Throughout the year the Edmonton Scottish Society hosts a number of social events to celebrate Scottish heritage, food and dance. Be sure to check back regularly for event details.
Burns Night - JanuaryThe Edmonton Scottish Society typically hosts a Burns supper or provides a listing of Burn's events within the city.
For more details on Burns Night celebrations check out the The Ultimate Guide to Burns Night
Tartan Ball - April
"That we establish a day known as 'Tartan Day'. This to be a day chosen to promote Scottish Heritage by the most visible means. The wearing of the Scottish attire, especially in places where the kilt is not ordinarily worn, i.e.: work, play or worship."
In Canada Tartan Day has been approved in every Provincial Assembly in Canada. Here in Alberta, Tartan Day was officially proclaimed by the Alberta Government on April 6, 1992.
St Andrew himself was one of the twelve apostles of Jesus and brother of St Peter. He is not not only the patron saint of Scotland but also Romania, Greece and Russia. The St Andrew’s flag is the flag of Scotland and is know as "The Saltire" which is universally recognized as a white cross on a blue background.