Scotland Festivals

Festivals in Scotland

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Aberdeen International Youth Festival

Aberdeen International Youth Festival

Annually each July, the Aberdeen International Youth Festival showcases a wealth of home-grown and international talent from across the arts disciplines — from ...
Europe Scotland Aberdeen Performing Arts Festivals Classical Music and Opera Festivals July
Arran Mountain Festival

Arran Mountain Festival

The majestic Isle of Arran is the largest island in Scotland's Firth of Clyde and a huge draw for hillwalkers, mountaineers and nature-lovers. For four ...
Europe Scotland Isle of Arran Mountaineering Festivals May
Burn's Night

Burn's Night

January 25 is the (assumed) birthday of Caledonia's bard, Robert Burns. Burns, Scotland's most revered poet penned for the people many poetic treats including Tam ...
Europe Scotland Traditional Festivals Historical Festivals January
Dundee Literary Festival

Dundee Literary Festival

Lover of literature? Find your reading specs and head on over to the the Dundee Literary Festival and Comics Conference. For five days in October, ...
Europe Scotland Dundee Literature Festivals Book Fairs October
Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Join the masses for 25 days this August as the streets and venues of Edinburgh come alive with unbridled creativity. Every year thousands of performers ...
Europe Scotland Edinburgh Fringe Festivals Performing Arts Festivals Comedy Festivals August
Edinburgh International Festival

Edinburgh International Festival

Edinburgh's International Festival presents a diverse and rich mix of classical, dance, drama and opera productions performed in some of the city's most loved and ...
Europe Scotland Edinburgh Classical Music and Opera Festivals August
Edinburgh International Science Festival

Edinburgh International Science Festival

Edinburgh's annual Science Festival was the world's first celebration of science and technology, and still one of Europe's largest. Each year hundreds of the best ...
Europe Scotland Edinburgh Science and Technology Festivals Family Festivals April
Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Edinburgh Military Tattoo

As Scottish as Sean Connery hoeing into a haggis or Robert the Bruce sipping a wee dram, it's Edinburgh's famous Military Tattoo, held annually each ...
Europe Scotland Edinburgh Celtic Festivals Traditional Festivals Cultural Festivals August
Glasgow International

Glasgow International

For 18 days in April, Glasgow International showcases the best of local and international art for a wide array of audiences in various venues and ...
Europe Scotland Glasgow Art Festivals April
Hogmanay

Hogmanay

The Scots have always been a highly hospitable bunch proud of their tradition. And for the brave, what better way to see it in action ...
Europe Scotland Edinburgh New Year Events Traditional Festivals December
Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running

Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running

Pack your trainers and head for the Highlands. The Loch Ness Marathon winds its way through some wonderful scenery, taking participants along the south-eastern shores ...
Europe Scotland Inverness Marathons, Triathlons and Fun Runs Sporting Events September
Mull Music Festival

Mull Music Festival

The Isle of Mull welcomes one and all for a long-weekend of music, dance and frivolity each April for the Mull Music Festival. At the ...
Europe Scotland Isle of Mull Folk and Folk Music Festivals Celtic Festivals Community Festivals April
North Hop Aviemore

North Hop Aviemore

Quality craft beer may be the Highlands best kept secret. Having long lived in the shadow of that other drink the Highlands is famed for, ...
Europe Scotland Aviemore Beer Festivals Craft Beer Festivals Food Festivals November
Orkney Folk Festival

Orkney Folk Festival

Fancy the fiddle? Beguiled by the banjo? You'll want to be in Stromness (the Orkney's second largest town) come May for the annual Orkney Folk ...
Europe Scotland Orkney Islands Folk and Folk Music Festivals Community Festivals May
Return to the Ridings

Return to the Ridings

For centuries the Scottish border towns of Hawick, Jedburgh, Lauder and Selkirk have been keeping a watchful eye on their southern neighbours, the ever-so-meddlesome English. ...
Europe Scotland Hawick Historical Festivals Traditional Festivals May
Skye Book Festival

Skye Book Festival

The annual Skye Book Fest brings together a variety of writers, including leading novelists, poets, historians and children's authors to the magical Isle of Skye ...
Europe Scotland Isle of Skye Book Fairs Community Festivals September
Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival

The banks of the River Spey are home to some of Scotland's top malt-whisky distilleries. After touring the stills, coat your throat with some of ...
Europe Scotland Inverness Whiskey Festivals May
St. Andrews Highland Games

St. Andrews Highland Games

Pop on some plaid and head for St. Andrews for their annual Highland Games held annually on the last Sunday of July. Brimming with tradition, ...
Europe Scotland St. Andrews Sporting Events Traditional Festivals July
Swamp Soccer World Cup

Swamp Soccer World Cup

In Blairmore, Scotland, teams like the "Sporting Abeergut", "Real Mudrid", "Mudchesthair United", and the "Blackbum Rovers" get down and dirty at the annual Swamp Soccer ...
Europe Scotland Dunoon Bizarre Festivals Sporting Events June
Up Helly Aa

Up Helly Aa

Like your festivals wind-swept, scorched and dripping with tradition? Then Up Helly Aa may just be the fest for you. For 24 hours on the ...
Europe Scotland Shetland Islands Traditional Festivals Historical Festivals January

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