About the Caledonian Club of San Francisco

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Our History

Our History

Our History

Founded on November 24 1866, the Caledonian Club of San Francisco is one of California's oldest Scottish societies, and has been hosting their annual Scottish Highland Gathering and Games every year since 1866!

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Our Mission

Our History

Our History

The Caledonian Club of San Francisco is formed for the purpose of perpetuating the ancient customs, costumes and games of Scotland, and the encouragement and diffusion of Scottish literature, music and arts.

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Our Chief

Our History

Our Chief

Chief Ian Purvis is a former Scottish Games Drum Major champion and has been Chief of the Caledonian Club of San Francisco since taking office in January 2020.