Upcoming ASF Events 2018

All events are open to both members and non-members of the ASF unless otherwise stated. All are encouraged to become members of the Foundation in order to receive special pricing for certain functions and notice of special events.

January 19, 2018
Annual Burns Night Dinner and Gala Celebration

Book now for a wonderful evening! 

February 2nd: Young American-Scots Mix & Mingle!


February 2nd
at Cafe Tallulah, 70th & Columbus Ave. NYC
6pm - 8pm
Continue on after enjoying one of ASF's favorite West side haunts. 
Young American Scot (under 35)  come join us for Light fare - Cash Bar - Complimentary Glass of Wine, Whisky or Beer.
Become an "Under 35 Member" and attend for no charge!! 
Tickets from $30: Reserve HERE  

February 12th: Book Browse and Buy 

Join us at the American-Scottish Foundation for this rare opportunity to browse our archive and walk away with a piece of Scottish history. 

February 12th - 5pm-7:30pm at the American-Scottish Foundation - 575 Madison Ave. 8th Floor, NYC
For the lover of Scotland there is a book here for you!  
To raise funds for the conservation of the ASF Library Collection of early Scottish Books.

April 3, 2017

The Scots Who Built New York's Landmarks -
1664-1750 - The Early Days

April 6-8, 2017
Scotland on the Fountain Terrace:
Lunchtime Events at Bryant Park's Fountain Terrace

presented by the American-Scottish Foundation

The American-Scottish Foundation presents lunchtime concerts April 6 to April 8 leading up to the 19th Annual New York Tartan Day Parade, April 8.

Join us on the Fountain Terrace of Bryant Park to hear the sound of the Pipes and Drums from some of our leading Pipe Bands, as they prepare for the 18th Annual New York Tartan Day Parade.

Friday April 7 - 12.30pm
- Oban High School Pipe Band
on the Fountain Terrace, Bryant Park, New York

Saturday April 8 - 11.15 am-1pm

Tartan Day Observance

- in honor of National Tartan Day
- Readings from Senate Resolution & Presidential Decrees by Kenneth Donnelly
- Excerpts from the Declaration of Arbroath read by renowned actor and 2017 New York Tartan Day Parade Grand Marshal, Tommy Flanagan

Pipes & Drums on the Fountain Terrace
11.15 Shot of Scotch
11.35  Lathallan School Pipe Band
11.55  Oban High School Pipe Band
12.15  Bonnie Brae Knights Drummers
12.30  St Columba School Pipe Band
12.45  Shamrock & Thistle

No tickets required. The event is for all the community to enjoy prior to the Parade.

April 8, 2017
Tartan Day Observance

Read about the history of Tartan Day

April 6-8, 2017
Pipes & Drums on the Fountain Terrace - Bryant Park

April 8, 2017

19th Annual New York Tartan Day Parade

Registration is open. Click here for more...

April 8, 2017
ASF Post-Parade Reception

May 25-July 25, 2017

John Muir Photography Exhibit - Federal Hall, NYC

June 14, 2017
Flag Day Parade - March with us!

May-November, 2017

John Muir Photography Exhibit - Alhambra, CA

June 10, Alhambra welcomed Ken Paterson to talk about his work

July 3, 2017
Ayrshire Youth Fiddle Orchestra - NYC Lunchtime Concert

July 12, 2017
British-American Societies' Garden Party

August 2, 2017

2017 Sunset Tea at The Arsenal

August 10-12, 2017

2017 Scottish North American Leadership Conference

August 28, 2017
Long Island Highland Games

September 19, 2017
Preview Screening of Victoria and Abdul (ASF Members Only)

September, 2017

“The Adam Family: The Scottish Architects Who Changed the World” - Talk, Reception with Dinner optional

September 24-28, 2017

2017 World Canals Conference - Syracuse, New York

October 19, 2017

Navigating Industry and Career Challenges in a "Fast-paced World."
The University of Edinburgh Business School is delighted to host a special public event on October 19 at the Penn Club in New York City. Please join us for a panel discussion and debate with guest alumni speakers on the topic "Navigating Industry and Career Challenges in a "Fast-paced World." Click here for more information and to register!

November 1, 2017

A Spooky Night together with the Burns Society of New York

November 12, 2017
Remembrance Ceremony at the QEII September 11 Garden
97th Annual Flag Ceremony at St. Thomas's, NYC


December 1-2, 2017
Scottish Christmas Walk Parade, Alexandria, VAClick for details and join us for a fun weekend!