Tartan Day NC, a Scottish Celebration for the Old North State,

Friday & Saturday April 12 & 13, 2019 at

5 East Edenton Street-Raleigh, North Carolina 27601

Founding Sponsors:



Celebrate National Tartan Day and all things Scottish on April 12th & 13th

Bagpipes – Highland Dancing – Discussions



Demonstrations- Clan Information РSome Surprises

This daytime event runs from 10am to 5pm and is FREE to the public.


Scottish for a Day

North Carolina boasts the largest concentration of Scottish descendants of any state in the US. What better way to celebrate that heritage than with a day of Scottish activities at the NC Museum of History.

Piping throughout the day

Highland Dance Exhibitions provided throughout the day by Annandale Center for Dance (Cary) & Raleigh Scottish Dance School

Be sure to check out our Highland Dinner happening Friday evening at MacGregor Downs Country Club. Click here for more information

We have invited Clan & Scottish organizations to join us to share their heritage and enlighten you on the Clan system, tartans and other customs

Daniels Auditorium

9:30-10:30 a.m. Celtic Music Video
10:30-11:00 a.m. Bagpipes
11:00-11:30 a.m. Highland Dancing
11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Outlandish Clothier
12:00-1:00 p.m. Official Welcome on Bicentennial Plaza with Pipes and Dancers
1:00-1:30 p.m. Outlandish Clotheir
1:30-2:00 p.m. Bagpipes
2:00-2:30 p.m. Highland Dancing
2:30-3:00 p.m. Outlandish Clotheir
3:00-3:30 p.m. How to Wear a Great Kilt
3:30-4:30 p.m. Celtic Music Video


Help us make Tartan Day NC one of the premier Scottish Celebrations in the country. Leave your mark, become a friend and enjoy the benefits.

Click here for Patron Information

Friends of Tartan Day NC:


In honor of Pat & Donnie Murray




Advisory Board:

Mike McIntyre Former US Congressman Sponsor: National Tartan Day
Russ Harper
Clan Wallace Society
Bill Leslie







Donovan Murray
Celtic Force Enterprises
Joe Brady
Founding Member
Band Manager
Wake & District Pipes & Drums
Pat Johnston Annandale School Of Dance


info@tartandaync.com or phone 336-499-9733