San Diego Scottish Highland Games

Scottish Holidays

What is St. Andrew’s Day?

St. Andrew’s Day is known as Scotland’s national day. In the early part of the 21st century, Scottish Parliament dedicated this day to be an official national bank holiday.  St Andrew first became known as the official patron saint of Scotland in 1320 when the declaration of Scottish independence was signed. The connection to Scotland, …

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Beltane Fire Festival

Beltane Fire Festival Beltane Fire Festival is a living, dynamic reinterpretation and transformation of an ancient Iron Age Celtic Ritual. It was resurrected in 1988 and became a central focus for the Scottish community and revealed the birth of summer and land fertility. What is Beltane? One of the four quarter-day festivals, Beltane saw community …

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