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 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 you have bagpipe 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. 


St. Pattricks Day Celebration - - First Coast Highlanders will be performing in the Annual St. Pattricks Day Parade on March 9th.  The parade will lead you to Francis Field for the 2019 Celtic Festival (Saturday & Sunday).   Members and band supporters will be tending the beer tent.  Come enjoy an adult beverage, listen to some great music and don't forget to be recognized and shake our hand.

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

Sunday the 10th, First Coast Highlanders will be performing with the Irish band "Chieftains" at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL  Concert starts at 2:00 pm.


Saint Pattricks Day, Sunday March 17th, First Coast Highlanders will be entertaining the crowds at Meehans Irish pub in St. Augustine from 1 -5 and then will slide over to participate in a St. Pattricks day Vespers service at St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church at 6:30pm


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

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(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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