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Robert Burns Celebration

Nevada Society of Scottish Clans presents it's 43rd Annual Robert Burns Celebration and Whisky Tasting.


Saturday ~ January 25, 2025
Grand Sierra Resort & Casino  Reno, Nevada
4 p.m. - Hospitality & Whisky Tasting
6 p.m. - Dinner and Presentation 

Attention all Scottish enthusiasts and lovers
of Robert Burns! 

Reservations are now open for the highly anticipated 43rd Annual Robert Burns Celebration presented by the Nevada Society of Scottish Clans. This extraordinary event honors the life and works of the renowned Bard of Scotland, Robert Burns.

Prepare yourself for a night like no other as we transport you to the heart of Scottish tradition and culture. From the moment you step in, you'll be immersed in the grandeur and elegance of a true Burns Supper infused with our own unique Nevada twist with the accompaniment of bagpipes.

Dinner and program featuring traditional Robert Burns ceremonies, toasts to the lads and lasses, presentation of the haggis, a toast to Robert Burns, presentation of the 2025 “Scot of the Year” and topped off with the Sierra Highlanders Pipe Band.

Whether you're a lifelong fan of Robert Burns or simply looking to immerse yourself in the Scottish tradition, this is an event you cannot afford to miss.

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Register Today!

Mailed Ticket Requests End January 19th, 2025

Online Ticket Requests End January 19th, 2025

For additional information please email:
or Chief Ann McAlpine at

This annual event, draws approximately 450-500 attendees from northern Neva­da and northern California, making it one of the largest such events of its kind on the West Coast. The celebration includes a whisky tasting courtesy of Breakthru, dinner (including that most Scottish of dishes… haggis), presentation of the Scot of the Year, Highland dancers, and a performance by Sierra Highlanders Pipe Band. 

Through generous donations from the community, we are able to continue our endeavors, and to contribute to Northern Nevada’s many cultural events. 

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