2nd Annual Kiltskate NYC

New York, NY NY, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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 , United States

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

​​Northeast Florida Scottish Highland Games & Festival

Green Cove Springs, FL FL, United States

Bringing a "Wee Bit o’ Scotland" to the Northeast Florida area with athletics, music, food and fun of the games, at Clay County Fairgrounds 2497 State Road 16 West. Info: www.neflgames.com

Chicago Party in Plaid 2020

Chicago, IL IL, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, USA

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 , United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, USA

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, USA

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, USA

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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 , United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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

Pacific Northwest Highland Games and Clan Gathering

Enumclaw, WA , United States

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- A great weekend of Scottish celebration at The Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 – 284th Avenue SE. Info: www.sshga.org

Celtic Fest

Dayton, OH , United States

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 , United States

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 , United States

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 , United States

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, United States

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, United States

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

The 43rd Annual Capital District Scottish Games

Altamont, NY , United States

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- A weekend of Scottish celebration at Altamont Fairgrounds, 129 Grand St. Info: www.scotgames.com

Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Highland Festival

Estes Park, CO CO, United States

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 , United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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 , United States

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, United States

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, USA

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 , United Kingdom

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 , United Kingdom

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, United States

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, USA

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

Happy Hogmanay

Nationwide - USA Nationwide, USA

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, United States

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

American-Scottish Foundation Burns Supper

New York, NY NY, United States

Join the American-Scottish Foundation as they celebrate the Bard at the University Club. Info: www.americanscottishfoundation.com

Central Florida Scottish Highland Games

Winter Springs, FL FL, United States

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, United States

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, USA

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, United States

-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, United States

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

Southeast Florida Scottish Festival and Games

Plantation, FL FL, United States

With deep regret and a heavy heart we must announce the cancellation of the 2021 Southeast Florida Scottish Festival & Highland Games, save the date for March 5, 2022. Info: www.sassf.org

International Bagpipe Day

Nationwide - USA Nationwide, USA

March 10th every year: a day initiated by The Bagpipe Society to celebrate the world's many bagpipes and piping traditions. www.bagpipesociety.org.uk

2021 St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival

St Augustine FL, United States

Romanza’s Board of Directors has made the very difficult decision to cancel the 2021 St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival, the event will return in 2022. Info: www.celticstaugustine.com

West Texas Celtic Fair

Midland, TX TX, United States

A celebration of Celtic culture at at the Horseshoe Pavilion. Info: www.westtexascelticfair.com

Tartan Day Project 1320

Virtual event

We welcome you to submit a video to our Facebook page to help mark Tartan Day in 2021 - you can do a tune on any instrument, sing a song, do a dance, read a poem, talk about your heritage and cool kilted ensemble...anything that brings a smile and joy to your day will bring ... Read more

Scottish Heritage Weekend

Virtual event

St. Andrews University/Scottish Heritage Center presents the 31st Annual Charles Bascombe Shaw Memorial Scottish Heritage Symposium online. Info: www.sa.edu/scottish-heritage

Tartan Day South

Cayce, SC SC, United States

After considerable deliberation, it is with a heavy heart that we announce the cancellation of Tartan Day South 2021. We look forward to returning March 31st through April 3rd, 2022. Info: www.tartandaysouth.com

Tartan Day

Nationwide - USA Nationwide, USA

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!

The Scottish Coalition USA and National Tartan Day Capital Committee (Washington DC) present a celebration National Tartan Day and presentation of the 2021 National Tartan Day Award

Virtual event

Join us as we celebrate National Tartan Day on April 6th! As one of the founding members of the Scottish Coalition USA, The American Scottish Foundation (ASF) along with our partners at the National Tartan Day Capital Committee (Washington DC) present A Celebration of National Tartan Day and the presentation of the 2021 National Tartan ... Read more

250th Anniversary of Sir Walter Scott

Virtual event

Join us as we explore the life and legacy of Sir Walter Scott - 250th Anniversary - 6pm - 8pm, Zoom Event presented in association with Abbotsford Trust, with insight from Professor Caroline McCracken Flesher. Professor McCracken-Flesher is a past Convenor of the International Association for the Study of Scottish Literature, an honorary fellow of ... Read more

Sounds From Scotland

New York, NY NY, United States

Join as the American Scottish Foundation, in association with Bryant Park, on the Fountain Terrace for "Sounds from Scotland" - bringing musicians and dancers together as a part of the Celebration of New York Tartan Week - Free for the community to enjoy. This event will follow social distancing protocols and masking up. Friday April ... Read more

New York City Tartan Day Parade

Virtual event

This event has been cancelled and back for 2022, however a virtual celebration will still take place. Info: www.nyctartanweek.org

Dressed to Kilt

Long Island, NY , United States

This event has been postponed to summer 2021, please see website for more details. The largest and most prestigious Scottish fashion show in the world honoring Sir Sean Connery at the Mill Neck Manor Estate on the Gold Coast of Long Island. Info: www.dressedtokilt.com

Tartan Day Scottish Heritage Event

Longwood, FL

This is a local Scottish heritage celebration at Reiter Park with local dancers, pipers, entertainment presented St. Andrew's Society of Central Florida. Info: www.facebook.com/standrewscfl

ScotWeek

Virtual event

ScotWeek will host virtual events promoting Scottish heritage, contemporary culture and charity to provide opportunities for education and scholarship. Info: www.scotweek.org

Woodland Celtic Games & Festival

Woodland, CA CA, United States

This event has been cancelled due to Covid, and back in 2022. Info: www.woodlandcelticgames.org

The Texas Scottish Festival

Decatur, TX TX, United States

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 at Wise County Fairgrounds. Info: www.texasscots.com

Savannah Scottish Games

Savannah, GA GA, United States

In light of the continued spread of the virus, the Games Board of Directors must cancel the 2021 event and look forward to being able to hold our 44th Savannah Scottish Games and Celtic Festival in May 2022 on the beautiful grounds of The Bethesda Academy. Info: www.savannahscottishgames.com

Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival & Games

Maryville, TN TN, United States

East TN's premier celebration of Scottish culture and heritage at Maryville College. Info: www.smokymountaingames.org

World Whisky Day

Nationwide - USA Nationwide, USA

World Whisky Day is a global celebration of world whiskies. Info: www.WorldWhiskyDay.com

The Finger Lakes Celtic Festival

The Finger Lakes Celtic Festival has been reschedule for May 2022. For updates go to: https://www.facebook.com/Fingerlakesceltic/

Alma Highland Festival and Games

Alma, MI MI, United States

Due to reasons involving the Covid pandemic this event has been cancelled for 2021. Info: www.almahighlandfestival.com/www.facebook.com/almahighlandfestival

Scottish Fest

Costa Mesa, CA , United States

Come celebrate Scottish Fest - Online Edition this year with us with tons of exciting online fun. Info: www.scottishfest.com

Virginia International Tattoo

Norfolk, VA VA, United States

The Virginia International Tattoo scheduled for April 2021 is being rescheduled for June 2021. The Tattoo will honor the Greatest Generation in an emotional and unifying celebration of our World War II Veterans. Join us as we reignite the Virginia International Tattoo Tradition in 2021 with an unforgettable Salute to the Greatest Generation at Kornblau ... Read more

Glasgow Highland Games

Lucas, KY KY, United States

Due to Covid-19 the Games are cancelled in 2021, and back for 2022. Info: www.glasgowhighlandgames.com

A Day of Celtic Music presented by the Garrett County Celtic Festival

Friendsville, MD MD, United States

Celebrate the cultural heritage of Celtic peoples from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Brittany,  and Galicia and their influence on Appalachia with a music festival by the bonnie banks of the Youghiogheny River at Friendsville Town Park, Old River Rd. Family friendly event featuring traditional and contemporary Celtic music, Teelin Irish Dance Company, Pipe & Drum bands and children’s ... Read more

Utah Scottish Festival & Highland Games

The Utah Scottish Association Board of Directors has made the difficult decision to cancel the Utah Scottish Festival and Highland Games (2021) as a result of the ongoing coronavirus situation, but will return on June 10th - 12th 2022. Info: http://www.utahscots.org

Happy Independence Day

Nationwide - USA Nationwide, USA

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

Payson Scottish Festival

Payson, UT

Highland dance, Highland athletics, bagpipe competitions, Celtic music and more at Payson Memorial Park. Info: www.paysonscottishfestival.org

Portland Highland Games

Gresham, OR OR, United States

Due to current coronavirus restrictions, and the considerations of the health and well-being of our community, PHG are postponing the 2021 Games. The committee look forward to celebrating the Portland Highland Games in 2022. Info: www.phga.org

2021 Balmoral Piping & Drumming Summer School

Virtual event

Balmoral's online Piping & Drumming Summer School brings you four of the world's most highly regarded pipers to serve as guest instructors: Roddy MacLeod MBE, Bruce Gandy, Robert Mathieson & Andrew Carlisle. An all-new Drumming Program is in the works, with 2021 guest drumming instructors to be announced at www.Bagpiping.org

Dressed to Kilt

Long Island, NY , United States

The largest and most prestigious Scottish fashion show in the world honoring Sir Sean Connery, a new Sir Sean Connery Tartan that will be unveiled for the first time, at the Mill Neck Manor Estate on the Gold Coast of Long Island. Info: www.dressedtokilt.com

The St. Andrew’s Society of Detroit Highland Games

Livonia, MI , United States

Detroit's annual Highland Games is a celebration of Scottish culture and heritage at Greenmead Historical Village, 20501 Newburgh Rd. Info: www.highlandgames.com  

Spokane Highland Games

Spokane, WA , United States

Cancelled but back Saturday, August 6, 2022. Info: www.spokanehighlandgames.net

Bitterroot Celtic Games & Gathering

Hamilton, MT , United States

 Pipe bands, dancers, Celtic wares and more at the Daly Mansion. Info: www.bcgg.org

Wisconsin Highland Games

Waukesha - USA Waukesha, WI, USA

Cancelled and back for 2022. Info: https://www.wisconsinscottish.org/

Capital District Highland Games

Altamont, NY , United States

Large Annual Highland Games near Albany, NY with over 70 years of rich heritage. Pipe band events, solo piping and drumming, highland dancing, highland athletics, food, drink, stage bands, scottish breed dogs, childrens events, clans and societies at Altamont Fairgrounds, 129 Grand St. Info: https://scotgames.com/ 

Longs Peak Scottish Irish Highland Festival

Estes Park, CO CO, United States

Celtic music, pipe bands, Scottish Highland athletics, representatives of many Clans at Estes Park Fairgrounds. Info: www.scotfest.com

Middle Tennessee Highland Games & Celtic Festival

Nashville, TN , United States

Where families come together every year to learn, appreciate, preserve and celebrate Scottish and Celtic traditions for charitable, educational, social, and athletic purposes at Percy Warner Park. Info: www.midtenngames.com

Columbus Scottish Festival

Columbus, IN , United States

It is with great sadness that we must announce that the 2021 event will be cancelled, but returning September 10 & 11, 2022. Info: www.scottishfestival.org

8th Annual Covenanter Scottish Festival

Quarryville, PA , United States

From Highland Games to Celtic folk to haggis; the Covenanter Scottish Festival has something for everyone at the Covenanter Presbyterian Church, at 1199 Valley Rd. Info: www.covenanterscottishfestival.com

Scotfest | Oklahoma

Broken Arrow, OK OK, United States

Oklahoma's Flagship Celtic Music Festival & Scottish Highland Games. Info: www.okscotfest.com

Scots on the Rocks Moab Celtic Festival

Moab, UT UT, United States

Celebrate the heritage and culture of Scotland, Ireland, England and Wales at Old Spanish Trail Arena. Info: www.scotsontherocksmoab.org

New Hampshire Highland Games

Lincoln, NH NH, United States

The 46th Annual NH Highland Games & Festival returns to Loon Mountain Resort, 60 Loon Mountain Rd. Info: www.nhscot.org

Ligonier Highland Games

Ligonier, PA PA, United States

A celebration of Scotland and a tradition of preserving and promoting Scottish arts and heritage at Idlewild Park, Route 30. Info: www.ligonierhighlandgames.org

NESD Celtic Faire & Highland Games

Aberdeen, SD

An exciting opportunity for all individuals who have any interest in Celtic heritage, history, arts, sports, dance, music, food, merchandise, livestock and dog breeds at Richmond Lake. Info: www.nesdcelticfaire.com

Scotland County Highland Games

Laurinburg, NC NC, United States

Celebrate Scotland on the grounds of the NC Rural Heritage Center, 13043 X-Way Rd. Info: www.carolina-highlandgames.com

Arkansas Scottish Festival

Batesville, AR

For the first time ever, the College will combine Homecoming and the Arkansas Scottish Festival into a campus-wide festival, at Lyon College, 2300 Highland Rd. Info: www.lyon.edu/arkansas-scottish-festival

RedStone Highland Games & Festival

St George, UT

Celebrate the thrill & excitement of the ancient Highland Games! Athletics, clans, Scot Bands, Dancers, Celtic vendors & more. Family fun in the sun! Info: www.redstonehighlandgames.com

Bringing the Bards Home

Virtual event

Presented by The American-Scottish Foundation. A talk on the important Scottish manuscripts which the National Library of Scotland, together with the National Trust for Scotland and the Abbotsford Trust, intend to acquire for the nation.Thursday October 21s 7 pm Est via zoomReservations required, registration $25: https://americanscottishfoundation.com/events/2021-Bringing_Home_Bards.html

CelticFest Mississippi

Brandon, MS , United States

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

Richmond Highland Games

Richmond, VA VA, United States

Given the on-going and ever changing COVID circumstances, after much discussion, we have decided to postpone this year’s games. Info: www.vacelticfestival.com/

35th Annual Tucson Celtic Festival and Highland Games

Tucson, AZ AZ, United States

A celebration of Celtic culture including dancing, bagpipes, music, Highland Games, vendors and our Clans at Rillito Raceway Park, 4502 N. First Ave. Info: www.tucsoncelticfestival.org

Austin Celtic Festival

Austin, TX

Austin Celtic Festival, TX  The Festival is postponed until 2022. Info: www.austincelticfestival.com 

Salado Scottish Gathering and Highland Games

Salado, TX , United States

The three-day event includes the skirl of the bagpipes, the wearing of the tartan, tossing the caber, Highland dancing, Celtic entertainers, shopping, food and fun. Info: www.saladomuseum.org/scottish-gathering-and-highland-games

Balmoral Classic: Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas

Pittsburgh, PA PA, United States

The musical partnership between Alasdair Fraser, long regarded as Scotland's premier fiddle ambassador, and the sizzlingly-talented Californian cellist Natalie Haas has revived the Scottish tradition of playing dance music on violin and cello. Appearing with Fraser & Haas will be the winning piper and drummer from the 2021 Balmoral Classic US Junior Solo Piping & Drumming ... Read more

The Balmoral Classic

Virtual event

The 15th Annual Balmoral Classic, the only junior solo competition for both bagpipers and drummers in the USA, will be presented on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021. This will be a virtual event, with competitors submitting videos to our panel of world-renowned judges. Info: https://balmoralschoolofpiping.org/

Dunedin Celtic Music & Craft Beer Festival

Dunedin, FL FL, United States

Traditional and Contemporary Celtic music and both local and national craft beer at  Highlander Park. Info: www.dunedincelticmusicfestival.com

Happy St Andrew’s Day

Nationwide - USA Nationwide, USA

Saint Andrew’s Day is Scotland’s official national day. Celebrate St Andrew’s Day (or in Scottish Gaelic ‘Là Naomh Anndrais’), Scotland’s patron saint!

The Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend

Alexandria, VA VA, United States

Scottish Walk Weekend includes Friday, December 3: Taste of Scotland and Saturday, December 4: Scottish Christmas Walk at the Campagna Center. Info: (703) 549 0111 or www.campagnacenter.org/scottishwalkweekend

Scottish North American Community Conference

Virtual event

The Conference, now in its 19th year, is presented annually by founding partners, The American-Scottish Foundation and CHICAGO SCOTS in association with St. Andrew's Society of Detroit, Council of Scottish Clans & Associations (COSCA), Clans And Scottish Societies of Canada (CASSOC), the Toronto, Ontario-based Scottish Studies Foundation and the University of Guelph. The Conference is an opportunity for those in the Scottish North American ... Read more

Scottish Christmas Celebration

The American-Scottish Foundation® and The Burns Society of the City of New York invite members and friends to the Annual Scottish Christmas Celebration on Tuesday December 14. The event will take place at Union Club - 101 East 69th Street, New York City - from 6 to 8pm.Come celebrate the holidays with hors d’oeuvres, drinks, ... Read more

The Pipes of Christmas

New York, NY NY, United States

2021 marks the 23rd year of The Pipes of Christmas, NYC's favorite Celtic Christmas concert . By popular demand, their 'Festival of Advent' program returns online Sundays during Advent. Info: www.pipesofchristmas.com

The Pipes of Christmas

Summit, NJ NJ, United States

2021 marks the 23rd year of The Pipes of Christmas, Celtic Christmas concert at Central Presbyterian Church. Info: www.pipesofchristmas.com

Happy Christmas

Wishing all our readers, advertisers and friends a very happy and peaceful Christmas!

Happy Hogmanay

Nationwide

The Scottish Banner wishes all our readers, advertisers and friends a very Happy Hogmanay and best wishes for a happy and healthy 2022!

Scottish American Society – Hogmanay Ceilidh with Celtic Conundrum

Dunedin, FL FL, United States

 Music will be provided by Celtic Conundrum, but bring your dancing shoes, you will need them. Scottish New Year's Traditions will be to the fore as we ring out the old and ring in the new at Scottish Cultural Center, 917 Louden Ave. Info: www.sas-dunedin.org

Florida Keys Celtic Festival

Marathon, FL

The Florida Keys Celtic Festival features family-friendly Celtic rock and Traditional music, Irish & Scottish Dancing, Sheep-dog herding, Pipes and Drums, a Children’s Glen with games, face painting and fun activities, and fabulous Celtic (and Keys) foods and crafts vendors. Highland Athletics, the original Strongman sport, features a sanctioned Woman’s Highland Athletics Competition and Men’s ... Read more

Winter Storm

Kansas City, MO MO, United States

Cancelled due to Covid restrictions. Winter Storm is looking forward to welcoming everyone back to Kansas City in 2023, January 12-15. Info: www.mhaf.org

Central Florida Scottish Highland Games

Winter Springs, FL FL, United States

Presenting a taste of Scotland & celebrating Scottish heritage at Central Winds Park. Info: www.flascot.com

Burns Supper

Norfolk, VA VA, United States

Celebrate the Bard with the newly-founded Siren City Pipe Band as it presents a fundraiser to help build the band and its impact on the community at Norfolk's Lake Wright Hotel. Info: www.sirencitypipeband.com

Scotfest Burns Night 2022

Broken Arrow, OK OK, United States

Join Scotfest as we celebrate Scotland's prodigal son, poet laureate and philosopher, Robert Burns. Fantastic food, Single Malts, drinks, poetry and lots of frivolity and fun at Stoney Creek Hotel Tulsa. Info: www.facebook.com/OKSCOTFEST

The Jersey Devil Pipe Band Burns Supper

Come out for an evening filled with traditional Scottish music, poetry, and fine Celtic cuisine. Entertainment for the evening will include performances from The Jersey Devil Pipe Band, The Nae Breeks Pipe Band, several notable solo pipers, a proper presentation and address to the Haggis, and will be capped off with a collective Massed Bands ... Read more

Burns Supper

Cazenovia, NY NY, United States

Grey Barr Memorial Pipe Band performs several times throughout the evening. Bells & Motley strolling mistrals, Highland Dancers, Irish Step Dancers, Address to a Haggis. Seven course supper at Brae Loch Inn, 5 Albany St. Info: 315-655-3431 or www.braelochinn.com

Happy Burns Night

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.

Burns Nicht Supper

Washington, DC DC, United States

An annual St. Andrew's Society of Washington event honoring the birthday of Scotland’s greatest poet and author, Robert Burns. The Society comes together for drinks, followed by dinner and a celebration of the life and contributions of Robert Burns, called the "Immortal Memory." Info: www.saintandrewsociety.org

Robert Burns Supper

Eagan, MN Minnesota, United States

Join the Minnesota Scottish Fair & Highland Games to celebrate Robert Burns at Lost Spur Golf and Event Center. Info: www.facebook.com/events/614611769657856

Sarasota Highland Games & Celtic Festival

Sarasota, FL FL, United States

February 4th,7PM-10PM Ceilidh, followed by a full day of Scottish celebration February 5th, 9AM-5PM with the Games at Sarasota County Fairgrounds. Info: www.sarasotahighlandgames.com

Balmoral Winter Workshop Online

Virtual event

Beginning in February, Balmoral is offering weekend-long Winter Workshops for Pipers and Drummers. Workshop attendees receive instruction on the Great Highland pipes, Scottish smallpipes, Scottish snare drum and more. Info: www.balmoralschoolofpiping.org/winter-workshop

Ninth Annual Celtic Family Jamboree

Brookesville, FL FL, United States

Celtic music, workshops, Highland athletics demo, Celtic merchandise at The Rustic Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Rd. Info: www.celticheritageproductions.com/fj.htm

City of Dunedin Pipe Band presents “Highland Roads,” LIVE in concert

Alexandria, VA VA, United States

The City of Dunedin Pipe Band, Grade 1 Champions, present "Highland Roads," LIVE in concert, along with a WORKSHOP for pipers & drummers at Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, 4915 East Campus Dr. Info: www.cityofdunedinpipeband.com/events

Tartan Kilt Skate — New Hampshire

Concord, NH NH, United States

Show your pride in Scottish culture by skating in kilts, tartans and other Scottish regalia. Our event is free and open to the public. Skate rentals are available and cost $5 at the skating pond at White Park. Info: Amy Lehman [email protected]

Kilt Skate NYC

New York, NY NY, United States

Come join us as Members of NYU Pipe band perform along with members of Shot of Scotch. Performances will take place at the East end of Bryant Park. Come look for the ASF Table to check out giveaways and to say hello - with masks and safe distancing at all times. Info: www.americanscottishfoundation.com

Asheville Celtic Festival

Fletcher, NC NC, United States

A winter indoor Celtic Festival bringing the Celtic spirit of the Seven Nations to the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, will be held inside of the Davis Center at the WNC Agricultural Center. Info: www.ashevillecelticfest.com

Mount Dora Scottish Highland Festival

Mount Dora, FL FL, United States

Celebrate the Scottish Culture in Mount Dora with bagpipers, Highland Athletics, Celtic music, dancing, Society and Heritage Clan Village, Shortbread Contest, and more. Info: https://ci.mount-dora.fl.us/698/Mount-Dora-Scottish-Festival

The 27th Annual Burns Night Gala Celebration

New York, NY NY, United States

Celebrate Scotland's National Bard, Robert Burns.Hosted by the American Scottish Foundation and University Club, New York. Info: www.americanscottishfoundation.com

Northeast Florida Scottish Games and Festival

Green Cove Springs, FL FL, United States

​Bringing a "Wee Bit o’ Scotland"  to the Northeast Florida area. Each year residents of Northeast Florida and the surrounding areas gather and enjoy the athletics, music, food and fun of the games at Clay County Fairgrounds, 2497 State Road 16 West. Info: www.neflgames.com

Phoenix Scottish Games

New location is the Gilbert Regional Park, at Queen Creek Rd. and Higley Rd. in Gilbert AZ (3005 E. Queen Creek Rd) Info: www.phoenixscottishgames.com

Southeast Florida Scottish Festival & Highland Games

Plantation, FL FL, United States

A celebration of Scottish culture at Plantation Heritage Park, 1100 S. Fig Tree Lane (W 63rd Ave), presented by  Scottish American Society of South Florida. Info: www.sassf.org

International Bagpipe Day

Nationwide

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.

36th Annual Celtic Heritage Celebration

Angels Camp CA, United States

The largestCeltic event on the West Coast at Calaveras County Fairgrounds, 2465 Gun Club Rd. Info: www.celticheritagecelebration.com

The St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival

St. Augustine, FL FL, United States

Find the Celt in you at America’s oldest Celtic city at the multi-award winning St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival, a weekend of great Celtic entertainment. Info: www.celticstaugustine.com

Ceili at the Roundhouse Celtic Festival

Evanston WY, United States

Traditional Celtic music, entertainment, Highland dancing, workshops, food, pub, and more at Evanston, Wyoming's Historic Roundhouse & Railyards Complex. Info: www.evanstoncelticfestival.com

Sherman Celtic Festival and Highland Games

Sherman, TX TX, United States

Join us for our 5th annual festival! Celebrating all aspects of the Celtic culture with dance, music, Highland games, Vikings, and more at 3200 Canyon Creek Dr. Info: www.shermancelticfest.com

Tartan Day South

Cayce, SC SC, United States

A celebration is a four day event honoring Celtic heritage, featuring unique sports, incredible music, great foods and interactive as well as interesting exhibitions. Info: www.tartandaysouth.com

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

Dunedin Highland Games & Festival

Dunedin, FL FL, United States

Highland dance competitions as well as Pipe Band and Heavy Athletics contests. Food, craft beer, Celtic merchandise and more at  at Highlander Park. Info: www.dunedinhighlandgames.com

Pittsburgh Tartan Day

Bethel Park, PA PA, United States

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 purchased. Info: www.facebook.com/pittsburghtartanday

ScotWeek 2022

Los Angeles, CA CA, United States

In person & virtual events to promote Scottish modern culture and excellence across multiple industries to facilitate and cultivate education including, film & television, music, art, fashion, design, sport, philanthropy, innovation and more. Info: www.scotweek.org

The Washington Tattoo Gala and Mini-Tattoo

Centreville VA, United States

The Washington Tattoo will be hosting their Gala ’22 event at the Winery at Bull Run. Performers include OzScot Highland Dancers (from Australia), Baroque Flute Trio, GMU 8th Regiment Brass Band, 22nd Battalion Gray Coats Fife & Drum Corps, Irish Trio, Mularky, and the Spirit of 76 Pipe Band. Info: www.thewashingtontattoo.com/gala

Happy Tartan Day

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!

Loch Norman Highland Games

Huntersville, NC NC, United States

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 and more at Historic Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Rd. Info: www.lochnorman.com

24th Annual NYC Tartan Day Parade

The swirl of kilts, the skirl of bagpipes and the cheers of thousands of spectators await. This beloved celebration of Scottish-American culture promises to be extraordinary in scope, talent and turnout as we gather in person for the first time since 2019. Info: www.nyctartanweek.org

Las Vegas Highland Games

Las Vegas, NV NV, United States

A festival for the community presented by the Las Vegas Celtic Society, featuring Celtic music, food, vendors, and athletics at Floyd Lamb Park. Info: www.lasvegascelticsociety.org

Houston Highland Games

Humble, TX TX, United States

A celebration of Scotland at Humble Civic Center Arena & Expo Building, at 8233 Will Clayton Parkway. Info: www.houstonhighlandgames.com

2nd Annual Tartan Day Celebration

Longwood, FL

Come enjoy a day of celebrating our Scottish heritage!! There will be food, music, and activities for the whole family to enjoy . A free event presented by the St. Andrew's Society of Central Florida at Reiter Park. Info: [email protected]

A Celebration of Scotland’s Treasures

New York, NY NY, United States

Join the National Trust for Scotland Foundation USA for an evening of Scottish music, dining and dancing with presentation of the Great Scot Award to Diana Gabaldon, The New York Times bestselling author of the Outlander series, at The Metropolitan Club. Info: www.ntsusa.org/about-us/celebration-gala

Ormond Beach Celtic Festival

Ormond Beach, FL , United States

Live music, traditional Celtic food & vendors, Celtic clans, Highland Games, and plenty of activities for the wee ones. Info: www.ormondbeachcelticfestival.com

Southern Maryland Celtic Festival

Saint Leonard Maryland, United States

Music, dance, vendors, crafters, living history, geneaology, clans and societies, Highland athletics, the pipes and more at Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum. Info: www.cssm.org

NH/John Paul Jones/USS Ranger saved the Revolution

Exeter NH, United States

The John Paul Jones House, New Hampshire; will be celebrating how New Hampshire, JPJ and the USS Ranger changed the course of the American Revolution in just 3 days in April 1778 on and off the coast of Scotland! VIPs will talk about this subject, children essay winners will be rewarded, tours of the House ... Read more

The 2022 Virginia International Tattoo

Norfolk, VA VA, United States

The Tattoo will return to its longtime home at Scope Arena in Downtown Norfolk; international performers will be back with a renewed desire to share their music, culture and traditions; and the free preshow Tattoo Hullabaloo will once again wow crowds for hours every day. Info: 757-282-2800 or www.vafest.org/tattoo

Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games

Decatur, TX TX, United States

The sounds of bagpipes and Celtic music will fill the air at the 36th Annual Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games celebrate everything "Scottish" at the Wise County Fairgrounds, 3101 FM 51, in Decatur, Texas.  #TEXASSCOTS. Info: www.texasscottishfestival.com

Grand Valley Highland Games

Grand Junction CO, United States

Bagpipes, Drummers, Pipe bands, Live music, The Young Dubliners, Wicked Tinkers, Food, Whisky Tasting, Heavy Athletics, Clans Culture, kid friendly games, Highland Dancinga and more. Info: www.grandvalleyhighlandgames.com

Springtime at Fraser’s Ridge-A North Carolina Scottish Experience

Ferguson NC, United States

The event is a celebration of the Scottish history of North Carolina and the traditions of Scottish culture in the backcountry of North Carolina inspired by the books and series, Outlander. This is a 3 day immersive event that will include Scottish culture-focused workshops, music, dancing, food, living history encampment, clans, and vendors at Leatherwood ... Read more

Stirling Classic Scottish Festival

Yukon, OK , United States

Vendors, Clans, pipe bands and Highland Games at Mollie Spencer Farm. Info: www.thestirlingclassicsf.com

Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival & Games

Townsend, TN Tennessee, United States

Come celebrate all things Scottish - family friendly and pet friendly weekend event - music - food - highland games and dancers at the Townsend Visitor’s Center, 7906 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway. Info: www.smokymountaingames.org

Fair Hill Scottish Games

Elkton, MD MD, United States

A day of athletics, music, dancing, food, and arts celebrating Scottish and Celtic culture at Fair Hill Fair Grounds, 4640 Telegraph Rd. Info: www.fairhillscottishgames.org

World Whisky Day

Nationwide

World Whisky Day invites everyone to try a dram and celebrate the water of life. Slàinte Mhath!

Finger Lakes Celtic Games & Festival

Shortsville, NY NY, United States

The Finger Lakes Celtic Festival has been cancelled for 2022 and will be held next on May 2023. Info: www.flceltic.com

Alma Highland Festival

Alma, MI MI, United States

Memorial Day Weekend for Scottish dance, music, food, entertainment, athletics, vendors, Scottish clans, and more at Alma College. Info: www.almahighlandfestival.com

Scottish Fest

Costa Mesa, CA , United States

Memorial Day Weekend at the Orange County Fair & Event Center www.scottishfest.com

Greenville Scottish Games

A series of activities bringing the best of Scotland and rich Southern heritage together for your enjoyment at Furman University. Info: www.gallabrae.com

Eugene Scottish Festival

Eugene OR, United States

A celebration of Scotland at Irving Grange, 1011 Irvington Dr. Info: www.eugenescottishfestival.com

Glasgow Highland Games

Lucas, KY KY, United States

The 2022 Glasgow Highland Games are cancelled. Info: www.glasgowhighlandgames.com

Milwaukee Highland Games

Franklin WI, United States

Wisconsin’s original and oldest traditional Scottish Highland Games at Croation Park, 9100 S. 76th St. Info: www.milwaukeehighlandgames.org

Garrett County Celtic Festival

Friendsville, MD MD, United States

A Celtic celebration at Friendsville Community Park, bonnie banks of the Youghiogheny River. Info: www.gccelticfestival.com

Utah Scottish Festival & Highland Games

Salt Lake City UT, United States

A great weekend of Scottish events presented by Utah Scottish Association at Utah State Fair Park 155 North 1000 West. Info: www.utahscots.org

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. Info: www.blairsvillescottishfestival.com

The Scottish Festival & Highland Games

ItaItasca, IL IL, United States

A variety of Scottish activities and attractions from the iconic caber toss to the largest bagpiping and drumming championship in North America. There is truly something for everyone with Highland Dancing competition, children’s activities, dogs of Scotland, a British Car show, a Celtic rock stage, knobbly knees contest, whisky tasting, genealogy and much more. Info: ... Read more

Ohio Scottish Games

Berea, OH OH, United States

A celebration of Scotland, including the US National Scottish Harp Championship, at Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, 19201 E. Bagley Rd. Info: www.ohioscottishgames.com

Tacoma Highland Games

Tacoma, WA WA, United States

A celebration of Scottish culture at Frontier Park. 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, Historical Demonstrations, Musical Guests and more at Alaska State Fairgrounds. Info: www.alaskanscottish.org/highland-games

Round Hill Highland Games

Lakeville CT, United States

A wee bit o' Scotland will be at Lime Rock Park for a fun-filled day of Scottish activities. Info: www.rhhg.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. Info: 828 733-1333 or www.gmhg.org

The Highland Echoes Show

Boone, NC NC, United States

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

Payson Scottish Festival

Payson, UT

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

Pinewoods Sessions 2022

Plymouth, MA , United States

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

Skagit Valley Highland Games

Mount Vernon, WA WA, United States

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

Monterey Scottish Games & Celtic Festival

Monterey, CA CA, United States

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