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National Tartan Day Parade

April 6 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Come and enjoy songs and entertainment to celebrate National Tartan Day.

National Tartan Day

Wear your tartan cloth and march in the Parade of Tartans with your fellow clans. Join us for this free public event sponsored by Asheville Sister Cities Inc.

Program Schedule

4:00 – Assemble in the Black Mountain Town Square Public Park with your fellow clans
4:15 – Piper Connell Sanderson leads the procession throughout the park to “Scotland, the Brave”
4:30 – Parade marches to the White Horse Black Mountain for remainder of program
4:45 – Extensive assortment of beers and wines avaliable at cash bar
5:00 – Several selected tunes from piper Connell Sanderson
5:15 – Welcome from Asheville Sister Cities, Dunkeld & Birnam Scotland Committee
5:20 – A video musical feature in honor of Tartan Day from Dunkeld & Birnam hosted by Scotland’s Fiona Ritchie of NPR’s The Thistle & Shamrock award-winning program
6:00 – Conclusion of National Tartan Day Parade Program; Dinner available at several area restaurants within walking distance
7:30 – Concert performance by the Connell Sanderson Pipe Band – $15 admission.  Get tickets here

Parking is available adjacent to the park and the White Horse Back Mountain.
Optional contributions to ASCI, a 501c3 organization, at the event.
Connell Sanderson
Connell Sanderson photo by Michael Oppenheim oppenheimphoto.com
Fiona Ritchie
Fiona Ritchie photo by Roy Summers – Scottish Field

White Horse Black Mountain

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April 6
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


White Horse Black Mountain
105 Montreat Road
Black Mountain, NC United States
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