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September 2020

Scottish Gaelic Classes, online

September 26 - December 5
Online event United States

Scottish Gaelic classes - two levels. Level 2+ 3: Students should have some experience with the Simple Past Tense, Agam, and Orm. This class will work on adding to your Gaelic language knowledge and work on reading and writing, in Gaelic as well as starting to have Gaelic conversation. Cost for 10 x two-hour classes: ... Read more

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Scottish Gaelic Class, Level 4 – online

September 26 - December 5
Online event United States

Students should have some experience with the simple past tense, future tense, past and future of irregular verbs, and conditional tense. Level 4 works on gaining comfort with speaking Gaelic and having Gaelic conversations so students should be prepared to speak in Gaelic and not only speak in English although English use will be allowed ... Read more

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November 2020

St Andrew’s Day Service- Sydney

November 29
Sydney, NSW Australia

People who don’t want to miss out on celebrating St Andrew’s Day, despite the virus, are invited to attend this special service The church is taking special steps to ensure safety during Covid-19 such as social distancing and requests that masks be worn during the ceremony. Do come along, wear a splash of tartan with ... Read more

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Happy St Andrew’s Day

November 30
Nationwide – Australia Nationwide, Australia

Saint Andrew’s Day is Scotland’s official national day. Celebrate St Andrew’s Day (or in Scottish Gaelic ‘Là Naomh Anndrais’), Scotland’s patron saint!

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Happy St Andrew’s Day

November 30
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

Saint Andrew’s Day is Scotland’s official national day. Celebrate St Andrew’s Day (or in Scottish Gaelic ‘Là Naomh Anndrais’), Scotland’s patron saint!

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Happy St Andrew’s Day

November 30
Nationwide – New Zealand Nationwide, New Zealand

Saint Andrew’s Day is Scotland’s official national day. Celebrate St Andrew’s Day (or in Scottish Gaelic ‘Là Naomh Anndrais’), Scotland’s patron saint!

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Happy St Andrew’s Day

November 30
Nationwide – Scotland Nationwide, Scotland

Saint Andrew’s Day is Scotland’s official national day. Celebrate St Andrew’s Day (or in Scottish Gaelic ‘Là Naomh Anndrais’), Scotland’s patron saint!

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Happy St Andrew’s Day

November 30
Nationwide – USA Nationwide, USA

Saint Andrew’s Day is Scotland’s official national day. Celebrate St Andrew’s Day (or in Scottish Gaelic ‘Là Naomh Anndrais’), Scotland’s patron saint!

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175th Annual Feast of the Haggis – Virtual

November 30
Online event United States

Celebrate 175 years of Chicago Scots! Our virtual event will be hosted on St Andrew’s Day, November 30th. Join us as we salute our Scottish identity, honor distinguished leaders and support the vital work of Caledonia Senior Living and Memory Care. Info: www.chicagoscots.org/175th

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December 2020

Scottish-North American Community Conference

December 4 - December 6
Online event United States

The theme of this year's conference is 'Enduring Bond of Scottish - North American Friendship'. The conference is presented by the founding partners, The American-Scottish Foundation and the CHICAGO SCOTS in association with St. Andrew's Society of Detroit and additional co-sponsors, Council of Scottish Clans & Associations (COSCA) and the Toronto, Ontario-based Scottish Studies Foundation. ... Read more

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Daylesford Highland Gathering

December 5
Daylesford, VIC Australia

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-Gathering includes a captivating Street March in the Main Street of Daylesford and then a full days Drumming, Piping and Dancing at the picturesque Victoria Park, also Clans and Scottish stalls. Info: www.daylesfordhighland.com

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ChCh Casino Victoria Square

December 5
Christchurch – New Zealand Christchurch, New Zealand

The Canterbury Caledonian Society Pipe Band will be running ChCh Casino Victoria Square on the first Saturday in December 2020. Contact Courtney Williamson for updates: [email protected]

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Auckland Scottish Fiddle Club Night

December 11
Auckland – New Zealand Auckland , New Zealand

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM at St Luke's Church, 130 Remuera Rd. Info: [email protected]

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Jenny Mair Highland Square Day

December 12
Palmerston North – New Zealand Palmerston North , New Zealand

The 41st running of Jenny Mair Highland Square Day, piping event. Info: [email protected]

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Scottish Christmas Party

December 15
New York, NY NY United States

American-Scottish Foundation & Burns Society of New York invite you to a braw wee Scottish Christmas Celebration in New York City at the Union Club, 101 E 69th St. Info: www.americanscottishfoundation.com

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​The Gaelic Society of Toronto Online Ceilidh

December 18
Toronto, ON Canada

Join us for a socially distanced song or a poem! Info: www.gaelicsocietytoronto.com

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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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Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

December 30, 2020 - January 1, 2021
Edinburgh – Scotland Edinburgh , Scotland

THIS EVENT PROGRAM WILL BE ALTERED DUE TO COVID-19- Join thousands of marchers bearing firelit torches, enjoy dancing to traditional Scottish music beneath Edinburgh Castle, and watch top stars and incredible fireworks from Princes Street Gardens. Info: www.edinburghshogmanay.com

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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 2021!

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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 2021!

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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 2021!

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Happy Hogmanay

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 2021!

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Hogman-Eh!

December 31
Ottawa, ON Canada

Join the New Year's Eve revelry Scottish style at Hogman-eh! - the largest New Year's celebration in Ottawa and the largest Hogmanay celebration outside of Scotland. Presented by the Scottish Society of Ottawa. Info: www.OttScot.ca

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Happy Hogmanay

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 2021!

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Caledonian Society of WA Hogmanay Ceilidh

December 31
Inglewood, WA Australia

Come and join us to celebrate Hogmanay. 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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January 2021

Waipu Highland Games

January 1, 2021
Waipu – New Zealand Waipu, New Zealand

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- 1st January every year, come join the Waipu Highland Games, a great family day out since 1871. The most entertaining way to start every New Year, celebrate the new year in true Scottish style. Info: www.waipuhighlandgames.co.nz

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160th Annual Maryborough Highland Gathering

January 1, 2021
Maryborough, VIC Australia

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- This will be the second time since 1857 that the Maryborough Highland Society has had to cancel the Maryborough Highland Gathering, with the only other time being during World War II when no Highland Gathering was held between 1942 and 1945. Info: http://highlandsociety.com.au/index.php/highland-gathering/

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Winter Storm

January 14, 2021 - January 17, 2021
Kansas City, MO MO United States

Kansas City’s acclaimed Winter Storm – the pipes & drums event cancelled for 2021 and back in 2022. www.mhaf.org

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Celtic Connections

January 14, 2021 - January 31, 2021
Glasgow – Scotland Glasgow, Scotland

The UK's premier celebration of Celtic music. Info: www.celticconnections.com

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American-Scottish Foundation Burns Supper

January 15, 2021
New York, NY NY United States

Join the American-Scottish Foundation as they celebrate the Bard at the University Club. Info: www.americanscottishfoundation.com

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Central Florida Scottish Highland Games

January 16, 2021 - January 17, 2021
Winter Springs, FL FL United States

The Scottish American Society of Central Florida have come to the difficult decision to reschedule the the 44th Central Florida Scottish Highland Games, the Games will return in January 2022 to continue the celebration of Scottish heritage. Info: www.flascot.com

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Mount Dora Scottish Highland Festival

January 16, 2021 - January 17, 2021
Mount Dora, FL FL United States

Enjoy two day of the 8th Annual M.D. Scottish Highland Festival with Highland Athletics, Border Collie and Sheep demonstrations, Live Music performances by Off Kilter, The Byrne Brothers, Scottish Highland Dancing and more. There will be a Society Village and Scottish Reenacthment Camp, model trains, vendors plus the Fairy Tale Garden for Kids of All ... Read more

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Great Canadian Kilt Skate

January 23, 2021
North Glengarry, ON Canada

Celebrate Scottish heritage with food, dance, and lacing up the skates. Info: www.kiltskate.com

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Happy Burns Night

January 25, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
Nationwide – Scotland Nationwide, Scotland

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, 2021
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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Robert Burns Supper

January 25, 2021
Cobourg, ON Canada

Join the Cobourg Highland Games for the taste of Scotland by celebrating with at their Robert Burns Supper, at the Best Western Plus Cobourg Inn, on Burns Day, Monday, January 25th, 2021, from 6 pm till 10 pm. Info: www.cobourghighlandgames.ca/robert-burns-supper

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The Turakina Highland Games

January 30, 2021
Turakina – New Zealand Turakina , New Zealand

New Zealand's longest running Highland Games. Info: www.turakinahighlandgames.co.nz

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Ashburton’s Festival of Pipe Band Music

January 30, 2021
Ashburton – New Zealand Ashburton, New Zealand

Ashburton's annual 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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February 2021

Sarasota Highland Games and Celtic Festival

February 6, 2021
Sarasota, FL FL United States

The sound of the pipes, the beating of drums, dancing and athletic events reminds all Scots of our ancient and glorious heritage. Gather up your family and friends and come discover the rest of your clan. Info: www.sarasotahighlandgames.com

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The Great Canadian Kilt Skate

February 7, 2021
Calgary, AB Canada

Celebrate Scottish heritage with food, dance, and lacing up the skates at Calgary Olympic Plaza. Info: www.kiltskate.com

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Paeroa Highland Games and Tattoo

February 13, 2021
Paeroa – New Zealand Paeroa, New Zealand

The 28th Annual Paeroa Highland Games & Tattoo will be held on Saturday 13th February 2021 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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Richmond Highland Gathering,

February 21, 2021
Richmond, TAS Australia

It is with sadness that we announce that the 2021 Richmond Highland Gathering has been cancelled and will return Sunday, 20 February 2022. Info: St Andrew Society: 0404 177 084.

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Scots Day Out

February 27, 2021
Bendigo, VIC Australia

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Scots Day Out a great Scottish community event filled with fun, tartan, Scottish entertainment and athletics and it’s free, at Rosalind Park. Info: www.scotsdayout.com

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​​Northeast Florida Scottish Highland Games & Festival

February 27, 2021
Green Cove Springs, FL FL United States

Bringing a "Wee Bit o’ Scotland" to the Northeast Florida area at Clay County Fairgrounds. Info: www.neflgames.com

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March 2021

Liverpool Plains Military Tattoo

March 6, 2021
Quirindi, NSW Australia

The Annual Military Tattoo is held every 1st Saturday of March in the town of Quirindi’s Longfield Park on the Liverpool Plains of NSW. The event is free entry & open to patrons of all ages with the aim to showcase military bands in both a competition and exhibition format, and pays homage to the ... Read more

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2021 St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival

March 13, 2021 - March 14, 2021
St Augustine, Florida.

At this time, due to the COVID-19 crisis, gatherings of more than 50 people are still prohibited. Info: www.celticstaugustine.com

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West Texas Celtic Fair

March 13, 2021 - March 14, 2021
Midland, TX TX United States

A celebration of Celtic culture at at the Horseshoe Pavilion. Info: www.westtexascelticfair.com

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2021 New Zealand Pipe Band Championships

March 19, 2021 - March 20, 2021
Hawke’s Bay New Zealand

Pipe Bands from around New Zealand will gather to compete in a variety of music and pipe band events. The Champion Band in each grade is decided over two music events while all bands will take part in the stirring Street March. Info: www.nzpbchamps.nz

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2021 Geelong Highland Gathering

March 21, 2021
Geelong, VIC Australia

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-One of Victoria’s largest and top Highland Gatherings, presented by the Geelong Highland Gathering Association. Info: www.geelonghighlandgathering.org.au

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April 2021

116th Maclean Highland Gathering

April 2, 2021 - April 3, 2021
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 Australian Pipe Band Championships

April 10, 2021 - April 11, 2021
Maryborough, VIC Australia

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-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 https://highlandsociety.com.au/index.php/about-us/2020-australian-pipe-band-championships/

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New York City Tartan Day Parade

April 10, 2021
New York, NY NY United States

Join hundreds of pipers, thousands of marchers and many more thousands cheering from the sidelines in a celebration of Scotland in New York City! Info: www.nyctartanweek.org

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Dressed to Kilt

April 10, 2021
Long Island, NY United States

The largest and most prestigious Scottish fashion show in the world honoring Sir Sean Connery at the Mill Neck Manor Estate on the Gold Coast of Long Island. Info: www.dressedtokilt.com

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Virginia International Tattoo

April 15, 2021 - April 18, 2021
Norfolk, VA VA United States

Join us as we reignite the Virginia International Tattoo Tradition in 2021 with an unforgettable Salute to the Greatest Generation at Scope Arena. Info: 757-282-2800 or www.vafest.org/tattoo

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Brigadoon-The Bundanoon Highland Gathering

April 17, 2021
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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Australian Celtic Festival

April 29, 2021 - May 2, 2021
Glen Innes, NSW Australia

Over the four-day festival there is close to 200 individual events, most of which are held at the Australian Standing Stones from Friday night until Sunday afternoon. To commence the festival, Thursday night’s “100,000 Welcomes” gives a taster of the weekends’ performances and the non-stop entertainment and activities until Sunday evening’s farewell concert. Info: www.australiancelticfestival.com

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The Texas Scottish Festival

April 30, 2021 - May 2, 2021
Decatur, TX TX United States

The skirl of the Pipes, the cheers of encouragement for the Athletic events, and the swirling of the Highland Dancers reminds all Scots of our rich and glorious heritage at Wise County Fairgrounds. Info: www.texasscots.com

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May 2021

Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival & Games

May 15, 2021 - May 16, 2021
Maryville, TN TN United States

East TN's premier celebration of Scottish culture and heritage at Maryville College. Info: www.smokymountaingames.org

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Saskatchewan Highland Games and Celtic Festival

May 21, 2021 - May 23, 2021
Regina, SK Canada

Enjoy pipe band, Highland dancing, Scottish athletics and more at Victoria Park. Info: www.saskhighland.ca

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Scottish Fest

May 29, 2021 - May 30, 2021
Costa Mesa, CA United States

Southern California's largest Scottish Highland Games and Gathering. Every Memorial Day Weekend at OC Fair & Event Center. Info: www.scottishfest.com

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June 2021

Georgetown Highland Games

June 12, 2021
Georgetown, ON Canada

A celebration of Scotland at Georgetown Fairgrounds. Info: www.georgetownhighlandgames.com

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57/58th Cobourg Scottish Festival & Highland Games

June 18, 2021 - June 19, 2021
Cobourg, ON Canada

Includes Friday Night and Saturday Night Ceilidhs. Saturday will provide a full days entertainment with the Solo Piping and Drumming, Heavy Event competitions starting at 8 am and the Highland Dancing competitions starting at 9 am at Victoria Park. Info: www.cobourghighlandgames.ca

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Kingsville Highland Games

June 26, 2021
Kingsville, ON Canada

A celebration of Scotland at Lakeside Park. Info: www.facebook.com/kingsvillehighlandgames

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July 2021

Embro Highland Games

July 1, 2021
Embro, ON Canada

Family fun with a Scottish flair. Info : www.embrohighlandgames.ca

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Penticton Scottish Festival

July 3, 2021
Penticton, BC Canada

Family entertainment, pipeband & solo competitions, kid's zone, highland dance, heavy events, beer garden, & more. Info: www.pentictonscottishfestival.ca

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Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

July 8, 2021 - July 11, 2021
Linville, NC NC United States

4 day annual festival and largest Gathering of the Clans in the US. Info: www.gmhg.org

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New Brunswick Highland Games

July 23, 2021 - July 25, 2021
Fredericton, NB Canada

Be a Scot for the weekend on the beautiful grounds of historic Government House. Info: www.highlandgames.ca

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Glengarry Highland Games

July 30, 2021 - July 31, 2021
Maxville, ON Canada

In the course of the day, more than 50 pipe bands are put through their paces to decide the North American Pipe Band Championships™, more than 200 dancers defy gravity in the Highland Dance competition and giants hurl telephone pole-sized cabers and 50 pound iron hammers around the infield. Info: www.glengarryhighlandgames.com

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August 2021

Montreal Highland Games

August 1, 2021
Montreal, QC Canada

Over the past 40 years, the Montreal Highland Games has become one of the premier events on the North American Highland games circuit, at ​Douglas Hospital grounds, Verdun, Quebec. Info: www.montrealhighlandgames.com

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The Fergus Scottish Festival & Highland Games

August 13, 2021 - August 15, 2021
Fergus, ON Canada

One of the largest and oldest Scottish Festivals in Ontario. Highlights include: Scottish Heavy Events Competitions, Pipe Band Competitions, Highland Dance Competitions, Celtic Music, Clan Gathering, Heritage Tent, McKiddies Centre, Author Series, vendors with Scottish Fare, and much more. Info: www.fergusscottishfestival.com or 519-787-0099.

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September 2021

Longs Peak Scottish Irish Highland Festival

September 10, 2021 - September 12, 2021
Estes Park, CO CO United States

Celtic music, pipe bands, Scottish Highland athletics, representatives of many Clans at Estes Park Fairgrounds. Info: www.scotfest.com

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November 2021

Glasgow’s Whisky Festival

November 20, 2021
Glasgow – Scotland Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow's festival of the national tipple returns for 2021, with more than 60 stands featuring whisky, gin, rum, other spirits and whisky gifts in Scotland’s National Stadium-Hampden Park. Info: www.glasgowswhiskyfestival.com

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