Burns Dinner

Ticketing Options:

You can purchase tickets online through our partner Eventbrite.  Online ticket sales are available through midnight on Tuesday, January 25th.  Note: Eventbrite will add a modest handling fee for online ticket sales.  

Buy 2022 Online Tickets from Eventbrite here


You can print the ticket order form below and mail it in with a check.  Fill it in either on the computer for by hand.  (Mailing a check avoids any online handing fees.)  Envelopes must be postmarked by Tuesday, January 18th.  If you miss the deadline on the 18th, you can still purchase tickets online for an additional week.  

2022 Burns Dinner Ticket Order Form (PDF)

Event Details:

SSAS Annual Robert Burns Dinner
Saturday, January 29, 2022.  5:45-10:30pm
Hilton St. Louis Frontenac Hotel
Ambassadeur Ballroom
1335 South Lindbergh Boulevard
Saint Louis, Missouri 63131

Come join us for our annual Burns Dinner! Robert Burns, born in Ayrshire in 1759 is Scotland’s national bard. Affectionately known as ‘the Ploughman Poet’, his verses stand as a fitting testament to Scotland’s proud literary history.

All are welcome at this Scottish celebration if you are Scottish or just love Scottish celebrations! Kilts and kilted dresses are encouraged, not required.

The event is held at the Hilton St. Louis Frontenac Hotel, Ambassadeur Ballroom, 1335 S. Lindbergh Blvd., Saint Louis, Missouri 63131.  Free parking is available on the south side of the hotel or in the garage.  Enter either off of Lindbergh or the south entrance on Clayton Road.

The evening events:
5:45-6:45 – Cocktails 
7:00 – Program begins
7:30 – Dinner
– Celtic music
– Address to the Haggis
– Highland Dancing from Dance Caledonia
– Bagpipe music from the St. Louis Caledonian Pipe Band
– Immortal Memory
– Silent Auction
10:15 Closing
And of course, there will be many Robert Burns toasts and poems!

Any ticket cancellations must be received by 1/24/2021

Please note!

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will adhere to any local St. Louis County and Hilton Hotel social distancing and masking requirements in effect the evening of our event.  

Hotel Reservations here:  http://www.my-event.hilton.com/stlfhhf-scott-56361db3-bd51-4af1-abf8-4cafadd27370/


Frequently Asked Questions

Here are answers to some FAQs about the Burns Dinner:

Tickets: You will not receive paper tickets to the event. Please retain the email receipt if you purchased tickets online. When you arrive, there will be a registration table where you will check in and receive your table number. 

Dress: Our Burns dinner is our most formal event and so we encourage attendees to dress formal, business formal, and Scottish attire including kilts and tartans.

Parking: Free parking is available in the lot and parking garage adjacent to the Ambassadeur ballroom on the south side of the hotel’s main building.

Coat Check / Registration: Coat checks are available in the main lobby, down the hallway to the right next to the check-in table.

Social hour: A cash bar cocktail hour will begin at 5:45 pm in the bar attached to the ballroom. Wine and scotch will be available for purchase during dinner in the ballroom and your table captain can assist you. Coffee and tea will be served during dinner. Once dinner service is complete, the bar will remain open. An ATM is located in the lobby of the hotel.

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