St Andrews Day


    Starts in 1 Year, 3 Months

    November 30, 2019

    More Dates

    • November 30, 2019
    • November 30, 2020
    • November 30, 2021
    • November 30, 2022
    • November 30, 2023
    • November 30, 2024
    • November 30, 2025
    • November 30, 2026
    • November 30, 2027

    St Andrews Day

    Last Year (2015) Monday, November 30
    Present Year (2016) Wednesday, November 30
    Next Year (2017) Thursday, November 30


    The celebration of St Andrew’s Day takes place in over one weekend, in order to commemorate the origins of the shared history.  It is a festival of celebration, bringing music, dance, books, food and drink, history, golf and much more to the centre of St Andrews.

    It is a perfect and most favourite destination to celebrate St Andrew’s Day.  There are many events and activities that take place there to provide a complete picture of traditional, modern and multicultural Scottish society.  What is more exciting? All the events in Andrews are free of charge.  Volunteers take part in all the events to make this day successful and memorable.  Here, through different activities, you come to know that who in actual St Andrew was.  He was the patron Saint of Scotland, Greece and Russia and this day are organised to celebrate the food, dance and traditions of Scotland. The country celebrates the patron saint of Scotland with a holiday on the 30 November and a packed programme which showcases the very best of Scottish culture.

    St Andrew was the fisherman and was the first disciple of Jesus Christ.  On this day, people buy and fly the National flag of Scotland which consists of white St. Andrews Cross against a blue background. There are many parts organised in and around the city to hold small gatherings to make people enjoy all things Scottish. Participants dressed up in the traditional Scottish costumes and enjoy Scottish food and drinks.  Moreover, the person paints the signs and pictures of St. Andrews on their face and body, also by adding the Scottish Saltire to their nails with blue and white nail polish.

    The day of St Andrew is considered to be the most exciting celebrations on the Christian calendar. One can get a real flavour of Scotland at the St Andrews Food and Drink Festival.