New York Tartan Day Parade – Saturday, April 8th, 2017 2016 Line of March
New York Celebrates Its Scottish Heritage
Sam Heughan, 2016 Grand Marshal

Ways to Support the Parade


Become a friend of the parade today. There are many ways to show your support from purchasing our Annual 2015 Tartan Day Parade Pin to advertising on our website.

Welcome to the official website of the New York Tartan Day Parade!

As President of the National Tartan Day New York Committee, I want to extend the Committee’s welcome to everyone as we head towards the 18th Annual New York Tartan Day Parade, to take place on Saturday, April 9th, 2016 at 2:00pm.

Join us as we celebrate Scottish-American heritage and pride, and the continuing bonds of friendship between our countries.

Grand Marshal Sam Heughan, star of the popular Starz television series “Outlander,” will lead a parade of thousands of marchers up Sixth Avenue, including pipe bands, dancers, clans, families, our Barbour Tartan Dog Pack of Scotties and Westies, Nessie, and so much more.

To stay connected to all that is Tartan Week, “friend” us on Facebook, “follow” us on Twitter, and check this website for the latest event listings and news.

And on behalf of the members of the Committee – the St. Andrew’s Society of the State of New York, the New York Caledonian Club, the American-Scottish Foundation, and Clan Campbell – thank you all for your ongoing support and participation.

We look forward to seeing you on the Avenue on Saturday, April 9th at 2:00pm!

Alan L. Bain
President, National Tartan Day New York Committee
Thanks to Our Sponsors

The National New York Tartan Day Committee would like to recognize our 2016 Sponsors whose support enabled the New York Tartan Day Parade to happen.


  • Barbour - Platinum Presenting Sponsor of the Parade and the Barbour Scottie and Westie Dog Pack
  • Belhaven - Official Beer of New York Tartan Day Parade Events
  • Carnegie Hall
  • Laphroaig - Official Whisky of the New York Tartan Day Parade Events
  • Visit Scotland
  • Scottish Government
  • Celtic Croft
  • Mountbatten Institute
  • Walkers
  • Grayline
  • Stevens and Graham
  • The Algonquin Hotel
  • Celtic Life International - North American Media Sponsor
Tartan Day in the News
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    Vikings’ Latest Conquest: New York’s Times Square

    The Wall Street Journal found some vikings in Times Square for the New York Tartan Day Parade.

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    Tartan Day in the News!

    Check out New York Tartan Day interviews and coverage on FOX News and Scotland Now.

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    Carnegie Hall Celebrates Its 125th Birthday with Scotland Sweepstakes

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    A Welcome Letter from Mayor Bill de Blasio

    Congratulations from the Mayor!

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    Sunday Morning Calendar: Week of April 4

    The Sunday Morning talk show on CBS News adds the 18th annual New York Tartan Day Parade to the list of this week’s events! C…

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