Events & Festivals

If you’re looking for something to do during your time in Scotland then you're definitely not short of options. We're home to more than 200 festivals every year, including the world's largest arts festival, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. This means that no matter what day of the year, there's always something going on near you!

Annual Events

Winter Festivals

Scotland's Winter Festivals; St Andrew's Day, Hogmanay and Burns Night, 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

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


Hogmanay – the celebration of the last day of the year – is one of Scotland's most well-known and best-loved traditions.

Burns Night

Every January 25th, Scotland and Scots all over the world come together to celebrate the life of our national poet, Robert Burns.

Edinburgh Festivals

Edinburgh is Scotland's shining capital city: an architectural jewel with its contrasting Old and New Towns, a place packed with history from its Castle to its Palace and every wynd and close in between.

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