Now is the time to make your Event Reservations
A partner organization of the  Carnegie Hall Migrations Festival 

Wednesday, April 3rd : 6pm 
The American-Scottish Foundation in collaboration 
with the Carnegie Corporation
The Scots Who Built New York
Andrew Carnegie's Contributions
to Architecture and the Promotion of Ideas 1855-1919

Architect and architectural historian John Kinnear leads a multimedia talk, exploring the huge contribution of Scottish-Americans - and in particular, Andrew Carnegie-to the building and shaping of New York.
Registration required - No charge - Click Here
Tartan Day Observance, In honor of the 21st Anniversary of National Tartan Day -  In words and music with Readings from Senate Resolution & Presidential Decrees Excerpts from the Declaration of Arbroath. Free for the community.
  • DATE: Friday April 5, 2019
  • TIME: 12:30 
  • MASTER OF CEREMONIES Kenneth Donnelly
  • Craig Weir- Piper
  • Highland Divas
  • North Lanarkshire Schools Pipe Band
  • Rob Roy Pipe Band & Dancers
  • University of Highlands & Islands Atlantic Trio

Pipes & Drums on the Fountain Terrace.  Hear the sound of some of our leading Pipe Bands as they prepare for the 
21st Annual New York Tartan Day Parade. Free for all to enjoy.
  • DATE: Saturday April 6, 2019
  • TIME: 11:00 AM 
  • TICKETS: No tickets required. The event is for all the community.
  • Shot of Scotch
  • Atlantic Watch Pipes & Drums
  • Kirkwall City Pipe Band
  • Oban High School Pipe Band
  • New York University Pipe Band
  • Bonnie Brae Drums
  • Shamrock and Thistle

Scotland on the Fountain Terrace
Celebrate Scotland on the Fountain Terrace 
Free for all to enjoy.
  • DATE: Sunday April 7, 2019
  • TIME: 12:30 -1:30 PM:
  • Whisky Kiss      
  • Mike Ogotree
  • University of the Highlands & Islands Atlantic Trio         
Friday, April 5th : 3pm 
ASF & NY Genealogy & Biographical Society 
Prof. Marjorie Harper, Aberdeen University 
Talk followed by refreshments & book signing

Tickets and Event Details Click Here
ASF/NYGB Members $20  Guest Tickets $25
Saturday, April 6th : 2pm (step off)
In this the 20th Anniversary of our Chairman Emeritus, Alan Bain, leading the first Parade up a sidewalk - we invite you to join our "contingent" as we march up Sixth Avenue for the 
21st Annual NY Tartan Day Parade.
Please email us at

Saturday, April 6th : 3.30pm (immeditely following Parade)
Papillon    From 3.30 - 6pm
22 East 54th Street,  New York, NY

Glendronach Single Malt Scotch Whisky Tasting, 
light food, wine & beer, cash bar.
As a Member & Friend of ASF we invite you to join us 
Reservation link Here - $45 per person

Monday, April 8th : 7pm 
The Third Annual Taste of Scotland hosted by the American-Scottish Foundation & City of Glasgow College.

University Club, 1 Wet 54th Street,
New York

In Food.. Gary MacLean, 2016 Winner of UK Celebrity Chef Professional  prepares a tasting menu for us to enjoy

In Whisky..  tasting from Glendronnach and Benriach  10 yr, and 10 yr Peated Glendronach 12yr, Glendronach 18yr Taste of Scotland:
In Education ..  City of Glasgow College celebrates 50th Anniversary of years of maritime education and training on the banks of the River Clyde with City of Glasgow College Maritime 50 celebrations 

In Music..  from graduates of University of Highlands and Islands

In Words..  Gary Maclean will be signing copies of his latest best selling cookbook  Kitchen Essentials: The Joy of Home Cooking

Tickets $65 - Patron $125  Reservation line HERE


Scotland Shop Pop Up Shop at the Algonquin Hotel
will be full of gift ideas and opportunity to order

10% ASF Member Discount,  quote ASF2019  

21st Century Kilts - NY Fittings at Blooms Tavern

A rare opportunity to have a custom fitting with renowned designer  Howie Nicholsby. 

21st Century Kilts has led the way in contemporaizing the traditional kilt and giving it "edge".

By Appointment April 4th and 5th 12 - 6pm 

10% ASF Members Discount


Walkers Shortbread has been a supporter not only of the New York Tartan Day Parade for 21 years, but also of all of us in the Scottish American community.

A very big thank you to Walkers
AND this year Walkers
ha ve introduced some great new offerings with ASF's new favorite Salted Caramel Chocolate Crunch!  Now you can take advantage of a great Discount and order on line!

ASF Members take advantage of a 25% Discount using Code Link HERE


Membership : If you are not yet a  Member of the American-Scottish Foundation we invite you to join and take advantage of all that the Foundation.   Click here to learn more and to join
Donation: If you would like to make a donation to the Foundation in support of our Heritage, Arts and Culture programming, opportunities
 are noted HERE

ENJOYING our wonderful Scottish Teas  from Harney & Company and helping the ASF.

As Harneys notes:
"Scottish Morn is a strong tea, perhaps our very strongest. When you stand up your spoon in this tea, it might just stand straight. A portion of Scottish Morn & Scottish Afternoon sales goes to support the charitable endeavors of the American-Scottish Foundation®".

For details regarding the Parade and for a for a full list of all the Tartan Week Events visit

The National Tartan Day New York Parade Committee was formed in 2003 to oversee leading events of the week and present the Parade.  Members are The St Andrews Society of the State of New York, The NY Caledonian Club, The American-Scottish Foundation, Clan Campbell and Carnegie Hall


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