What’s On in Scotland

There are lots exciting events in Scotland taking place each year. From our fantastic, year-round festivals, historic national holidays, time-honoured traditions, and quirky cultural celebrations, Scotland has much to be proud of.

Upcoming Events in Scotland

Edinburgh Art Festival

30 Jul 2015 - 30 Aug 2015

in 2004 the concept of a separate Art Festival was finally introduced and it’s now Scotland’s largest celebration of the visual...

Edinburgh International Festival

7 Aug 2015 - 31 Aug 2015

The Edinburgh International Festival is the leading event in Scotland’s cultural calendar and the city becomes the world’s...

Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

7 Aug 2015 - 31 Aug 2015

Who can resist the skirl of the pipes and the accompanying drums or the lament of the lone piper as the notes of Amazing Grace drift...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

7 Aug 2015 - 31 Aug 2015

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe supplies the laughs, the world class performers and also adds most of the carnival atmosphere of...

Edinburgh International Book Festival

15 Aug 2015 - 31 Aug 2015

Edinburgh is the first UNESCO City of Literature, and no wonder given its history is full of the words and works of some of the most...

Edinburgh Mela

29 Aug 2015 - 30 Aug 2015

It may be the shortest of Edinburgh’s festivals, but the Mela is perhaps the brightest....

Annual Events

Year of Food & Drink

The Year of Food and Drink Scotland 2015 celebrates the country’s outstanding natural larder and produce. Enjoy brilliant moments...

Edinburgh Festivals

Edinburgh is Scotland’s shining capital city: an architectural jewel with its contrasting Old and New towns, a place packed with...

Highland Games

Highland Games are a unique mix of sports, culture and community. Find out more about Highland Games taking place this year in...

Winter Festivals

Get out and about in Scotland this Winter - there's so much going on!  Scotland's Winter Festivals; St Andrew's Day, Hogmanay...

St Andrew’s Day

On November 30 the world celebrates St Andrew’s Day, Scotland’s national day. There will be parties galore in Scotland, events...

Hogmanay

No one celebrates Hogmanay quite like the Scots! From traditional fire festivals and torchlight processions to street parties with...

Burns Night

January 25th marks the annual celebration of Scotland's national poet Robert Burns. Find out about his life and poetry, the Burns...

Scotland Week

Scotland is coming to North America! Join us for the 2015 Scotland Week where the very best in Scottish theatre, art, music and ...