Upcoming Events

New York Scottish Ball 2019

Saturday November 9, 2019 7pm

Highland Dress or Black Tie
Abigail Adams Smith Ballroom

Dance Practices (mandatory for beginners) will be held

Thursday, April 4
Tuesday, April 9
Wednesday, June 19
Thursday, September 12
Wednesday, October 30
Wednesday, November 6
Friday, November 8
and the morning of the ball @ 11 am -1 pm Saturday, November 9th

Pearl Studios 519 8th Ave 12th floor between  35th and 36th streets
7.00 pm Whisky Tasting & Signing of the Dance Cards
7.45 pm Reels and Dancing to the Abby Newton Band
9.00 pm Dinner and Raffle
11.45 pm  Auld Lang Syne and Carriages


$200 Buffet Dinner (table set up just for dinner)
$275 Served Dinner (reserved tables set up all evening and waiter service)
$500 Patron or Corporate level
Raffle tickets: $10 each or three for $25


The practices are mandatory for beginners. The more familiar you are with the dances the more you will enjoy them – and that is the aim and success of the ball – Fun – not necessarily perfect footwork! We have been reeling, stomping, hooting and howling with laughter for over 40 years!


Dashing White Sargeant, Eightsome Reel, Duke of Perth, Hamilton House, Gay Gordons, Reel of the 51st Division, Inverness Country Dance, Gallop
Dance instructions can be found on our website


Ladies: Long Gowns (no trains – tartan sashes optional) and shoes to dance the night away
Gentlemen:Highland Dress or Black Tie local purveyors for rental or purchase www.piperscove.com
Questions contact Scottishball@aol.com
To purchase by Mail click here and
send a check made payable to the
The New York Caledonian Club

P.O. Box 4542
Grand Central Station
New York, NY 10163-4542

The New York Caledonian Club also organizes many Scottish cultural activities and events throughout the year including Gaelic and Bagpipe playing lessons.



Princeton Club

A Taste of Scotland

Friday March 29 2019 7 -10pm | Princeton Club 15 West 43rd St, New York City
$69 includes Scotch Whisky tasting, beer, wine, appetizers and Scottish Country dance lessons.
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets


The National Trust for Scotland Foundation USA
Dinner, Auction and Scottish Country Dancing

Metropolitan Club, New York City
April 11, 2019
Dance practices Thursday April 4, and Tuesday 9 from 7 to 9pm Pearl Studios 519 Eighth Ave, NYC 12th floor
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets


The Royal Caledonian Ball

May 3, 2019

New York Scottish Ball scottishball@aol.com | Nan Chisholm 816.333.4331 | Christopher Gow 917.412.2666