Celtic Connections

Glasgow - Scotland Glasgow

Celtic Connections will return for its 30th anniversary edition as the UK's premier celebration of Celtic music at venues across Glasgow. Info: www.celticconnections.com

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Scottish Weekender

Glenworth Valley, NSW

Burns Supper and Ceilidh in the Valley. Info: www.scottishweekender.com

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Burns Night 2023: The Bard & His Ballads

Campbell River, BC

Join songsmith Bruce Coughlan with special guests Daniel Lapp, fiddle & piano and René Cusson, pipes & whistles and celebrate Burns Night with them in-person or watch from anywhere – virtually through Livestream available for 48 hours until Robbie Burns Day. Info: www.songsmith.ca

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Scotland’s Trade Fair Spring

Glasgow - Scotland Glasgow

Held at the SEC in Glasgow is Scotland's biggest and only trade fair, with exhibitors who are gift and food wholesale suppliers from Scotland and beyond. Trade only event. Info: www.scotlandstradefairs.com

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Burns Supper

Naples FL

Burns Supper at Long Shore Lakes Clubhouse with the Saint Andrew's Society Naples. Info: www.saintandrewssocietynaples.com

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Birthday Celebration at Burns Statue

Melbourne, VIC

Treasury Gardens - Spring Street (BYO Picnic). Anniversary Celebration Commences at 1:30 pm. Poetry, music and Highland Dancing Display at Treasury Gardens, Spring St. Info: 0416 271 573.

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Happy Burns Night

Nationwide

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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Burns Statue Celebration

Toronto, ON

Everyone is welcome to celebrate of the birthday of Scotland’s national bard. There will be piping, haggis, neeps, tatties, singing, and good cheer at Robert Burns Statue (Allan Gardens -Sherbourne and Carlton). Info: www.standrewstoronto.ca

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Boozy Burns Night

Wellington - New Zealand Wellington

Celebrate the life and poetry of Scottish poet Robert Burns with a Boozy Burns Night. A night of tributes, songs, haggis bites, music, comedy, and whisky at Secret Secret Club, 4 Bond St. Info: www.eventfinda.co.nz/2023/boozy-burns-night/wellington

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Robbie Burns Celebration

Cobourg, ON

Presented by the Cobourg Highland Games Society, a traditional Scottish meal, including Haggis. Entertainment by the Cobourg Legion Pipes and Drums and Highland Dancers at the Best Western Plus Cobourg. Info: www.cobourghighlandgames.ca

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2023 St Andrew’s Burns Supper

Perth, WA

Celebrate the Bard with the Saint Andrew Society of Western Australia at the Pan Pacific Hotel, 207 Adelaide Terrace. Info: www.saintandrew.org.au

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A Poetic Burns Night

Dundee - Scotland Dundee

A rousing celebration of our National Bard is always a sentimental affair at Forgan’s- expect classic Scottish fayre with a twist, and an extensive selection of Scottish gins and whiskies to toast the man himself. Info: www.designmynight.com/uk/restaurants/dundee/forgans-broughty-ferry/a-poetic-burns-night

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Burns Night

Wongawallan, QLD

Greeted by a lone piper to celebrate the great Poet Robbie Burns at the Burns Supper. Be part of Burns night with traditional Scottish fare whilst they address the Haggis at Fox & Hounds 7 Elevation Dr. Info: 07 5665 7582 or www.foxandhounds.net.au

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Robbie Burns Day in Ottawa

Ottawa, ON

2 Burns Day parties celebrating the Bard in Canada's capital of Ottawa, at Deacon Brodie's Pub on Elgin Street, with piping, dancing, haggis, and much more. Family friendly fun, no cover and giveaways make for 2 great events - on January 25 and 28. Hosted by the pub and the Sons of Scotland Pipe Band, ... Read more

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Burns Night Dinner 2023 – Burns and Politics

Dunedin - New Zealand Dunedin

Join Toitū Otago Settlers Museum and the Dunedin Burns Club to consider thoughts on Burns and politics from former Dunedin Mayor Aaron Hawkins and Taieri MP Ingrid Leary. Enjoy Traditional Scottish food and drink, kick your heels up at the ceilidh with music from the Scottish Fiddle Orchestra. Cheer the winning entries of the 2021 ... Read more

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Burns’ Night Supper

Redding CT

On Wednesday, January 25th at 7:30 PM in Pryor-Hubbard Hall, the Jesus Guild will celebrate a Burns' Night Supper. There will be a dinner of Haggis, Neeps and Tatties with accompaniments. (There will be an alternative meal for those who love Scotland but not Haggis). Highland attire is encouraged. Come join us for Mid-Winter merriment! ... Read more

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Burns&Beyond Festival 2023

Edinburgh - Scotland Edinburgh

A celebration of the life & legacy of Robert Burns through traditional and contemporary art & culture. Info: www.burnsandbeyond.com

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Vancouver Ceilidh

Vancouver, BC

At the Scottish Cultural Centre Free lesson 7pm-7:45 Dancing 8pm to 10:30pm, Admission $15 for adults, $10 for students. Everyone welcome, no experience or partner required. Loads of fun and live music too with the resident Ceilidh Band Calanais. Info: www.vancouverceilidh.org

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QSLSC Burns Night Supper – Boards, Beaches and the Bard

Queenscliff, NSW

A participatory evening of verse and song celebrating the life and work of Scotland's Robert Burns. A traditional highland feast will be served with starter, main and dessert. Dress - Scottish dress or accoutrements are encouraged with a beach theme at Queenscliff SLSC. Info: www.trybooking.com/events/landing/997102

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Turakina Highland Games

Turakina - New Zealand Turakina

A festival celebrating all things Scottish with activities and entertainment for all ages. There will be Highland & National dancing, pipe bands, solo piping and drumming competitions and traditional Scottish Field Events, a range of local market stalls with crafts, food and refreshments. Info: www.turakinahighlandgames.co.nz

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Robert Burns Supper

Los Angeles, CA CA

Join the St. Andrew’s Society of Los Angeles in celebrating the bard with food, music and more. Info: www.saintandrewsla.org

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51st Annual Robbie Burns Dinner

Edmonton, AB

Join Clan MacNaughton Pipe Band for dinner, entertainment, an address to the haggis, and more in celebration of Robbie Burns Day at Dutch Canadian Club 13312 142 St. Info: www.eventbrite.ca/e/51st-annual-robbie-burns-dinner-tickets-424291416047

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SASSF Burns Supper

Fort Lauderdale, FL FL

Commemorating the 263rd Anniversary of the Birth of Robert Burns with The Scottish Society of South Florida. A full night of entertainment with the traditional Address to a Haggis, Toasts, Immortal Memory and more at Tropical Acres Steakhouse, 2500 Griffin Rd. Info: www.sassf.org/Burns-supper

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Burns Night Supper

Camp Hill PA

Celebrate the life, poetry, and music of Robert Burns. Sit-down dinner with an address to a haggis, toasts, reflection on Burns, and musical entertainment provided by Charlie Zahm and Tad Marks at Penn Harris Hotel. Info: www.pennscots.org

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Great Canadian Kilt Skate-Montreal

Montreal, QC

Put on some tartan and join the St. Andrew’s Society of Montreal on the ice as we celebrate Scottish culture and heritage in true Canadian fashion at Verdun Auditorium, 4110 Boulevard LaSalle. Info: www.standrews.qc.ca/kilt-skate.html

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Up Helly Aa

Lerwick - Scotland Lerwick, Shetland

Up Helly Aa is a torchlight festival. This event takes place once a year on the last Tuesday of January in the Shetland Isles. Info: www.uphellyaa.org

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Edinburgh in the1920s: Historical Photos

Edinburgh - Scotland Edinburgh

Using archive material which documents aspects of 1920s Edinburgh, take a tour on a charabanc to look at life in the city at City Art Centre, 2 Market St. Info: www.edinburghmuseums.org.uk/venue/city-art-centre

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Tenth Annual Celtic Family Jamboree

Brookesville, FL FL

Celtic music, workshops,Highland athletics demo, Celtic merchandise and more at the Rustic Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Rd. Info: www.celticheritageproductions.com/fj.htm

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The Scottish Fiddle Orchestra in Concert

Perth - Scotland Perth

The Scottish Fiddle Orchestra, joined by the RAF Central Scotland Pipes & Drums are delighted to be returning to Perth Concert Hall. They have a fantastic show lined up, including some favourite sets loved by our regular patrons - traditional music at its best, played by wonderful musicians who return by popular demand to provide ... Read more

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MacMillan Pipe Band Live

Germantown MD

Enjoy a 2-hour performance by the award-winning MacMillan Pipe Band at BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr. Info: www.blackrockcenter.org/event-details/an-tilleadh-with-the-macmillan-pipe-band-1

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Sabhal Mor Ostaig @ 50

Glasgow - Scotland Glasgow

Sabhal Mor Ostaig, the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture, celebrates 50 Years of being at the heart of Gaelic Music and Culture. This special concert features an array of stars from across the Scottish traditional music scene at the Old Fruitmarket. Info: www.glasgowconcerthalls.com

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Burns at Carlyle

Townsville, QLD

A traditional Burns Supper with lots of entertainment, dinner and great company at Carlton Theatre, Carlyle Gardens. Info: [email protected] or sms 0413 456 542.

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Mid-Winter Celtic Festival

Regina, SK

Includes displays and information from local Celtic groups, the Mid-Winter Ceilidh and Celtic Workshops. Info: www.crpb.org/mwcf

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Great Kilt Skate New Hampshire 2023

Concord, NH NH

Show your pride in Scottish culture by skating in kilts, tartans and other Scottish regalia at the skating pond at White Park. Info: www.kiltskate.com

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The National Piping Centre’s Adult Gathering

Glasgow - Scotland Glasgow

The National Piping Centre’s Adult Gatherings return for the first of four events across the year. You can join these schools in person or online, so you can get tuition from the world’s best, wherever you are across the globe! Info: www.thepipingcentre.co.uk

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SPECTRA Festival

Aberdeen - Scotland Aberdeen

SPECTRA, Scotland’s Festival of Light returns to light up the winter nights with installations, projections and sculptures, as well as returning home to Union Terrace Gardens for the first time in five years. Info: www.spectrafestival.co.uk

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Tallahassee Highland Games

Tallahassee, FL FL

Featuring multiple All American Highland Games qualifiers, All American Highland Games Caber Toss Championship, Scottish heritage activities, music, dance, food, fun for the kids and more. Info: www.tallyhighlandgames.com

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Wellington Gaelic Club Ceilidh

Wellington - New Zealand Wellington

A ceilidh is held in the City of Wellington Pipe Band Hall, corner Stoke and Hanson Street Newtown, from 8.00pm - 12.00am. We are a very family-oriented organisation and we encourage participation by all ages and encourage the opportunity for you to wear some tartan. Info: www.wellingtongaelicclub.org.nz

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Great Canadian Kilt Skate – Brampton

Brampton, ON

Put on some tartan and join on the ice as we celebrate Scottish culture and heritage in true Canadian fashion. Info: www.kiltskate.com

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Capital Sci-Fi Con

Edinburgh - Scotland Edinburgh

With film and TV guests, iconic props, as well as incredible trader stalls and fantastic cosplay competitions, there is something for everyone. Capital Sci-Fi Con is the ultimate not for profit comic con event, with all profits donated to Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS). Featuring an amazing special guest line up from Film and TV ... Read more

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Great Canadian Kilt Skate-Calgary

Calgary, AB

The Great Canadian Kilt Skate is back in Calgary. After two years of Covid cancellations, we’re returning to Olympic Plaza as part of the final day celebrations of the Calgary Chinook Winter Blast festival at Olympic Plaza. Info: www.kiltskate.com

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Great Canadian Kilt Skate – Quebec City

Québec, QC

The first ever Great Canadian Kilt Skate to be held in Quebec City. The Great Canadian Kilt Skate gives everyone a chance to celebrate their inner Scot. You don’t need a kilt, just wear a bit of tartan and join for the fun. Info: www.kiltskate.com

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Scotland! @ Fringe World Perth 2023

Perth, WA

Come along for a wild ride with fishing, hunting, whisky, shortbread, rhythm, folk songs and the spirit of Scotland! A hilarious, award-winning physical comedy.Info: www.fringeworld.com.au

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Monthly Cèilidh – Comunn Gàidhlig Thoronto

Virtual event

Comunn Gàidhlig Thoronto is inviting you to a Zoom Cèilidh. Join us to speak and learn Gaelic, enjoy cultural fun and activities, share a story, song or dance and help grow our Gaelic community together. Info: [email protected] or www.gaelicsocietytoronto.com/friday-night-ceilidh.html

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Asheville Celtic Fest

Asheville, NC NC

A winter indoor Celtic Festival bringing the Celtic spirit of the Seven Nations to the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, will be held inside of the Davis Center at the WNC Agricultural Center. Info: www.ashevillecelticfest.com

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Mount Dora Scottish Highland Festival

Mount Dora, FL FL

Celebrate the Scottish Culture in Mount Dora with bagpipers, Highland Athletics, Celtic music, dancing, Society and Heritage Clan Village, Shortbread Contest, and more. Info: www.mountdorascot.com

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Del Amitri Australian Tour

Various venues

Del Amitri, one of Scotland’s finest exports, has announced a long-awaited return this summer, their first since the 1990s. The national tour will see founding members and songwriters Justin Currie (vocals/bass) and Ian Harvie (guitar) reunited with Andrew Alston (keyboards/accordion) and Kris Dillimore (guitar), and joined by James McDermott (drums). Back in the spotlight after ... Read more

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Scottish Country Dance Winter School 2023

Pitlochry - Scotland Pitlochry

Taking place over five days in the Scottish town of Pitlochry, Winter School attracts around 150 dancers from the UK, continental Europe, North America, and Australasia. Attendees enjoy a 4-star stay in the Atholl Palace Hotel, with a range of classes, social dances, tours and, of course, the famous ball at Blair Castle. Info: www.rscds.org/events/winter-school-2023

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Great Canadian Kilt Skate – Ottawa

Ottawa, ON

Ottawa’s 9th Annual Great Canadian Kilt Skate at Lansdowne Park Skating Court, near the Aberdeen Pavilion. You don’t need a kilt. You don’t need to be Scottish. Bring your your inner Scot by wearing a bit of Canada’s favourite colour: tartan! Info: www.kiltskate.com

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Vancouver Ceilidh

Vancouver, BC

At the Scottish Cultural Centre Free lesson 7pm-7:45 Dancing 8pm to 10:30pm, Admission $15 for adults, $10 for students. Everyone welcome, no experience or partner required. Loads of fun and live music too with the resident Ceilidh Band Calanais. Info: www.vancouverceilidh.org

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The Proclaimers Australian Tour 2023

Various venues

10 shows across Australia (Perth, Darwin, Cairns, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney, Hobart, Melbourne & Adelaide) as part of their current world tour. Info: www.theproclaimerstour.com.au

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​Northeast Florida Scottish Games and Festival

Green Cove Springs, FL FL

Enjoy the athletics, music, food and fun of the Highland Games and a "Wee Bit o’ Scotland" to the Northeast Florida area at Clay County Fairgrounds. Info: www.neflgames.com

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Intro to Curling Social

Toronto, ON

If you have always wanted to try curling, this is the event for you! The session is open to the public and all experience levels are welcome. It will feature a combination of instruction and play. There will be drinks after the on-ice session to raise a glass with teammates and new friends at the ... Read more

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RNZPBA Canterbury Centre Blenheim Pipe Band Contest

Blenheim - New Zealand Blenheim

Annual Pipe Band Contest usually held in Christchurch, but this year held in Blenheim at Lansdowne Park. Celebrating our Scottish culture. There will be 12 Pipe Bands, including youth bands competing both days in a build-up to the NZ National Contest in Christchurch, two weeks later. Saturday morning will commence with a Street March in ... Read more

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High Tea

Toowoomba, QLD

Join the Society of St Andrew (Darling Downs Branch) at the Burke & Wills Hotel. Info: www.facebook.com/events/2684258341704791

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Caledonian Society of WA Ceilidh

Inglewood, WA

All ages welcome. Music by the Heel n Toe Ceilidh Band. Come and enjoy a really fun night out at Bob Daniels Community Centre, 895 Beaufort St. Info: John: 0427990754 or www.caledoniansocietyofwainc.com

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Red Hot Chilli Pipers Live

Various venues

Bagrock with attitude in Maine, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and New Hampshire. Info: www.rhcp.scot

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Ballarat Pipe Band Contest

Ballarat, VIC

Pipe Bands Victoria and Ballarat Grammar School are proud to bring the 2nd Pipe Band Contest of the 2022/2023 Victorian competition season. Info: www.facebook.com/pipebandsvic

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Great Canadian Kilt Skate – Winnipeg

Winnipeg, MB

Don your full kilt and regalia, or slap on a bit of tartan, but join in celebrating Scotland’s contribution to Manitoba’s multicultural mosaic at The Duck Pond, Assiniboine Park. Info: www.kiltskate.com

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Great Canadian Kilt Skate – Fergus

Fergus, ON

The Great Canadian Kilt Skate gives everyone a chance to celebrate their inner Scot. You don’t need a kilt, just wear a bit of tartan and join for the fun at Centre Wellington Sportsplex. Info: www.kiltskate.com

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Phoenix Scottish Games

Gilbert AZ

Scotland Returns to the Desert at Gilbert Regional Park, 3005 E. Queen Creek Rd. Info: www.phoenixscottishgames.com

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DramFest 2023

Christchurch - New Zealand Christchurch

New Zealand's largest Whisky Festival at Te Pae Christchurch Convention & Exhibition Centre. Info: www.dramfest.co.nz

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Pipes in the Park

Wellington - New Zealand Wellington

A celebration of Scotland and Wellington's very own Highland Games at Waitangi Park. Info: www.facebook.com/pipesintheparkWGTN

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Scots Day Out

Bridgewater on Loddon, VIC

Scots Day Out reboots along with pipe bands, dancers and Scottish diaspora organisations, the central Victorian event for 2023 will be held in the Loddon River community of Bridgewater. Info: www.scotsdayout.com

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New Zealand & South Pacific Pipe Band Championships

Christchurch - New Zealand Christchurch

Pipe band competitions which includes South Pacific Championship status, following a recently signed agreement between the Royal New Zealand Pipe Bands’ Association and Pipe Bands Australia at Hagley Park. Info: www.rnzpba.com

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37th Annual Calaveras Celtic Faire

Angels Camp CA

A celebration of Celtic culture, music, events and mnore at Calaveras County Fairgrounds. Info: www.calaverascelticfaire.com

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St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival

St Augustine FL

St. Augustine, Florida is America’s oldest Celtic city, experience top international & U.S. Celtic bands, Highland games, parade, whiskey tasting, workshops, lectures, Celtic food and more at Francis Field, 29 W. Castillo Dr. Info: www.celticstaugustine.com

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The Scots School Albury Highland Games & Tattoo

Albury, NSW

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO 2024-Pipe bands, stalls and more at The Scots School Albury, 393 Perry St. Info:Rowena Newcomen 026022 0000, 0417 428 579 or www.scotsalbury.nsw.edu.au

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Wellington Gaelic Club Ceilidh

Wellington - New Zealand Wellington

A ceilidh is held in the City of Wellington Pipe Band Hall, corner Stoke and Hanson Street Newtown, from 8.00pm - 12.00am. We are a very family-oriented organisation and we encourage participation by all ages and encourage the opportunity for you to wear some tartan. Info: www.wellingtongaelicclub.org.nz

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Six Nations: Scotland vs Ireland

Edinburgh - Scotland Edinburgh

Scotland take on Ireland in this Six Nations fixture at Murrayfield Stadium. Info: www.scottishrugby.org

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The Proclaimers New Zealand Tour

Nationwide

Scottish legends, The Proclaimers, featuring twins Craig and Charlie Reid and their superb four-piece band will perform Auckland, Hamilton, Hastings, Palmerston North, Wellington, Blenheim, Christchurch, Oamaru and Dunedin. Info: www.plus1.co.nz/proclaimers23

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Melbourne Celtic Festival

Melbourne, VIC

Unique Spaces in the historic Mission to Seafarers complex will burst to life with special international guest artist Scottish guitarist Tony McManus, Celtic rock and traditional music, Scottish smallpipes, Celtic harp, jigs, reels, beautiful singing and great craic. Info: www.melbournecelticfestival.com.au

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Monthly Cèilidh – Comunn Gàidhlig Thoronto

Virtual event

Comunn Gàidhlig Thoronto is inviting you to a Zoom Cèilidh. Join us to speak and learn Gaelic, enjoy cultural fun and activities, share a story, song or dance and help grow our Gaelic community together. Info: [email protected] or www.gaelicsocietytoronto.com/friday-night-ceilidh.html

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Spirit of Perthshire

Perth, WA

Annual Whisky Festival featuring the best distillers and independent bottlers of today at Gannochy Suite-Perth Ice Rink. Info: www.spiritofperthshire.co.uk

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Sherman Celtic Festival and Highland Games

Sherman, TX TX

A family-friendly event featuring some of the best music, dance, and athletic performers at Pecan Grove West Park, 3200 Canyon Creek Dr. Info: www.shermancelticfest.com

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West End (Toronto) SCD Workshop

Toronto, ON

Scottish Country Dance workshop and tea dance includes two morning classes, lunch, tea dance & light refreshments. Minimum age 14 yrs. Guest teachers from London, U.K. and Ottawa, Ontario will each teach a basic class and a challenging class with local musicians providing music at Humberwood Community Centre, 850 Humberwood Blvd.Etobicoke. Option of attending tea ... Read more

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Melbourne Highland Games & Celtic Festival

Croydon, VIC

Pipe bands, Clans, Scottish vendors, entertainment and more at Eastfield Park. Info: www.melbournehighlandgames.org.au or www.facebook.com/MelbourneHighlandGames

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Tartan Day South

Cayce, SC SC

Honors the Celtic culture and heritage in South Carolina’s Midlands region. Info: www.tartandaysouth.com

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Clackmannanshire’s Whisky Festival

Alloa

The best whiskies from Scotland and the world, together with interactive coopering demonstrations; a heritage exhibition; exhibits from Clackmannanshire’s whisky producing past in the historic Alloa Town Hall. Info: www.slanj.events/clackmannanshires-whisky-festival

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Bundanoon Highland Gathering

Bundanoon, NSW

Australia’s largest Scottish gathering with pipe bands, entertainment, Clans, dancers, parade and stalls in the beautiful NSW Southern Highlands. A great family day of Scottish celebration. Info: www.brigadoon.org.au

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Tartan Film Festival

Los Angeles, CA CA

A celebration of Scottish film presented by the St. Andrew's Society LA. Info: www.tartanfilmfest.com

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V&A Dundee: Tartan

Dundee - Scotland Dundee

Tartan will celebrate the global story of a unique pattern which has connected communities worldwide, expressed tradition, revolt and diversity, and inspired playful and provocative design. It is a complex, rich, and sometimes painful history unequalled by any other cloth or pattern. Tartan is a textile which is adored and derided, inspiring great works of art ... Read more

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Dunedin Highland Games

Dunedin, FL FL

Highland dance competitions as well as Pipe Band and Heavy Athletics contests. Food, craft beer, Celtic merchandise and more at at Highlander Park. Info: www.dunedinhighlandgames.com

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Dressed to Kilt 20th Anniversary Show

Washington, DC DC

The largest and most prestigious Scottish fashion event in the world. The theme of the 2023 show will be “Country Cool – Twenty Years of Dressed to Kilt”. This show will also be remembering Queen Elizabeth II and Sir Sean Connery, and again raising funds for the Navy SEAL Foundation. Info: www.dressedtokilt.com

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The Edinburgh Science Festival

Edinburgh - Scotland Edinburgh

The UK’s largest Science Festival with almost 270 events for families and adults over the course of two weeks. Info: www.sciencefestival.co.uk

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Te Anau Tartan Festival

Te Anau - New Zealand Te Anau

A fantastic family festival in Te Anau, Fiordland celebrating the south's Scottish roots. Includes Piping & Dancing, & Highland Games for the whole family. The Te Anau Tartan Festival is held over Easter weekend at Real Journeys Fiordland Community Event Centre and adjacent Memorial Park. Info: www.teanautartanfestival.co.nz

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Maclean Highland Gathering

Maclean, NSW

Listen to the stirring sounds of the pipes and drums and a variety of solo competitions. Highland dancing, Scottish stalls and more at Maclean Showground, in the Scottish town of Australia. Info: www.macleanhighlandgathering.com.au

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Hawkes Bay Easter Highland Games

Hastings - New Zealand Hastings

Includes Highland & National Dancing and Solo Piping Competition. Info: www.facebook.com/HBEasterHighlandGames

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Colorado Tartan Day Festival

Longmont CO

Celebrate Tartan Day with food, vendors, live music, clans, and more at Boulder County Fairgrounds, 9595 Nelson Rd. Info: www.coloradotartanday.com

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Scottish American History Forum

Chicago, IL IL

Topic: Victorian Travelers in Scotland. Presenter ;Professor Kevin James, PhD, Scottish Studies Foundation Chair, and Professor of History, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. This event is complimentary. To attend email: [email protected]

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Wellington Gaelic Club Ceilidh

Wellington - New Zealand Wellington

A ceilidh is held in the City of Wellington Pipe Band Hall, corner Stoke and Hanson Street Newtown, from 8.00pm - 12.00am. We are a very family-oriented organisation and we encourage participation by all ages and encourage the opportunity for you to wear some tartan. Info: www.wellingtongaelicclub.org.nz

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Tartan Day Pub Night

Toronto, ON

The St. Andrew’s Society is pleased to announce an evening of Scottish-Canadian hospitality with a night of Celtic music, culture and fun at Noonan's Pub. Info: www.standrewstoronto.ca

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125th Mackenzie Highland Show 2023

Fairlie

The largest one day agricultural show how in New Zealand, with pipe bands, sheep dog trials, Highland dancing, piping and solo drumming com petitions and more. Info: www.mackenzieshow.co.nz

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Charleston National Tartan Day Dinner

Charleston, SC

Honors our Scottish American community and our diaspora. Established by U.S. Senate resolution 155 in 1998. Presented by The Robert Burns Society of Charleston. Info: www.burnscharleston.org

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25th Annual NYC Tartan Day Parade

New York, NY NY

A celebration of Scotland in the heart of NY for Tartan Day celebration, main parade in addition to events around NY during the week. Info: www.nycTartanWeek.org

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Ormond Beach Celtic Festival

Ormond Beach, FL

Five stages of live music, traditional Celtic food & vendors, Celtic clans, Highland Games, and plenty of activities for the wee ones. Info: www.ormondbeachcelticfestival.com

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RedStone Highland Games & Festival

St George, UT

Celebrate the thrill & excitement of the ancient Highland Games at Sandtown Park. Info: www.redstonehighlandgames.com

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Las Vegas Highland Games

Las Vegas, NV NV

A festival for the community featuring Celtic music, food, vendors, and athletics at Craig Ranch Park. Info: www.lasvegascelticsociety.org

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Loch Norman Highland Games

Huntersville, NC NC

Come and experience all the fun with Highland Dancing, Bagpipe Bands, Highland Athletics, Scottish Clan Societies and more at historic Rural Hill. Info: www.lochnorman.com

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Maggie The Musical

Hamilton, ON

Maggie tells the inspirational tale of a fiery school cleaner living in the mining town of Lanarkshire Scotland at Theatre Aquarius, 190 King William St. Info: wwww.maggiethemusical.com

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Virginia International Tattoo

Norfolk, VA VA

The heartbeat of the 2023 Virginia International Tattoo will be its incredible international cast of more than 800 performers, with bands from the U.S. Army, Navy, and Marine Corps joined by civilian and military performers from 7 nations at Scope Arena, 201 E Brambleton Ave. Info: 757-282-2800 or www.vafest.org/tattoo

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Monthly Cèilidh – Comunn Gàidhlig Thoronto

Virtual event

Comunn Gàidhlig Thoronto is inviting you to a Zoom Cèilidh. Join us to speak and learn Gaelic, enjoy cultural fun and activities, share a story, song or dance and help grow our Gaelic community together. Info: [email protected] or www.gaelicsocietytoronto.com/friday-night-ceilidh.html

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Spirit Of Speyside Whisky Festival

Speyside - Scotland Speyside

The doors to Speyside's world famous distilleries open, inviting visitors from across the globe to meet the makers, taste the world's finest whiskies and discover the passion behind them. Info: www.spiritofspeyside.com

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Beltane Fire Festival

Edinburgh - Scotland Edinburgh

A living, dynamic reinterpretation and modernisation of an ancient Iron Age Celtic ritual and is the largest of its kind. Celebrate the return of summer at Calton Hill.Info: www.beltane.org

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Australian Celtic Festival

Glen Innes, NSW

Celebrating year of Scotland with a great range of Celtic entertainment, stalls and more amongst the Australian Standing Stones. Come and experience this unique Festival in the spectacularly colourful autumn that is a highlight of the cool New England climate. Info: 02 6730 2400 or www.australiancelticfestival.com

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WhiskyFête

Montréal, QC

Join us for an evening of unique and rare whiskies in aid of the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital at ​Mount Royal Club, 1175 Sherbrooke Street West. Info: www.whiskyfete.org

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37th Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games

Decatur, TX TX

A celebration of Scottish heritage, history, traditions, and music through educational and entertaining events at 3101 FM 51. Info: www.TexasScottishFestival.com

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45th Savannah Scottish Games

Savannah, GA GA

At the historic Bethesda Academy for the return of the heavy athletics, pipe bands, Highland dancers, historic reenactors, Scottish vendors, Celtic musicians, and dozens of Scottish Clans at one of the most beautiful settings in the country. Info: www.savannahscottishgames.com

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St. Louis Scottish Games

Manchester MO

Celebrate Scotland at Schroeder Park, 359 Old Meramec Station Rd. Info: www.stlouis-scottishgames.com

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Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival

Albuquerque NM

New Mexico's oldest Celtic Festival and Scottish Highland Games at Balloon Fiesta Park. Info: www.celtfestabq.com

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Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Games

Townsend, TN Tennessee

Pipes, drums, dancers, athletes, entertainers, and authentic food and wares. All set on the campus of historic Maryville College, in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. Info: www.smokymountaingames.org

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Saskatchewan Highland Gathering and Celtic Festival

Regina, SK

Pipers, drummers, dancers, heavy events athletes, and enthusiasts from all over Western Canada come to southern Saskatchewan each year on the May long weekend to participate at Victoria Park. Info: www.saskhighland.ca

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World Whisky Day

A day of global whisky celebration, try a dram and celebrate the water of life. Info: www.worldwhiskyday.com

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Alma Highland Festival & Games

Alma, MI MI

Memorial Day Weekend for Scottish dance, music, food, entertainment on the grounds of Alma High School. Info: www.almahighlandfestival.com

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Spring Fling 2023 Toronto

Toronto, ON

The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society are delighted to welcome dancers to Toronto for the first Spring Fling event held in North America. Info: www.rscds.org/events/spring-fling-2023-toronto

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Berry Celtic Festival

Berry, NSW

The Knights, pipe bands, Clans, medieval villagers, Celtic stalls, singing and dancing at Berry Showground. Info: www.berryrotary.org.au/celtic-festival

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Scottish Fest

Costa Mesa, CA

Experience two days of world class Celtic music, piping and drumming competitions, Highland dancing contests, Scottish heavy athletics at Orange County Fair & Event Center. Info: www.scottishfest.com

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Blackford Highland Games

Blackford - Scotland Blackford, Perthshire

The famous Blackford Highland Games have been held since 1870 on the park, an area of land loaned to the community by the landowner. A condition of the loan is that the Highland Games are held there annually in May. Info: www.blackfordhighlandgames.co.uk

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Bonnie Wingham Scottish Festival

Wingham, NSW

Pipe bands, Scottish dancers & entertainment, Scottish Clans & community groups on display at Central Park. A free community event. Wingham is a small township 20min drive west of Taree on the beautiful mid-north coast of New South Wales. Info: www.bonniewingham.com

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National Celtic Festival

Portarlington, VIC

The National Celtic Festival, Australia's largest and most diverse celebration of Celtic music, arts and culture ,held over the June long week-end in beautiful Portarlington, on the Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria. Info: www.nationalcelticfestival.com

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The St. Andrew’s Society’s Annual Spring Dinner

Toronto, ON

This event will be back at The Chefs’ House, an innovative restaurant that operates as part of the Hospitality & Culinary Arts Program at George Brown College. A brand ambassador from Spirit of York Distillery will be onsite to sample one of their gins. Info: www.standrewstoronto.ca

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Moncton Highland Games

Moncton, NB

Featuring Highland dance, pipes & drums, and heavy events competitions. As well as demonstrations, workshops, live entertainment, and cultural exhibitions at the Hal Betts Sportsplex, corner of Assomption Blvd and Vaughn Harvey Blvd. Info: www.monctonhighlandgames.com

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59th Cobourg Highland Games

Cobourg, ON

Pipe bands, Scottish dancers, heavy events, ceilidh, Clans and more at at Victoria Park. Info: www.cobourghighlandgames.ca

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Chicago Scottish Festival & Highland Games

Itasca IL

The Chicago Scots invite you to join us for the Midwest's Largest Scottish Event, the 37th annual Scottish Festival & Highland Games at Hamilton Lakes Park Blvd. & Pierce Rd. Info: www.chicagoscots.org

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Clydesdale Spectacular 2023

Boonah, QLD

A 2 day Clydesdale & Heavy Horse Experience featuring a Scottish Highland Gathering with pipe bands at Boonah Showgrounds. Info: 1300 259 343 or www.clydesdalespectacular.com.au.

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24th International Tartan Day

Brisbane, QLD

A celebration of Scotland, includes the the 2023 Qld State Pipe Band Championships, at Brisbane Boys’ College, Toowong. Info: www.aussie-scots.org.au

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Townsville Tartan Day

Townsville, QLD

The day the Scots of Townsville and everyone who loves all things Scottish come together for a free community event in conjunction with the Cotters Market. Info: www.facebook.com/Townsvillescots

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Ohio Scottish Games

Berea, OH OH

Scottish entertainment, dancing , pipe bands, clans and more at Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds. Info: www.ohioscottishgames.com

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Maggie The Musical

Charlottetown, PEI

Maggie tells the inspirational tale of a fiery school cleaner living in the mining town of Lanarkshire Scotland at the Charlottetown Festival. Info: wwww.maggiethemusical.com

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Kingsville Highland Games

Kingsville, ON

A celebration of Scotland at Lakeside Park. Info: www.kingsville.ca/en/explore-and-play/kingsville-highland-games.aspx

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Manitoba Highland Gathering

Selkirk, MB

Highland Dance Competition, Pipe & Drum Competition, Heavy Games Competition, Clans and more. Info: www.manitobahighlandgathering.org

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San Diego Scottish Highland Games and Gathering of the Clans

San Diego, CA CA

Some highlights include: Massed bagpipe bands, Scottish Athletics, Kid's area, sheepdog trials, Highland dancing, foot and arts, Scottish clans area, and more at Brengle Terrace City Park. Info: www.SDHighlandGames.org

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Alaska Scottish Highland Games

Palmer, AK

Featuring all things Scottish-Bagpipes, Heavy Athletics, Celtic Dance, Drumming, Kilted Mile, Scotch Tasting and more at Alaska State Fair. Info: www.alaskanscottish.org

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Tacoma Highland Games

Graham WA

Pipes and drums, Clans, entertainment and more at Frontier Park. Info: www.tacomagames.org

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Red Deer Highland Games

Red Deer, AB

Held in Red Deer since 1947, and are known as the kickoff to the outdoor Highland Season in Alberta. The Highland Games are an integral part of our community identity and a well-loved event at the start of the summer at Harvard Business Park, Springbrook. Info: www.reddeerhighlandgames.com

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Mid-Winter Scottish Night & Ceilidh

Bathurst, NSW

Celebrate the Winter in Bathurst with pipes and drums of the Parramatta Caledonian Pipe Band, Scottish Highland Dancing, songs and poems of Robert Burns, kilts and traditional dancing. Join in lots of dancing with the Ceilidh Dance Band in the ballroom and plenty more at Abercrombie House, 311 Ophir Rd. Info: 02 6331 4929 or ... Read more

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Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo

Halifax, NS

This fast-paced show continues to captivate audience members young and old alike year after year. The Tattoo is a masterpiece of colour, music, artistry, athleticism and nostalgia at Scotiabank Centre> Info: www.nstattoo.ca

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Aberdeen Highland Games

Aberdeen, NSW

Throughout the day there will be fun for all the family – there will be Highland and Country Dancing, Pipe Band displays, Strong Man events with the Kilted Warriors to enjoy as well as three-legged races, and the famed Kilted Dash to participate in. A multitude of stores and stands will surround the area selling ... Read more

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Embro Highland Games

Embro, ON

Celebrate Scotland and Canada at the oldest Scottish games in Ontario. Info: www.embrohighlandgames.ca

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Melbourne Tartan Festival

Melbourne, VIC

The 2023 MTF Program will begin on Sunday 2nd July (TBC) with the annual Kirkin ‘O the Tartan service at The Scots’ Church, Collins Street. Melbourne Tartan Day Parade on Collins Street will be on 9th July at 2.00pm. MTF Gala Dinner & Concert will be on Saturday 22nd July at Melbourne Town Hall. Full ... Read more

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Antigonish Highland Games

Antigonish, NS

The longest running Highland Games outside of Scotland at Columbus Field. Info: www.antigonishhighlandgames.ca

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Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

Linville, NC NC

Scottish music, dancing, foods, costumes, field games, clans and much more at MacRae Meadows. Info: 828 733-1333 or www.gmhg.org

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Kincardine Scottish Festival & Highland Games

Kincardine, ON

Enjoy three days and nights of lively music, exciting competitions, cultural workshops, and friendly small town hospitality. Info: www.kincardinescottishfestival.ca

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165th Famous Alva Games

Alva

Alva Games are the last surviving sports and games to be run in Clackmannanshire, at Johnstone Park. Info: www.alva.ukctest.co.uk

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Almonte Celtfest

Almonte, ON

Celtfest is a fun weekend of Ottawa Valley and Celtic entertainment, performed in the natural amphitheater of Gemmill Park in the heart of Almonte. Info: www.almonteceltfest.com

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The 2023 Balmoral School

East Stroudsburg, PA PA

Returns to the East Stroudsburg University camp, with a Piping & Drumming camp for all ages and ability levels. Info: www.balmoralschoolofpiping.org/balmoral-school/for-summer

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HebCelt

Isle of Lewis

Award-winning music festival with exceptional music, breathtaking scenery and Celtic and Gaelic culture on offer. Info: www.hebceltfest.com

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Inverness Highland Games

Inverness - Scotland Inverness

A twirl of tartan, competitors tearing down the track, the clang of a caber, and the peppering of pipes filling the air in the Capital of the Highlands. Info: www.invernesshighlandgames.com

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Lochcarron Highland Games

Wester Ross

"The Friendly Games" held in the beautiful North West Highlands. Info: www.lochcarrongames.org.uk/2023

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RSCDS Summer School

St Andrews, Fife,

Summer School, an action-packed four weeks of dancing in the historic town of St Andrews. Come and join with dancers from around the world and be led by some of the best of Scottish Country Dance teachers and musicians. Info: www.rscds.org/events/summer-school-2023

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Inveraray Highland Games

Inveraray - Scotland Inveraray

The Games celebrate our rich culture and heritage with field and track events, piping, highland dancing competitions and heavyweight events including the world championships for tossing the caber at Inveraray Castle. Info: www.inveraray-games.co.uk

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The Maine Celtic Celebration

Belfast ME

A family-oriented weekend celebrating the rich Celtic heritage, culture, and hospitality found along the coast of Maine. Info: www.mainecelticcelebration.com

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Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering

Enumclaw, WA

The 6th oldest Scottish festival in the US featuring the North American Scottish Athletics Championship, US West Coast Drum Corps Championship, NW Regional Harp Finals, colorful pipe bands, and Highland dancers competing before judges of worldwide renown at Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 – 284th Avenue SE. Info: www.sshga.org

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Sherwood Highland Gathering

Sherwood Park, AB

The event consists of piping and drumming competitions, massed band performances, highland dance competitions, and Scottish heavy games at Broadmoor Lake Park. Info: www.sphg.ca

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Uxbridge Scottish Festival

Uxbridge, ON

A full Scottish festival, including pipe bands, highland dancers, Scottish clans, dog show, vendors and much more. Info: www.uxbridgescottishfestival.com

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Shetland Tall Ships Races

Lerwick, Shetland

The Tall Ships Races is an annual race series that has been arranged by Sail Training International since 1956 and in summer 2023 the town of Lerwick will welcome the fleet for four days of celebrations, sharing culture and international friendships. Info: www.tallshipslerwick.com

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New Brunswick Highland Games

Fredericton, NB

Workshops, entertainment, competitions and provide visitors an opportunity to learn more about Scottish heritage, on the beautiful grounds of historic Government House. Info: www.highlandgames.ca

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Dayton Celtic Festival

Dayton, OH

Saturate your senses in the sights, sounds, and tastes of our Celtic heritage at Riverscape MetroPark. Info: www.daytoncelticfestival.com

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Halkirk Highland Games

Halkirk, Caithness

A traditional and spectacular Scottish sporting event held in Caithness in the far North of Scotland, near to Thurso, the North Coast 500 route and the famous end of the road landmark of John O’Groats. Info: www.halkirkgames.co.uk

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Clan Macnab Global Clan Gathering

Killin

In the heart of Macnab country and to coincide with the annual Killin Highland Games. In addition to the Games, there will be an evening dinner and music, opportunities to commune with the dead on Innis Bhuidhe (the Macnab burial island), and of course the presence of our warm and wonderful Chief, Jamie Macnab of ... Read more

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Glengarry Highland Games

Maxville, ON

Since the first Games were held in 1948, thousands of people find themselves drawn each year to Maxville to witness an outstanding display of music, dance, sports, fiddling, pageantry, and tradition. Info: www.glengarryhighlandgames.com

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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Edinburgh - Scotland Edinburgh

A unique and memorable celebration of music, dance and military pageantry at Edinburgh Castle. One of Scotland's premier summer events. Info: www.edintattoo.co.uk

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The Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Edinburgh - Scotland Edinburgh

One of the greatest celebrations of arts and culture in the world at venues across Edinburgh. Info: www.edfringe.com

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The Edinburgh International Festival

Edinburgh - Scotland Edinburgh

An unparalleled celebration of music, theatre, opera and dance performed at venues across Edinburgh. Info: www.eif.co.uk

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Spokane Scottish Highland Games

Spokane, WA

Celebrating the traditions of Scotland at ​Spokane County Fair & Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. Info: www.spokanehighlandgames.net

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Montreal Highland Games

Montreal, QC

Bringing together Montrealers of all backgrounds to celebrate Scottish sport, music and culture at ​Douglas Hospital grounds, Verdun. Info: www.montrealhighlandgames.com

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Bridge of Allan Highland Games

Stirling - Scotland Stirling

Traditional games, also known as the Strathallan Meeting, at Strathallan Games Park, Airthrey Ave, Bridge of Allan. Info: www.bofagames.com

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Tasmanian Whisky Week

Hobart, TAS

A celebration of the numerous Tasmanian distilleries, their spirits and whisky. Info: www.taswhiskyweek.com

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Ballater Highland Games

Ballater

There have been Games held in Ballater in Aberdeenshire since 1864 and, apart from the war and pandemic years, the Games have continued uninterrupted until the present day. Info: www.ballaterhighlandgames.com

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Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games

Fergus, ON

Pipe bands, Clan village, Scottish dance, entertainment and more at one of Canada’s largest Scottish events. Info: www.fergusscottishfestival.com

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Goderich Celtic Roots Festival

Goderich, ON

On the beautiful shores of Lake Huron, there is something for every Celtic music fan. Info: www.celticfestival.ca

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CNY Scottish Games & Celtic Festival

Syracuse, NY New York

Central New York hosts a Highland Games, Pipe Band competition and Celtic ethnic activities at the incredible venue of Long Branch Park on Onondaga Lake. Info: www.cnyscottishgames.org

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Edinburgh International Book Festival

Edinburgh - Scotland Edinburgh

A distinctive international showcase celebrating the written word, literature and ideas. Info: www.edbookfest.co.uk

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Piping Live!

Glasgow - Scotland Glasgow

Piping Live! returns in full force to the streets of Glasgow in the run up to the World’s once again as Glasgow hosts the world’s biggest week of piping! This year is the 20th edition of the festival which attracts performers and audiences from across the world for piping performances, workshops, concerts and more. Info: ... Read more

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The World Pipe Band Championships

Glasgow - Scotland Glasgow

Pipers and drummers from across Scotland, the UK and globe compete at the annual competition held at Glasgow Green. Info: www.theworlds.co.uk

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Miramichi Scottish Festival

Miramichi, NB

A weekend of Scottish events at on the grounds of the gorgeous historical MacDonald Farm. Info: www.highlandsociety.com/scottish-festival

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Stirling Highland Games

Stirling - Scotland Stirling

the Games showcases traditional Highland games competitions like tossing the caber and Highland dancing, it also offers visitors an affordable ‘festival style’ day out with lots to see and do at Stirling Sports Village. Info: www.stirlinghighlandgames.com

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National Capital Highland Games

Ottawa, ON

A celebration of Scotland in Canada's national capital at the Rideau Carleton Raceway & Casino. Info: www.nationalcapitalhighlandgames.com

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Crieff Highland Gathering

Crieff - Scotland Crieff, Perthshire

One of Scotland's premier games at Market Park. Info: www.crieffhighlandgathering.com

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Argyllshire Gathering Oban Games

Oban - Scotland Oban

A day of Highland dancing, athletics, heavy field events and solo piping competitions. Info: www.obangames.com

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The Hebridean Whisky Festival

Hebrides

A week-long festival celebrating the whisky distilleries along the Hebridean Whisky Trail. Info: www.hebrideanwhisky.com

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Scotties by the Sea

St Andrews, Fife,

Decorated by local artists and communities, more than 30 giant Scottie sculptures will appear across St Andrews & The Northeast Fife Coast, forming a free 10-week art trail of discovery for locals and visitors of all ages to explore and enjoy. Info: www.scottiesbythesea.com

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Virginia Scottish Games

The Plains, VA

Celebrating Scotland on Labor Day weekend at Great Meadow, 5089 Old Tavern Rd. Info: www.vascottishgames.org

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The Braemar Gathering

Braemar - Scotland Braemar

One of Scotland's most famous Games, often frequented by members of The Royal Family, at The Princess Royal and Duke of Fife Memorial Park. Info: www.braemargathering.org

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Canmore Highland Games

Canmore, AB

Thrill to the sounds of the pipes in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains, a great weekend of Scottish celebration featuring pipe bands, entertainment, Clans, dancing and more. Info: 403-678-9454 or www.canmorehighlandgames.ca

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Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Highland Festival

Estes Park, CO CO

The event includes Scottish athletics, the best in Celtic rock and folk music, and live field performances, including the Estes Park International Tattoo. Info: 970 586 6308 or www.scotfest.com

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Middle Tennessee Highland Games & Celtic Festival

Hendersonville, TN TN

Where families come together every year to learn, appreciate, preserve and celebrate Scottish and Celtic traditions for charitable, educational, social, and athletic purposes at Sanders Ferry Park. Info: www.midtenngames.com

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Pitlochry Highland Games

Pitlochry - Scotland Pitlochry

Piping, dancing, heavy events and more. Info: www.pitlochryhighlandgames.co.uk

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Kalamazoo Scottish Festival

Parchment MI

The festival is free and family friendly; and includes Highland Games, Clan and Society tents, cultural exhibitors, pipe bands and more at Kindleberger Park. Info: www.kalamazooscottishfest.org

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Union County Celtic Festival

Clark NJ

the festival will include live music, food and craft vendors, cultural activities, a piping and drumming contest, dancing, and a beer garden at Oak Ridge Park. Info: www.uccelticfestival.com

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Scotfest 2023

Broken Arrow, OK OK

An authentic celebration of Scottish and Celtic culture at Broken Arrow Events Park, 21101 E. 101st St. Info: 855 411-0090 or www.okscotfest.com

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Bloody Scotland

Stirling - Scotland Stirling

Scotland's International Crime Writing Festival, covering a range of criminal subjects from fictional forensics, psychological thrillers, tartan noir, cosy crime and many more. Info: www.bloodyscotland.com

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Australian Juvenile Pipe Band Championships

Warwick, QLD

This inaugural event will commence with focused development opportunities such as workshops and recitals for developing youth Pipe Band organisations and will culminate to showcase Australia’s best pipers and drummers in the Australian Piping and Drumming Solo Championships, followed by the Australian Juvenile Pipe Band Championships at at the SCOTS PGC College ground. Info: www.scotspgc.com.au

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Maggie The Musical

Glace Bay, NS

Maggie tells the inspirational tale of a fiery school cleaner living in the mining town of Lanarkshire Scotland at the Savoy Theatre. Info: wwww.maggiethemusical.com

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McMinnville Scottish Festival

McMinnville OR

Celebrating Scottish and Celtic culture at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds. Info: www.celticheritage.org/mac-scottish-festival

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2023 Canberra Highland Gathering

Canberra , ACT

Pipe bands will mass in Canberra to compete in the ACT pipe band championship as well as the community pipe band elements. Highland dancers will compete in the Canberra City Championship. There will also be other music types throughout the day, massed pipe band performances and other historic re-enactments and displays. A free community event ... Read more

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Armadale Highland Gathering and Perth Kilt Run

Armadale, WA

Celebrate all things Scottish at the largest Highland Gathering event held in Western Australia at Minnawarra Park. Pipe bands, Scottish dancers, Clan Village and the Perth Kilt Run – the only charity fun run in Australia that’s done in a kilt! Info: www.perthkiltrun.com.au

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CelticFest Mississippi

Brandon, MS

A celebration of Celtic culture at Lakeshore Park on the Barnett Reservoir, 1112 North Shore Parkway. Info: www.celticfestms.org

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Scottish International Storytelling Festival

Edinburgh - Scotland Edinburgh

The Festival brings together a large number of Scottish and international storytellers and musicians. Info: www.sisf.org.uk

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Houston Highland Games

Humble, TX TX

Athletics, piping, clans, Cerltic vendors and more at Humble Civic Center & Arena Complex, 8233 Will Clayton Pkwy. Info: www.houstonhighlandgames.com

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Hororata Highland Games

Hororata - New Zealand Hororata

A Scottish Festival with a Kiwi Twist! Pipe bands, Scottish dancers, stalls, Clans , heavy event sand more at the Hororata Domain. 45 minutes inland of Christchurch. Info: www.hororata.org.nz/highland-games

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Auckland Highland Games

Auckland - New Zealand Auckland

Pipe bands, Clans, Scottish dance and more at new venue, Lloyd Elsmore Park. Info: www.facebook.com/aucklandhighlandgames

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Daylesford Highland Gathering

Daylesford, VIC

This Gathering includes a captivating Street March in the Main Street of Daylesford and a full days Drumming, Piping and Dancing at Victoria Park, also a variety of Scottish Clans and clubs, stalls and more. The end of the day is heralded spectacularly with the Massed Bands, which is a spine tingling experience. Info: www.daylesfordhighland.com

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