From March 30th to April 6th, a spirited celebration of Scotland reverberates throughout New York City. This year marks the tenth anniversary of Tartan Day and the festivities are sure to bring out the Scot in you.
Join VisitScotland as we gear up for Homecoming Scotland 2009, a year of celebration of Scottish culture. Listen to lectures on Robert Burns, Scottish ancestry and clans and the Scottish Enlightenment, with keynote speaker Arthur Herman. Plus, explore your Scottish roots with VisitScotland’s ancestral experts. Free event. Places must be reserved in advance. Click here to reserve your place.
Date: Sunday April 6th, 10am-4pm
Venue: New York Public Library, South Court Auditorium, New York Public Library, 5th Avenue at 42nd Street, NY 10016
Come to taste Scotland’s national dish, haggis. We’ll be giving it away for free at the corner of 52nd Street and Broadway.
Date: Friday, April 4th & Saturday, April 5th, 11am-5pm
Venue: The corner of 52nd Street & Broadway
Come see Michelin-starred, Scottish chef of the year 2007, Tom Kitchin cook up the finest Scottish delicacies. Free event.
Date: Monday, March 31st, 12pm-2pm
Venue: Williams-Sonoma, 59th St. & Lexington Avenue
Date: Tuesday, April 1st, 12-2pm
Venue: Bloomingdale’s at 59th and Lexington Avenue
|Bagpipes with attitude. Free live Scottish music featuring Red hot Chili Pipers. All performances are at Stout (133 W 33rd St, New York, 10001). Free event.|
Date: Thursday, April 3rd, 8pm
Date: Friday, April 4th, 8pm
Date: Saturday, April 5th, 8pm
|Whisky Live New York brings a magnificent evening of great whisky, fine food and spectacular entertainment to the heart of New York. Tickets from www.whiskylive.com|
Date: Wednesday, April 2nd
Venue: Puck Building, 295 Lafayette Street, New York, 10012
See Lawrence Tynes kick off the 10th annual Tartan Day Parade. Join the after-party (around 5-7pm) at Stout with the Red Hot Chilli Pipers live. (Tickets for the party are $30 available from www.tartanweek.com). The Red Hot Chilli Pipers also play a later set the same day in Stout when the bar re-opens to the public.
Date: Saturday April 5th
Venue: 6th Avenue, New York