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May Events

 Clan Irwin Association members will be at the following events in May:



Fair Hill Scottish Games



Fair Hill Race Track, Elkton, MD   

The Colonial Highland Gathering is an Annual Celebration of Scottish Culture

The Caber Toss. Bagpipes. Kilts.

Celebrate these Scottish Traditions and more during The Colonial Highland Gathering at Fair Hill Race Track.Each year, competitors and spectators come together to enjoy daunting feats of strength, delightful Scottish music, dancing, food, and culture.
Click HERE for more information

Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games

May 11-13, 2018

There are lectures, workshops, children's games, photo contests, and so much more. The Texas Scottish Festival and Highland Games may have started off small, but we are now one of the largest Scottish Gatherings in the nation.

3101 FM 51

Decatur, TX 76234

Click HERE for more information


Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Highland Games

Smokey Mountain


Maryville College, Maryville, TN


About the Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Games at Maryville College:

East Tennessee's premier celebration of Scottish culture and history. Originally founded in 1981 as the Gatlinburg Scottish Festival and Games, they are one of the oldest Scottish Festivals in the country. In 2010, they established a new home in the City of Maryville on the grounds of historic Maryville College, home of "The Scots". You don't have to be Scottish in order to enjoy this unique Festival! Their location in the foothills of The Great Smoky Mountains is the perfect backdrop for you and your family to get a wee glimpse of Scotland -and to discover and appreciate the rich traditions and history of the Scottish and Scots-Irish settlers of our area. 

Click HERE for more information


Scottish Fest                              


Orange County Fair and Event Center

Costa Mesa, CA


About the Scottish Fest:

Scottish Fest is part of the United Scottish and is the oldest and largest festival of its kind in the Southern California area.  

The festival was established in 1932 and was called a Highland Games in the tradition of Scottish heritage.  The Highland Games started out as a small gathering in 1932 but as the years grew so was the Games to the point that by 1938 the Games were set-up in the Santa Monica Municipal Stadium. During 1941 to 1945 the Highland Games were not officially held due World War II.  

 Click HERE for more information