Events & Festivals

Scotland is home to more than 200 festivals every year, including the Edinburgh Festival Fringe - the world's largest arts festival. This means that no matter the time of year, there's always something going on!

Annual Events

Edinburgh Festivals

Events & Festivals

Edinburgh is Scotland's shining capital city: a place packed with history from its castle to its palace and every wynd and close in between.

Highland Games

Events & Festivals

Highland Games are a mix of sports, culture and community. These unique events still take place around Scotland, and the world.

Winter Festivals

Events & Festivals

Scotland's Winter Festivals celebrate our rich culture and heritage. So get out and about in Scotland this winter – there's so much going on!

St Andrew’s Day

Events & Festivals

St Andrew is Scotland's patron saint and on November 30 we celebrate St Andrew's Day with the rest of the world.

Hogmanay

Hogmanay

Hogmanay is one of Scotland's best-known and best loved traditions. Whether it's fireworks, live music, street parties or cosy pubs - we have it all.

Burns Night

Events & Festivals

On 25 January every year, Scots and Scots-at-heart come together to celebrate the life and works of our national poet, Robert Burns.

Upcoming Events

West End Festival

West End Festival
May 31 - June 30, 2018 Scotland's largest multi-cultural festival held in the west end of Glasgow encompassing over 400 events in over 80 venues.

East Neuk Festival

East Neuk Festival
27 - 30 June, 2018 World-class, critically-acclaimed music, art and literature converge on this corner of Fife.

Glasgow Jazz Festival

Glasgow Jazz Festival
20 - 24 June, 2018 The 32nd Glasgow Jazz Festival returns from 20-24 June 2018.

Moray walking & outdoor festival

Moray walking & outdoor festival
15 - 24 June, 2018 A series of walks in the varied landscape of Scotland's Malt Whisky Country.

Edinburgh International Film Festival

Edinburgh International Film Festival
20 June - 1 July, 2018 An exciting programme of masterclasses, onstage interviews, workshops, careers events and advice for young people interested in filmmaking and the moving image industries.

Stonehaven Folk Festival

Stonehaven Folk Festival
7 - 10 July, 2018 Weekend Festival of contemporary and Traditional music and songs.
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