Kincardine Scottish Festival & Highland Games

Kincardine, ON

On the shores of beautiful Lake Huron and under the shade of mature trees in Victoria Park, the 22nd anniversary event will include local and international artists, Pipe Bands, Highland Dancing and Heavy Athletics competitions, Celtic vendors, Clan representation, Bairns' (children's) program, and more. Info:

Almonte Celtfest

Almonte, ON

Celtfest is a weekend of Ottawa Valley and Celtic entertainment, performed in the natural amphitheatre of Gemmill Park. Info:

Antigonish Highland Games

Antigonish, NS

Scottish Heavy Events, Piping and Drumming, and Highland Dancing competitions and more. Info:

The Festival of the Tartans

New Glasgow, NS

New Glasgow Highland Games is celebrated every year with a four day program that is sure to bring out the Scot in everyone. Info:

Orillia Scottish Festival

Orillia, ON

A celebration of Scotland in Orillia. Info: 705-325-8442 or

Cambridge Scottish Festival

Cambridge, ON

Waterloo Region's only Scottish Festival - experience a wee taste of 'Scotland on the Grand'. Info:

New Brunswick Highland Games

Fredericton, NB

Workshops, entertainment, competitions and provide visitors an opportunity to learn more about Scottish heritage. Info:

The Okanagan Military Tattoo

Vernon, BC

A heart stirring musical extravaganza featuring pipers, drummers, musicians, military bands, marching troops, multicultural dancers, First Nations, and singers of all ages at Kal Tire Place. Tickets: 250-549-SHOW (7469) or info:

TAC Summer School

Calgary, AB

Welcoming, supportive classes for dancers of all levels. Daily classes, evening social dances, formal ball and banquet. Evening after-parties, ceilidh, silent auction at Mount Royal University. Info:

Glengarry Highland Games

Maxville, ON

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. It is a memorable and incredible ... Read more

Montreal Highland Games

Montréal, QC

Every year, the Games brings together Montrealers of all backgrounds to celebrate Scottish sport, music and culture at Douglas Hospital. Info:

Goderich Celtic Roots Festival and College

Goderich, ON

The ultimate Celtic experience on the shores of Lake Huron. A week of musical madness including week-long workshops for children and adults, a three-day traditional music festival, and a rural outreach concert series. Info:

Là Mór a’ Bhaile | Highland Village Day

Iona, NS

Join Highland Village for a fun, afternoon of Gaelic arts. Fiddlers, step-dancers, pipers, highland dancers, and more, come together to treat visitors to traditional Nova Scotia Gaelic culture in this outdoor concert overlooking the Bras d’Or Lakes. Info:

Fergus Scottish Festival & Highland Games

Fergus, ON

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

Margaree Highland Games

Margaree, NS

One of Cape Breton Island's most exciting summer events,  the games blend traditional heavy events with bag piping & highland dancing, running races, children's games and much more. Info:

50th Edmonton Scottish Society Highland Gathering

Edmonton, AB

From the grace of Scottish Country dancing to traditional Scottish events and activities for the Wee ones - there is something of appeal to all ages. Info:

Jacobites, Jacobins and Outlanders: Scotland in Cultural Memory

Guelph, ON

Community Talk & Presentations by The Centre for Scottish Studies, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East. The event is free and early registration is encouraged, as seating is limited. Info:

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

Quebec Celtic Festival

Québec, QC

Music, culture, sports, gourmet pleasures and much more in Quebec City. Info:

Scot of the Year Award 2022

Toronto, ON

The Scottish Studies Society invites you and your friends and family to its annual Scot of the Year Award event during which we will pay tribute to this year’s recipient: internationally acclaimed historian Margaret MacMillan at Seeley Hall in the University of Toronto's Trinity College. It will be a magnificent evening of fine food, music ... Read more

Celtic Colours International Festival

Cape Breton, NS

Cape Breton's annual award-winning, internationally-renowned celebration of music and culture. Info:

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 to jopin the St. Andrew’s Society of Toronto. It will feature a combination of instruction and play at High Park Club, 100 Indian Rd. Info:

The PPBSO’s Diamond Anniversary Ceilidh

Kingston, ON

The Pipers’ & Pipe Band Society of Ontario is excited to invite you to an autumn gathering in Kingston, Ontario to celebrate both our 75th anniversary and our 2022 Championship Supreme season winners at The Senior Staff Mess of The Royal Military College. Info:

100 years of Dancing in the Waterloo Region

Kitchener, ON

Kitchener-Waterloo Branch of the RSCDS was established in 1960; Blair Scottish Country Dancers group was established in 1980. Add those legacies together and we can celebrate 100 years of dancing in Waterloo Region. Come join us, and dance on a sprung wood floor at the Alpine Club in Kitchener to the music of Don Bartlett ... Read more

Happy St Andrew’s Day


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!

Annual Burns Dinner

Toronto, ON

The St. Andrew’s Society of Toronto looks forward to holding their traditional Burns Dinner in conjunction with the University Club of Toronto. The event follows the time-honoured format with the Address to a Haggis, The Immortal Memory and Toasts to the Lassies and Laddies. Musical entertainment will be provided by Old Man Flanagan’s Ghost. Info: ... Read more