Melbourne Tartan Festival
11 July @ 9:00 am - 25 July @ 11:30 pm AEST
MELBOURNE TARTAN FESTIVAL 11-25th JULY 2020
The Scots are coming to town! The skirl of pipes will be echoing through the streets and laneways of Melbourne from 11 – 25th of July 2020 during the 3rd annual Melbourne Tartan Festival.
Pop up performances will surprise and entertain city shoppers throughout the festival. You never know where one of our performers will be!
On the festival opening weekend the Victorian Solo Piping Championships, a Kirkin ‘O The Tartan Service and a massed pipe band Tartan Day Parade on Collins Street Melbourne will get the festival underway.
This will be followed by fourteen days of activities including a whisky dinner at Westin Melbourne, a variety concert with local artists and a few surprise guests, a high energy ceilidh dance with the Melbourne Scottish Fiddle Club, Scottish film screening, Highland Hustle workshops, Gaelic language immersion classes, genealogy hosted by the Genealogical Society of Victoria, folk music recitals, whisky tasting, dancing and piping workshops, guest piping recital and lots more.
The grand finale event is the black tie/kilted Gala Dinner and Concert at the Melbourne Town Hall on Saturday 25th July.
We’ll be adding more events in the coming weeks, so check our website and Facebook pages for regular updates.