Join us for the festival!

Join us for the festival!

" Whether you are new to the festival or have been coming for years, every year brings new sounds and experiences. We look forward to seeing you at the 42nd Scottish Festival." Angie and Carrie, Festival Co-Chairs

Orillia Scottish Festival

Honouring Clan Buchanan

Come show your support and buy a festival button for $2.00

Scottish Ceilidh Friday July 19 featuring:

Location: Orillia Legion Branch 34

Cost: $15 includes light meal. Purchase at Legion Bar or at door

Time: 7 pm, doors open at 6:30pm


Saturday July 20 featuring:

  • Parade of Pipes, Drums and Colour Parties, 12 noon
  • Festival Pub
  • Masses Pipes and Drums, 1:15 pm and 5:15 pm
  • Children’s Village
  • Scottish Entertainment including Tom Leadbeater, Scottish Country and Highland Dancers
  • 78th Fraser Highlanders, York Garrison performing period drill demonstrations, complete with musket fire 
  • Pipe Band performances throughout Couchiching Beach Park and a performance at the Orillia Legion
  • Learn how to Scottish Country Dance
  • Tug of War

Click here to view 2019 Scottish Festival Schedule

Kirkin’ O the Tartan Sunday July 21 

Location: St. Andrew’s Church

Time: 10 am


Scottish Entertainment Sunday July 21 featuring:

  • Tom Leadbeater, from Cape Breton who has a captivating voice and who has toured with notables such as John McDermott
  • Pipe Band Performance
  • Highland Dancers

Location: Orillia Legion Branch 34

Time: 1:30 pm

Click here to view 2019 Scottish Festival Schedule



celebrate scottish heritage in the heart of orillia