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

 

Featured Event

 

Burns’ Nicht

Burns’ Nicht, a night of Scottish elegance and entertainment, will be held in the ballroom at the San Antonio Scottish Rite Temple, 308 Ave E, in downtown San Antonio. Doors open at 5:00 PM, entertainment starts at 6:00 PM, and Auld Lang Syne at 11:30 PM.
Limited street parking is available, with pay parking in the lot across the street from the Scottish Rite.
Entertainment for the evening will include Pipes and Drums, Scottish Highland dancers and Scottish Country dancers, various toasts, the piping of the Haggis, dining and dancing, and a silent auction.
Mark your calendars and get your reservations in today!

 

 

 

 

 

 


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

April 5th. 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