Participation in the Community

Spreading the Culture of Scotland


We represent Scottish heritage in a wide variety of events throughout the year. 

Below, you’ll find a few of our events – Unless otherwise noted all events have been cancelled or are now virtual.  Check your Crann Tara for links to the virtual meetings.








Highland Games and Celtic Festivals

San Antonio holds their Highland Games and Celtic Festival on the first weekend of April!  Come see men and women compete in feats of strength – all while wearing a kilt! Events include the caber toss, sheef toss, weight over bar, weight for distance, hammer throw, and stone put.


You might also find the SSSA out and about at other Highland Games and Celtic festivals around the state of Texas.

Folklife Festival

First weekend of June!  The Texas Folklife Festival is an immersive cultural experience, surrounding visitors with some 250 participating organization representing more than 40 cultural groups; 6 stages of music and entertainment; a menu of some 100 authentic food items; and the skills of some 60 artisans.

Burns’ Nicht

Around January 25th of each year we celebrate the life and poetry of Robert Burns.

Burns’  Nicht is made up of a formal supper and celebration which includes music and poetry by the bard himself. 

Tartan Day

On or about April 5th we celebrate all things tartan while honoring the Scotts that served at the Alamo

Battle of the Flowers

Viva Fiesta!!  

River Parades

Sometimes it’s all fun and games

Food Booths

At several events the Society raises funds by selling delicious foods such as Haggis and Scotch Eggs