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Article published 25/11/2022

Scotland’s national day

St Andrew’s Day is Scotland’s national day. It’s a symbolic moment to spend time with people we value, in places we love, to celebrate our richly diverse communities and connect with friends of Scotland in other countries across the world.

To celebrate our national day, the Scottish Government want to show our audiences that Scotland values their connection by creating a collective social moment, by raising our glasses and "toasting" Scotland’s rich and diverse food and drink offering.

Raise a toast - and get involved

To get involved in the conversation and help spread the St Andrew’s Day toast, create your own social toast using #StAndrewsDay and #ScotlandisNow, on St Andrews Day (30 November 2022).

Celebrate St Andrew's Day online

  • Share on social

    The Brand Scotland team have created an inspiring St Andrew’s Day "social toast" video - get involved and share it across your own social media channels.

    The video will be available to share from 1pm on 30 November from @ScotlandisNow for Facebook and Instagram or from @Scotland on Twitter.

  • Create

    Fancy creating your own "social toast" on Wednesday 30 November and encourage your audience to get involved in the conversation by using #ScotlandisNow and #StAndrewsDay.

  • Inspire

    There's a lot of information about St Andrews Day available, including events and activities taking place across Scotland - share and inspire your visitors and contacts. 


To celebrate St Andrew’s Day, Scotland Hour will ask the following questions on Twitter on 30 November at 9pm:

  1. How did you celebrate St Andrew’s Day today?
  2. When cooking up your St Andrews day dinner, what dishes are on your menu?
  3. Scotland is famous for its food and drink. Share an image of your favourite foodie destination
  4. Scotland is home to a rich mix of cultures. Have you discovered any unique Scottish fusion dishes?
  5. What is your favourite Scottish dish?
  6. How does Scotland influences your cooking style?
  7. Share an image of your Scottish celebrations


To get involved in the discussion follow @ScotlandHour on Twitter and include #ScotlandHour #StAndrewsDay and #ScotlandisNow in your own answers to the previous questions.

St Andrews Day events to watch out for

  • Dundee Hooley, 26 November, City Square, Dundee
  • The Big Hoolie 2022, 26 November, St Andrews

  • Blazin’ Fiddles, 30 November, Usher Hall, Edinburgh
  • St Andrew’s Day - wine pairing and food tasting, 30 November, Victoria Square and the Orangery Restaurant, Stirling
  • Glasgow Ceilidh at the tall ship Glenlee, 30 November, The Tall Ship Glenlee, Glasgow
  • St Andrew’s Day at Forgans, 30 November, Forgans, St Andrews
  • Browse Fair Saturday events, 26 November, various locations in Scotland
  • St Andrew's Day Weekend, 26 and 27 November, Perth Concert Hall, Perth

Go to for more information.

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