The CHICAGO SCOTS organize and host a wide variety of events including the Scottish Festival & Highland Games, to educate, entertain, preserve Scottish customs and promote both traditional and contemporary Scottish Culture.

upcoming events:

Check out our calendar for a complete list of all the upcoming events.

Skerryvore & John Ballantyne's Crazy Heart                                                                             Tickets at
Use Coupon Code: SCOTS to receive $5 off per ticket for Chicago Scots members and friends.

Scottish American History Forum
Topic: Alexander Hamilton
Presenters: Bess Schulmeister, Vice President, Scottish American Genealogy Group           Refreshments will be served. Open to the public and free to attend. Reservations are not necessary, but preferred: Call 708.404.4724

16th annual Kilted Classic Golf Tournament
Featuring the best food, whisky, competitions, and sport. The event has become a beloved tradition for the Chicago Scots.


Genealogy Meeting                                                                                                                              Topic: 'The Covenantors in Scotland'                                                                                                    Presenters: Tina Beaird                 


172nd Annual Feast of the Haggis Dinner
This event benefits our two principal charities: the Scottish Home - a haven of expert care deeply informed by a century of experience and our Caledonian House - a unique model of person-centered memory care.

20th annual Robert Burns Supper
Each year we gather together to celebrate the birthday (25 January), life and work of the Scottish poet Robert Burns. The evening is filled with cocktails, dinner, toasts, music and dancing.


Thursday, August 17, 2017
8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Chicago, IL

Saturday, September 9, 2017
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
The Scottish Home
North Riverside, IL


Thursday, October 5, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Seven Bridges Golf Club
Woodridge, IL


Saturday, October 28, 2017 The Scottish Home
North Riverside, IL


Saturday, November 18, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
Chicago, IL


Saturday, February 3, 2018
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
University Club of Chicago
Chicago, IL


Would you like to share an event that the Scottish community would be interested in?  Looking for an event space for your next gathering? Fill out the form below!

For additional information or questions about upcoming events, please contact Carey Smith, Director of Programming