List of things to do to celebrate, the cultural icon of Scotland – Robbie Burns’ Birthday in Calgary.
Join for story night, an evening of foot stomping ceilidh, traditional Scottish Country Dances and Scottish dinner.
1. Whiskey and Chocolate
Though not a Robbie Burns specific celebration, you can enjoy a stellar line-up of Canada’s finest whiskeys at this special event.
Join CBC’s culinary expert, John Gilchrist, in raising a glass to Canada’s 150th. Sip on a stellar line-up of Canada’s finest whiskeys perfectly paired with exquisite chocolates and an evening of entertainment. In proud collaboration with award-winning Cococo Chocolatiers and the Banff Hospitality Collective! Details
2. Bloody Scotland, A Storycafe
Hear Edinburgh Storyteller, Calum Lykan bring history, myth and legend of Scotland alive at BLOODY SCOTLAND, A STORYCAFE, with host, Cassy Welburn of TALES Calgary! Details
3. Robbie Burns Brewmasters Dinner
Mill Street Brewpub Calgary is hosting its first Brewmaster’s Dinner! Join us as we celebrate the legendary Robbie Burns with a four-course meal of beer-infused dishes paired with local brews. The event is hosted by our in-house Head Brewer Bennie Dingemanse and is a great opportunity to meet Bennie, and learn about our local brewing program, while enjoying four Mill Street Calgary beers! Details
4. Robbie Burns @ The St. Louis Hotel
Bricks Wine Company invites you to Robbie Burns Night at the St. Louis Hotel. With the purchase of your ticket, you will get to sample over 20 different whiskies, food from the Deane House and The Nash, and enjoy live performances at this classic Calgary watering hole. Details
5. Robbie Burns Celebration – Calgary Irish Cultural Society
Evening of music, poetry and craic in honour of Robbie Burns Day.
Music by John R Campbell band and readings by Noel Rae, Michele Holmgren and David Price. Details
6452 35 Ave NW, Calgary
6. Robbie Burns Festival
Join us as we celebrate Robert Burns Day 2017 with our annual weekend Whiskey Festival. We’ll be reciting his famous ‘Auld Lang Syne’ as we pipe in the haggis to a room filled with Whiskey enthusiasts before we release the masses to an evening of traditional British Cuisine & fine Scotch Whiskey. Spend the night tasting & examining 60+ products in good company, featuring some rare & hard to find Single Malts. Bring yer’ friend & bring yer’ kilt, because this one always sells out a wee bit fast! Details
7. Caledonian Society Burns’ Night
Join us for our annual salute to Robbie Burns and all things Scottish. We will be enjoying an excellent three course dinner followed by entertainment and Scottish Country dancing. Entertainment will include the address to the Haggis, Burns’ poetry and song, the address to the lassies as well as the response. We will also have Highland dancers, our own Gaelic Choir and the Society’s pipe band. GlenMorin will provide our music for dancing and a good time is sure to be enjoyed by all. Details
8. Alberta Rocky Mountain Highland Dancers Robbbie Burns Dinner and Dance
Robbie Burns dinner, dance and silent auction come and watch some highland dancing, listen to a pipe band and enjoy a traditional roast beef dinner with all the trimming and Haggis. Details
9. Robbie Burns Day at Willow Park Wines & Spirits
Celebrate Robbie Burns Night with us in true Scottish style with our very own Trusted Expert David Michiels! The evening will be filled with fun and tradition as stories, poems, music, haggis and of course great whisky will be shared and enjoyed. Raise a glass to Scotland’s most famous son! Details
10. Burns Bash at Kensington Wine Market
Join us for a mini whisky festival featuring our favourite KWM exclusive whiskies. There will be haggis, bagpipes and no fewer than 50 exclusive whiskies open for sampling. Details
Did we miss any event? Submit the event online.