Illumination: Harbour Festival of Light
Irvine’s historic waterfront will twinkle with lights this St Andrew’s Day as the Scottish Maritime Museum’s award-winning four day winter spectacular, illumination: Harbour Festival of Light, returns with even more sparkle. Festival highlights include the jaw-dropping illumination Light, Fire and Aerial Art Spectacular in and around the vast Linthouse, the Light Trail, lantern parade, firework displays and food and craft fair.
St Andrew's Day Torchlight Parade
Night at the Museum
The Hunterian Museum will come to life for St Andrew’s Day to celebrate forgotten histories and heritage. From Peter Pan to Outlander, modern Scottish fantasy as portrayed in literature, film and TV, provides the theme for this dazzling event.
Working in partnership with the Centre for Robert Burns Studies at University of Glasgow, The Hunterian will also host a Night at the Museum event celebrating the works of the bard in translation for Burns Night 2018.
Oban Winter Festival
The Saltire Festival
The Saltire Festival is an annual celebration of St. Andrew’s Day, bringing together the very best of Scotland in the Home of the Flag. Visitors can discover all that Scotland has to offer; the beautiful outdoors and stunning coastal landscape; delicious food & drink, created with the finest local produce; a long history and fascinating heritage; and hugely entertaining music, arts and comedy.
Winter Traditions at Scottish Storytelling Centre
St Andrews Day Celebration Loch Lomond Shores
St Andrew’s Day: At the Ends of the Earth
A range of events on offer in the daytime includes market stalls, lantern making workshops and circus skills workshops. In the evening, there will be outdoor ceilidh followed by a lantern procession. The celebrations will culminate in a spectacular fire show with a magical firework display at the town’s ancient Harbour.
An Lanntair Winter Festivals
An Lanntair’s Winter Festival events begin with a full week of activities to celebrate St Andrew’s day including cinema, food and drink taster sessions, a quiz night and, of course, the best contemporary and traditional music available. We mark the New Year season with performances by ceilidh band Hò-rò and our annual showcase of local musicians Willie Campbell and Friends, and complete the season with a specially commissioned concert of the work of Robert Burns for string quartet.