Robbie Burns Night

Bethlehem, PA PA

Celebrate the life and times of Scotland’s most famous historical figure, Robbie Burns. Come dressed in your best Scottish or Formal Gear to honor the occasion at McCarthy's Red Stag Pub, 534 Main St. Info: www.redstagpub.com

Robert Burn’s Night

Denver - USA Denver, CO

To support NSI research at Children's Hospital Colorado at Wellshire Inn. Info: www.childrenscoloradofoundation.org/events/nsi-burns-night.html

Burns Supper

Charleston - USA Charleston, SC

Come celebrate the birth of Robert Burns with the Scottish Society of Charleston. A night of good food, good drink, and good fellowship at Daniel Island Club, 600 Island Park Dr. Info: www.charlestonscots.org

25th Sarasota Highland Games & Celtic Festival

Sarasota, FL FL

Gather up your family and friends and come discover the rest of your Clan at Sarasota County Fairgrounds, 3000 Ringling Blvd. Info: www.sarasotahighlandgames.com

Robert Burns Supper

Hollywood, FL

The Scottish American Society of South Florida invites you for a Dinner, Concert & Dance at the Orangebrook Golf and Country Club 400 Entrada Dr. Info: 786 205-5350 or www.sassf.org

2019 Scottish Universities Burns Night & Ceilidh

Washington, DC DC

The Alumni Clubs of Edinburgh, Glasgow and the University of St Andrews, with the support of the Scottish Government, invite you to our annual Burns Night Supper & Ceilidh in the Grand Ballroom at the historic Willard Intercontinental Hotel. Info: [email protected]

Robert Burns Supper

Tallahassee, FL FL

Presented by the St. Andrew Society of Tallahassee, FL. Come join us for our Burns' Birthday Celebration on January 26. For more info contact [email protected] or www.facebook.com/standrewtallahassee

Burns Night with the Talcott Mountain Highlanders

Simsbury, CT CT

Burns Night is almost here! Come out, show your highland heritage (or love of highland heritage) and support Simsbury’s bagpipe band,the Talcott Mountain Highlanders on January 26th from 6-11pm at the Simsbury Inn in Simsbury, CT. Enjoy great food, music, Scottish Highland dancing and Silent Auction. Please purchase tickets on our Facebook page and follow ... Read more

Tartan Kilt Skate NYC

New York - USA New York, NY

Gather the Clan for NYC's first kilt skate at Bryant Park, 6th Avenue at W 42nd St. Info: www.kiltskate.com/new-york-city-2019

Robert Burns Celebration

Contoocook, NH NH

Hosted by New England Scottish Arts Centre at Saint Methodios Faith & Heritage Center, 329 Camp Merrimac Rd. With pipers, dancers, dinner, Haggis and more. Info: www.nescottishartscentre.com

Robert Burns Supper

Dallas, TX TX

The Dallas Knights of St. Andrew invite you to celebrate the birthday of the National Bard of wee bonnie Scotland, Robert Burns at Crystal Dining Room, Dallas Scottish Rite Cathedral, 500 S. Harwood St. Info:  (817) 680-6090 or visit https://squareup.com/market/dallas-knights-of-st-andrew.

Robert Burns Supper

San Francisco, CA CA

Celebrate the Bard with The Saint Andrew’s Society of San Francisco at The City Club. Info: www.saintandrewssocietysf.org

Seventh Annual Celtic Family Jamboree

Brookesville, FL FL

Celtic music and fun with free workshops, Highland athletics and sheepdog herding demos at Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Rd. Info: www.celticheritageproductions.com

Burns Night at Historic Beale Manor

Parkesburg, PA PA

The Octorara Covenanter Presbyterian Foundation cordially invites you to Burns Night at Historic Beale Manor, 200 South Church St. Info: www.facebook.com/events/318172138777139/

St. Columba’s Valentine Dance

Greenbelt, MD MD

Scottish Country Dance event at Greenbelt Community Center Gym. Info: www.rscds-greaterdc.org/events

St. Louis St. Andrew’s Society Social Night

Webster Groves, MO MO

These are informal gatherings where everyone is welcome and can bring guests too. Throughout the year, some social nights will have specific Scottish topics at Weber's Front Row, 8169 Big Bend Blvd. Info: www.stlstandrews.com

ScotsFestival & International Highland Games XXVI

ScotsFestival honors nearly fifty Scottish clans & vendors throughout the weekend with professional and amateur competitions in piping, drumming, massed bands, darts, Highland dancing, and Highland athletics at the Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Highway. Info: www.queenmary.com

Scottish Cultural Celebration

Norwood, MA

Come taste your way through a palate pleasing selection of some of Scotland's most exciting exports. With an industry expert on hand to help guide you through the history, distillation process, and bouquet of flavors that we'll have the opportunity to sample at Orient Lodge 76 Day St. Info: Rick Cushing [email protected] or 508-259-2675.

55th Anniversay Phoenix Scottish Games

Phoenix - USA Phoenix, AZ

Presented by The Caledonian Society of Arizona at Steele Indian School Park, highlights include: Genealogy tent, traditional and modern Scottish tunes, competitive highland dancing, pipe bands, heavy athletics, country dancing, historical re-enactments, vintage British car exhibitions and more. Info: 480-788-6694 or www.arizonascots.com

St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival

St. Augustine, FL FL

Celtic artisans, Celtic food, and more in America’s Oldest Celtic City at Francis Field, 29 W Castillo Dr. Info: www.celticstaugustine.com

Sonora Celtic Faire

Sonora, CA CA

A full weekend of Celtic fun, including the International Ultimate Jousting Championships at Mother Lode Fairgrounds, 220 Southgate Dr. Info: www.sonoracelticfaire.com

International Bagpipe Day

Nationwide - USA Nationwide

This is a day initiated by The Bagpipe Society to celebrate the world’s many bagpipes and piping traditions. Every March 10th you are invited to go out and play your pipes – anywhere, anyhow to anyone!

Scottish Folk and Baroque

Bellevue, WA

Scotland’s natural beauty and rich heritage has inspired musicians for centuries. Internationally acclaimed fiddler and violinist Brandon Vance joins harpsichordist and guitarist Henry Lebedinsky invite you to explore the interplay between art and folk music in 18th century Scotland. Sonatas by Oswald, MacLean, Munro, and Marshall dance alongside traditional reels, Strathspeys, jigs, and marches in ... Read more

Southeast Alabama Highland Games

Dothan, AL AL

Family friendly Highland games at the Houston County Farm Center at:1701 E Cottonwood Rd. Info: www.wiregrasshighlandgames.com

38th Annual Highland Ball

Washington, PA PA

The 38th Pittsburgh Highland Ball and Workshop will once again be at the Washington Elks Lodge Ballroom.Excellent music will be provided by Highland Square. Info: www.pscds.org

Sherman Celtic Festival & HighlandGames

Sherman, TX TX

Celtic music, Pipe Band Competition, Celtic dogs, Scottish athletics and more at 2190 Fallon Dr. Info: www.shermancelticfest.com

Madison Scottish Country Dancers Ball Weekend

Madison WI

Madison Scottish Country Dancers are thrilled to welcome A Parcel of Rogues back to the shores of Loch Mendota at the University of Wisconsin Memorial Union's newly renovated Great Hall their 41st Scottish country dance ball. Info: www.madisonscottishcountrydancers.org

CelticFest Mississippi

Jackson, MS MS

A celebration of Celtic culture at the MS Agriculture & Forestry Museum, I-55 & Lakeland Dr. Info: www.celticfestms.org/wp

Pub Night With Greater Midwest Pipeband

Troy, MI MI

Come see the 2015 North American Champions, Greater Midwest Pipeband for a night of Pipes and Drums featuring Greater Midwest Pipeband at Kilgour Scottish Centre of the St. Andrew's Society of Detroit. Info: www.greatermidwestpb.org

9th Annual Tartan Day South Celebration

Cayce, SC SC

A four day event honoring Celtic heritage with an array of different events at many different venues featuring unique sports, incredible music, great foods and interactive as well as interesting exhibitions. Info: www.tartandaysouth.com

Tartan Day on Ellis Island

New York - USA New York, NY

The 18th annual Tartan Day on Ellis Island program will celebrate “Scots of New York”. To commemorate National Tartan Day in song and dance, Ellis Island will also play host to a company of pipers, drummers, Highland Dancers, storytellers and more during Tartan Day Weekend, April 5-7. Admission is to the exhibit is free. Info: ... Read more

Dunedin Highland Games & Festival

Dunedin, FL FL

Pipe bands, Scottish dancing, entertainment, athletics and more at Highlander Park. Info: www.dunedinhighlandgames.com

New York Tartan Day Parade

New York - USA New York, NY

Celebrate Tartan Day in the Big Apple. The Parade starts at 2.00pm at West 45th Street and marches up 6th Avenue to 55th St. Info: www.nyctartanweek.org

Tartan Day

Nationwide - USA Nationwide

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!

Ardenwood Tartan Day Scottish Faire

Fremont, CA CA

The pipes are calling, and the bold Scottish tribes will gather once again for the annual Tartan Day Scottish Fair at Ardenwood Historic Farm, 34600 Ardenwood Blvd. Info: 510 544-2797.

24th Annual Kern County Scottish Games and Gathering

Bakersfield, CA CA

This event has something for every member of the family. Experience the rich culture and history of Scotland firsthand through an array of authentic activities, athletics, dancing, entertainment, and cuisine at Kern County Fairgrounds. Info: Email [email protected] or call 661-865-8890.

Pittsburgh Tartan Day 2019

Bethel Park, PA PA

The members of the St. Andrew’s Society of Pittsburgh will host visitors between 10:00 AM and 4:30 PM at Bethel Presbyterian Church. The event is free to the public. There will be entertainment from bagpipers, fiddlers, and dancers. Food, raffles, Celtic workshops, and a variety of gifts can be purchase. Info: www.standrewspittsburgh.org

House of Scotland Pipe Band Tartan Day

San Diego - USA San Diego, CA

There will be music, dancing, children's activites, shopping, bagpipers, bagpipe competitions, pipe bands, Highland dancers, country dancers, stage entertainment, traditional foods including haggis, meat pies, and more at Balboa Park. Info: www.hospb.org

National Tartan Day Concert

Fergus, CA CA

An evening of Scottish music and song with Alyth McCormack (Isle of Lewis), Tony McManus, Julia Toaspern, trad trio NUA and Michael Baker on bagpipes. Afternoon music workshops. More info at www.weealec.com

Loch Norman Highland Games

Huntersville, NC NC

The Loch Norman Highland Games at Rural Hill is a family friendly event presented by Historic Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Rd. Info: www.ruralhillscottishfestivals.net

Scottish & Celtic Heritage Festival

Parkersburg, WV WV

The festival will feature day long entertainment with Scottish, Irish bands, Highland dancers, bagpipers, raffles, Celtic ware vendors, crafters, genealogy, local history and more at the City Park Pavilion. Info:[email protected]

Virginia International Tattoo

Norfolk - USA Norfolk, VA

Mounting a mighty spectacle that changes every year, the Virginia International Tattoo summons more than 1,000 performers including fife and drum corps, bagpipers, military bands and precision drill teams at Scope Arena. Info: www.vafest.org/tattoo

Woodland Celtic Games

Woodland, CA CA

Pipe bands, music, ceilidh and more at Yolo County Fairgrounds. Info: woodlandcelticgames.ticketspice.com/2019

Savannah Scottish Games

Savannah, GA GA

A Celtic cultural celebration for the entire family. Music, dancing, athletic competition and more. Info: www.savannahscottishgames.com

The Texas Scottish Festival

Decatur, TX TX

The skirl of the Pipes, the cheers of encouragement for the Athletic events, and the swirling of the Highland Dancers at 3101 FM 51. Info: www.texasscots.com

Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival & Games

Maryville, TN TN

Bring your whole clan for a weekend of authentic Scottish Highland festivities in the Great Smoky Mountains at Maryville College. Info: www.smokymountaingames.org

World Whisky Day

Nationwide - USA Nationwide

A day of global whisky celebration. World Whisky Day invites everyone to try a dram and celebrate the water of life. Info: www.worldwhiskyday.com

Fair Hill Scottish Games

Elkton, MD MD

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

Finger Lakes Celtic Festival

Shortsville, NY NY

Become Celtic for a family friendly day with Celtic music, bag pipers, Highland heavy games, dance, pipe band demonstrations, Gathering of the Clans, historical societies, vendors with Celtic products and more. Info: www.flceltic.org

Greenville Scottish Games

Greenville - USA Greenville, SC

Anchors Gallabrae, and embodies the finest of Scottish traditions brought to new levels of excellence at Furman University. Info: www.gallabrae.com

52nd Alma Highland Festival

Alma, MI MI

A weekend of Scottish music, dance and friendship at Alma College. Info: 989 463-8979 or www.almahighlandfestival.com

Fourth Annual Old Orchard Beach Scottish Festival

Old Orchard Beach, ME ME

Featuring Albannach, Charlie Zahm, Scottish Festival Expos - Clan Village, Highland Games, Scottish artisans, Scottish food and more at Veteran's Memorial Park. Info: www.oob365.com

Garrett County Celtic Festival

Friendsville, MD MD

Family friendly event featuring traditional and contemporary Celtic music, Irish and Scottish dancing, Highland athletes, Pipe & Drum bands, Clans, living history and educational presentations, Celtic Marketplace and more at Friendsville Town Park. Info: http://gccelticfestival.com

Midwest Scottish Weekend

Beaver Dam, WI WI

The Midwest Scottish Weekend is an annual Scottish Country Dance workshop and ball weekend held at Wayland Academy. The weekend includes a welcome dance on Friday night, a formal ball on Saturday night, and classes on Saturday and Sunday. Info: https://sites.google.com/site/midwestscottishweekend

Blairsville Scottish Festival & Highland Games

Blairsville, GA GA

Highland dancers, Scottish athletes, family clans, bagpipes and drums and traditional musicians come to celebrate their heritage at Meeks Park on Highway 515. Info: 706-745-2161 or www.blairsvillescottishfestival.com

Taste of Scotland Festival

Franklin, NC

Scottish fun, food, fashion, music, Highland Games, Clans, Border Collie demonstrations, crafters and culture for the whole family. Info: www.tasteofscotlandfestival.org

Chicago Scottish Festival & Highland Games

Hamilton Lakes, IL

The Scottish Festival & Highland Games features an extravaganza of activities and attractions - from the Caber Toss to Highland Dancing to the Dogs of Scotland. Info: www.chicagoscots.org

New England Piping & Drumming Academy 2019

Byfield, MA ME

Held at the Adelynrood Retreat and Conference Center, the annual Scottish bagpiping and drumming seminar. Small classes, intense instruction, and great camaraderie make this summer camp a must. Info: Bruce Beavis 773-580-1733 or [email protected]

The Virginia Piping School 2019

Winchester, VA VA

Presented by The National Piping Centre at Shenandoah University. Piping tuition and events with  world-class instructors lined and welcomes all levels of players. Info: www.thepipingcentre.co.uk

San Diego Scottish Highland Games

Vista, CA CA

Heavy Athletics, Dancing - Highland and Scottish Country, Piping and Drumming, Massed Bands, Clans and Societies, vendors and more at 1200 Vale Terrace Dr. Info: www.sdhighlandgames.org

Ohio Scottish Games

Wellington - USA Wellington, OH

Celebrating traditional Scottish Highland Games at Lorain Country Fairgrounds. Info: www.ohioscottishgames.com

Round Hill Highland Games

Lakeville - USA Lakeville, CT

A wee bit o' Scotland will be at Lime Rock Park. Info: www.facebook.com/RoundHillHighlandGames

Blue Ridge Scottish Dance School

Boone, NC NC

A new adventure in Scottish Country Dancing: The Blue Ridge Scottish Dance School debuts July 5-11, 2020 on the campus of Appalachian State University. Come spend a week or partial week in the lovely Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina learning Scottish Country Dancing while connecting with new friends or reuniting with old ones. Daily ... Read more

The Balmoral School’s 2019 Summer School

Pittsburgh PA

Piping instruction with guest instructors Andrew Carlisle and Bruce Gandy. Professor of Music and Director of Piping at Carnegie Mellon University, Carlisle has won the A Grade Strathspey and Reel at Oban, the A Grade Piobaireachd & Overall at The Cowal Highland Gathering, and three All-Ireland titles at Senior level. Gandy’s solo piping awards include ... Read more

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

Linville, NC NC

Includes traditional dancing, piping, drumming, athletic achievement, music and Gaelic culture at MacRae Meadows on Grandfather Mountain. Info: www.gmhg.org

St. Louis St. Andrew’s Society Social Night

Webster Groves, MO MO

The SSAS hosts a social night to give people a chance to meet officers and fellow members to answer any and all questions they have about the society at Weber's Front Row, 8169 Big Bend Blvd. Info: www.stlstandrews.com

The Balmoral School’s 2019 Summer School

East Stroudsburg PA

Piping instruction with guest instructors Andrew Carlisle and Jimmy Bell. Professor of Music and Director of Piping at Carnegie Mellon University, Carlisle has won the A Grade Strathspey and Reel at Oban, the A Grade Piobaireachd & Overall at The Cowal Highland Gathering, and three All-Ireland titles at Senior level. Andrew Carlisle teaches alongside Jimmy ... Read more

Minnesota Scottish Fair & Highland Games

Eagan - USA Eagan, MN

Celtic Music, Highland Dance Competition, Heavy Games Competition, Pipe Bands Competition and Mass Bands, Scottish Country Dancing, Clan Row and more at Eagan Central Park, 1501 Central Pkwy. Info: www.mnscottishfair.org

Maine Celtic Celebration

Belfast - USA Belfast, ME

A weekend of Celtic fun and entertainment on the Belfast Waterfront. Info: www.mainecelticcelebration.com

Glasgow Lands Scottish Festival

Florence - USA Florence, MA

The only Scottish Festival in Massachusetts, and the second largest one in New England, at ​Look Park, 300 North Main St. Info: www.glasgowlands.org

Portland Highland Games

Gresham, OR OR

For more than 60 years, the Portland Highland Games have delighted participants with a unique, Scottish experience featuring incredible Scottish pipe bands, bag pipers and drummers, dancers and athletes at Mt. Hood Community College. Info: www.phga.org

73rd Annual Pacific Northwest Highland Games and Clan Gathering

Enumclaw, WA

Bringing Scotland to the Pacific Northwest for over 70 years through the skirl o' the Pipes and Drums, the beauty of Highland Dancing, the brawn of Scottish athletics, and the sharing of clan history at Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave SE. Info: www.sshga.org

Bagpipe Appreciation Day

Nationwide - USA Nationwide

Show your love of the pies by playing your pipes today or listen to favourite band. Be sure to listen to some bagpipe music today!

Detroit Highland Games

Livonia, MI

The St. Andrew's Society of Detroit is proud to present its Annual Highland Games. The games are the oldest continuous games in North America at Greenmead Historical Park, 20501 Newburgh Rd. Info: www.highlandgames.com

Monterey Scot Games

Monterey, CA CA

The music, dance and athletic events of the mystical lands of Scotland and Ireland to Monterey. Info: www.montereyscotgames.com

Buffalo Niagara Scottish Festival

Amherst, NY NY

Celebrate Scottish cultural heritage at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Rd. Info: 716-689-1440 or www.bnhv.org/scottish

Wisconsin Highland Games

Waukesha, WI WI

A weekend of Scottish and Celtic fun for the whole family, featuring music, dance, athletics, food, drink, living history, and much more. Info: www.wisconsinscottish.org

Capital District Scottish Games

Altamont, NY

Over 70 years of rich heritage celebrating Scotland at Altamont Fairgrounds, 129 Grand St. Info: www.scotgames.com

Virginia Scottish Games

The Plains, VA

A weekend of Scottish events, music and friendship at Great Meadow, 5089 Old Tavern Rd. Info: www.vascottishgames.org

Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Highland Festival

Estes Park, CO CO

Celebrating Over 40 Years in the Celtic Capital of North America with Celtic music, vendors, entertainment and more.  Info: (800) 903-7837 or www.scotfest.com

26th Annual Edinboro Highland Games & Scottish Festival

Edinboro, PA PA

Scotland has proud traditions of independent and innovative thinking, and the Edinboro Highland Games celebrates that heritage, featuring exceptional music, dance, athletics, art, food, and family gatherings, the festival offers fun for all ages. Info: www.edinboro.edu/events/highland-games

Middle Tennessee Highland Games & Celtic Festival

Nashville, TN

Athletes, Clans, vendors, coos, black faced Scottish sheep being herded, huge kids zone Irish & Highland dance, piping competition, numerous music acts, roving pipe bands & entertainers, food, beer, Scotch tasting etc. at Percy Warner Park, Hwy 100 W @ Old Hickory Blvd. Info: www.midtenngames.com

6th Annual Covenanter Scottish Festival

Quarryville, PA

Held on the grounds of the Octorara Covenanter and Middle Octorara Presbyterian Churches. Entertainment performed throughout the day. Athletes will be competing in the Penn’s Wall Highland Games, pipers will participate in solo pipe competitions and Highland dancers will be competing. Info: https://www.facebook.com/groups/901923783221601/

Dundee Scottish Festival

Dundee, NY NY

Celebrating Scottish heritage with pipe bands, Clans, dancing, kilts and more. Info: www.dundeescottishfestival.com

Scotfest

Broken Arrow, OK OK

Celebrating 40 years in Green Country. Oklahoma's Flagship Celtic Music Festival & Highland Games. Info: www.okscotfest.com

61st Ligonier Highland Games

Ligonier, PA PA

An annual celebration of Celtic traditions at Idlewild Park, Route 30. Info: www.ligonierhighlandgames.org

Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival

Lockport, NY NY

A weekend of Celtic celebration at the Niagara County Fairgrounds. Info: www.niagaraceltic.com

The New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival

Lincoln - USA Lincoln, NH

One of the largest and most diverse Highland Games held in North America at Loon Mountain Resort. Info: www.nhscot.org

Celtic Classic

Bethlehem, PA PA

Dedicated to preserving and promoting the Celtic heritage through education, musical presentations, and traditional competitions in athletics, piping and dance. Info: www.celticfest.org

Dandridge Scots-Irish Festival

Dandridge, TN TN

A celebration of Celtic culture with music, dance and friendship. Info: www.scotsirishfestival.com

Prescott Highland Games & Celtic Faire

Prescott Valley, AZ AZ

A weekend of Celtic fun and events at Granville Vista Point Event Center, 4401 Tuscany Way. Info: www.prescottareacelticsociety.com

Autumn Smallpipes & Fiddle Workshop 2019

Mount Vernon, WA WA

Both Smallpipers and Fiddlers enjoy intimate, small-group classes taught by fantastic instructors at the Littlefield Celtic Center. Info: www.celticarts.org

Scottish North American Leadership Conference 2019

Troy, MI MI

Hosted by the St. Andrew's Society of Detroit, an opportunity for those in the Scottish-North American community to share views, values, experiences and best practices at the Kilgour Scottish Centre. Info: www.scottishleadershipconference.com

Kilt Fest NJ

Bordentown, NJ NJ

Kilt Fest is a Highland Games and Medieval Celtic festival featuring live bands, axe throwing, sword fighting, vendors, beer and food. Info: www.eventbrite.com/e/kilt-fest-nj-tickets-66940218997

Scotland County Highland Games

Laurinburg, NC NC

A celebration of Scotland held on the grounds of the North Carolina Rural Heritage Center. Info: www.carolina-highlandgames.com

The Aztec Highland Games and Celtic Festival

Aztec, NM NM

The Four Corners region's premier event celebrating Celtic culture through traditional athletic competitions, music and dance performances, clan representation, and more at Riverside Park, 500 S Light Plant Rd, Info: www.aztechighlandgames.com

Highland Echoes The Show

Laurinburg, NC NC

The show includes a cast of Highland dancers, a step dancer, live musicians, Gaelic and English Female vocals, Bagpipes and fiddle tunes. The 2019 tour features new music, more dancing, and new costumes to reflect both the traditional and modern use of the tartan at Scotland Highland School, 1000 West Church St. Info: www.highlandechoes.com/scotland

Highland Echoes The Show

Washington, NC NC

The show includes a cast of Highland dancers, a step dancer, live musicians, Gaelic and English Female vocals, Bagpipes and fiddle tunes. The 2019 tour features new music, more dancing, and new costumes to reflect both the traditional and modern use of the tartan at Arts of the Pamlico Turnage Theater, 150 West Main St. ... Read more

Highland Echoes The Show

Bel Air, MD MD

The show includes a cast of Highland dancers, a step dancer, live musicians, Gaelic and English Female vocals, Bagpipes and fiddle tunes. The 2019 tour features new music, more dancing, and new costumes to reflect both the traditional and modern use of the tartan at The Bel Air Armory, 37 N Main St. Info: www.highlandechoesbelair.eventbrite.com

Highland Echoes The Show

Alexandria, VA VA

The show includes a cast of Highland dancers, a step dancer, live musicians, Gaelic and English Female vocals, Bagpipes and fiddle tunes. The 2019 tour features new music, more dancing, and new costumes to reflect both the traditional and modern use of the tartan at Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, 4915 East ... Read more

Seaside Highland Games

Ventura, CA CA

The premier Scottish event on the Central California Coast at Seaside Park. Info: www.seaside-games.com

Radford Highlanders Festival

Radford, VA VA

The festival will feature: The famed heavyweight games; Sheepherding; live entertainment; food; vendors, and festivities for all ages at the Radford University. Info: www.radford.edu/content/festival/home.html

Scottish Pirate Mòd Ceilidh

Hollywood, FL

Join the Scottish American Society Of South Florida for their annual Ceilidh. The theme this year is a Scottish Pirate Mòd with ceilidh/mòd mashup with tartaned/kilted pirates thrown into the mix. Info: www.sassf.org

Stone Mountain Highland Games

Stone Mountain - USA Stone Mountain, GA

The impressive mix of sights and sounds of a Scottish Highland Games presented in a uniquely southern style at Stone Mountain Park. Info: www.smhg.org

2019 Tartan Ball

Milwaukee, WI WI

Hosted by the Tripoli Scottish Highlanders with Highland Pipes & Drums, Haggis Ceremony, Scotch tasting, Scottish dancing and more at Tripoli Shrine Center, 3000 West Wisconsin Ave. Info: www.facebook.com/TripoliScottishHighlanders

Richmond Highland Games

Richmond, VA VA

Family events all weekend at Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 E Laburnum Ave. Info: www.vacelticfestival.com

The Tucson Celtic Festival And Scottish Highland Games

Tucson, AZ AZ

Includes 19th Annual Scottish Master's Athletics Heavy Events World Championship and full Highland Games at Rillito Raceway Park, 4502 N. First Ave. Info: www.tucsoncelticfestival.org

The 2019 Moab Celtic Festival

Moab, UT UT

Celebrate the heritage and culture of Scotland, Ireland, England and Wales, just as it's been done for centuries... with lots of great music, dancing, athletics and good fun, good food, good drink, and great friends. Info: www.scotsontherocksmoab.org

The 50th Anniversary of Murray Clan Society of North America

Mount Pleasant, SC SC

The Murray Clan Society of North America will be celebrating their 50th anniversary at the 2019 Charleston Scottish Games & Highland Gathering. The Murray's will be the honored Clan and the honored guest of the Games will be Michael B.J Murray (The Most Hon) The Marquis of Tullibardine. He is the eldest son of Bruce ... Read more

Charleston Scottish Games

Mt Pleasant, SC SC

Drawing visitors from around the country and abroad, the Games brings in over 6,000 guests, immersing visitors in Scottish heritage and history at Boone Hall Plantation & Gardens. Info: www.charlestonscottishgames.com

The Wallace Awards

New York, NY NY

The Wallace Awards recognize those of Scottish descent who have made exceptional contributions in the fields of Heritage, the Arts, and Culture. Info: www.americanscottishfoundation.org

Celtic Heritage and Music Festival

Gulfport, MS MS

Featured Bands: Highland Reign, Kracker Dan, Red McWilliams, and more musicians. Featured Activities: Jousting, Clans, Vendors, Children's Activities, Irish Dancing, Highland Cows, Bagpipe Bands, Sheep Herding, Artisans,Authentic Food, and more. Heavy Athletics on Sunday Only. Event Times: Sat. 9-5 and Sun 9-4 Adults-$10; Senior & Military-$8; Weekend pass-$15; 12 & under-FREE at Harrison County Fairgrounds, ... Read more

7th Annual Mount Dora Scottish Highland Festival

Mount Dora, FL FL

Enjoy Scottish bands and musicians performing thorughout the weekends as well as an afternoon of Highland Games in Gilbert Park on Saturday from 10 AM- 5PM. Info: Parks and Recreation Department at 352.735.7183 or visit MountDoraEvents.com

The Balmoral Classic

Pittsburgh, PA PA

An annual event held In Pittsburgh each Fall, featuring the US Junior Solo Bagpiping and Drumming Championships, plus an Evening Concert with internationally recognized Celtic performance ensemble Eabhal. Info: www.balmoralschoolofpiping.org/balmoral-classic

Swamp Fox Highland Games

Florence, SC SC

A celebration of Celtic culture and history. It is a fundraiser for Heaven's Hope Home for medically fragile children at Columns Plantation, 5001 Rankin Plantation Rd. Info: www.swampfoxgames.com

Happy St Andrew’s Day

Nationwide - USA Nationwide

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!

Celtic Festival at the Farm

Parker, TX

Spend a beautiful fall day with us on a working farm, where Celts and Celts-at-heart will gather to enjoy live bagpipe music, Scottish and Irish dancing, faire food, gift vendors, kids' games and crafts, historic costumes, silent auctions, Outlander fan meet-up at Jacob's Reward Farm, 4308 Church Lane. Info: www.facebook.com/metroplex.united

Free Concert of Celtic Music on St. Andrew’s Day

Winthrop, ME ME

14 year-old fiddler extraordinaire Owen Kennedy will perform a free concert in celebration of St. Andrew's Day. Check out young Owen at http://www.fiddlereokennedy.com. After the music, the cèilidh will continue with feasting on haggis (2 varieties, lamb and vegetarian), needs and tatties, apple sauce, gingerbread, scones, shortbread, Irn-Bru and more. Come. And wear a kilt ... Read more

49th Annual Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend & Parade

Alexandria, VA VA

The Campagna Center presents the 49th Annual Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend & Parade. Thousands will join us for a full lineup of festivities that will celebrate the rich Scottish heritage of Old Town Alexandria. Info: www.campagnacenter.org/scottishwalkweekend

Saint Andrews Banquet and Ball

San Francisco, CA CA

The annual Saint Andrews Society Banquet and Ball with dinner, Bagpipes, Scottish Fiddlers, and ceilidh dancing. The celebration of our patron Saint Andrew and our Scottish heritage at the annual Saint Andrews Society Banquet and Ball. The Prince Charles Pipe Band, Highland dancers, and the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers will perform. The evening will culminate in ... Read more

The 174th Annual St Andrew’s Day Gala “The Feast of the Haggis”

Chicago, IL IL

The Chicago Scots enthusiastically invite everyone who is Scottish by birth, by heritage or simply by inclination to come and enjoy an evening steeped in history and Scottish fun. The celebration of Scotland will include an exquisite dinner, live entertainment including bagpipers, Highland Dancers, a lively ceilidh, auction and much more. Info: www.chicagoscots.org

Celebrate St Andrews Day

Los Angeles, CA CA

Come join the Saint Andrew's Society of Los Angeles and help celebrate Saint Andrew's Day at the iconic Tam O'Shanter. Step back in time to the charm of a Highland style Inn and experience great camaraderie as you're greeted by your fellow members of the Saint Andrew's Society of Los Angeles and friends. Info: Kimberlee ... Read more

A Celtic Christmas with Eric Rigler and Dirk Freymuth

Santa Barbara, CA

Featuring a mixture of traditional Celtic music, themes from Erics film & television soundtracks, and songs of the Christmas tradition from the British Isles, Ireland and other Celtic nations, the evening will deliver a sublime musical experience at Marjorie Luke Theater, 721 E. Cota St. Info: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4418572

Minnesota Scottish Gaelic Conversation Class

Minnetonka, MN MN

A group for anyone interested in learning Scottish Gaelic and in practicing Scottish Gaelic conversation. All levels welcome at Bylerly’s Creations Cafe, Ridgedale Dr. Info: www.meetup.com/Scottish-Gaelic-Conversation

The Pipes of Christmas

New York, NY NY

21st anniversary concert-from the bold sounds of the bagpipes and the harmonious blending of brass, strings and percussion, to the poetic and lyrical words that complement them, the Pipes of Christmas is a festival for the soul at Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, at 921 Madison Avenue (at 73rd Street). Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com or info at: www.pipesofchristmas.com

Scotland and Northern Ireland Research

Oakland, CA CA

The population of Scotland and Northern Ireland today is less than 7 million combined. Yet, the number of people worldwide with an ancestry from those areas is estimated between 70-90 million. This presentation will provide information to assist in Scottish genealogy research at California Genealogical Society & Library. Info: [email protected]

The Pipes of Christmas

Summit, NJ NJ

21st anniversary concert-from the bold sounds of the bagpipes and the harmonious blending of brass, strings and percussion, to the poetic and lyrical words that complement them, the Pipes of Christmas is a festival for the soul at Central Presbyterian Church located, 70 Maple St with performances at 2 and 7PM. Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com or info ... Read more

Scottish Christmas Celebration

New York, NY NY

Carols and holiday cheer with the American Scottish Foundation and the Burns Society of New York at the Union Club. Info: Info: www.americanscottishfoundation.com

Celtic Christmas

Atlanta, GA GA

A cast of international and regionally renowned artists weaves a spellbinding performance of Irish, Scottish, Welsh and Appalachian music, dance and humor in an evocative, inspiring show that will warm the soul with the music and dance of the ages. Info: https://events.rialtocenter.gsu.edu/online/article/celticchristmas

Happy Christmas

Nationwide - USA Nationwide

Wishing all our readers and friends a very Happy Christmas and festive season!

Happy Hogmany

Nationwide - USA Nationwide

The Scottish Banner wishes all our readers and friends a very Happy Hogmanay and best wishes for a happy and healthy 2020!

Robert Burns Celebration

Indianapolis, IN IN

The Scottish Society of Indianapolis hosts its annual Robert Burns Celebration as part of the regular monthly meeting schedule. Join us for an evening of toasts and speeches to celebrate Robert Burns at 1008 West 64th St. Cover charge: $5 for members, $7 for returning guests. Please bring a side dish based on last names: ... Read more

Winter Storm Weekend

Kansas City, MO MO

The pipes and drums event in Kansas City. World-class concerts, competitions, and master classes. Info: www.mhaf.org

Burns Night Celebration

New York, NY NY

The Burns Supper celebrates, in words and music, the immortal memory of Robert Burns and Scotland's heritage. Presented by the American Scottish Foundation together with the University Club. Info: www.americanscottishfoundation.org

Central Florida Scottish Highland Games

Winter Springs, FL FL

A weekend of Scottish culture and fun presented by The Scottish-American Society of Central Florida, with pipes & drums, Celtic entertainment, athletics, Clans and more at Central Winds Park. Info: www.flascot.com

DunedinLive: Haggis Winter MusicFest 2020

Dunedin, FL FL

Whisky Tasting & Burns Supper, featuring Skerryvore and the works of Robert Burns at The Scottish Cultural Center, Louden Ave. Info: www.haggiscelticconcerts.com

Robert Burns Supper

Hollywood, FL

Celebrate the bard! Presented by the Scottish American Society Of South Florida at Orangebrook Golf and Country Club, 400 Entrada Dr. Info: www.sassf.org

Happy Burns Night

Nationwide - USA Nationwide

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.

Robert Burns Dinner

Hyattsville, MD MD

Robert Burns Supper for DMV Scots with a connection to Lewis/Harris or Orkney Islands at 4104 Oglethorpe St. Info: Aaron Dorfman 202 870 2280.

2020 Scottish Universities Burns Night & Ceilidh

Washington, DC DC

The Alumni Clubs of The University of Edinburgh, The University of St Andrews, and The University of Glasgow, invite you to our annual Burns Night Supper & Ceilidh in the Grand Ballroom at the historic Willard Intercontinental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest. Info: [email protected]

A Caledonian Burns Supper

New York, NY NY

Dinner ticket includes cocktail hour with full bar, delicious formal sit-down dinner, a silent auction chalked with items from our sponsors (see our sponsor list below) and a fun raffle. In addition, this year, we are offering a special ticket for those who want to join us later in the evening (9PM) for drinks, dessert ... Read more

Burns Night Supper

Asheville, NC NC

The Asheville Sister Cities, Dunkeld and Birnam Committee presentation of a Burns Night Supper in celebration of the 261st birthday of Robert Burns will be held January 25, 2020 at the Country Club of Asheville. Entrance to the club is at 170 Windsor Road, Asheville, NC 28804 USA. Scottish attire is suggested. A $100 per ... Read more

Burns Supper 2020 at Esquire Jazz Club

Amarillo, TX TX

Grab your friends and cinch up your clan tartan, kilt and sporran for the annual Burns Supper Celebration. A night of all things Scottish! Hosted by Wildcat Bluff at Esquire Jazz Club. Featuring Scotch tastings paired with tasty finger foods and haggis. Music of the isles by Those Guys, Mike Fuller, James Lee Baker, and ... Read more

Robert Burns Fundraising Dinner

Dallas, TX TX

Celebrate the life and works of Scotland's most beloved poet and support the Dallas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, featuring three elegant courses, traditional Scottish entertainment, rare and unique silent auction items, good whiskey, good cheer and of course poetry! Info: Gary Pennington at (469) 273-0654 or [email protected]

26th Sarasota Highland Games & Celtic Festival

Sarasota, FL FL

The sound of the pipes, the beating of drums, Food Vendors, Merchandise Vendors, Dancing and Athletic events reminds all Scots of our ancient and glorious heritage at 3000 Ringling Blvd. Info: www.sarasotahighlandgames.com

Robert Burns Supper

Los Angeles, CA CA

Celebrate the bard with music, poetry and food at the Los Angeles Athletic Club. Presented by the Saint Andrew's Society of Los Angeles. Info: www.saintandrewsla.org

Cumberland Knights of St. Andrew 13th Annual Burns Supper

Cumberland, MD MD

Celebrating the life and poetry of Robert "Rabbie" Burns. The Cumberland Knights of St. Andrew will host their annual Burns Supper at the Cumberland Masonic Temple, 15 Greene St. Info: Tom Paxton 301-876-0806.

2nd Annual Kiltskate NYC

New York, NY NY

Come join the Scottish American Foundation at Bryant Park as together as they bring Scotland to the ice for Kiltskate NYC Pipers piping and skating, Shot of Scotch dancing - bring your skates - wrap some tartan around you, no charge to skate, or rent skates for $20. Info: www.americanscottishfoundation.org

3rd Annual Kilt Night

Sarasota, FL FL

Please join New World Celts - Sarasota for a Kilt Night at The Shamrock Pub in Sarasota. You will enjoy Celtic music, food truck and a great selection of beer & wine. Raffle prizes too. Info: www.newworldceltssarasota.com

8th Annual Celtic Family Jamboree FamJam!

Brookesville, FL FL

Family friendly, leashed dogs OK, RV & Tent camping on site. Ongoing Highland athletics and sheepdog herding demos. A labyrinth of Celtic merchandise & jewelry for sale. Info: www.celticheritageproductions.com

The Metro Cup 2020

Newark, NJ NJ

The Metro Branch of the EUSPBA will host the annual Metro Cup Solo Piping & Drumming Competitions. Info: www.themetrocup.com

Aloha Winter Weekend

Honolulu, HI HI

Scottish Country Dance weekend with classes and a Ceilidh featuring Humuhumunukunukapua’a and Strathspey Society Band. Info: www.rscdshawaii.org

The Asheville Celtic Festival

Fletcher, NC NC

A winter indoor Celtic festival bringing the Celtic spirit of the Seven Nations to the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina at Western North Carolina Agricultural Center - Davis Event Center, 761 Boylston Highway. Info: www.ashevillecelticfest.com

Queen Mary ScotsFestival & International Highland Games

Long Beach, CA CA

Experience the rich culture and history of Scotland first hand through an array of authentic activities, athletics, dancing, entertainment, and cuisine, paying homage to the Queen Mary’s Scottish legacy. Info: www.queenmary.com

Flint Scottish Pipe Band 104th Anniversary Ceilidh

Davison, MI MI

Experience a true Ceilidh with audience participation, dancing and singing at the Knights of Columbus Hall located, 8428 Davison Rd. This year's Ceilidh will have non-stop entertainment: Bagpipe Bands, Irish Dancing, Highland dancing and more! Info: Tom Dillard 989 928-4687.

Whisky Tasting

Oranage Park, FL

With ​​Northeast Florida Scottish Highland Games & Festival at The Hill Top Restaurant, 2030 Wells Rd. Info: www.neflgames.com/events

Chicago Party in Plaid 2020

Chicago, IL IL

Get a LEAP on St. Patrick's Day with the City of Chicago Pipe Band's third annual Party in Plaid! Both Grade 3 and Grade 4 bands will be performing along with other entertainment. Info: www.chicagopipeband.com/pip

The Scotsman’s Ball XIII

Long Beach, CA CA

The premier annual Scottish event of Southern California with Scottish food, music and dance at The Long Beach Grand. Info: www.scotsmansball.org

The Phoenix Scottish Games

Phoenix, AZ AZ

Join the Caledonian Society of Arizona in celebrating the Phoenix Scottish Games 56th year! Enjoy food, fun, and entertainment while exploring the history, flavors and culture of Scotland. Scotland in the desert at Steele Indian School Park. Info: www.phoenixscottishgames.com

International Bagpipe Day

Nationwide - USA Nationwide

Every March 10th you are invited to go out and play your pipes – anywhere, anyhow to anyone. Or you can simply listen to the pipes and enjoy the sound of Scotland!

Fifth International Bagpipe Conference

Boston, MA

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-Presented by the International Bagpipe Organisation, a platform where bagpipe studies and music can be shared on an international level, at Harvard University. Info: www.internationalbagpipeorganisation.com

St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival

St Augustine FL

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-Celebrate St. Augustine’s Celtic heritage in America’s oldest Celtic city. Saturate your senses in the sights, sounds, and tastes of Celtic history at Francis Field, 29 W Castillo Dr. St. Info: www.celticstaugustine.com

West Texas Celtic Fair

Midland, TX TX

Music, vendors, clans, workshops and the Highland Games, all with a Celtic flair at the Horseshoe Pavilion. Info: www.westtexascelticfair.com

4th Annual Sherman Celtic Festival & Highland Games

Sherman, TX TX

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED-Celebrating various cultural and historical connections which link the United States to the Celtic people at 2190 Fallon Dr. Info: www.shermancelticfest.com

Capital City Pipes, Drums, and Highland Dancers Ceilidh 2020

Pickerington, OH OH

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED-A memorable evening of family, friends, and Scottish heritage, including the music and dance of the Scottish Highlands at Combustion Brewery & Taproom, 80 West Church St. Info: www.facebook.com/capitalcitypipesanddrums

International Whisky Day

Nationwide - USA Nationwide

The annual celebration of whisky- raise a dram - where ever in the world to honour the many unsung heroes of the past and present, who have been crafting the King o'Drinks for centuries. Info: www.internationalwhiskyday.org

Hawaiian Scottish Festival & Highland Games

Honolulu, HI HI

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-Features Highland games and athletics, men's and women's competition prizes, Highland Dance competition. Entertainment including piping, music, song and dance, A gathering of Clans from around Hawaii, as well as from the mainland, at Kapiolani Park. Info: www.hawaiianscottishassociation.org

The Scottish Fiddle Orchestra Live

Portsmouth, NH NH

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED-Come and join the ceilidh with The Scottish Fiddle Orchestra who are celebrating their 40th Anniversary at Portsmouth Music Hall. Info & tickets: www.sfo.org.uk

The Scottish Fiddle Orchestra Live

Lewiston, ME ME

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED-Come and join the ceilidh with The Scottish Fiddle Orchestra who are celebrating their 40th Anniversary at Franco Centre for the Arts. Info & tickets: www.sfo.org.uk

2020 Clan MacRae Family Gathering

San Antonio, TX TX

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Includes Tartan Day at the Alamo - During this ceremony, Clan MacRae will place a flower bouquet at the Alamo in honor of its fallen hero's, especially the Scots and those of Scottish descent who died there. The 700th anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath signed on April ... Read more

Tartan Day South Highland Games & Celtic Festival

Cayce, SC SC

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-Annual event taking place around National Tartan Day & celebrating Celtic Heritage at 2001 Charleston Highway. Info: www.tartandaysouth.com

Kilts and Cowboy Boots Clan Gathering

San Antonio, TX TX

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-Clan Colquhoun, Clan MacGregor, Clan MacFarlane and Clan Scott will be coming together, in a spirit of camaraderie and friendly competition, for some modern warfare during the San Antonio Highland Games. Info: www.clancolquhoun.com

New York City Tartan Day Parade

New York, NY NY

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-Celebrate Scotland with a march up Sixth Avenue in New York City, to the swirl of kilts, the skirl of bagpipes and the cheers of tens of thousands of spectators. Info: www.nyctartanweek.org

Dunedin Highland Games

Dunedin, FL FL

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED- A celebration of Scotland at the Dunedin Community Center. Info: www.dunedinhighlandgames.com

Tartan Day

Nationwide - USA Nationwide

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!

ScotWeek

Los Angeles, CA CA

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED-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. ScotWeek will host events promoting Scottish heritage, contemporary culture and charity to provide opportunities for education and scholarship. Info: www.scotweek.org

Dressed to Kilt

New York, NY NY

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED-A Scottish night of charity, fashion and fun-Celebrating Scottish Clans & Native American Tribes. Info: www.dressedtokilt.com

The Loch Norman Highland Games

Huntersville, NC NC

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED to AUG 15/16-Come and experience all the fun with Highland dancing, pipe bands, Highland athletics, a Giant Kid's Zone, Scottish merchants, haggis, Celtic rock and traditional performers, historic reenactments, Scottish country dancing, kilted running events, Scottish Clan Societies and so much more at Historic Rural Hill. Info: www.lochnorman.com

Las Vegas Highland Games

Las Vegas, NV NV

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-One weekend each April the Las Vegas Celtic Society throws the Las Vegas Highland Games, a massive festival for the community featuring Celtic music, food, vendors, and athletics at 500 S Grand Central Pkwy. Info: www.lasvegascelticsociety.org

25th Annual Kern County Scottish Games

Bakersfield, CA CA

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-A day full of Scottish fun for everyone at the Kern County Fairgrounds. Info: www.kernscot.org/highland-games.html

5th Annual Spring Ceilidh

Portland, OR OR

Sponsored by Clan Donald Oregon Region. Featuring Scottish & Irish music and dancing, presentation of the Haggis with traditional bag piping and highland dancing. Info: Tammy Soto, Clan Donald Oregon State Commissioner: [email protected] or 360-433-8655

The Virginia International Tattoo

Norfolk, VA VA

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Presented annually, the Virginia International Tattoo is an exhibition of military bands, massed pipes and drums, military drill teams, Celtic dancers, and choirs. Info: www.vafest.org/tattoo

The Texas Scottish Festival

Decatur, TX TX

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED to October 16-18, 2020-The skirl of the Pipes, the cheers of encouragement for the Athletic events, and the swirling of the Highland Dancers reminds all Scots of our rich and glorious heritage. Info: www.texasscots.com

Savannah Scottish Games

Savannah, GA GA

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-Savannah's favorite Caledonian tradition at the historic grounds of Bethesda Academy. Info: www.savannahscottishgames.com

Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival & Games

Maryville, TN TN

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-A weekend of authentic Scottish Highland festivities in East Tennessee in the Great Smoky Mountains at Maryville College. Info: www.smokymountaingames.org

World Whisky Day

Nationwide - USA Nationwide

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

53rd Alma Highland Festival

Alma, MI MI

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- A great weekend of Scottish music, events and friendship at Alma College. Info: www.almahighlandfestival.com

Greenville Scottish Games

Greenville, SC SC

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-Celtic music, pipe bands and the greatest Scottish Happy Hour in the world at Furman University. Info: www.gallabrae.com

Glasgow Highland Games

Lucas, KY KY

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED- A celebration of Scotland at Barren River Lake State Resort Park. Info: www.glasgowhighlandgames.com

Garrett County Celtic Festival

Friendsville, MD MD

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Celebrate the cultural heritage of Celtic peoples from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Brittany and Galicia and their influence on Appalachia with a daylong festival by the bonnie banks of the Youghiogheny River in the Town Park. Family friendly event featuring traditional and contemporary Celtic music, Irish and Scottish dancing, ... Read more

The 3rd Annual Bellingham Scottish Gathering

Bellingham, WA WA

Watch colorful, competitive Highland dancers show their grace and skill. Listen to bagpipe and drum competitions and the spectacular massed band display and more. Info: www.facebook.com/events/802186596968618

Blairsville Scottish Festival & Highland Games

Blairsville, GA GA

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Highland dancers, Scottish athletes, family clans, bagpipes and drums and traditional musicians come to celebrate their heritage at Meeks Park on Highway 515. Info: www.blairsvillescottishfestival.com

The National Piping Centre Virginia School

Winchester, VA VA

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-A fantastic week of teaching from some of the world's finest piping and drumming instructors, with Willie McCallum, Matt MacIsaac, Brian Donaldson and Andrew Donlon teaching the pipers and Mark Wilson now on board as drumming instructor.This fantastic school will see lessons and practice time, as well as recitals, ... Read more

Chicago Scottish Festival & Highland Games

ItaItasca, IL IL

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-A great weekend of Scottish entertainment and friendship at Hamilton Lake, 2 Pierce Place. Info: www.scottishfestivalchicago.org

Pikes Peak Celtic Festival

Colorado Springs, CO CO

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Taste the best in Irish and Scottish cuisine & culture at Western Museum of Mining & Industry. Info: www.pikespeakcelticfestival.com

Pittsburgh Tartan Day

Bethel Park, PA PA

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-Celebrate Tartan Day with the St Andrews Society of Pittsburgh at Bethel Presbyterian Church, 2999 Bethel Church Rd. Info: www.facebook.com/pittsburghtartanday

The Ohio Scottish Games

Berea, OH OH

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Children's games, animals, British cars and bikes, Clan Village, Kilted Mile and more at Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, 19201 E. Bagley Rd. Info: www.ohioscottishgames.com

San Diego Scottish Highland Games

San Diego, CA CA

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- A celebration of Scotland at Brengle Terrace Park. Info: www.sdhighlandgames.org

39th Annual Alaska Scottish Highland Games

Palmer, AK

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Celebrate Scotland at the Alaska State Fairgrounds. Info: www.alaskascottish.org/highland-games

The Balmoral School of Piping & Drumming Summer School

Pittsburgh, PA PA

This event has gone to a virtual format- Come to Balmoral's summer bagpiping & drumming schools. Immerse yourself for a week, with some of the best pipers and pipe band drummers in the world. Instructors: Terry Tully, Robert Mathieson, George Balderose, Richmond Johnston, Gordon Bell (Drumming). Info: 412 323-2707 or www.bagpiping.org

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

Linville, NC NC

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-A fantastic weekend of Scottish events, Clans, bands and more at at MacRae Meadows on Grandfather Mountain. Info: www.gmhg.org

The Balmoral School of Piping & Drumming Summer School

East Stroudsburg, PA PA

Event cancellation notice and update** East Stroudsburg University of PA is not allowing any summer camps or conferences to take place on their campus this summer. So unfortunately the Balmoral School’s East Stroudsburg University summer session July 12-17, 2020 has been cancelled. Deposits will be refunded immediately. Come to Balmoral's summer bagpiping & drumming schools. ... Read more

Elizabeth Celtic Festival

Elizabeth, CO CO

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- At the current time, we are moving forward with the Elizabeth Celtic Festival 2020 as planned. Join us for some authentic Scottish food, Irish whiskey ice cream, great beers & ales, fantastic local Celtic music, dance, piping, Scottish Heavy Athletics, local artisans, merchants, Living History Reenactments, and find ... Read more

Celtic Fest

Dayton, OH

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-Three days of Celtic music, dance, art, and culture at Riverscape MetroPark. Info: www.daytoncelticfestival.com

Clan MacLeod North American Gathering 2020

Livonia, MI

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Workshops and entertainment will feature talent from around the Great Lakes Region, including: Pipe Major St. Andrew’s Pipe Band, Barbara E. Bull, author of the Katherine MacLeod Series about a MacLeod Clan family and its Scottish heritage; and Banquet speaker, Prof. Elliot MacFarlane, representative of the National Trust ... Read more

The St. Andrew’s Society of Detroit Highland Games

Livonia, MI

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- The St. Andrew’s Society of Detroit is proud to present its 171st Annual Highland Games, the oldest continuous games in North America. Dedicated to preserving Scottish heritage through its arts, customs, dress, literature and national games. The St. Andrew’s Society of Detroit would like to invite you and ... Read more

The Bitteroot Celtic Games and Gathering

Hamilton, MT

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- A great weekend of Scottish events at at the Daly Mansion. Info: www.bcgg.org

The Loch Norman Highland Games

Huntersville, NC NC

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Come and experience all the fun with Highland dancing, pipe bands, Highland athletics, a Giant Kid's Zone, Scottish merchants, haggis, Celtic rock and traditional performers, historic reenactments, Scottish country dancing, kilted running events, Scottish Clan Societies and so much more at Historic Rural Hill. Info: www.lochnorman.com

155th Scottish Highland Gathering and Games

Pleasanton, CA CA

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED-Celebrate the very best of Scottish culture, competitions, cuisine and entertainment at the Alameda County Fairgrounds on Labor Day Weekend. Info: www.thescottishgames.com

Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Highland Festival

Estes Park, CO CO

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-The Highland festival in Estes Park, CO, offers athletics, music, and a wide range of events over the course of three days. Info: www.scotfest.com

Middle Tennessee Highland Games & Celtic Festival

Nashville, TN

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Enjoy athletic events, children’s activities, demonstrations, a beer tent, unique vendors, Celtic music, and so much more at Percy Warner Park. Info: www.midtenngames.com

Kelso Highlander Festival

Kelso, WA WA

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Highlander Games, music with Wicked Tinkers and Men of Worth, Highland dancing competition, Opening ceremony with massed pipe bands and Parade of Clans, Clan Row, camping available, free Admission and parking at Tam O'Shanter Park. Info: www.kelso.gov/visitors/highlander-festival

The New Hampshire Highland Games and Festival

Lincoln, NH NH

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- One of the largest and most diverse Highland Games held in North America. This celebration of Scottish heritage is held at Loon Mountain Resort in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Info: www.nhscot.org

Ligonier Highland Games

Ligonier, PA PA

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- An annual celebration of Celtic traditions set in scenic Ligonier. Info: www.ligonierhighlandgames.org

Aztec Highland Games & Celtic Festival

Aztec, NM NM

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- The Aztec Highland Games and Celtic Festival is the Four Corners region's premier event celebrating Celtic culture through traditional athletic competitions, music and dance performances, clan representation, and more at Riverside Park, 500 S Light Plant Rd. Info: www.AztecHighlandGames.com

World Highland Dancing Conference

Las Vegas, NV NV

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-Since 1980, the World Highland Dancing Conference have gathered teachers, judges and dancers in Las Vegas to share and learn about the traditions and technique of this rich Scottish art form at Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, 3555 Las Vegas Blvd S. Info: www.facebook.com/events/2359640264306752

33rd Annual Scotland Highland Games

Scotland, CT CT

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Celebrating Scotland in Scotland, USA at The Waldo Homestead, 96 Waldo Rd. Info: www.scotlandgames.org

Stone Mountain Highland Games

Stone Mountain, GA

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- A weekend of Scottish entertainment and friendship at Stone Mountain Park, transforming the meadows and meandering tree-lined paths into the impressive mix of sights and sounds of a Scottish Highland Games presented in a uniquely southern style. Info: www.smhg.org

Charleston Scottish Games

Mount Pleasant, SC SC

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- A celebration of Scots in South Carolina at Boone Hall Plantation, 1235 Long Point Rd. Info: www.charlestonscottishgames.com

Balmoral Classic 2020 Online

Virtual event

The 14th Annual Balmoral Classic will be held on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. This will be a virtual event, competitors submitting videos. Apply by October 14. Those invited to compete may sign up for any one of three Prerecording Workshops with professional piper Sean Patrick Regan. Regan will work with competitors to ensure that they ... Read more

Happy St Andrew’s Day

Nationwide - USA Nationwide

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!

175th Annual Feast of the Haggis – Virtual

Online event

Celebrate 175 years of Chicago Scots! Our virtual event will be hosted on St Andrew’s Day, November 30th. Join us as we salute our Scottish identity, honor distinguished leaders and support the vital work of Caledonia Senior Living and Memory Care. Info: www.chicagoscots.org/175th

Scottish-North American Community Conference

Online event

The theme of this year's conference is 'Enduring Bond of Scottish - North American Friendship'. The conference is presented by the founding partners, The American-Scottish Foundation and the CHICAGO SCOTS in association with St. Andrew's Society of Detroit and additional co-sponsors, Council of Scottish Clans & Associations (COSCA) and the Toronto, Ontario-based Scottish Studies Foundation. ... Read more

Scottish Christmas Party

New York, NY NY

American-Scottish Foundation & Burns Society of New York invite you to a braw wee Scottish Christmas Celebration in New York City at the Union Club, 101 E 69th St. Info: www.americanscottishfoundation.com

Happy Christmas

Nationwide - USA Nationwide

Wishing all our readers and friends a very Happy Christmas and festive season!

Happy Hogmanay

Nationwide - USA Nationwide

The Scottish Banner wishes all our readers and friends a very Happy Hogmanay and best wishes for a happy and healthy 2021!

Winter Storm

Kansas City, MO MO

Kansas City’s acclaimed Winter Storm – the pipes & drums event cancelled for 2021 and back in 2022. www.mhaf.org

Central Florida Scottish Highland Games

Winter Springs, FL FL

The Scottish American Society of Central Florida have come to the difficult decision to reschedule the the 44th Central Florida Scottish Highland Games, the Games will return in January 2022 to continue the celebration of Scottish heritage. Info: www.flascot.com

Mount Dora Scottish Highland Festival

Mount Dora, FL FL

Enjoy two day of the 8th Annual M.D. Scottish Highland Festival with Highland Athletics, Border Collie and Sheep demonstrations, Live Music performances by Off Kilter, The Byrne Brothers, Scottish Highland Dancing and more. There will be a Society Village and Scottish Reenacthment Camp, model trains, vendors plus the Fairy Tale Garden for Kids of All ... Read more

Virtual Burns Night with whateverandeveramen

Virtual event

Join us for a virtual Robert Burns celebration! While we are devastated to not be celebrating with you in person, we are pleased to share some music and poetry with you so that you can celebrate Robert Burns with us this year. Videos are already starting to go up, and will continue to be added ... Read more

Robert Burns Extravaganza – Virtual Event

Virtual event

The Dram Good Laddies are hosting a virtual event to celebrate Scotland’s Bard on January 21, 2021 at 6:30pm Eastern Time U.S. We would love for you to join us with the best of Scotland, as we chat, sing and sip a few whiskies along the way! Special guests include: • Gary MacLean - Scotland's ... Read more

Virtual Burns Night

Virtual event

The St. Andrew's Society of Detroit is having a Virtual Burns Night on Saturday, January 23rd at 6:00 PM on Zoom or watch our video on YouTube at 6:30 PM. Go to http://www.detroitscots.com/tickets for more information!

Robert Burns Supper 2021

Virtual event

The St. Andrew's Society of Los Angeles requests the pleasure of your company at its virtual Robert Burns Supper. Join your fellow members and friends as we celebrate the birthday of Scotland's National Bard. Enjoy all the traditional customs, toasts, and entertainment from the comfort of your own home. Info: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=vniqh8cab&oeidk=a07ehi31a0o1a7856f4

Happy Burns Night

Nationwide - USA Nationwide

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.

The St. Andrew’s Society of Pittsburgh Virtual Burns Supper

Virtual event

The St. Andrew’s Society of Pittsburgh will present an online Burns Supper via a link on our website . You can enjoy all the ancient and honored traditions from the comfort of your home and at the convenience of your own time via a recorded event which will be available by January 25th. We will ... Read more

Sarasota Highland Games and Celtic Festival

Sarasota, FL FL

-THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. The sound of the pipes, the beating of drums, dancing and athletic events reminds all Scots of our ancient and glorious heritage. Gather up your family and friends and come discover the rest of your clan. Info: www.sarasotahighlandgames.com

Balmoral Winter Workshop – Piping & Drumming

Pittsburgh, PA PA

The Balmoral School of Piping & Drumming is offering a weekend-long Winter Workshop for Pipers and Drummers, February 19-21, 2021, for a fee of $275 USD. Students who refer new students to us will receive $50 off the price of the Workshop for every new student referred. Workshop attendees will receive instruction on the Great ... Read more