Tartan Week 2019 Events
NEW YORK CITY
Thursday, March 28, 6:30 PM a lecture on Scottish Modern: Gibbon, Mackenzie, MacDiarmid presented by Editor, Author and Critic, Nicholas Birns. At the The Brick Presbyterian Church 62 East 92nd St., 3rd Floor Gallery and Living Room, New York, New York. $40. Reception to follow.
Thursday, April 4, 6PM National Tartan Day Cocktail Reception Celebrate your love of Scotland at this event hosted for the New York City Scottish community. Presented by the Saint Andrew's Society of the State of New York. Jacket & Tie Required. Highland Dress Preferred. At the NY Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Ave., New York, New York.
Friday, April 5, 7 to 11 PM Pre-Tartan Day Ceilidh A traditional Scottish social gathering held the night before the New York Tartan Day Parade. Enjoy an evening of entertainment and music, traditional Scottish folk dancing, food, refreshment and Belhaven beer. Featuring music from Whisky Kiss. At the Altman Building, 135 West 18th St., New York, NY.
Saturday, April 6, 2 PM New York City Tartan Day Parade See the St. Andrews Society of New York, the 2019 Grand Marshal Sir Billy Connolly, pipers, drummers, and members of the Scottish-American community in the northeast march in a festive display of Scottish pride and heritage. West 44th St., between 6th and 5th avenues.
AROUND THE USA
Fremont, CA - Saturday, April 6 Ardenwood Tartan Day Scottish Faire at the Ardenwood Historic Farm, 34600 Ardenwood Blvd, Fremont, CA. Highland athletics, dancing, Celtic music, pipe bands, sheep dog herding, birds of prey, traditional food & drink, genealogy, archery and more. Gates open at 10AM. $12 admission, $8 seniors, $6 children.
Los Angeles, CA - Saturday, April 6 Tartan Day Kilt Krawl Begins at Tam O'Shanter, 2980 Los Feltz Blvd, Los Angeles, CA. Meet at 12 noon and wear your kilt.
San Diego, CA - Saturday, April 6 House of Scotland Tartan Day at the Balboa Park, 669 Pan American Plaza, Sb=an Diego, CA. Music, dancing, children's activites, shopping, bagpipers, bagpipe competitions, pipe bands, highland dancers, country dancers, stage entertainment, and traditional foods. 9AM to 5PM FREE
Longmont, CO - Saturday, April 13 & Sunday, April 14 Colorado Tartan Day Festival at the Boulder County Fairgrounds, 9595 Nelson Road, Longmont, CO. Pipers, Dancers, Clan Village, Scottish Vendors, Traditional food, Learn some Gaelic. 9AM to 5PM Saturday, 9AM to 4PM Sunday. FREE
St. Louis, MO - Saturday, April 6 Tartan Day 2019 at Webster Grove United Methodist Church, 1333 W Lockwood Ave, Webster Grove, Mo. PIpers, Dancers and a Scottish Tea Room. 1PM to 4PM. FREE
Raleigh, NC - Friday, April 12 & Saturday, April 13 Tartan Day NC at the North Carolina Museum of History, 5 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC. Bagpipers, Highland Dancing, demonstrations and discussions. Friday - noted genealogist Bruce Durie, Saturday - historic author Suzanne Adair. 10AM to 4PM. Free
Raleigh, NC - Saturday, April 13 Tartan Day NC Highland Dinner at MacGregor Downs Country Club, 430 Saint Andrews Lane, Cary, NC. Scottish dinner with bagpipers, music and a bit of magic. Begins at 7:30PM. $45 includes dinner & taxes, Cash bar.
Pittsburgh, PA - Saturday, April 6 Pittsburgh Tartan Day at the Bethel Church, 2999 Bethel Church Rd, Bethel Park, PA. PIpers, Highland dancing, traditional food & drink, genealogy, learn a little gaelic and more. 10AM to 4:30PM. FREE
Cayce, SC - Saturday, April 6 Tartan Day South Highland Games & Celtic Festival, at the Historic Columbia Speedway, 2001 Charleston Highway, Cayce, SC. Highland athletics, dancing, Celtic music, pipe bands, sheep dog herding, birds of prey, traditional food & drink, genealogy, archery and more. Gates open at 8:30 AM. The main event of a four-day series of festivities around the region.
San Antonio, TX - Saturday, April 6 & Sunday, April 7 San Antonio Highland Games at Helotes Fairgrounds, 12210 Leslie Rd, Helotes, TX. Highland athletics, Celtic music and dancing, pipe bands, parade of Scottish dogs, sheep dog herding, children's activities, living history activities and seminars, clan village, genealogy, Scottish vendors, traditional food and more. Saturday 9AM - 7PM, Sunday 11AM - 6PM. $11 per day.