Edmonton Scottish Society

The Edmonton Scottish Society is a community organization for all who are interested in celebrating Scottish heritage through a variety of cultural, athletic, and social activities. Throughout the year the society hosts numerous events that feature the unique culture, songs, dance and food of Scotland and its people. Come on out. It's a great chance to make new friends, reacquaint with old friends, or simply enjoy the sights, sounds, and tastes of Scottish hospitality. We are always looking for new members, so stop by one of our activities or events. Everyone is welcome!

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New ESS Website

The New Edmonton Scottish Society website has launched. We continue to work on some functionality items. Our new online store is being populated, some items are coming very soon such as items made from the ESS Tartan. Stay tuned 2021 looks to be a very busy and exciting year with the Highland Games and  ahost of events that have been planned and are waiting in the wings waiting to be released.

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“Lang may yer lum reek!”
Translation: Long may your chimney smoke.
Meaning: May you live a long life of prosperity.

Famous Scottish Saying

  • Aug 20, 10:00 a.m. – Aug 21, 5:00 p.m.
    Edmonton, 3105 101 St SW, Edmonton, AB T6X 1A1, Canada
    The longest running Highland Games. Join us for our 50th Highland Games, our 51th anniversary of hosting the Highland Gathering visit the Highland Game page for all the information on this years event. https://www.edmontonscottishsociety.org/highland-gathering-1
  • Aug 20, 12:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    Edmonton, 3126 Ewing Trail SW, Edmonton, AB T6X 1A1, Canada
    Whisky Tasting of 12 offerings from different regions of Scotland
  • Aug 20, 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    Edmonton, 3126 Ewing Trail SW, Edmonton, AB T6X 1A1, Canada
    Featuring Kim Gates and the Dark Frames, Highland Dance, Pipes and Drums. Food Trucks, Beer, Scotch and Tartan

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Membership in the Edmonton Scottish Society is not just for expats. Membership is for anyone with an interest in Scottish Culture. Membership includes access to our events that occur every year in addition to other gatherings and events that occur. 2021 membership includes embossed glassware. Click learn more to discover other benefits of membership beyond being a part of a group of great individuals.

Edmonton - Amiskwacîwâskahikan -  is located within Treaty 6 Territory and within the Métis homelands and Métis Nation of Alberta Region 4. We acknowledge this land as the traditional territories of many First Nations such as the Nehiyaw (Cree), Denesuliné (Dene), Nakota Sioux (Stoney), Anishinaabe (Saulteaux) and Niitsitapi (Blackfoot).