Naples, Marco Island, Bonita Springs, Ft. Myers, Florida

St. Andrew's Society
Southwest Florida

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Celebrate Scotland in Florida with the St. Andrew's Society


2015 additional

Scholarship Winners


Congratulations to our 2015
St. Andrew's Society
Scholarship Winners!






tartan day 2015


View our photos. A good time was had by all!



Scholarship Endowment Donors



Thanks to all who have made
donations to
our Scholarship Endowment Program.



Scholarship Endowment program

Read the details of our program
 and consider making a donation.


St. Andrew’s Society of SW Florida, Inc. is the result of informal gatherings of a few hearty Scots during the early 1990s. The Society was incorporated in the state of Florida as a nonprofit corporation on April 24, 1998.

The purpose of the Society is twofold.

  • To preserve and promote Scottish heritage, culture, literature, its visual and performing arts.
  • To educate the public and the membership regarding the history and culture of Scotland by promoting programs and events for these purposes.

A variety of programs are presented covering such diverse subjects as:

  • Scotland’s geography
  • Clans, tartans and Scottish country dances
  • Scotland’s contribution to the world and its geo-political standing
  • Musical components with Scottish songs, Scots’ singers and the popular bagpipe and drum band

With the support of several local churches the Society members have annually provided as many as seven “Kirkin’ o’ the Tartans”. Approximately 1500 or more worshipers enjoy this symbolic, colorful and moving event highlighted by an impressive forty or more tartan banners and bagpipe band.

Other Activities
All functions are open to members, their families and guests.


Two long standing traditions have been the St. Andrew’s Ball held late in the fall, and the year’s high point, the Robert Burns’ Supper coinciding with the anniversary birthday of the poet, on January 25, 1759.


A kilted Golf and Croquet Outing, the Highland Games motor coach trip, as well as the occasional Scot’s concerts at the Naples Philharmonic, are activities enjoyed by members and guests.

Anticipated special events include a Tartan Day celebration in April.

The Officers and Board of Directors are elected at the annual meeting of the Society, held in November. Persons eligible to hold office are required to be active members in good standing. Currently, membership is approximately two hundred enthusiastic Scots, including spouses.

Membership is open to any person twenty-one years of age or older who is either of Scottish birth or descent or who is interested in the history, customs and culture of Scotland.

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