Pipe Band Inc. will hold their Annual Burns Supper in the Drayton Hall.It is a 4 course formal dinner which includes a Haggis entrée. Entertainment by 2 Lassies singing Burns songs, The Immortal Memory by Mal Leslie (Past Chieftain & Past president of the Society in Toowoomba).Bookings are essential for ... Read more

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Cumberland Knights of St. Andrew 13th Annual Burns Supper

February 1, 2020
Cumberland, MD MD United States

Celebrating the life and poetry of Robert "Rabbie" Burns. The Cumberland Knights of St. Andrew will host their annual Burns Supper at the Cumberland Masonic Temple, 15 Greene St. Info: Tom Paxton 301-876-0806.

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Hunter Valley Burns Night

February 1, 2020
Argenton, NSW Australia

Celebrate the Bard with the Hunter Valley Scots, with Scottish food, music and friendship at Club Macquarie, 458 Lake Road. Info: www.hvsc.org.au

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2nd Annual Kiltskate NYC

February 1, 2020
New York, NY NY United States

Come join the Scottish American Foundation at Bryant Park as together as they bring Scotland to the ice for Kiltskate NYC Pipers piping and skating, Shot of Scotch dancing - bring your skates - wrap some tartan around you, no charge to skate, or rent skates for $20. Info: www.americanscottishfoundation.org

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The Great Canadian Kilt Skate

February 1, 2020
Lethbridge, AB Canada

With bagpiping provided by the Bridgecity Highlanders at ATB Centre, 74 Mauretania Road West. Info: www.kiltskate.com

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Robbie Burns Dinner, Dance and Fundraiser

February 1, 2020
Calgary, AB Canada

Alberta Rocky Mountain Highland Dancers invite you the 2020 Robbie Burns Dinner, Dance and Fundraiser.Traditional Roast Beef Dinner with all the trimmings and Haggis and Highland Dance performances at Varsity Community Center, 4303 Varsity Drive NW. Info: Phone: 403-998-1057or [email protected]

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3rd Annual Kilt Night

February 1, 2020
Sarasota, FL FL United States

Please join New World Celts - Sarasota for a Kilt Night at The Shamrock Pub in Sarasota. You will enjoy Celtic music, food truck and a great selection of beer & wine. Raffle prizes too. Info: www.newworldceltssarasota.com

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Oor Wullie

February 3, 2020 - February 8, 2020
Ayr – Scotland Ayr, Scotland

Jings, Crivvens, Help Ma Boab! Scotland’s cheekiest, spiky-haired scamp is back! Only question is; where’s his bucket?! Join Wullie, Fat Boab, Soapy Soutar, Wee Eck, and the rest of the Sunday Post gang, in a brand new musical adventure celebrating their 80th anniversary as Scotland’s most beloved comic strip. Info: www.thegaiety.co.uk/oor-wullie

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The Hebridean Dark Skies Festival

February 7, 2020 - February 22, 2020
Stornoway Isle of Lewis United Kingdom

Two weeks of arts and astronomy events to the Isle of Lewis, with an ambitious and exciting programme spanning theatre, live music, film, visual art, food, astronomy talks, and stargazing. Info: www.lanntair.com/creative-programme/darkskies

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8th Annual Celtic Family Jamboree FamJam!

February 7, 2020 - February 8, 2020
Brookesville, FL FL United States

Family friendly, leashed dogs OK, RV & Tent camping on site. Ongoing Highland athletics and sheepdog herding demos. A labyrinth of Celtic merchandise & jewelry for sale. Info: www.celticheritageproductions.com

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Paeroa Highland Games and Tattoo

February 8, 2020
Paeroa – New Zealand Paeroa, New Zealand

The 27th Annual Paeroa Highland Games & Tattoo will be held on Saturday 8th February 2020 at the Paeroa Domain. What started out as a small Pipe Bands Competition has grown over the years, and today is a fully-fledged Highland Games, one of only seven such Scottish gatherings in New Zealand, and the only one ... Read more

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Decade from The National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland

February 8, 2020
Edinburgh – Scotland Edinburgh , Scotland

Join the National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland for their next concert "Decade", will see the band perform a fantastic mixture of traditional and contemporary music infused with the ever so popular NYPBoS twist at the Corn Exchange. Info: www.thepipingcentre.co.uk/play/national-youth-pipe-band-of-scotland/events

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Tallangatta Ceilidh 2020

February 8, 2020
Tallangatta, VIC Australia

Enjoy an evening of traditional Scottish dancing, live band music and other live entertainment for your enjoyment. The evening will include a traditional Scottish dinner commencing at 6.30 pm with the Piping of the Haggis, then a tasting of the haggis as an entree. A two course dinner is included with refreshments available at Tallangatta ... Read more

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The Great Canadian Kilt Skate

February 8, 2020
Saskatoon, SK Canada

Get your kilt and skates on at The Great Canadian Kilt Skate. Info: www.kiltskate.com

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The Great Canadian Kilt Skate

February 9, 2020
Calgary, AB Canada

Get your kilt and skates on at Calgary Olympic Plaza. Hosted by the St Andrew-Caledonian Society of Calgary. Info: David Aftergood: [email protected], 403-975-8902 or www.kiltskate.com

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Victoria Highland Games Highland Dance Competition

February 11, 2020 - February 12, 2020
Victoria, BC Canada

A weekend of Highland Dance in Victoria.The Victoria Highland Games Association and the Victoria Highland Dancing Association are offering two competitions over the BC Family Day long weekend. Info: www.victoriahighlandgames.com

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SPECTRA 2020

February 13, 2020 - February 16, 2020
Aberdeen – Scotland Aberdeen, Scotland

SPECTRA will once again light up the winter nights in Aberdeen encouraging audiences to get out and experience the city looking its best using interactive light sculptures, architectural projections and film to create new ways of exploring the city. Info: www.spectrafestival.co.uk

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Clan MacRae Reunion & Gathering

February 14, 2020 - February 16, 2020
Bathurst, NSW Australia

A weekend of all things “MacRae” including AGM, dinner and more. Non-members very welcome. Info: Clan MacRae Society Secretary, Roslyn MacRae: [email protected]

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Pipes In The Park 2020

February 15, 2020
Wellington – New Zealand Wellington , New Zealand

Wellington's very own Highland Games. Pipe Band competition, Highland dancing, Scottish Country Dancing, Irish Dancing, Clans, Castles (of the bouncy kind) and Craft Markets. Bring your picnic blanket or deck chair, sit back and enjoy some great entertainment from some of the best Pipe Bands in the country. A fun family day out at Waitangi ... Read more

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The Asheville Celtic Festival

February 15, 2020
Fletcher, NC NC United States

A winter indoor Celtic festival bringing the Celtic spirit of the Seven Nations to the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina at Western North Carolina Agricultural Center - Davis Event Center, 761 Boylston Highway. Info: www.ashevillecelticfest.com

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Queen Mary ScotsFestival & International Highland Games

February 15, 2020 - February 16, 2020
Long Beach, CA CA United States

Experience the rich culture and history of Scotland first hand through an array of authentic activities, athletics, dancing, entertainment, and cuisine, paying homage to the Queen Mary’s Scottish legacy. Info: www.queenmary.com

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Richmond Highland Gathering

February 16, 2020
Richmond, TAS Australia

St Andrew Society of Hobart will again be holding its annual Highland Gathering on the Village Green, with Pipe Band displays from across Tasmania, Scottish dancing and stalls. Info: Di Cornish 0408 528 658 or [email protected]

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The Fort William Mountain Festival

February 19, 2020 - February 23, 2020
Fort William – Scotland Fort William, Scotland

An annual festival of mountain culture with great speakers, films, exhibitions, workshops, book festival fringe events and more. Info: www.mountainfestival.co.uk

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Winkie’s Return

February 20, 2020
Dundee – Scotland Dundee, Scotland

Following 2018's excellent talk by Guy Puzey we have invited Guy back to give his talk on our WWII heroine Winkie the pigeon alongside a special guest - Winkie herself! Hear how Winkie was responsible for saving the lives of a crew on board a Beaufort Fighter Plane in 1942 at Broughty Castle Museum. Info: ... Read more

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Flint Scottish Pipe Band 104th Anniversary Ceilidh

February 22, 2020

Experience a true Ceilidh with audience participation, dancing and singing at the Knights of Columbus Hall located, 8428 Davison Rd. This year's Ceilidh will have non-stop entertainment: Bagpipe Bands, Irish Dancing, Highland dancing and more! Info: Tom Dillard 989 928-4687.

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Ballarat Highland Gathering

February 23, 2020
Ballarat, VIC Australia

The Federation University Australia Pipe Band hosts the Ballarat Highland Gathering supported by Pipe Bands Victoria. Come join the free event in the Ballarat sunshine with your loved ones at Victoria Park, Sturt St. Info: www.fedunipipeband.com.au

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WhiskyFête 2020

February 27, 2020
Montreal, QC Canada

An evening of unique and rare whiskies in aid of the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital at the The Mount Royal Club, 1175 Sherbrooke Street W. Info: www.whiskyfete.org

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Whisky Tasting

February 28, 2020
Oranage Park, FL United States

With ​​Northeast Florida Scottish Highland Games & Festival at The Hill Top Restaurant, 2030 Wells Rd. Info: www.neflgames.com/events

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​​Northeast Florida Scottish Highland Games & Festival

February 29, 2020
Green Cove Springs, FL FL United States

Bringing a "Wee Bit o’ Scotland" to the Northeast Florida area with athletics, music, food and fun of the games, at Clay County Fairgrounds 2497 State Road 16 West. Info: www.neflgames.com

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Scots Day Out

February 29, 2020
Bendigo, VIC Australia

A free community event with pipe bands, Scottish dancers, Scottish dogs, Clans, Scottish food & stalls and more in the beautiful setting of Rosalind Park. Info: www.scotsdayout.com

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Canterbury Centre Pipe Band Contest

February 29, 2020
Christchurch – New Zealand Christchurch, New Zealand

Street March and piping events in Templeton. Info: [email protected]

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Central North Island Piping Contest

February 29, 2020
Rotorua – New Zealand Rotorua, New Zealand

City of Rotorua is hosting the CNI Contest on the Village Green, includes a pipe band Street March. Info: Paul Fuller [email protected]

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March 2020

StAnza

March 4, 2020 - March 8, 2020
St Andrews, Fife, United Kingdom

Scotland's Poetry Festival, is held every March in St Andrews, Scotland's oldest university town. With readings, exhibitions, performances, music, film and more. Info: www.stanzapoetry.org

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Liverpool Plains Military Tattoo

March 7, 2020
Quirindi, NSW Australia

Get your kilts out and your bagpipes at the ready at the Liverpool Plains Military Tattoo. Pipe bands, dancers, musicians and more. Info: www.liverpoolplainsmilitarytattoo.com.au

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DramFest

March 7, 2020 - March 8, 2020
Christchurch – New Zealand Christchurch, New Zealand

New Zealand's largest whisky tasting and education festival and an iconic event in the drinks industry calendar at Christchurch Town Hall. Info: or 03 377 6824 or www.dramfest.co.nz |

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37th Southeast Florida Scottish Festival & Highland Games

March 7, 2020
Plantation, FL FL United States

Celebrates Scottish culture and heritage with a day full of activities & events for all ages at Plantation Heritage Park. Info: www.sassf.org/Festival

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The Scotsman’s Ball XIII

March 7, 2020
Long Beach, CA CA United States

The premier annual Scottish event of Southern California with Scottish food, music and dance at The Long Beach Grand. Info: www.scotsmansball.org

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A Celtic Affair

March 7, 2020 - March 8, 2020
Castle Hill, NSW Australia

Two shows featuring the Governor Macquarie Pipe Band with singer & violinist Eileen McCann at Pioneer Theatre, 12-14 Pennant St. Info/tickets: 0426 134 058 or www.trybooking.com/BFXWD

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The Phoenix Scottish Games

March 7, 2020 - March 8, 2020
Phoenix, AZ AZ United States

Join the Caledonian Society of Arizona in celebrating the Phoenix Scottish Games 56th year! Enjoy food, fun, and entertainment while exploring the history, flavors and culture of Scotland. Scotland in the desert at Steele Indian School Park. Info: www.phoenixscottishgames.com

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International Bagpipe Day

March 10, 2020
Nationwide – Australia Nationwide, Australia

Every March 10th you are invited to go out and play your pipes – anywhere, anyhow to anyone. Or you can simply listen to the pipes and enjoy the sound of Scotland!

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International Bagpipe Day

March 10, 2020
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

Every March 10th you are invited to go out and play your pipes – anywhere, anyhow to anyone. Or you can simply listen to the pipes and enjoy the sound of Scotland!

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International Bagpipe Day

March 10, 2020
Nationwide – New Zealand Nationwide, New Zealand

Every March 10th you are invited to go out and play your pipes – anywhere, anyhow to anyone. Or you can simply listen to the pipes and enjoy the sound of Scotland!

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International Bagpipe Day

March 10, 2020
Nationwide – Scotland Nationwide, Scotland

Every March 10th you are invited to go out and play your pipes – anywhere, anyhow to anyone. Or you can simply listen to the pipes and enjoy the sound of Scotland!

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International Bagpipe Day

March 10, 2020
Nationwide – USA Nationwide, USA

Every March 10th you are invited to go out and play your pipes – anywhere, anyhow to anyone. Or you can simply listen to the pipes and enjoy the sound of Scotland!

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Glasgow International Comedy Festival

March 12, 2020 - March 29, 2020
Glasgow – Scotland Glasgow, Scotland

Europe's biggest comedy festival! Info: www.glasgowcomedyfestival.com

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Pipe On In NZ Pipe Band Championships 2020 Invercargill

March 13, 2020
Invercargill New Zealand

A day of celebration as some of the worlds best bands gather for two days at the New Zealand Pipe Band Championships 2020. Pipe, drum, eat and drink in true southern style along side bands from NZ, Australia and the USA compete for the NZ title at Queens Park. Info: www.facebook.com/events/329868521068407/

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St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival

March 14, 2020 - March 15, 2020
St Augustine, Florida.

Celebrate St. Augustine’s Celtic heritage in America’s oldest Celtic city. Saturate your senses in the sights, sounds, and tastes of Celtic history at Francis Field, 29 W Castillo Dr. St. Info: www.celticstaugustine.com

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Ozlander Fan Gathering 2020

March 14, 2020 - March 15, 2020
Melbourne, VIC Australia

The inaugural Outlander specific fan convention in the Southern hemisphere. Spend two days at The Melbourne Museum, surrounded by the glorious Carlton Gardens and the wonders of the world, whilst immersing yourself in all things Outlander with some of the cast will be joining. Info: www.facebook.com/ozlanderfangathering

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Sydney Highland Gathering

March 15, 2020
Sydney, NSW Australia

The Scots College in Sydney's Bellevue Hill plays host to the annual Sydney Highland Gathering. The event celebrates its Scottish Heritage with Pipe Band Competitions, Highland dancing, Scottish food, Highland Strongmen displays and Gift and home wares stalls. Info: [email protected]

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The Geelong Highland Gathering

March 15, 2020
Geelong, VIC Australia

The 2020 gathering will mark 163 years since the first Geelong Highland Gathering was held on New Years day 1858 and will be the 60th anniversary of the modern era, which began in 1958. Featuring pipe bands, Scottish dancers, Scottish stalls and more. A great Geelong day out! Info: www.geelonghighlandgathering.org.au

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Scots on The Rocks – Chaotic Ceilidh

March 21, 2020
Sydney, NSW Australia

Featuring music by ARIA Award winning Chris Duncan & Catherine Strutt, it will be a night of energetic and popular dances. Includes supper (BYO alcohol) at The Rocks. Info: 0435 154 433 or http://sotr.org.au/chaos

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Ernest Dowler Memorial Contest

March 27, 2020
Prospect, SA Australia

Presented by the R. U. Brown Piobaireachd Society of South Australia at Prospect RSL, Wilcox Ave. Info: www.rubrown.org.au

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Hawaiian Scottish Festival & Highland Games

March 28, 2020 - March 29, 2020
Honolulu, HI HI United States

Features Highland games and athletics, men's and women's competition prizes, Highland Dance competition. Entertainment including piping, music, song and dance, A gathering of Clans from around Hawaii, as well as from the mainland, at Kapiolani Park. Info: www.hawaiianscottishassociation.org

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Ringwood Highland Games

March 29, 2020
Wantirna, VIC Australia

Metropolitan Melbourne's only Highland Games at JW Manson Reserve,Selkirk Ave. Includes a full day of Scottish fun with pipe bands, Scottish dancers, Clans, stalls and more. A great family day out! Info: 0418 370 051 or www.ringwoodhighlandgames.org.au

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April 2020

Kilts and Cowboy Boots Clan Gathering

April 3, 2020 - April 5, 2020
San Antonio, TX TX United States

Clan Colquhoun, Clan MacGregor, Clan MacFarlane and Clan Scott will be coming together, in a spirit of camaraderie and friendly competition, for some modern warfare during the San Antonio Highland Games. Info: www.clancolquhoun.com

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2020 Australian Pipe Band Championships

April 4, 2020 - April 5, 2020
Maryborough, VIC Australia

Pipe Bands Australia diamond jubilee year Australian Pipe Band Championships are expected to attract bands from across the country and overseas with a full program of events which include Highland dancing and Scottish stalls. Info: 03 5461 1480 or www.highlandsociety.com.au

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Brigadoon-The Bundanoon Highland Gathering

April 4, 2020
Bundanoon – Australia Bundanoon, NSW Australia

Australia's largest Scottish celebration with pipe bands, heavy events, Scottish dancing & entertainment, Clans village, stalls and much more. A great day for the entire family in the beautiful NSW Southern Highlands. Info: 02 4883 7471 or www.brigadoon.org.au

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New York City Tartan Day Parade

April 4, 2020
New York, NY NY United States

Celebrate Scotland with a march up Sixth Avenue in New York City, to the swirl of kilts, the skirl of bagpipes and the cheers of tens of thousands of spectators. Info: www.nyctartanweek.org

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New Zealand Military Tattoo

April 4, 2020
Palmerston North – New Zealand Palmerston North , New Zealand

New Zealand’s biggest military spectacular is coming to Palmerston North City. Experience an inspiring musical extravaganza bringing together more than 600 performers from around New Zealand who will showcase military and cultural heritage. Info: 0800 46 2020 or www.nztattoo.nz

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San Antonio Highland Games & Celtic Music Festival

April 4, 2020 - April 5, 2020
San Antonio, TX TX United States

A kilt-filled weekend for all ages. Info: www.sahga.org

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Tartan Day

April 6, 2020
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

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!

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Tartan Day

April 6, 2020
Nationwide – USA Nationwide, USA

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!

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Champion of Champions

April 10, 2020 - April 11, 2020
Carrara, QLD Australia

Champion of Champions is Australia's most prestigious Highland Dancing event. Held every two years, this event attracts highland dancers from across Australia and indeed the world to contest the championships and supporting events over two days of thrilling competition. Info: www.facebook.com/championofchampions2020 or www.sqrchdi.com

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116th Maclean Highland Gathering

April 10, 2020 - April 11, 2020
Maclean, NSW Australia

Easter weekend with bagpipes in Australia's "Scottish town", with Scottish dancers, stalls and more. Info: www.macleanhighlandgathering.com.au

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The Loch Norman Highland Games

April 17, 2020 - April 19, 2020
Huntersville, NC NC United States

Come and experience all the fun with Highland dancing, pipe bands, Highland athletics, a Giant Kid's Zone, Scottish merchants, haggis, Celtic rock and traditional performers, historic reenactments, Scottish country dancing, kilted running events, Scottish Clan Societies and so much more at Historic Rural Hill. Info: www.lochnorman.com

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Las Vegas Highland Games

April 18, 2020 - April 19, 2020
Las Vegas, NV NV United States

One weekend each April the Las Vegas Celtic Society throws the Las Vegas Highland Games, a massive festival for the community featuring Celtic music, food, vendors, and athletics at 500 S Grand Central Pkwy. Info: www.lasvegascelticsociety.org

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5th Annual Spring Ceilidh

April 25, 2020
Portland, OR OR United States

Sponsored by Clan Donald Oregon Region. Featuring Scottish & Irish music and dancing, presentation of the Haggis with traditional bag piping and highland dancing. Info: Tammy Soto, Clan Donald Oregon State Commissioner: [email protected] or 360-433-8655

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Scottish Towns and Grand Houses Tour featuring Capercaillie

April 29, 2020 - May 31, 2020
Nationwide – Australia Nationwide, Australia

Scots folk band Capercaillie will perform in a special stripped back quartet format for the inaugural Scottish Towns and Grand Houses Tour, a new national tour to celebrate the Year of Scotland in Australia, 2020. Presented in Australia’s splendid National Trust properties and town halls where the Scottish diaspora have made their homes, the 20 ... Read more

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Australian Celtic Festival

April 30, 2020 - May 3, 2020
Glen Innes, NSW Australia

A full weekend of Celtic entertainment and events held at the Australian Standing Stones. 2020 celebrating Ireland and the Isle of Man. Info: www.australiancelticfestival.com

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May 2020

Motueka Scottish Dancing Club Ceilidh

May 2, 2020
Motueka New Zealand

Motueka Scottish Dancing Club are holding a Ceilidh. A Ceilidh is a social event with Scottish or Irish folk music and singing, traditional dancing, and storytelling, so expect live music, lots of dancing and entertainment and of course good food at Lower Moutere Hall, Moutere Highway. Info: www.eventfinda.co.nz/2020/ceilidh/motueka

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The Chieftain’s Ceilidh

May 9, 2020
Yokine, WA Australia

Ceilidh with live Scottish country dance band, dinner, raffle, lots of fun! Hosted by The St Andrew Society of Western Australia at Yokine Bowling Club, 10 Wordsworth Ave. Info: www.saintandrew.org.au

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Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival

May 16, 2020 - May 18, 2020
Victoria, BC Canada

Held over over a 10 day period, culminating in the May long weekend events held at Topaz Park, this is one of the oldest festivals in North America and one of the very few 3 full day Highland Games. Info: www.victoriahighlandgames.com

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Islay Festival – Feis Ile – The Islay Festival of Music and Malt

May 22, 2020 - May 30, 2020
Isle of Islay – Scotland Isle of Islay, Scotland

Every year there is a diverse programme featuring traditional music, ceilidhs, Gaelic lessons, golf, bowling and whisky tasting. Info: www.islayfestival.com

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Berry Celtic Festival

May 23, 2020
Berry, NSW Australia

A great day of Celtic fun and entertainment at Berry Showgrounds. Pipe bands, singers, dancers, stall sand more. Info: 02 4403 0300 or www.berryrotary.org.au/celtic-festival

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The Gathering

May 23, 2020 - May 24, 2020
Ipswich, QLD Australia

In the spirit of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, against the historic backdrop of Ipswich, visitors will witness the colour and spectacle of the Queensland Pipe Band Championships, featuring 250 of Australia’s pipe band competitors. A Highland dancing competition, Celtic music, lost arts and a medieval re-enactment will also feature at this annual Highland gathering ... Read more

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The British Pipe Band Championships

May 23, 2020
Paisley – Scotland Paisley, Scotland

Over 100 bands from across the UK, Ireland and beyond flock to the Paisley’s St James Playing Fields for the first of the five annual ‘majors’ in the piping calendar. Info: www.paisley.is

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Bonnie Wingham Scottish Festival & Highland Games

May 24, 2020 - May 31, 2020
Wingham, NSW Australia

Includes a genealogy fair, clan gathering and ceilidh, markets and clan stalls, street parade, Highland games, pipe bands, dancing and grand Scottish ball.Highland games on Saturday May 30 with massed bands, Clan information, Medieval warriors, Caber Toss-a great free day of Scottish celebration at Central Park. Info: 02 6556 9057 or www.manninghistorical.org or John: 02 ... Read more

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June 2020

Dumbarton 2020

June 4, 2020 - June 7, 2020
Dumbarton United Kingdom

The river town of Dumbarton, where the Cutty Sark was built, connects Loch Lomond with the Clyde by the River Leven. This exciting new festival of music, arts and recreational events will run over four days to celebrate how water shaped this historic town, from distilling to shipbuilding. Info: www.dumbarton2020.co.uk

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Garrett County Celtic Festival

June 6, 2020
Friendsville, MD MD United States

Celebrate the cultural heritage of Celtic peoples from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Brittany and Galicia and their influence on Appalachia with a daylong festival by the bonnie banks of the Youghiogheny River in the Town Park. Family friendly event featuring traditional and contemporary Celtic music, Irish and Scottish dancing, Highland athletes, Pipe & Drum bands, Clans, ... Read more

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The 14th Annual Greater Moncton Highland Games

June 19, 2020 - June 20, 2020
Moncton, NB Canada

There will be heavy events, highland dance, and pipe band competitions, historical reenactors, workshops, kids' activities, and more. Info: www.monctonhighlandgames.com

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Cobourg Highland Games

June 19, 2020 - June 20, 2020
Cobourg, ON Canada

The 57th Cobourg Scottish Festival & Highland Games at Victoria Park. A great celebration of Scotland with pipe bands, ceilidhs, Scottish dancers and more. Info: www.cobourghighlandgames.ca

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The Scottish Traditional Boat Festival

June 20, 2020 - June 21, 2020
Portsoy, Aberdeenshire United Kingdom

Packed with brilliant moments, the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival engages the local region, bringing together boats, music, crafts, food and drink to celebrate the region’s rich cultural heritage. Info: www.stbfportsoy.org

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Caledonia Celtic Festival

June 26, 2020 - June 27, 2020
Caledonia, ON Canada

A celebration of Celtic music, dance and friendship at Caledonia Fairgrounds. Info: www.caledoniacelticfestival.com

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Kingsville Highland Games

June 27, 2020
Kingsville, ON Canada

Dust off your kilt and flock to Kingsville for the 2020 Kingsville Highland Games, a unique mixture of sports, music, dance and community. Lakeside Park provides the intimate setting for this stirring celebration of Scottish and Celtic culture. Check out Facebook for news and updates. Tickets at the Gate on June 27th, 2020: $25. Early ... Read more

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Piping Inverness

June 27, 2020
Inverness – Scotland Inverness, Scotland

Piping Inverness, the European Pipe Band Championships, will be taking place in the stunning setting of Bught Park, for the second time in 2020. Inverness, the Highland capital, will be hosting the Championships from 2019 to 2021.Info: www.pipinginverness.com

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Scots on The Rocks – Chaotic Ceilidh

June 27, 2020
Sydney, NSW Australia

Featuring music by ARIA Award winning Chris Duncan & Catherine Strutt, it will be a night of energetic and popular dances. Includes supper (BYO alcohol) at The Rocks. Info: 0435 154 433 or http://sotr.org.au/chaos

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July 2020

Aberdeen Highland Games

July 4, 2020
Aberdeen, NSW Australia

A family fun-filled day to celebrate Scotland with bagpipes, Scottish dance, heavy events and much more in the Upper Hunter Valley. Info: www.aberdeenhighlandgames.com or Scone Visitor Centre: 02 6540 1300.

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The Melbourne Tartan Festival

July 11, 2020 - July 25, 2020
Melbourne, VIC Australia

A diverse range of Scottish events across Melbourne including: Ceilidh Dance, Gala Dinner, Genealogy Day, Pipe Bands and more. Info: 0417 125 013 or www.melbournetartanfestival.com.au

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Okanagan Military Tattoo

July 25, 2020 - July 26, 2020
Vernon, BC Canada

Where you can see hundreds of dancers, drummers, musicians, and singers of all ages and heritages on a single stage! Featuring over 400 performers from all over North America paying tribute to our military past and present at Kal Tire Place, 3445 43rd Ave. Info: www.okanagantattoo.ca

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The Glasgow Canal Festival

July 25, 2020
Glasgow – Scotland Glasgow, Scotland

Will introduce a Canal Carnival Flotilla, a parade of boats adorned with large-scale carnivalesque artworks that will celebrate the diversity of Glasgow's multicultural communities and the beauty of the Forth and Clyde Canal. Info: www.glasgowcanalfestival.com

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August 2020

Montreal Highland Games

August 2, 2020
Montreal, QC Canada

Every year, the Montreal Highland Games brings together Montrealers of Scottish and all other backgrounds to celebrate Highland games, music and culture at Douglas Hospital Grounds, Verdun. Info: www.montrealhighlandgames.com

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The Fergus Scottish Festival

August 7, 2020 - August 9, 2020
Fergus, ON Canada

The Fergus Scottish Festival is an annual three-day celebration of Scottish heritage. Experience the best of Scotland in Canada, without the airfare. Info: www.Fergusscottishfestival.com

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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

August 7, 2020 - August 29, 2020
Edinburgh – Scotland Edinburgh , Scotland

A world-class military events rooted in Scottish tradition, with hundreds of performers from across the globe, at the Edinburgh Castle Esplanade. Info: www.edintattoo.co.uk

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The World Pipe Band Championships

August 14, 2020 - August 15, 2020
Glasgow – Scotland Glasgow, Scotland

The Worlds now regularly attract more than 220 bands with more than a quarter coming from overseas. The event regularly receives entries from 15 or more countries at Glasgow Green. Info: www.theworlds.co.uk

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September 2020

Clans on the Coast

September 19, 2020
Nelson Bay, NSW Australia

A great day of Celtic family fun, with pipe bands, Celtic music, stalls, dancers and more at Tomaree Sports Complex. Info: Diane 041 161 9471 or www.clansonthecoast.com

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Scots on The Rocks – Chaotic Ceilidh

September 19, 2020
Sydney, NSW Australia

Featuring music by ARIA Award winning Chris Duncan & Catherine Strutt, it will be a night of energetic and popular dances. Includes supper (BYO alcohol) at The Rocks. Info: 0435 154 433 or http://sotr.org.au/chaos

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45th Australian Winter School

September 27, 2020 - October 4, 2020
Muresk, WA Australia

The RSCDS Western Australia Branch invites dancers to join them at Muresk Institute in the Avon Valley for the 45th Australian Winter School-– a week of dancing with teachers and musicians. Info: www.winterschool2020.com

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