New York Tartan Day Parade – Saturday, April 8th, 2017
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Barbour Dog Pack of Scotties & Westies Dog Coat Competition

Barbour Inc., the Platinum Presenting Sponsor of the Parade, today announced a special contest for Scottish and West Highland White Terriers. The 19th Annual New York Tartan Day Parade, on [...]

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Tartan Week News, Events and Special Offers

The countdown is on to the 19th Annual New York Tartan Day Parade Saturday, April 8th. The countdown is on to the 19th Annual New York Tartan Day Parade on [...]

Celtic Life: NYC Tartan Week

Against a backdrop of spiraling grey skyscrapers, the ancient call of bagpipes will lead graceful dancers, clan members and re-enactors in full regalia, thousands of plaid-clad participants, and a multitude [...]

Tommy Flanagan to Be Grand Marshal of 19th Tartan Day Parade

Today, the National Tartan Day New York Committee President, Kyle Dawson, announced that acclaimed actor Tommy Flanagan, born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland, will be the Grand Marshal of the [...]

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Bill Cunningham, Unpublished Photos

A look at the photographs that almost made Bill’s column this year, explained by his longtime collaborator. Read the full article at the New York Times here. Tell us about [...]

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. Tell us about your experiences at the parade on social media! Instagram: nyctartanweek [...]

Tartan Day in the News!

Check out New York Tartan Day interviews and coverage on FOX News and Scotland Now. Scotland Now is a proud sponsor of the Tartan Day Parade in New York. To [...]

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 [...]

“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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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, [...]

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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 [...]