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Burns Night 2019

Join us at historic Hamilton Hall in downtown Salem, Massachusetts for Burns Night 2019! 

A Scottish experience that will build character and memories to last throughout the year! 

Burns Nights (or Burns Suppers) began in July of 1801, five years after famous Scottish poet Robert Burns’ death. Friends gathered to give tribute to the Scottish bard, drinking whisky and reading his songs and poems. Over the centuries, Burns Nights have grown into an international phenomenon.

The evening begins with appetizers and whisky tasting with laid back experts where you can learn a few things.

Not a whisky fan? Well enjoy the live Scottish music while you chat with friends, admire everyone’s Scottish garb, and get ready for the delicious seated three course meal!

Be adventurous and try the Haggis! Have a go at our drawings for choice whiskies and other items, including an amazing trip to Scotland!


Let your imagination run away on a magical trip to Scotland where you stay in one of hundreds of amazing historic properties. The Royal Mile in the heart of Edinburgh has 400 year old flats for let. Or, maybe a stay in a cozy cottage, warming by the fire on a cold evening in the highlands is more to your liking? A lighthouse overlooking a rocky shore where ships of yore met their fate? Or perhaps channel your inner royalty and rent an entire wing of a castle? The choice is yours when you cast in your ticket for our “Scottish Vacation” drawing! Tickets are merely $50 and strictly limited to 100 sold!

Attendees will have the option to purchase one or more raffle tickets during checkout and receive an early-bird discount of $10.

*The trip to Scotland is provided in the form of a $1000 voucher for accommodations at the National Trust for Scotland and $500 Visa Gift Card that can be applied to Airfare, food or accommodations.


There will also be drawings at $10/chance for other select items including whisky and choice items donated from generous local businesses.

Sit and listen to humorous toasts and poetic tributes! Dance the night away with Scottish folk dancing!

Are ye ready? Choose your tickets below!

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