Tartan Week 2016 Events
NEW YORK CITY
Saturday, April 2nd, 8AM Scotland 10K Run in Central Park, Mineral Fields. SOLD OUT FOR RUNNERS - Go watch it! Bagpipes, DJ Music, Face Painting, Post Race Raffles. 1.7 mile Youth Run at 10:15AM for ages 7-18. Youth Run Still Available - Register Now!
Saturday, April 2nd, 4PM -10PM St.Andrew's Society Wear Something Tartan Pub Crawl Begins at St. Andrews Pub, 140 West 46th Street
Tuesday, April 5th, 6PM The Scots Who Built New York – The Carnegie Legacy Cooper Hewitt Museum, 2 East 91st Street. Presented by the American-Scottish Foundation, $40 Non-Members, $25 Members.
Wednesday, April 6th, 12:30PM Tartan Day Observance Celebrate the signing of the Treaty of Arbroath on April 6, 1320. Fountain Terrace in Bryant Park, Sixth Avenue at 41st Street behind the NY Public Library. Edinburgh Academy Pipes & Drums, Highland Divas (Dancers), Readings from the Treaty of Arbroath and Presidential Proclamation. FREE
LUNCHTIME CONCERTS Thursday, Friday and Sunday at 12:30 same location
SUNSET CONCERT, Friday, April 8th – Edinburgh Academy Pipes & Drums
Wednesday, April 6th, Evening Seminar with Scotland's Top Genealogist, Dr. Bruce Durie. At The Players Club, 16 Gramercy Park West, NY. Contact clancurrie"@"mail.com for reservations.
Wednesday, April 6th, 6-8PM Global Perspective of Market Fundamentals Panel Discussion Museum of American Finance, 48 Wall Street. Moderated by Tom Easton, American Finance Editor, The Economist. Program and Reception to follow.
Thursday, April 7th, 6-8PM Tartan Week Cocktail Reception, St. Andrews Society of New York At the New York Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue $85
Thursday, April 7th, 3-4:30PM Musician Meet & Greet At Deacon Brodie’s Tavern, 370 West 46th Street. Craig Weir, Little Fire, and The Highland Divas will be signing and selling CD’s. Event is FREE. >
Thursday, April 7th, 8PM Little Fire, St. Andrews Pub At the St. Andrews Pub, 140 West 46th Street. No Cover Charge
Saturday, April 9th, 9:30AM Kirkin' of the Tartan The Brick Presbyterian Church, 1140 Park Avenue at 92nd Street. Service is FREE - After Service Brunch SOLD OUT
Saturday, April 9th 11:15-12:45PM Fountain Terrace in Bryant Park. Pre-Parade Concert Fountain Terrace in Bryant Park. Hear the Pipe Bands before they begin to march. Sponsored by the American-Scottish Foundation. Sixth Avenue at 41st Street.
Saturday, April 9th, 2PM Tartan Day Parade March or watch on 6th Avenue from West 45th Street to West 55th Street. FREE - If you want to march, register by March 28th. Please line up at 1PM!
Saturday & Sunday, April 9 & 10th Tartan Day on Ellis Island Premiering the new Ellis Island Exhibit - The Life and Legacy of John Muir - as well as pipers, drummers, dancers and even a Highland Juggler!
Thursday, April 14th, 6:30PM A Celebration of Scotland's Treasures Gala Metropolitan Club, 5 East 61st Street. To benefit the National Trust for Scotland. SOLD OUTbut you can still bid on some amazing trips up for auction!
AROUND THE USA
Fremont, CA - Saturday, April 2nd begins at 10AM Tartan Day Scottish Faire Presented by The East Bay Scottish Association at Ardenwood Historical Farm, 34600 Ardenwood Blvd. Fremont, CA. Adults $12, Seniors $8, Children 4-17 $5, Under 4 Free.
Minden, LA - Saturday, April 2nd 10AM - 7PM Scottish Tartan Festival At Scotland Farms $7 adults, $3 for ages 6-12.
Columbia, SC - Thursday, March 31st -Sunday, April 3rd Tartan Day South Four days of Celtic Fun, Saturday, April 2nd is the festival at the Historic Columbia Speedway, 2001 Charleston Highway, Cayce, SC. Thursday – Celtic Movie Night, Friday – Celtic Concert, Sunday – Kirkin’ of the Tartan.
Washington, MO - Friday, April 8th – Sunday, April 10th Missouri Tartan Day Three day Scottish Games and Celebration. Washington City Park Fairgrounds, 1200 North Lakeshore Drive, Washington, MO. 63090 $10 one day, $15 two days, $20 three day pass. 12 and under Free.
Pittsburgh, PA - Saturday, April 9th 10AM- 5PM Tartan Day Celebration At Bethel Presbyterian Church, 2999 Bethel Church Road, Bethel, PA 15102. Entertainment, gaelic classes, pipers and more. FREE
Los Angeles, CA - Saturday, April 9th 6PM Tartan Day Dinner Dance At the Intercontinental Hotel, 2151 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067 $75 or $100 Sponsor Ticket by Mail. Keynote Speaker is Ross King