National Tartan Day Parade

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Expect bagpipers, pipe bands, drum corps, men in kilts and lots of plaid at this Scottish-themed march, which draws an estimated 3,000 fanatics every year. The event is part of the larger Tartan Week (tartanweek.com) and Scotland Week (scotland.org) celebrations, which include musical performances, exhibits, whiskey tastings and parties. Sixth Ave from 45th to 55th Sts. Subway: D, F to 47–50th Sts–Rockefeller Ctr.
Event website: http://tartanweek.com

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Beth

This is a very cool event! I always try to go each year to listen to bagpipes, watch dancers and learn about tartans!