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The New York City Tartan Week Mòd Gaelic Workshops

The Tailor Public House 505 8th Avenue, New York, NY

As part of the brand new New York City Tartan Week Mòd , we are also featuring a day of workshops for avid lovers of Scottish culture. Joy Dunlop, along with special guest instructors, hosts a series of classes which range from speaking and singing in Scottish Gaelic (friendly for beginners) to favorite Gaelic dancing.


SBN Cocktail Evening

Scottish Business Network's Ambassador network and guests will gather to kick off New York City's 25th Anniversary of Tartan Week. Isle of Harris Gin will provide cocktails and light nibbles will be supplied. Guest list is restricted. Inquiries can be sent to: fraser@sbn.scot Location provided upon registration

NYC Tartan Week Kick-Off Party

The Tailor Public House 505 8th Avenue, New York, NY

Come meet the sponsors of NYC Tartan Week and let's celebrate the start of the amazing celebration of 25 years of Tartan Day!

The New York City Tartan Week Mòd

The Tailor Public House 505 8th Avenue, New York, NY

As part of our 25th year celebrations, New York City Tartan Week is proud to host its first ever Scottish Gaelic Song Competition, The NYCTW Mòd. Singers from across North America and beyond will compete to win this historic debut event, which will take place at The Tailor Public House in Manhattan on Thursday 13 […]

National Tartan Day Cocktail Reception

New York Racquet and Tennis Club 370 Park Avenue, New York, NY

Join the Saint Andrew’s Society at the National Tartan Day annual cocktail reception hosted for the New York City Scottish community to celebrate its love of Scotland and all things Scottish! Business Attire, Jacket & Tie Required | Highland Dress Encouraged Presented by the Saint Andrew’s Society of the State of New York 

$110 – $125

ASF Scottish Supper Club

University Club 1 West 54th St., New York, NY

Join us for the Scottish Supper Club on Thursday April 13th at 8pm for a preview of new musical of SCOTS from award-winning musical producers Claire Mackenzie and Scott Gilmore of NOISEMAKER.

The Highland Divas

The Cutting Room 44 E 32nd Street, New York, NY

Recently back from the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in front of the famous castle & coined The Greatest Show on Earth, The Highland Divas return to the Cutting Room NYC to celebrate the 25th anniversary of New York City Tartan Week. Join them for a journey of all things Celtic reimagined through a Celtic/Rock Opera […]

$20 – $25

Kilt Fittings with 21st Century Kilts

Blooms Tavern 208 East 58th Street, New York, NY

Now's your change to get your hands on a 21st century kilt! Schedule a fitting with Howie Nicholsby of 21st century kilts, the iconic outfitter of the NYC Tartan Day Parade Grand Marshal. Appointments required. Email howie@21stcenturykilts.com to schedule.


ASF Tartan Day Observance

Bryant Park Fountain Terrace Bryant Park, New York, NY

Join us for the Tartan Day Observance on Friday April 14th at 12:30 PM as we honor National Tartan Day with readings and music.


A New Coat for the Bard – Dr. Joseph John Morrow, the Lord Lyon King of Arms, together with Alan Beck, President of The Robert Burns World Federation

New York Genealogical and Biographical Society 36 West 44th Street, Suite 711, New York, NY

In celebration of New York City Tartan Week, join us for a fascinating discussion with Dr. Joseph John Morrow, the Lord Lyon King of Arms, and Alan Beck, President of The Robert Burns World Federation. Learn more about the Court of the Lord Lyon, the oldest heraldic court in the world that is still in […]

$10 – $30

NYC Tartan Week Pre-Parade Ceilidh

The View at The Battery 1 Battery Pl, New York, NY

The New York Caledonian Club's iconic NYC Tartan Week Pre-Parade Ceilidh will be back at the View at the Battery, overlooking New York Harbor and The Statue of Liberty, for a night you'll never forget! Scotland's chart-topping ceilidh band, Whisky Kiss, is returning to lead us once again in dance and revelry, with more performances […]

$30 – $95

ScotlandShop Pop-Up Store & Measuring Service

The Tailor Public House 505 8th Avenue, New York, NY

We return to New York City Tartan Week for the 25th anniversary with our swatch books full of tartan. The Pop-Up Store and measuring service will be available on the 13th, 14th & 16th of April 2023 at The Tailor Public House. Appointments are free of charge and there is no obligation to purchase. Pop […]


Craig Weir & Friends’ Tartan Week Hoolie

Club Cumming 505 East 6th Street, New York, NY

Following the sell-out debut success at NYC Tartan Week in 2022, Craig Weir & Friends’ Tartan Week Hoolie will return to previous, previous Grand Marshal, Alan Cumming’s Club Cumming for the 25th Anniversary of Tartan Week inn 2023. As with the 2022 event, the party will see pop-up entertainment from some of the week’s highlights. […]


Kirkin o’ the Tartan & Pre-Parade Brunch

The Brick Presbyterian Church 1140 Park Avenue, New York, NY

Kick-off Parade Day with the Kirkin o' the Tartan and Pre Parade Brunch. A time honored event for the entire family. The Kirkin' is a pan-denominational Christian blessing of the tartans of the clans, celebrating Scotland and Scots in America. The Pre-parade brunch is immediately following. All are welcome to march with Saint Andrew’s at […]

Free – $45

ASF Pipes and Drums on the Fountain Terrace

Bryant Park Fountain Terrace Bryant Park, New York, NY

Join us as we begin Parade Day by enjoying pipe bands and dancers performing on the Fountain Terrace of Bryant Park, prior to marching in the 25th Annual New York Tartan Day Parade.


The New York City Tartan Day Parade

Sixth Avenue Sixth Avenue and 44th Street, New York, NY

Grand Marshal Gail Porter leads the way for the 25th Anniversary NYC Tartan Day Parade alongside 30 young musicians from Scotland’s Pulse of the Place representing World Fair Trade Tartan. Join us for the NYC Scottish cultural event of the year as thousands of clans, pipers, dancers and Scottish pups march up Sixth Avenue. Lineup […]

Post-Parade Party

Sony Hall 235 W 46th St., New York, NY

You’re invited to join us for NYC Tartan Week’s 25th Anniversary Post Parade Party! The most anticipated event of the year will be held on Saturday, April 15 at 4:30 p.m. at Sony Hall. Enjoy special performances by musical guests The Highland Divas, Whisky Kiss, and Gleadhraich with special guests, ceilidh dancing, toasts, and an […]

The New York City Scottish Comedy Festival

The Grisly Pear Midtown 243 W 54th Street, New York, NY

The Grisly Pear Midtown presents The Inaugural New York Scottish Comedy Festival! Headliner: Fred MacAulay, star of TV, Radio, and the International Comedy circuit—in NYC for one night only. In from Scotland: Billy Kirkwood and Ian TC, fresh from the Glasgow International Comedy Festival. Catch them both at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year! NYC […]

$30 – $40

Hair of the Downward Dog – Free Kilted Yoga Class

Westin Times Square 270 W 43rd St, New York, NY

Join us for a class for beginners and all levels. This class will start with some breathwork foundations before warming up the body in a way that will feel good. Be guided by Finlay Wilson, The Kilted Yogi, assisted by Farrah for a class that will help you feel good in your body and set […]


Kilted Yoga Workshop

Westin Times Square 270 W 43rd St, New York, NY

Join Finlay for a class for all levels starting with breathwork and meditation followed by yoga and movement. We will finish up this session with a soundscape of traditional scottish music from Farrah. We have some mats available but if you know that you have some props or mat you wish to use, feel free […]


NYC Tartan Week Sunday Brunch

The Tailor Public House 505 8th Avenue, New York, NY

Join the New York Caledonian Club on the final day of NYC Tartan Week 2023 for our annual Sunday Scottish fry! Enjoy traditional Scottish brunch fare as well as the rousing sounds of live traditional Scottish music. Eat, drink, be merry, and replenish from the post-parade festivities. We can’t wait to see you there! The […]

$45 – $50

ASF Scotland On the Fountain Terrace

Bryant Park Fountain Terrace Bryant Park, New York, NY

Join us for Scotland on the Fountain Terrance as Whisky Kiss, Alan Frew, and Hunter and McMustard bring Scotland to New York on the morning following the Parade, keeping the celebration going.


Bross is Cumming: A Tartan Week Parade Hangover Brunch

Club Cumming 505 East 6th Street, New York, NY

BROSS is CUMMING Tartans Week’s first & only Bagel Brunch - at Club Cumming Hosted by Alan Cumming! Cure your hangover the Celtic way: fill your hole with Scotland’s best bagels and of course - more booze as we treat you to a peek up the kilt of some of the best of Scottish cabaret, […]


The Sunday Session

The Tailor Public House 505 8th Avenue, New York, NY

If you know NYC Tartan Week, you know the party isn't over yet! Whether you're coming from brunch or just rolling out of bed, head to the Tailor one last time to enjoy the spirited sounds of some of NYC's finest traditional Scottish musicians. The session starts at 2 PM next to the bar and […]


Humans Against Music Karaoke: Scottish Edition

Freddy's Bar 627 5th Ave., Brooklyn, NY

Special Scottish edition of Humans Against Music Karaoke, featuring a 20th-century-focused song list, the novelty of lyrics on paper, helpful hosts to guide you, and an enthusiastic, supportive audience in a great Brooklyn bar (in the back room). Sing traditional favorites like "Loch Lomand" and "Mairi's Wedding" or the pop hits of Gerry Rafferty, Bay […]



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