Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

Linville, NC NC

Thousands of kilt-clad Scots make their way to MacRae Meadows for their annual gathering and games. Info: 828 733-1333 or

The Highland Echoes Show

Boone, NC NC

Attend a theatrical performance telling the story of Scotland in the 1700s and the movement of the Scottish people to places all over the world - The Scottish Diaspora story. All the legends, mystery, and history that surround our Scottish heritage - our community. This is your story and our story, and we express it ... Read more

Payson Scottish Festival

Payson, UT

Highland Dance, Highland Athletics, and bagpipe competitions. Listen to Celtic music and dance at Payson Memorial Park, 300 S Main St. Info:

Pinewoods Sessions 2022

Plymouth, MA

Presented by Boston Branch, Royal Scottish Country Dance Society in the woods of Plymouth for Scottish dancing beneath the tall pines. You'll enjoy dance and music classes during the day and a dance party every night, plus after-parties, auctions, ceilidhs and more. Info:

Skagit Valley Highland Games

Mount Vernon, WA WA

Solo bagpiping and drumming competitions, bagpipe bands, fiddling, traditional Scottish athletics, Scottish Highland dancing and more at Edgewater Park. Info:

Monterey Scottish Games & Celtic Festival

Monterey, CA CA

Live music performers, bagpipe competitions, Celtic cuisine and more at Monterey County Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairgrounds Rd. Info:

Portland Highland Games

Gresham, OR OR

A Scottish experience featuring incredible Scottish pipe bands, dancers and athletes at Mt. Hood Community College. Info:

Elizabeth Celtic Festival

Elizabeth, CO CO

Celtic music, food, dance, piping, Scottish Heavy Athletics, local artisans, , Living History Reenactments, and find your family clan at Casey Jones Park. Info:

Maine Celtic Celebration

Belfast ME

A full weekend of Celtic music, culture and workshops on the harbor in Belfast. Info:

Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering

Enumclaw, WA

Bringing Scotland to the Pacific Northwest for over 70 years through the skirl of the Pipes and Drums, the beauty of Highland Dancing, the brawn of Scottish athletics, and the sharing of clan history.Info:

Dressed to Kilt

Long Island, NY

A Scottish evening of fashion and fn. This year’s fashion show theme will be:“Dress for Adventure-From the Highland to the Hamptons”. The show will be held at the Mill Neck Manor Estate on the Gold Coast of Long Island about 20 miles from NYC with proceeds to the Navy Seal Foundation. Info:

Dayton Celtic Festival

Dayton, OH

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

Virginia Scottish Games

The Plains, VA

A weekend of Scottish celebration and friendship at Great Meadows, 5089 Old Tavern Rd. Info:

156th Scottish Highland Gathering and Games

Pleasanton, CA CA

Presented by the Caledonian Club of San Francisco on Labor Day Weekend at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. Info:

Longs Peak Scottish Irish Highland Festival

Estes Park, CO CO

CelticmMusic, Pipe Bands, Scottish Highland Athletics, representatives of many Clans and much more. Info: 970-586-6308 or

8th Annual Flathead Celtic Festival

Kalispell MT

A celebration of Celtic culture at Centennial Farm, 563 McMannamy Draw. Info:

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:

Kalamazoo Scottish Festival

Parchment MI

The 30th annual festival will be held at Kindleberger Park. Info:

Highlander Festival

Kelso, WA WA

Experience a whole weekend of Scottish & Celtic culture, with the Avenue of Clans, Scottish craft & food vendors, Scottish music & dancing, as well as Highland Games. Info:

Covenanter Scottish Festival

Quarryville, PA

From Highland Games to Celtic folk, to Haggis; the Covenanter Scottish Festival has something for everyone at 1199 Valley Rd. Info:

Scotfest | Oklahoma

Broken Arrow, OK OK

An authentic celebration of Scottish and Celtic culture at the Broken Arrow Events Park, 21101 E 101st St. Info:

New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival

Lincoln, NH NH

One of the largest and most diverse Highland Games held in the United States at Loon Mountain Resort, 60 Loon Mountain Rod. Info: : 1-800-358-7268 or

63rd Ligonier Highland Games

Ligonier, PA PA

See massed pipe Bands on parade, athletes, Highland dancers, entertainers, and more fun for the whole family at Idlewild Park. Info: 814 931-4714 or

Albany Scottish Festival

Albany OR

A celebration of Scotland at Timberlinn Park, free admission. Info:

Celtic Classic

Bethlehem, PA PA

The Largest free Celtic festival in North America. Info:

Dandridge Scots-Irish Festival

Dandridge, TN TN

A celebration of Scottish & Irish culture with Celtic music, dance and events. Info:

SHED- Scottish Heritage Education Day

Green Cove Springs, FL FL

Held at the Clay County Fairgrounds in Green Cove Springs, FL, SHED is a fabulous opportunity to listen, learn, and experience Scottish history and culture through a day of presentations, interactive demonstrations, dance, music, and culture. Clans, food and vendors will be on hand for your education and enjoyment. You do not want to miss ... Read more

The Wallace Award

New York, NY NY

The American-Scottish Foundation invites you to join us to celebrate the outstanding contributions of Charles, Lord Bruce for his international contributions to Scottish Heritage, Arts, Culture and Education at the University Club, New York City. Infpo:

Seaside Highland Games

Ventura, CA CA

The premier games for Southern California with 25,000+ attendees over one weekend at Seaside Park. Info:

Arkansas Scottish Festival

Batesville, AR

Every year Arkansas’ oldest city plays host to one of America’s most popular Scottish festivals. Pipers, drummers, dancers, athletes, Scottish clans, and vendors travel from all corners of the country to attend the event at Lyon College. Info:

Radford Highlanders Festival

Radford, VA VA

Whether a family’s background is of Scots-Irish origin or of other descent, the day always brings with it an air of excitement and anticipation at Radford University. Info:

Moab Celtic Festival

Moab, UT UT

A weekend of Celtic events, entertainment and celebration at Center Street Ballpark, 250 E Center St. Info:

Scottish North American Community Conference

New York, NY NY

The Scottish North American Community Conference will return to New York, in person and online, and presented by the American Scottish Foundation. Info:

Oklahoma Highland Gathering

Chuctaw OK

Events include fire ceremony, ceilidh, pipes and drums, folk and modern Celtic bands, Scottish and Irish dancing, Gaelic lessons, Viking reenactments, clan tents and ancestry resources, whisky tasting, blacksmithing, lace tatting, sheep herding demonstrations, highland cattle (hielan coos) and more at Choctaw Creek Park. Info:

Austin Celtic Festival

Austin, TX

The largest gathering of Celts in Central Texas with multi-stage and programming of all things Celtic at the beautiful Pioneer Farms in North Austin. Info:

Charleston Scottish Games

Charleston, SC

Celebrate and enjoy the rich history and culture of Scotland with an incredible line up of events ranging from athletics to live music at Riverfront Park. Info:

Salado Scottish Gathering and Highland Games

Salado, TX

The three-day event includes the skirl of the bagpipes, the wearing of the tartan, tossing the caber, Highland dancing, Celtic entertainers, shopping, food and fun at Salado Museum. Info:

Highlands and Islands Highland Games & Celtic Festival

Gulfport, MS MS

Featuring great Celtic entertainment, storytelling, Clans, pipe bands, sheep herding, Highland athletics and more at Harrison County Fairgrounds, 15321 County Farm Rd. Info:

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!

Scottish Christmas Party

New York, NY NY

American-Scottish Foundation & Burns Society of New York invite you to a braw wee Scottish Christmas Celebration, with traditional Scottish songs and Christmas carols, at Union Club 101 E 69th St. Info:

Florida Keys Celtic Festival

Marathon, FL

A celebration of Celtic culture and entertainment at Marathon Community Park, MM49 US Hwy 1 Ocean Side. Info:

Central Florida Scottish Highland Games

Winter Springs, FL FL

Experience traditional highland athletics, dance, art, music, culture, food and a Gaelic spirit at Central Winds Park. Info:

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:

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:

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:

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: