New York City Tartan Day Parade - Saturday, 10th April, 2021   

Carnegie Hall Celebrates Its 125th Birthday with Scotland Sweepstakes

We are happy to be working with Carnegie Hall this year as a sponsor of the parade. Andrew Carnegie is one of the Great Scots that built America, and to be working with his...

"Outlander" Star Sam Heughan Named Grand Marshal Of The 2016 NY Tartan Day Parade

New York, NY, February 16, 2016 - Today the National Tartan Day New York Committee announced that Scottish actor Sam Heughan, will be the Grand Marshal in the 2016 New York Tartan Day Parade...

A Bottle and Friend

A Bottle and Friend There’s nane that’s blest of human kind, But the cheerful and the gay, man, Here’s a bottle and an honest friend! What wad ye wish for mair, man? Wha kens, before his life may end, What...

The Origins of New York’s Tartan Day Parade

In 1999, the first Tartan Day Parade, consisting of two pipe bands and a small but spirited group of Scottish Americans, including Grand Marshall Cliff Robertson, walked from the British Consulate to the United...

New York Brought to a Halt as Legions of Scots March

THOUSANDS of Scots literally stopped traffic in the city that never sleeps - and the Record and sister website Scotland Now were right there in the midst of it. To read the full article, please...

New York Tartan Day Parade

Men – get ready to don your kilts; women – be prepared to high-step and dance the day away to the sound of world-class bagpipe music during the 17th Annual New York Tartan Day...

Bill Cunningham | Coats Off

Hunt and Gather Finally, spring arrived, in a galvanized bucket of tulips at Union Square and planters full of tulips, daffodils and hyacinth. People stripped off coats for a first peek at spring fashion....

First to Be Curtailed: Tartan Day Parade

The recession has forced some deeply painful cutbacks for the people of New York. Raises for some government workers have been suspended. State parks might close. The city could shed 19,000 teachers and other...

In Kilter

The fashion world is having another fling with Scottish tartan, presently seen as sneakers or a vintage tam-o’-shanter. The couple above, seen in Paris last month, were slipcovered in tartan, including their luggage. The...

Celebrating Scotland With a Thunderous Din

The racket of 10,000 or so pipers and drummers tuning up at once is a difficult sound to describe. It is loud and whiny and reminiscent of -- though slightly more melodic than --...

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