This unparalleled evening of Scottish festivity and celebration is Illinois' longest-running black-tie event, this annual banquet (in it's 171st year) commemorates the Feast of Saint Andrew, Scotland's Patron Saint, and it is an evening unlike any other in Chicago, all are welcome to attend and honor the Scotland of yesterday, toast the Scotland of today, and celebrate the Scotland of tomorrow, the CHICAGO SCOTS celebrate this momentous occasion with a luxurious feast, live music, dancing kilts, whisky, bagpipes, and many of festive traditions and toasts.
The 170th Feast of the Haggis was held on Saturday, November 21, 2015 was another successful, fun and entertaining evening. We are beyond grateful to everyone who came out for the evening and generously supported the Illinois Saint Andrew Society/CHICAGO SCOTS. Proceeds from the evening benefited The Caledonian House, a new senior care residence specially designed to meet the needs of those with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
2015 Distinguished Citizens
- Duncan Keith, Chicago Blackhawks
- Edward Luce, Chief U.S. Commentator, Financial Times
2015 Clansman & Clanswomen
- Dan Casey
- Dolores Connolly