New York Tartan Day Parade – Saturday, April 8th, 2017

Scocha Returns—and a New Fan is Born

New York Tartan Week 2012 was a very exciting one with the long awaited return of everyone’s favorite “Folk-N-Roll” band, Scocha. They’ve developed a very loyal fan base around the [...]

Scottish Government Says Nice Things About Us

We are very pleased to be able to include in our new website the kind words about us from the Scottish Affairs Office in Washington, D.C., on behalf of the [...]

A Big Thank You to!

The National Tartan Day New York Committee would like to send out a BIG Thank You to and the Scottish Government. A large portion of the photographs on our [...]

The Official Tartan of the New York Tartan Day Parade

  In appreciation of the long-serving volunteers who make this annual event possible, this special design has been donated by the Scottish Tartans Authority and registered and woven with major [...]

Good luck from Brian Cox!

I was Grand Marshall of the NY Tartan Day Parade this year and was happy to accept. As Scots-born but now living in New York, the aims of the Committee [...]

Rt. Hon. Alex Fergusson Endorses Tartan Day

“Four years in the role of Presiding Officer (or Speaker) of the Scottish Parliament carries with it many outstanding memories, but few stand out as clearly as the honour bestowed [...]

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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 [...]