The Official Pipe and Drum Band of the Northeast Florida Highland Games
Call Us (904) 368-8177

Your favorite Bagpipe Band in Orange Park and Jacksonville, FL. Serving Clay, Duval, St. Johns and Alachua Counties


First Coast Highlanders, had their Annual General Meeting, January 10th where we elected some new and old officers for 2019. Congratulation to all;

President: Evan Brown

Vice President: Scott Young

Secretary: Danise Young

Treasurer: Will Wheeler

Member at Large: Greg McClellan

Quartermaster: Robert (Rob) Arthurs

Band Business Manager: Art Tenney


First Coast Highlanders Is continually looking for bagpipers and drummers to enjoy our fun. If you would like to learn how to play the bagpipes and/or drums come join us every Thursday evening for some instruction.  If have bagpipes or drum experience come be a part of First Coast Highlanders..  Also, find us at one of our events so we can shake your hand and personally invite you into the band or answer any questions you may have. 


Practice Has Resumed - - First Coast Highlanders is preparing for the NE FL Scottish Highland Games (Feb 23rd).  Come give us a hand and join in on the fun every Thursday evening starting at 5 pm at Orange Park Presbyterian Church, Hwy 17 and Macintosh St.

Check out the calendar so you can plan to be with us for all of our performances.

Next Performance: Come travel with us to St Simons Island, Georgia and attend Kirk with us for A Kirkin Of the Tartan at St Simons Presbyterian Church.  (Jan. 27th)




FCH at the 2018 Highland Games

The Clay Piper Newsletter

First Coast Highlanders Quarterly news letter "The Clay Piper" is filled with Celtic information, future and past event descriptions.  Feel free to open any of them onto your computer, print it out and share it with your friends.  You can also receive a copy delivered to your email.  Please provide your Name and Email address in the blocks below.  You will be one of the first to receive it digitally before it is mailed or personally delivered.

NE Florida Scottish Games and Festival  ~ Feb. 23, 2019

Green Cove Springs, FL - We are honored to again be the Host Bagpipe and Drum Band for this long running event. Come enjoy all of the Scottish activities and great music  throughout the day.  Take part in your Scottish heritage at the Clay County Fairgrounds just outside Green Cove Spring, FL. on Route 16.

2019 marks the 24th Anniversary of the Games. Thanks to everyone for putting this event on your calendars and showing your pride in Scottish heritage and hospitality. Come check-in with the FCHs, shake our hands and say Hello February 23, 2019.  We'll be there all day.

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First Coast Highlanders,       9703 NW 219th Street,    Starke, FL 32091

Call Us:

(904) 368-8177

About us

The First Coast Highlanders are a Highland Bagpipe and Drum band based in Clay County Florida.  Learn more about us...

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