The CHICAGO SCOTS are proud to welcome Aberlour as our 2017 Whisky Trolley Trip Sponsor for our 31st annual Scottish Festival & Highland Games. Enjoy a chance to taste Aberlour single malts that are made from expertly crafted new spirit, usually double cask matured for at least 12 years in the finest hand-picked Oloroso Sherry butts and first fill Bourbon casks. While you are enjoying the wide range that Aberlour has to offer you will be transported from Chicago to Scotland in under an hour!

The fun will continue when you arrive at CHICAGO SCOTS 31st annual Scottish Festival & Highland Games in Itasca, IL. Aberlour will continue to amaze you with their product in their private tent near the Entertainment Stage while you enjoy great LIVE music! Even the most accomplished Whisky drinker needs a break, so while at the festival take a chance to walk around and see the many different attractions and meet the GREAT people that truly make this festival special.


5:00 p.m.   Trolley Departure - Duke of Perth (Chicago, IL)
6:00 p.m.   Arrive at Scottish Festival & Highland Games (Itasca, IL)
                  Enjoy the VIP Aberlour tent near the Entertainment Stage
                  Explore the many attractions the Festival has to offer
7:15 p.m.   Jon Langford & Robbie Fulks (Entertainment Stage)
8:15 p.m.   American Rogues (Entertainment Stage)
9:30 p.m.   Trolley leaves the festival and returns to the Duke of Perth

By joining the fun you are also supporting a GREAT cause! The CHICAGO SCOTS is the oldest not-for-profit in Illinois and the proceeds from the festival benefit our two principal charities: the Scottish Home - a haven of expert elder care deeply informed by a century of experience and our new Caledonian House - a unique model of person-centered memory care.



PICK-up location

Duke of Perth
2913 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60657


Festival Location

Hamilton Lakes
333 Pierce Rd. Itasca, IL 60143