Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village’s 33rd Annual

Buffalo Niagara Scottish Festival

August 19th 10:00 am – 8:30 pm

August 20th 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

$13 Adults, $11 Military & Seniors, $10 Members, Children 12 and under FREE


Red Hot Celtic Night (August 19th, beginning at 6:00pm)

World Champion Scottish Fiddler Mari Black

World Champion Scottish Piper Craig Munro of the Red Hot Chili Pipers

Award Winning Guitarist Bill Craig of the Irish Rovers


Celtic Bands (August 19th & 20th)
Penny Whiskey
Step in Tim/ Celtic Circle Ceilidh Band
Tom Keefer & The Celtic Cross
Rush the Growler
Mary Lester


Pipe Bands (August 19th & 20th)
Celtic Spirit
Gordon Highlanders
Buffalo Bagpipe Band Club
Greater Buffalo Firefighters Pipes and Drums
Mackenzie Highlanders
96th Highlanders Pipes and Drums


New Piping and Drum Solo and Band Competition (August 19th ONLY)

To register, please download the competition registration form here.


Clans Attending

Clan Gunn

Clan Turnbull

Clan Forsyth

Clan MacLeod

Clan Donald

Scottish Heritage Society of the Rochester Area

Food & Beverage 

Banchetti by Rizzo’s

Fowler’s Fish and Chips

Jack’s Delicious Fries

Johny’s Fried Dough

New York Beer Project

Outback Kettle Corn

Sweet Melody’s

The Scottish Cottage


Musical Workshops (August 19th & 20th)

Bagpipe Workshop by World Champion Piper Craig Munro of the Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Fiddle Workshop by World Class Fiddler Mari Black

Guitar Workshop by TBD


Eirie’s Irish Gifts

Green Dragon, Artist

Lord of the Seas

Maillecontent Faries

McNerney’s Irish Imports

Peek Leaf Tea


St. Kilda USA

The Celtic Cottage

The Larkin Tea Co.


The Official Hotel for the 33rd Annual Buffalo Niagara Scottish Festival is Hyatt Place Buffalo/ Amherst, located at 5020 Main St. Amherst, NY 14226. To book and receive a special rate click here.


If you are interested in advertising in our Scottish Festival Program, please fill out the program ad sales form and mail to 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst, NY 14228 or email development@bnhv.org.

If you are interested in becoming a corporate sponsor of Scottish Festival, please fill out the sponsorship form and mail to 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst, NY 14228 or email development@bnhv.org.


Thank You to Our Scottish Festival Patrons:

Angus MacLeod
James & Maxine Nesper
Jan Reilly
Marilyn Ciancio
Albert Wright III
Robert Moses
Manzella Marketing
Sarah Anderson
Virginia Coon

To become a patron of the 33rd Annual Buffalo Niagara Scottish Festival,

please click here.


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