A celebration of Scottish heritage at Loon Mountain Resort in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Info: www.nhscot.org
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
Celtic fun and entertainment at Niagara County Fairgrounds. Info: www.niagaraceltic.com
The largest free Celtic festival in North America. Held in historic downtown, Bethlehem PA, 5 stages of world renowned Celtic music, U.S. National Highland Games Championship, Gr 3 & Gr 4 pipe band competitions, fiddle competition, border collies, 50+ Celtic retail merchants, 35+ food vendors, Showing of the Tartan Parade on Saturday featuring one of ... Read more
A celebration of Scotland and Ireland in Dandridge. Info: www.scotsirishfestival.com
Welcoming dancers under the age of 36 to the very first Weekend Away outside Europe. The Weekend Away is an exciting flurry of Scottish country dancing featuring a welcome party, workshop classes, an evening ball, and finally a tour of Old City, Philadelphia. Info: https://rscds-youth.org/weekend-away/youth-weekend-away-philadelphia-2023-registration/
Celebrating Scottish and Celtic culture at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds. Info: www.celticheritage.org/mac-scottish-festival
The official Highland Games and Scottish Festival of North Alabama. There will be games, clan tents, and vendors at Sharon Johnston Park. Info: www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100093256761629
A celebration of Celtic culture at Lakeshore Park on the Barnett Reservoir, 1112 North Shore Parkway. Info: www.celticfestms.org
The Tannahill Weavers have made an international name for their special brand of Celtic music, blending the beauty of traditional melodies with the power of modern rhythms at Greater Pittsburgh Masonic Temple, 3579 Masonic Way, 8:00pm. Info: www.balmoralschoolofpiping.org/classic-concert
Athletics, piping, clans, Cerltic vendors and more at Humble Civic Center & Arena Complex, 8233 Will Clayton Pkwy. Info: www.houstonhighlandgames.com
Southern California's premier Scottish festival on the Pacific Coast at Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd. Info: www.seasidehighlandgames.org
Celebrate your Scottish culture, heritage and family history with live entertainment, heavy games and more at Radford University. Info: www.radford.edu/content/festival/home.html
Celtic music, celebration and friendship at Center Street Ballpark. Info: www.scotsontherocksmoab.org
Witness true tests of strength and skill in the Highland Games. Cheer for your favorite Scottish performers, discover the rich traditions of Clan history and explore the beautiful South Spring Baptist Church campus as you enjoy this unique celebration of Scottish Heritage. Info: www.tylerscotfest.org
Asilomar is a “bucket List” destination for Scottish country dancers. Asilomar is on the beautiful Monterey Peninsula, south of San Francisco. An unforgettable weekend dancing in beautiful Merrill Hall, classes with world-class teachers and outstanding musicians at Asilomar Conference Center. Info: https://sfasilomardance.wixsite.com/asilomarweekend
Celebrating the Wallace Awards for Heritage, Arts, and Culture, honoring Garreth Wood who founded and is Chair of KidsOR. This year introduces the Young Scot Wallace Award which will be presented to Jamie Douglas Hamilton for his Great Rows of the Antarctic, 15 Guiness Book of Records and his achievement as multi award winner as ... Read more
Live music, traditional food, family fun, vendors, dancers and more at Rillito Raceway Park, 4502 N. First Ave. Info: www.tucsoncelticfestival.org
The largest gathering of Celts in Central Texas. Multi-stages of all things Celtic out at the beautiful Pioneer Farms in North Austin. Info: www.AustinCelticFestival.com
Join the St. Andrew's Society of Washington DC at the famous National Press Club for the 73rd Annual Tartan Ball, aformal celebration of Scottish-American heritage and traditions. Info: www.saintandrewsociety.org
The NY Scottish Ball brings together all who welcome an evening of music, dance, good food and fine whisky for an unforgettable night of reeling fun. Join us at the Down Town Association in Manhattan. Black tie or Highland dress. Info: www.nyscottishball.com or [email protected].
This tradition will feature all things Celtic including bagpipe bands, Highland and Irish Dance competitions, Harp and Fiddle Competitions, Heavy Athletic Competitions, Caber tossing, hammer throws, tasty traditional foods and more. New location at Dorey Park and Recreation Center, 2999 Darbytown Rd. Info: www.richmondhighlandgames.com
The second oldest event of its kind in the southeast, immersing visitors in Scottish heritage and history at Riverfront Park, 1061 Everglades Ave. Info: www.charlestonscottishgames.com
62nd Scottish gathering and Highland Games- A 3-day event filled with the skirl of the bagpipes and the wearing of the tartan at Salado Museum and College Park. Info: www.saladomuseum.org/scottish-gathering-and-highland-games
The Balmoral Classic championship is the only solo bagpiping and Scottish snare drumming competition in the US exclusively for those age 21 and under. Info: www.balmoralschoolofpiping.org
Annual Celtic music festival and Scottish Highland Games on the Mississippi Gulf Coast at Harrison County Fairgrounds. Info: www.mshighlandsandislands.com
An annual event outdoor festival featuring multiple Celtic musical acts all day. Info: www.dunedinscottisharts.com
Las Vegas Pipe Band's annual Celtic Thanksgiving concert showcases the best of Southern Nevada's diverse Celtic performing arts community on one stage: Scottish and Irish dancers, Celtic singers, bagpiping and Scottish drumming, and even a guest World Champion Bagpiper, at Eagles Aerie Hall, 1601 E Washington Ave. Info: www.lasvegaspipeband.org
Celebrate St Andrews Day with The Caledonian Society of Cincinnati at the Hilton Cincinnati Nethland Plaza. Info: www.caledoniansociety.org
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!
The Conference is an opportunity for those in the Scottish North American community to share views, values, experiences and best practices. Presented by a selection of key American and Canadian Scottish community groups. Info: www.scottishleadershipconference.com
This beloved Celtic Christmas celebration returns for its 25th year in NYC and NJ. Pipes and Drums, Harp and Fiddle, Organ and Brass and much more. Proceeds support scholarships, museum exhibitions and public outreach programs. Info: www.pipesofchristmas.com
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A weekend of Celtic celebration with music, Clans, athletics, food and more at Marathon Community Park, MM49 US Hwy 1 Ocean Side. Info: www.floridakeyscelticfestival.com
The pipes and drums event with world-class concerts, competitions, and master classes. Info: www.mhaf.org.
Experience traditional highland athletics, dance, art, music, culture and food at Central Winds Park. Info: www.flascot.com
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.
Asheville Sister Cities with sister cities of Dunkeld and Birnam, Scotland invite you to a charity benefit celebration of the 265th Birthday of Robert Burns, the Bard of Scotland at the Biltmore Double Tree Hotel. Guest enjoy a Three Course Dinner, full Robert Burns Night ceremony with Scottish music, poems & songs, and a Live ... Read more
Nevada Society of Scottish Clans presents it's 41st Annual Robert Burns Celebration and Whisky Tasting, at Grand Sierra Resort & Casino. Info: www.nvssc.org
Celebrate Robert Burns with The Caledonian Society of Cincinnati, with an evening of Scottish entertainment, including pipes & drums, highland dancing, Scottish country dancing, and more. Info: www.caledoniansociety.org
Balmoral will offer a weekend-long Winter Workshop for Pipers & Drummers. This workshop will take place online, via Zoom. Workshop attendees receive instruction on the Great Highland pipes and Scottish smallpipes. Info: www.balmoralschoolofpiping.org
From traditional Highland games to music, food, and so much more, there's something for everyone to enjoy at Apalachee Regional Park. Info: www.TallyHighlandGames.com
A family-friendly event that celebrates Scottish culture and is packed with lots of fun and entertainment for everyone. The festival features bagpipers, highland athletics, Celtic music, highland dancing, a tartan parade, contests, kids’ activities, food, merchandise vendors, and more at Elizabeth Evans Park. Info: https://ci.mount-dora.fl.us/698/Mount-Dora-Scottish-Festival
A winter indoor/outdoor Celtic Festival bringing the Celtic Spirit of the Seven Nations to the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, at the Davis Center at the WNC Agricultural Center. Info: www.ashevillecelticfest.com
A celebration of Scottish culture with something for teh whole family including Scottish dance, music, Clans and art at Plantation Heritage Park, 1100 S. Fig Tree Lane (W 63rd Ave), 9am-7pm. Info: www.sassf.org
The largest and longest running Scottish Festival in Northwest Florida. Scotland comes to the beach at Frank Brown Park, 16200 Panama City Beach Pkwy. Info: https://panama-city-beach-scottish-festival.ticketleap.com/pcbscottishfestival
Experience top international & U.S. Celtic bands, highland games, parade, whiskey tasting, workshops, lectures, Celtic food, and more. Info: www.celticstaugustine.com
The largest military tattoo in the United States, featuring a US and international cast at Scope Arena, 201 E Brambleton Ave. Info: www.vafest.org/tattoo
A celebration of Scottish heritage, with Celtic music, Scottish clans/societies, pipe bands, highland dancing, heavy athletic events, children's activities, sheep herding, falconry, genealogy and more held on the grounds of Historic Bethesda Academy. Info: www.savannahscottishgames.com
Heavy athletics, music, Clans and vendors on the rolling grounds of the historic 1913 Badin Inn, 107 Spruce St. Info: www.facebook.com/events/741332393784579/
Pipes, drums, dancers, athletes, entertainers, and authentic food and wares. At the Townsend Visitor Center, 7906 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy. Info: www.smokymountaingames.org
Thousands of kilt-clad Scots make their way to MacRae Meadows for their annual gathering and games. Clans, pipe bands, entertainment, vendors and more-one of America's top Scottish events.Info: 828 733-1333 or www.gmhg.org.