Saint Andrew's Day “Feast of the Haggis”
167th Saint Andrew’s Day "Feast of the Haggis"
Save the date: the 167th Feast of the Haggis will take place Friday, November 22, 2013 at the Hotel InterContinental on Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago.
Play video below to check out past Feast of Haggis Anniversary Dinners!
This unparalleled evening of Scottish festivity and celebration is Illinois' longest-running black-tie event. The annual banquet 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. This November, we will celebrate the 167th anniversary of our Scottish Society's founding – on 1 December 1845. The Chicago Scots celebrate this momentous occasion with a luxurious feast, live music, dancing, kilts, whisky, bagpipes, and many of festive traditions and toasts.
Members and friends have gathered together at this gala dinner, known for many years as the "Feast of the Haggis," to proudly celebrate Scottish identity and support the cultural and philanthropic work of our Society, including the Scottish Home for the elderly. Whether you are Scottish by birth, by heritage, by inclination or by fondness for Scotland or Scottish things, we hope you will be able to join us for an event that you’ll never forget – the Feats of the Haggis.