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
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.