Hebridean Baker At Home North American Book Tour

Various locations , United States

International bestselling author, Coinneach MacLeod , The Hebridean Baker shares stories and adventures alongside his best selection of recipes at book signing events across the US and Canada. For cities, dates and tickets see: https://hebrideanbaker.com/tour

Phoenix Scottish Games

Gilbert AZ, United States

A weekend of Scottish celebration, entertainment and friendship at Gilbert Regional Park, 3005 E. Queen Creek Rd. Info: www.phoenixscottishgames.com

40th Southeast Florida Scottish Festival & Highland Games

Plantation, FL FL, United States

A celebration of Scottish culture with something for the 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

Panama City Beach Scottish Festival

Panama City Beach, FL FL, United States

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


Los Angeles, CA CA, United States

A festival that highlights both the proud history of Scottish culture as well as its special bond with the United States and its people moving forward into the future. Info: www.scotweek.org.

St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival

St Augustine FL, United States

Experience top international & U.S. Celtic bands, highland games, parade, whiskey tasting, workshops, lectures, Celtic food, and more. Info: www.celticstaugustine.com

International Bagpipe Day


Listen of play some pipes today! This is a day initiated by The Bagpipe Society to celebrate the world’s many bagpipes and piping traditions.

Ceili at the Roundhouse Celtic Festival

Evanston WY, United States

A jam-packed festival full of Celtic music, food, vendors, beverages, workshops, and activities for all ages, with headliners from Scotland Skerryvore, at Wyoming's Historic Roundhouse & Railyards Complex. Info: www.theartsinc.com/events/celtic-festival

Tartan Day on Ellis Island

New York, NY NY, United States

Returning to Ellis Island with performances and displays celebrating Tartan Day. Celebrated since 2002, the highlight of the nine-day residency will be a spectacular mass Highland Fling on Sunday, April 7.  Info: www.facebook.com/ClanCurrieSociety

Tartan Day Tattoo DC 2024

Alexandria, VA VA, United States

A spectacular evening of music and dance showcasing the very best of American and Scottish cultures, presented live on stage in a public theatre for the first time in the Washington DC area, at Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, 4915 Netherton Dr. Info: www.thewashingtontattoo.com

Clan MacFarlane 51st Annual World Gathering

San Antonio, TX TX, United States

Join Clan MacFarlane for a rootin' tootin' good time and round up your fellow MacFarlanes and mark your calendars for this unforgettable celebration of our clan's rich heritage and cowboy spirit. Info: www.macfarlane.org

Kilts & Cowboy Boots

San Antonio, TX TX, United States

The clans, Colquhoun, MacFarlane, MacEwen, Graham, Buchanan, and Hunter will be coming together in a spirit of camaraderie and friendly competition. Bringing together all six of the Loch Lomond “brother” clans for a weekend of fellowship and feasting. All six clan chiefs from Scotland plan to attend this unique event. Info: www.clancolquhoun.com/san-antonio  

Tartan Day South

Cayce, SC SC, United States

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

New York City Tartan Day Parade/Week

New York, NY NY, United States

A celebration of Scotland in the heart of NY for Tartan Day celebration, on Tartan Day itself, with the main parade in addition to events around NY during the week. Info: www.nycTartanWeek.org

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!

Hawaiian Scottish Festival and Highland Games

Honolulu, HI HI, United States

A celebration of Scotland with pipe bands, dancing, Celtic music and more at Jefferson Elementary in Waikiki. Info: www.hawaiianscottishassociation.com

Pittsburgh Tartan Day

Bethel Park, PA PA, United States

Celebrate Tartan Day with entertainment, clans, workshops and more at Bethel Presbyterian Church, 2999 Bethel Church Rd. Free event. Info: www.standrewspittsburgh.org

Dunedin Highland Games & Festival

Dunedin, FL FL, United States

Celebrate the heritage and culture of Scotland with great music, dancing, athletics, good food, drink, and friends! The flags are flying, the Celts are gathering, and everyone is a Celt for the weekend at Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Rd. Info: www.dunedinsafoundation.com/highland-games

Las Vegas Highland Games

Las Vegas, NV NV, United States

With music, athletics, shopping, eating, piping and more at Craig Ranch Park. Info: www.lasvegascelticsociety.org

Virginia International Tattoo

Norfolk, VA VA, United States

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

Loch Norman Highland Games and Scottish Festival

Huntersville, NC NC, United States

The festival celebrates Scottish heritage and culture through a variety of events, activities, and competitions at Historic Rural Hill. Info: www.lochnorman.com

Ormond Beach Celtic Festival

Ormond Beach, FL , United States

A Florida Celtic  festival that incorporates music, food, fun, family entertainment. Info: www.ormondbeachcelticfestival.com

Scottish Tartan Festival

Minden LA, United States

From the skirl of the bagpipes to the cheers for the Highland Games, from traditional and modern Celtic music to Scottish Highland Dance, there is something for everyone to enjoy at Miller Quarters. Info: www.scottishtartanfestival.com

​Celtic Festival of Southern MD

St. Leonard MD, United States

On the banks of the Patuxent River at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, in beautiful Southern Maryland, enjoy music, food, dance and other Celtic attractions. Info: www.cssm.org

KVMR Celtic Festival

Grass Valley CA, United States

Featuring five musical stages and six demonstration stages, the festival brings international performers to Nevada County, at Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Rd. Info: www.kvmrcelticfestival.org

Savannah Scottish Games

Savannah, GA GA, United States

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

Great Basin Scottish Highland Games

Sparks NV, United States

Come see Nevada Mesh with Scotland in this fun crowd pleaser. Heavy Athletics, Vendors, Food, Music, Scottish Dancers, Bag Pipes and more at Gandolpho Rodeo Arena, 2200 Loop Rd. Info: www.nntco.org

Loch Badin Celtic Festival

Badin NC, United States

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/

Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Games

Townsend, TN Tennessee, United States

Pipes, drums, dancers, athletes, entertainers, and authentic food and wares. At the Townsend Visitor Center, 7906 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy. Info: www.smokymountaingames.org

World Whisky Day


World Whisky Day invites everyone to try a dram and celebrate the water of life. Events are taking place all over the globe.  Info: www.worldwhiskyday.com

Fair Hill Scottish Games

Elkton, MD MD, United States

A day of athletics, music, dancing, food, and arts celebrating Scottish and Celtic culture. Info: www.fairhillscottishgames.org

Finger Lakes Celtic Games & Festival

Canandaigua NY, United States

This event includes: Highland Heavy Games, bag pipes, dance exhibitions, demonstrations, a large gathering of Scottish Clans, historical & heritage societies, artisans, kids activities, Celtic music with the headlining band 1916, and more. Info: https://flceltic.org/#/

Blue River Highland Games

Shelbyville IN, United States

60 athletes competing in each of the 9 Highland Games events at Shelby County Fairgrounds. Info: www.shelbyparks.com/highland-games

Scottish Fest

Costa Mesa, CA , United States

Two packed days of family fun with bagpipes, drums, Highland dancing, Scottish clans and genealogy, Scottish athletics and more at the OC Fair & Event Center. Info: www.scottishfest.com

Alma Highland Festival

Alma, MI MI, United States

Gather on Memorial Day Weekend to celebrate all things Scottish. Info: www.almahighlandfestival.com

Bellingham Scottish Gathering

Blaine, WA WA, United States

Pacific Northwest beauty abounds with the new home of the Bellingham Scottish Gathering in Blaine, WA. The annual festival features the City of Bellingham Open Highland Dancing Championship, bagpipe, drum and band competitions, food and merchandise vendors, clan tents, athletics, Scottish breed animals and the Scotland FOREver Golf Tournament. Nestled between Seattle, WA and Vancouver, ... Read more

Garrett County Celtic Festival

Friendsville, MD MD, United States

Celebrating heritage of the Scots, the Irish, the Welsh and all things Celtic with music, dance and fun at Friendsville Community Park. Info: www.gccelticfestival.com

Blairsville Scottish Festival & Highland Games

Blairsville, GA GA, United States

Highland dancers, Scottish athletes, family clans, bagpipes and drums and traditional musicians come to celebrate their heritage at 490 Meeks Park Rd. Info: www.blairsvillescottishfestival.com

Holland Celtic Festival and Highland Games

Holland MI, United States

Scottish & Irish music, Clans, Highland Games, Celtic food and more at the Ottawa County Fairgrounds, 1286 Ottawa Beach Rd.  Info: www.hollandcelticfestival.org

Ohio Scottish Games & Celtic Festival

Berea, OH OH, United States

The Games highlight the traditional dance, music and athletics of the ancient Highland Games, at Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds. Info: www.ohioscottishgames.com

Tacoma Highland Games

Graham WA, United States

Promoting Scottish culture at Frontier Park, with dancing, piping and drumming and athletics and more. Info: www.tacomagames.org

Alaska Scottish Highland Games

Palmer, AK , United States

Featuring all things Scottish-Bagpipes, Heavy Athletics, Celtic Dance, Drumming, Kilted Mile, Scotch tasting, Salmon Tossing, Highland Coo, Tug-Of-War and more at at the Alaska State Fairgrounds. Info: www.alaskanscottish.org

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

Linville, NC NC, United States

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.

Payson Scottish Festival

Payson, UT

A celebration of Scottish culture at Memorial Park, free admission. Info: www.paysonscottishfestival.org

Saline Celtic Festival

Ann Arbor MI, United States

A family-oriented event with something for everyone at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds: 5055 Ann Arbor Saline Rd. Info: www.salineceltic.org

Robert Burns Commemorative Supper

Tulsa OK, United States

The Robert Burns Commemorative Supper is held by the Scottish Club of Tulsa (S.C.O.T.) in the fashion, honor and tradition of the first Burns Supper on July 21st of 1801. We endeavor to provide an experience that embraces the ceremony and the spirit of that august and auspicious event. The evening is divided into three ... Read more

Maine Celtic Celebration

Belfast ME, United States

A family-oriented weekend celebrating the rich Celtic heritage, culture, and hospitality found along the Coast of Maine, at the Commons and at Steamboat Landing Park. Info: www.mainecelticcelebration.com

Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games and Clan Gathering

Enumclaw, WA , United States

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: www.sshga.org

North American Clan MacLeod Gathering 2024

Livonia, MI , United States

The first Post Covid North American Gathering will take place at Livonia (near Detroit) . It will be centred at the Detroit Marriott and clansfolk will have a variety of activities on offer, including a Highland Games. Info: www.clanmacleodusa.org

Spokane Scottish Highland Games

Spokane, WA , United States

Enjoy the traditional features of Scottish Highland Games, such as massed bands, pipe band exhibitions, individual piping, heavy athletics, and highland dancing at Spokane County Fair & Expo Center. Info: www.spokanehighlandgames.net

Bitterroot Celtic Games & Gathering

Hamilton, MT , United States

Continuous live music concerts on two stages, dancing, pipe bands and more at Daly Mansion. Info: www.bcgg.org

Maggie: A New Musical @ The Goodspeed

East Haddam CT, United States

The American premiere of Maggie: A New Musical. A Scottish mother’s unbreakable love for her three sons is tested in an inspirational new musical about family bonds and changing times. After suffering the unthinkable loss of her husband, Maggie must rely on her strength, sense of humor and fiercely loyal friends to protect her family ... Read more

Wisconsin Highland Games

Waukesha, WI WI, United States

Labor Day Weekend with Clans, Heavy events, Highland dance, pipe bands and more at Waukesha Expo Center. Info: www.wisconsinscottish.org

158th Scottish Highland Gathering and Games

Pleasanton, CA CA, United States

A Bay Area tradition since 1866, California's largest Scottish Games celebrates the very best of Scottish competition, culture and entertainment for all the family to enjoy. Labor Day Weekend at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Info: www.thescottishgames.com

Virginia Scottish Games

The Plains, VA , United States

A celebration of Scotland on Labour Day Weerkend at 5089 Old Tavern Road. Info: www.vascottishgames.org

Union County NJ Celtic Festival

Clark NJ, United States

Family friendly event celebrating Celtic culture and heritage at Oak Ridge Park. Info: www.unioncountycelticf.wixsite.com/union-county-celtic

Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival & Highland Games

Lockport, NY NY, United States

Be immersed in the traditions and pageantry of Ireland, Scotland, Wales and all things Celtic at Niagara County Fairgrounds, 4487 Lake Ave. (Rte. 78). Info: www.niagaraceltic.com

Ligonier Highland Games

Ligonier, PA PA, United States

Pipe bands, Scottish dogs, Clans, Highland dance, athletics and more at Ildewild Park. Info: www.ligonierhighlandgames.org

New Hampshire Highland Games

Concord, NH NH, United States

A celebration of Scottish heritage at Loon Mountain Resort with: Scottish music, dance, food, and fun to heavy athletics, sheep dog trials, and crowd-favorite, massed bands. Info: www.nhscot.org

2024 Scottish Athletics Masters World Championships

Green Cove Springs, FL FL, United States

The Foundation for Scottish Athletics (FSA) is honored to host the 2024 Masters World Championship for the Scottish Masters' Athletics International at Clay County Fairgrounds. Info: www.2024mwc.com

Scotland County Highland Games

Laurinburg, NC NC, United States

Scottish entertainment, performanes and more at  at the North Carolina Rural Heritage Center, 13043 X-Way Rd. Info: www.carolina-highlandgames.com

Oklahoma Highland Gathering

Choctaw OK, United States

A celebration of Scottish and Celtic culture at Choctaw Creek Park. Info: www.unitedscotsok.com/festival

Houston Highland Games

Humble, TX TX, United States

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

ScotsFest-Arkansas Scottish Festival

Batesville, AR

Every year Arkansas’ oldest city, Batesville, 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: www.arscottishfest.com

Stone Mountain Highland Games and Scottish Festival

Stone Mountain, GA , United States

Stone Mountain will be featuring colorful pipe bands, Scottish Athletics, Piping and Drumming competitions, Highland dancers competing, Country Dancing, Scottish Harping and Fiddling, Scottish foods and drink, clan tents and more. Info: www.smhg.org

The Wallace Award

New York, NY NY, United States

The American-Scottish Foundation introduced the Wallace Award in 1970 to recognize the extraordinary diversity of contribution that Scots have made to the world – and, in particular, to recognize one or more living citizens or residents of the United States of Scottish descent for their individual contributions to the well being of this country. Held ... 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!

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