If you have or know of a Scottish event in Michigan, please let us know and we’ll do our best to post it here!
Tartan Day 2014
The 11th Annual Tartan Day Ceilidh is on Sunday, April 5th 2014. We host the State’s official Tartan Day Ceilidh celebration and we will invite other Scottish organizations from around the Michigan to join us. In 2013 we had over 200 people in attendance once again at Monaghan's Knights of Columbus in Livonia. We will have all sorts of Scottish entertainment, including he return of Raggle Taggle Band, Highland Dancers, raffles, and a fantastic meal. We use this event to raise money for the Alma College Scholarship Fund.
Robert Burns Supper
Our Robert Burns celebrations each January are complete sell-outs and then some! People come from all over Metro Detroit and beyond for an afternoon filled with the music and songs of Robert Burns, plus a great meal, Pipers Highland Dancers, Raggle Taggle Band, Address to The Haggis, fun toasts and more.
Our Robert Burns celebration last year was incredible! We had 160 people in attendance and everyone was smiles from ear to ear! People came from all over Metro Detroit, and we even had one man drive up from Kentucky to attend the event with a friend of the Society. We had a fantastic afternoon filled with the music and songs of Robert Burns, plus a great meal, and plenty of entertainment. 2014 will feature the Address to the Haggis, pipers, Highland Dancers, Scottish Sing-A-Long, the Detroit Royal Scottish Country Dancers, Toast to the Lads and Lasses, Other fun toasts, Haggis, complete steak pie meal, and more. Look for information soon at : www.scotsofmichigan.com/shopping.htm
Here are some more Scottish events in Michigan.
We will update this section as frequently as we get info.
• 2014 Alma Highland Festival - May 24th and 25th. www.almahighlandfestival.com
• Saline Celtic Festival in July 11th and 12th 2014 - www.salineceltic.org
• The 165th Highland Games - presented by the St. Andrew's Society of Detroit - August 1st and 2nd 2014. www.highlandgames.com a must-see for lovers of all things Scottish!
• Kalamazoo Scottish Festival Aug 23rd, 2014
• Fall Fish Fry and Sing-A-Long on Sunday, September 14th, 2014
We now have a Chaplain – Rev. Steve Nesbitt! With the Commonwealth Club, Raggle Taggle Band, solo piper or local Pipe band, we can help you host weddings, vow renewal services, kirkings, funerals, wakes and more! Call 248/399-1101 for more details.
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Here's to the heath, the hill and the heather, the bonnet, the plaid, the kilt and the feather!
The Scottish American Society of Michigan is no longer associated in any way with the Midwest Highland Games, Matt Flynn, Ultimate Fun Productions, or Top Notch Entertainment and Events.