Scotland Week

Enjoyed by millions of people for decades, the annual Scotland Week celebrations in North America have become a must-see event. Each year the very best of Scottish theatre, art, music and design descends on the USA and Canada, as more than 15 million North Americans celebrate their Scottish heritage. The highlight of the week is the now iconic Tartan Day parade, which takes place in New York each year.

About Scotland Week

Every year, in the USA and Canada, thousands of people come together to celebrate Scotland Week, the annual celebration of all things Scottish.

Tartan Day Parade

2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the annual Tartan Day Parade in New York as part of Scotland Week. Led by a Grand Marshal, the parade will bring together pipers and drummers from all over the world in a celebration of the contribution made to the USA by the Scots.

History of Tartan Day in Canada

Tartan Day (6 April) has become an annual celebration of Scottish culture and heritage in Canada.

What’s your Scotstory?

What’s your Scotstory?

Follow three people on a journey of discovery as they explore their Scottish roots and ties to the Scotland of today, connecting the past with the present. Get inspired and tell us about your Scot Story using #MyScotStory

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