Burns Dinner

The Night of Robert Burns

The Scottish St. Andrew Society of Greater St.Louis invites you and your guests to our 47th Annual Robert Burns Dinner! This event is a solemn gathering featuring all the hallmarks of Scottish heritage. We'll even have the best haggis this side of the Mississippi! Join us as we celebrate the works and memory of The Bard, Robert Burns.

The dinner will take place on Saturday, January 19th, 2019 at the Frontenac Hilton, Ambassador Ballroom located on 1335 S. Lindbergh Blvd, St Louis, Missouri 63131. Complimentary parking is available in the interior, adjacent lot.

Doors will open at 5:45 pm with a social cocktail hour complete with parlor music. Dinner will commence promptly at 7:00 pm with an introduction of the evening's agenda.

During the dinner there will be toasts from our guests, musical performances, Highland dancing, and speeches on the life and memory of Robert Burns. Dancer, bagpipers, and a special guest from Scotland will be among the evening's entertainment.

A Burns Dinner is always an amazing evening filled with great food, fellowship, music, and an exposure to Scottish culture unlike anything else in the world. Whether you're a Burns Dinner veteran or a first-time attendee, we welcome everyone to join us. Visit our online store and reserve your tickets today!

Ticket Information

  • $75 Members
  • $85 Non-Members
  • $700 Table of 10 if paid before 12/31/18
  • $750 Table of 10 if paid after 12/31/18

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*Please note: all online purchases are subject to a 2% PayPal convenience fee.

To reserve tickets through the mail, send payment with guest information to our PO Box:

Scottish St. Andrew Society of Greater St. Louis
PO Box 50306
St. Louis, MO 63105

*You will not receive a physical ticket.  Your name will be added to the list of attendees. To add to the Scottish atmosphere of the evening, if you have any Scottish lineage in your family, please add your clan or sept name to your purchase and we'll create a list of representative clans.

For visiting out-of-town guests, the Frontenac Hilton will have a special room rate for dinner attendees. When making your reservation, reference the society for the discount.

Special Guest: Jamie McGeechan

This year we are proud to host a very talented special guest who will no doubt provide us with a quintessential Scottish experience just right for a Burns Dinner. Jamie McGeechan is a singer / songwriter from Ayrshire who spreads Scottish music and the message of Robert Burns worldwide. He's opened for artists such as the Secret Sisters, Justin Currie, and Andrew Roachfield. While performing at Highland games and Tartan Day events across the world, Jamie is an ambassador for both the Robert Burns World Federation and the World Peace Tartan. Jamie will provide us with some wonderful music throughout the evening and deliver the Address to the Haggis. We're lucky to give our guests a chance to meet this wonderful musician!

Bill o' Fare

The Burns Committee is currently working with the hotel to create the evening's dinner menu. If you would like a vegetarian option or have any dietary restrictions, please email Karen Kraft at the society email: ssas.thistle.times@gmail.com.