The Caledonian Club was formed to promote Scottish Heritage in western Florida and to provide a social venue for anyone with Scottish Heritage or is interested in things Scottish


 The Caledonian Club of  Florida West

Welcome to our Website!

Allan M

If you haven’t heard of us before, we’re glad you found us on line. If you’re already a member, browse through our site to see what’s happening, visit our past event page to see what we have been doing, or  follow the past newsletters link to view more information regarding our events and activities.

The Club also contributes greatly to Sarasota County by providing our unique collection of Scottish Tartans at a variety of functions. Our charitable Foundation also contributes funds for the preservation our community’s Scottish Heritage.

If you’re interested in things Scottish, the preservation of Sarasota’s Scottish heritage and good fun. I hope you’ll join us for our festivities and fellowship. Feel free to contact us directly anytime.

President, Allan McIlraith



The Thistle Ball

Our annual THISTLE BALL will be held Saturday, March 29, 2014 at University Park Country Club, Sarasota.

Look forward to a fabulous menu, Scottish traditions and elegance at its best.   Enjoy dining, dancing and entertainment together with longtime and newly made friends.

Invitations have been mailed. Please send in your responses as soon as possible.

For those who need a ride getting to and from the venue, please call Pauline (941) 485-5199 for assistance and any other information.

We are all looking forward to seeing you MARCH 29, 2014


See Photos of the Highland Games!

Go to the Pasts Events Link and view them under the Highland Games write up.

Tartan Day is April 6th

Here are the Big Plans for Sarasota’s Tartan Day Celebration!

There will be a Ceiledh and party hosted by The Pipes and Drums of Sahib Shrine on Sunday April 6, 2014 from 5:00p m to 9:00 pm.  Sponsors of this event include The City of Sarasota by Proclamation, The St. Andrews Society, The Caledonian Club, The Scottish Heritage Society, The New World Celts, The Sarasota Sister City Association Dunfermline/Sarasota, and Scots Corner.  OFFICIAL SARASOTA TARTAN DAY CEILDH

Please check back for more information regarding Tartan Day Festivities.  Various local cities will again be reading proclamations in honor of Tartan Day.