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:

Tartan Day South

Cayce, SC SC

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

Tartan Film Festival

Los Angeles, CA CA

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

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:

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:

The Washington Tattoo Gala ’23

Centreville, VA

Experience an evening of amazing music, entertainment, dance and art all while enjoying award winning wine from the Winery at Bull Run all set on the historic battlefield location. Info:

Happy Tartan Day


Tartan Day is a celebration of Scottish heritage on April 6, the date on which the Declaration of Arbroath was signed in 1320. Wear some tartan with pride today!

Tartan Day on Ellis Island

New York, NY NY

The program will celebrate “The Story of Tartan Day” In addition to the new exhibition, Ellis Island will celebrate Tartan Day with a whole host of performers at Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration. Info:

National Tartan Day Reception

Washington, DC DC

Color Guard, flags and anthems. Scottish entertainers–City of Alexandria Pipe band; Peter Walker, fiddler; Scottish dancers at DACOR Bacon House, 1801 F Street, NW. Info:

The Annual National Tartan Day Award

Washington, DC DC

Presented by The Scottish Coalition, USA honoring The Honorable John J. Duncan, Jr.(R-TN ret.) and The Honorable Mike McIntyre (D-NC ret.) at DACOR Bacon House, 1801 F Street, NW. Info:

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:

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]

Tartan Week Mòd

New York, NY NY

The two-day event will be held in association with An Comunn Gàidhealach, who are responsible for the annual Royal National Mòd, and hosted by Mòd Gold Medallist and BBC Alba’s SpeakGaelic presenter, Joy Dunlop. It marks the first time a Mòd has taken place in New York City. Info:

The American-Scottish Foundation’s ASF Scottish Supper Club

New York, NY NY

Previewing a new work from the award winning team of Noisemaker. With menu overseen by Gary Maclean and whisky and gin tasting curated by Robin Robinson. Cost from $95. Info:

Scotland on the Fountain Terrace

New York, NY NY

Celebrate Scotland on the Fountain Terrace as we bring you a variety of pipe bands, singers and musicians to perform for you at Bryant Park. Info:

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:

Arms for the Bard

New York, NY NY

NY Genealogical & Biographical Society & The American-Scottish Foundation® present a Talk with Dr. Joseph Morrow, Lord Lyon, King of Arms "Arms for the Bard" joined by Alan Beck of the Robert Burns World Federation Ltd. 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:

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:

RedStone Highland Games & Festival

St George, UT

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

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:

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:

Pittsburgh Tartan Day

Bethel Park, PA PA

Celebrating our Scottish heritage at Bethel Presbyterian Church. Info:

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

A Celebration of Scotland’s Treasures

New York, NY NY

A Celebration of Scotland's Treasures, The National Trust for Scotland Foundation USA's annual fundraising gala and auction. This festive evening of Scottish music, dining, and dancing will be held at New York City's beautiful Metropolitan Club. Info:

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:

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:

St. Louis Scottish Games

Manchester MO

Celebrate Scotland at Schroeder Park, 359 Old Meramec Station Rd. Info:

Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival

Albuquerque NM

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

The Scots who Built New York Boroughs

New York, NY NY

Join the American Scottish Foundation, along with with historian and architect John Kinnear to present the latest talk in our ongoing series at The Arsenal, Central Park. 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:

World Whisky Day

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

61st Fair Hill Scottish Games

Elkton, MD MD

A day of athletics, music, dancing, food, and arts celebrating Scottish and Celtic culture at Fair Hill Fairgrounds, 4600 Telegraph Rd. Info:

The Finger Lakes Celtic Games & Festival

Farmington, NY

Highland Heavy Games, bagpiping and massed dands, dance axhibitions, an array of Celtic Music, demonstrations, Gathering of Scottish Clans, Historical & Heritage Societies, jids events and more. Info:

Alma Highland Festival & Games

Alma, MI MI

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

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:

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:

Ohio Scottish Games

Berea, OH OH

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

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:

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:

Tacoma Highland Games

Graham WA

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

Happy 4th of July


Wishing all our US readers a happy, safe and fun Independence Day.

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

Payson Scottish Festival

Payson, UT

The excitement begins Friday night with food and entertainment at Payson Memorial Park. Saturday with Highland Dance, Highland Athletics and bagpipe competitions. Listen to Celtic music and enjoy entertaining Scottish dances ranging from a sword dance to an Irish jig. Info:

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:

The 2023 Balmoral School

Edinboro, PA PA

Held on the beautiful campus at PennWest Edinboro, with a Piping & Drumming camp for all ages and ability levels. Info:

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:

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:

Dayton Celtic Festival

Dayton, OH

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

Spokane Scottish Highland Games

Spokane, WA

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

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:

Jamestown Regional Celtic Festival & Gathering of the Clans

Mayville, NY NY

A celebration of Celtic nations with pipe bands, Celtic dancers, Clans & Societies and The Mudmen from Canada, along with Tuatha Dea returning to the stage in the Beer Garden at Mayville Lakeside Park. Info:

Virginia Scottish Games

The Plains, VA

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

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

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

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:

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

Celtic Classic Highland Games & Festival

Bethlehem, PA PA

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

McMinnville Scottish Festival

McMinnville OR

Celebrating Scottish and Celtic culture at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds. Info:

CelticFest Mississippi

Brandon, MS

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

Houston Highland Games

Humble, TX TX

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

Seaside Highland Games

Ventura, CA CA

Southern California's premier Scottish festival on the Pacific Coast at Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd. 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!