Festivals in Glasgow

From music to film, comedy to books, family to the arts there's a wide range of cultural festivals being held through the year in Glasgow!

Glasgow Festivals in January
Celtic Connections

Celtic Connections

18 Jan 2018 - 04 Feb 2018
Celtic Connections brings Glasgow to life for 18 days of concerts, ceilidhs, talks, art exhibitions and free events!
Glasgow Festivals in February
Take Me Somewhere

Take Me Somewhere

22 Feb 2017 - 12 Mar 2017
Take Me Somewhere will be a celebratory festival of contemporary performance, taking place in Spring 2017!
Glasgow Film Festival

Glasgow Film Festival

21 Feb 2018 - 04 Mar 2018
Glasgow Film Festival offers a packed programme including pop-up cinema and special events in unique Glasgow venues!
Glasgow Festivals in March
Aye Write!

Aye Write!

09 Mar 2017 - 19 Mar 2017
Held in March Aye Write! Glasgow's Book Festival is one of the leading literary festivals in the UK!
Glasgow St Patricks Festival

Glasgow St Patricks Festival

11 Mar 2017 - 19 Mar 2017
The Glasgow St Patrick's Festival celebrates and promotes Irish Heritage and Culture across the city!
Puppet Animation Festival: Glasgow

Puppet Animation Festival: Glasgow

25 Mar 2017 - 15 Apr 2017
The Puppet Animation Festival is the UK’s oldest and largest performing arts festival for children!
Glasgow International Comedy Festival

Glasgow International Comedy Festival

08 Mar 2018 - 25 Mar 2018
Glasgow Comedy Festival features spectacular stand-up stars and home-grown favourites on stages across the city!
Glasgow Festivals in April
Scottish Elvis Festival

Scottish Elvis Festival

07 Apr 2017 - 09 Apr 2017
The Official Scottish Elvis Presley Festival is a celebration of the life and legacy of the king of rock and roll!
Dance International Glasgow

Dance International Glasgow

21 Apr 2017 - 21 May 2017
Tramway's Dance International Glasgow (DiG) returns for its second outing, from 21 April - 21 May 2017!
Glasgow International Festival Of Visual Art

Glasgow International Festival Of Visual Art

20 Apr 2018 - 07 May 2018
For two weeks in Spring, Glasgow International showcases the best of local & international in venues across the City!
Glasgow Festivals in May
Tectonics Music Festival Glasgow

Tectonics Music Festival Glasgow

06 May 2017 - 07 May 2017
Tectonics is an experimental music festival proudly presented by BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra at the City Halls!
Mayfesto

Mayfesto

09 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
The Tron Theatre's Mayfesto celebrates powerful new writing that is both provocative and engrossing!
Southside Fringe Festival

Southside Fringe Festival

12 May 2017 - 28 May 2017
Enjoy a fortnight of music, workshops and events south of the river Clyde during the annual Southside Fringe Festival!
Festival of Museums: Glasgow

Festival of Museums: Glasgow

19 May 2017 - 21 May 2017
Festival of Museums is a three day celebration of Scotland’s museums & galleries with events during the day & night!
Glasgow Festivals in June
LEAP Sports Festival Fortnight: Glasgow

LEAP Sports Festival Fortnight: Glasgow

01 Jun 2017 - 14 Jun 2017
LEAP Sports Festival Fortnight returns packed with over 40 sporting, cultural, academic, social & recreational events!
Southside Film Festival

Southside Film Festival

02 Jun 2017 - 04 Jun 2017
Be prepared for an exciting weekend of film south of the river, when the Southside Film Festival returns!
West End Festival

West End Festival

02 Jun 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
The West End Festival is Glasgow's largest cultural event hosting a wide variety of events and performances each June!
Glasgow Juniper Festival

Glasgow Juniper Festival

09 Jun 2017 - 10 Jun 2017
The Glasgow Juniper Festival returns to SWG3 in June offering two days of gin packed fun!
Glasgow Jazz Festival

Glasgow Jazz Festival

21 Jun 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
Glasgow Jazz Festival returns in June with a selection of world class musicians and upcoming superstars!
Glasgow Science Festival

Glasgow Science Festival

07 Jun 2018 - 17 Jun 2018
Held every year in June, the Glasgow Science Festival offers two weeks of city-wide science events!
FOLDxFiesta

FOLDxFiesta

30 Jun 2018 - 01 Jul 2018
The 2018 edition of the Fiesta will be bigger & better than ever before featuring CHIC & curated with Nile Rodgers!
Glasgow Festivals in July
The Village Storytelling Festival

The Village Storytelling Festival

03 Jul 2017 - 08 Jul 2017
The Village Storytelling Festival is a celebration and exploration of the art and application of storytelling!
EuropeNow Film Festival

EuropeNow Film Festival

12 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
EuropeNow is a brand new European film festival being held between 12th & 14th July at CCA Glasgow!
Milngavie Gin Festival 2017

Milngavie Gin Festival 2017

21 Jul 2017 - 22 Jul 2017
Milngavie's first ever Gin Festival will be hosted by Finsbay in the Finsbay Lane on July 21st & 22nd!
West End Beer Festival

West End Beer Festival

21 Jul 2017 - 22 Jul 2017
The annual West End Beer Festival is being held at Cafe Source Too, Hillhead Sports Club on the 21st & 22nd July!
Glasgow Canal Festival

Glasgow Canal Festival

22 Jul 2017 - 22 Jul 2017
The first ever Glasgow Canal Festival is coming to the Forth & Clyde Canal, North Glasgow on Saturday 22nd July!
Merchant City Festival

Merchant City Festival

22 Jul 2017 - 30 Jul 2017
9-day festival of street theatre, music, dance, circus, visual arts, comedy & literature in Glasgow's City Centre!
Surge Festival

Surge Festival

28 Jul 2017 - 30 Jul 2017
SURGE Festival returns to Glasgow as part of the Merchant City Festival with a host of spectacular street theatre!
TRNSMT Festival

TRNSMT Festival

06 Jul 2018 - 08 Jul 2018
After an incredible first year, TRNSMT Festival will return to Glasgow Green in 2018 between July 6th & 8th!
Glasgow Festivals in August
IGNITION Festival of Motoring

IGNITION Festival of Motoring

04 Aug 2017 - 06 Aug 2017
The IGNITION Festival of Motoring returns to the SEC Glasgow in August with an exhilarating three-day extravaganza!
The Scottish Drinks Festival

The Scottish Drinks Festival

05 Aug 2017 - 06 Aug 2017
The first ever Scottish Drinks Festival is being held on 5th & 6th August at Glasgow's iconic Briggait!
Piping Live!

Piping Live!

07 Aug 2017 - 13 Aug 2017
Piping Live! the world's biggest week of piping will bring over 50,000 music fans to Glasgow!
Vegan Connections 2017

Vegan Connections 2017

11 Aug 2017 - 12 Aug 2017
Vegan Connections is returning to Glasgow and it's promising to be the Vegan event of the summer!
Kirkintilloch Canal Festival

Kirkintilloch Canal Festival

14 Aug 2017 - 20 Aug 2017
The Kirkintilloch Canal Festival promises a swashbuckling mix of family fun, boat trips, live music & fireworks!
Pride Glasgow

Pride Glasgow

19 Aug 2017 - 20 Aug 2017
Pride Glasgow, Scotland's largest LGBT festival will be held at Glasgow Green on the 19th & 20th August!
Blythswood Square Gin Festival

Blythswood Square Gin Festival

20 Aug 2017 - 20 Aug 2017
On Sunday the 20th of August the Blythswood Square will be hosting their third Gin Festival!
Glasgow Unity Festival

Glasgow Unity Festival

25 Aug 2017 - 27 Aug 2017
Glasgow Unity Festival at Queen's Park Arena is a three day celebration of our city’s multicultural heritage!
Creationfest Scotland

Creationfest Scotland

26 Aug 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
Join Creation Fest for music, talks, pro-skater demos and skate ramp and family fun in George Square on 26th August!
Govanhill Against Racism Festival

Govanhill Against Racism Festival

26 Aug 2017 - 28 Aug 2017
Celebrate Govanhill, Scotland's most diverse community at the Govanhill Against Racism Festival!
Glasgow Vegan Beer Fest

Glasgow Vegan Beer Fest

27 Aug 2017 - 27 Aug 2017
Glasgow Vegan Beer Fest is BACK for a second year with plenty of beer, cider, wine, cocktails & mouthwatering food!
European Championships Glasgow 2018

European Championships Glasgow 2018

01 Aug 2018 - 12 Aug 2018
Europe’s top athletes will compete in the inaugural European Championships – an exciting new multi-sport event!
Glasgow Festivals in September
Glasgow Wildfest

Glasgow Wildfest

01 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
Now in its fourth year, Glasgow Wildfest, is a whole month of events celebrating Glasgow’s greenspaces!
Loch Lomond Food & Drink Festival

Loch Lomond Food & Drink Festival

02 Sep 2017 - 03 Sep 2017
The Loch Lomond Food & Drink Festival is an amazing free day out with music, cookery, real ale, fresh produce and fun!
Milngavie Beer Festival

Milngavie Beer Festival

02 Sep 2017 - 02 Sep 2017
Try over 30 craft beers from 7 different breweries at the family-friendly Milngavie Beer Festival on September 2nd!
Be Here Now - Festival of Indie Rock

Be Here Now - Festival of Indie Rock

09 Sep 2017 - 09 Sep 2017
Celebrate some of the greatest music the scene has ever produced at Be Here Now - Festival of Indie Rock!
Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival

Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival

11 Sep 2017 - 17 Sep 2017
Explore Glasgow and get behind the scenes at this annual architecture and built heritage festival!
Blue Light Festival

Blue Light Festival

16 Sep 2017 - 17 Sep 2017
The Blue Light Festival returns to Riverside Museum in September featuring an array of emergency vehicles old and new!
Festival of the Sea

Festival of the Sea

16 Sep 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
The Festival of the Sea comes to The Briggait with live music, fresh seafood, cooking demos and an evening ceilidh!
Meet Your Maker: Gin & Spirit Festival

Meet Your Maker: Gin & Spirit Festival

16 Sep 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
Scottish Craft Distillers and BAaD present a new festival celebrating the best of Scottish gins and spirits!
Shawfest 2017

Shawfest 2017

16 Sep 2017 - 17 Sep 2017
Shawfest 2017 will take place on September 16th & 17th, raising funds for the Fraser Shaw Trust!
Freshers’ Festival 2017

Freshers’ Festival 2017

20 Sep 2017 - 21 Sep 2017
Glasgow Freshers' Festival 2017 in George Square, brings you the biggest and best student party of the year!
Byres Road Book Festival

Byres Road Book Festival

22 Sep 2017 - 25 Sep 2017
The West End celebrates it's love of literature and all things creative with the four day Byres Road Book Festival!
Clydebuilt Festival

Clydebuilt Festival

22 Sep 2017 - 24 Sep 2017
The Clydebuilt Festival is a celebration of boats and the folk that use them for work and play!
Clydebuilt Festival

Clydebuilt Festival

22 Sep 2017 - 24 Sep 2017
From September 22nd - 24th, Glasgow will play host to the first Clydebuilt Festival, a celebration of boats!
SU2C Family Festival

SU2C Family Festival

24 Sep 2017 - 24 Sep 2017
Join the Cancer Research UK Shop, Helensburgh for their Stand Up To Cancer Family Festival event on September 24th!
Glasgow Festivals in October
The Mackintosh Festival

The Mackintosh Festival

01 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
The Mackintosh Festival invites you to celebrate the life of Charles Rennie Mackintosh through a series of events!
Magipup Festival

Magipup Festival

14 Oct 2017 - 21 Oct 2017
The Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre's Magipup Festival will keep everyone entertained over October Half Term!
Glasgow Tequila Festival

Glasgow Tequila Festival

21 Oct 2017 - 21 Oct 2017
Grab your dancing clogs and prepare for Mexican madness when the Tequila Festival hits Glasgow in October!
Castlemilk Park Pumpkin Festival

Castlemilk Park Pumpkin Festival

22 Oct 2017 - 25 Oct 2017
Castlemilk Park will be holding their annual Pumpkin Festival this October featuring carving and a parade!
Day of the Dead Glesga

Day of the Dead Glesga

28 Oct 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
The spirit of Mexico's most famous festivals, Day of the Dead, is set to descend on Glasgow's East End!
Glasgow Festivals in November
Glasgow Horror Festival 2017 - Two Day Horror Fest & Convention

Glasgow Horror Festival 2017 - Two Day Horror Fest & Convention

04 Nov 2017 - 05 Nov 2017
The Glasgow Horror Festival returns for two days this year at The Classic Grand on November 4th & 5th!
Pizza & Prosecco Festival Glasgow

Pizza & Prosecco Festival Glasgow

04 Nov 2017 - 18 Nov 2017
Get a slice of the action from an array of pop ups and bars at Glasgow's first Pizza & Prosecco Festival!
Glasgow Festival of Burlesque 2017

Glasgow Festival of Burlesque 2017

09 Nov 2017 - 12 Nov 2017
The Glasgow Festival of Burlesque returns for a third year to The Riding Room & Wild Cabaret in November!
Glasgow Loves Christmas

Glasgow Loves Christmas

19 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
Glasgow Loves Christmas brings six weeks of magical events, shopping and festive fun to the heart of the city!
Festival of The Dead Returns To Glasgow

Festival of The Dead Returns To Glasgow

24 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
After an amazing night in May, Festival of The Dead returns to Glasgow's O2 Academy on November 24th!
Glasgow Festivals in December

Festivals across Greater Glasgow

Biggar Little Festival

Biggar Little Festival

Biggar
Biggar Little Festival 2017 will run between the 19th to the 29th October!A family-friendly festival in the historic market town of Biggar - a small town...
Book Week Scotland: East Renfrewshire

Book Week Scotland: East Renfrewshire

Various Locations East Renfrewshire
Book Week Scotland is a week-long celebration of books and reading that takes place every November.Book Week Scotland 2015 will take place from Monday...
Book Week Scotland: Lanarkshire

Book Week Scotland: Lanarkshire

Various Locations Lanarkshire
Book Week Scotland is a week-long celebration of books and reading that takes place every November.Book Week Scotland 2015 will take place from Monday...
Book Week Scotland: Renfrewshire

Book Week Scotland: Renfrewshire

Various Locations Renfrewshire
Book Week Scotland is a week-long celebration of books and reading that takes place every November.Book Week Scotland 2015 will take place from Monday...
Clyde and Avon Valley Festival

Clyde and Avon Valley Festival

Various Locations Lanarkshire
Discover the secrets of the Clyde and Avon Valley by taking part in an exciting and vibrant festival this May!The programme includes a staggering 37 family...
Encounters

Encounters

Various Locations Lanarkshire
Encounters is North Lanarkshire’s cultural festival. The North Lanarkshire Encounters Festival, running throughout October, offers the chance to experience...
Festival of Museums: Lanarkshire

Festival of Museums: Lanarkshire

Various Locations Lanarkshire
The Festival of Museums is just that – a three day celebration of Scotland’s museums and galleries with events during the day and night!Museums and...
Festival of Museums: Renfrewshire

Festival of Museums: Renfrewshire

Various Locations Renfrewshire
The Festival of Museums is just that – a three day celebration of Scotland’s museums and galleries with events during the day and night!Museums and...
HaHa Hamilton Comedy Festival

HaHa Hamilton Comedy Festival

Hamilton
This year's nine day Ha Ha Hamilton Comedy Festival kicks off with a Comedy Gala in aid of STV’s Children's Appeal 2016 at the Hamilton Townhouse on...
Imaginate Festival: Renfrewshire

Imaginate Festival: Renfrewshire

Various Locations Renfrewshire
Imaginate is a unique organisation in Scotland, promoting, developing and celebrating the performing arts for children and young people.It is our goal...
Lochwinnoch Arts Festival

Lochwinnoch Arts Festival

Lochwinnoch
Lochwinnoch Arts Festival 2017, the 16th annual Festival of Music, Drama, Literature, Creative & Visual Arts will be held from 15th March - 26th March...
Puppet Animation Festival: East Renfrewshire

Puppet Animation Festival: East Renfrewshire

Various Locations East Renfrewshire
Puppet Animation Festival has run continuously since 1984, and in 2017 the festival will feature almost 130 events in over 30 venues, all across Scotland...
Puppet Animation Festival: Lanarkshire

Puppet Animation Festival: Lanarkshire

Various Locations Lanarkshire
Puppet Animation Festival has run continuously since 1984, and in 2017 the festival will feature almost 130 events in over 30 venues, all across Scotland...
Puppet Animation Festival: Renfrewshire & Inverclyde

Puppet Animation Festival: Renfrewshire & Inverclyde

Various Locations Renfrewshire
Puppet Animation Festival has run continuously since 1984, and in 2017 the festival will feature almost 130 events in over 30 venues, all across Scotland...
ReimagiNation East Kilbride

ReimagiNation East Kilbride

East Kilbride
ReimagiNation East Kilbride is a festival uncovering the human stories behind the buildings in one of Scotland’s New Towns. Part of the Edinburgh International...
Scotlands Gardens: East Renfrewshire

Scotlands Gardens: East Renfrewshire

Various Locations East Renfrewshire
Scotland’s Gardens, a registered charity created in 1931, raises funds for other worthy charities by facilitating the opening of large and small gardens...
Scotlands Gardens: Lanarkshire

Scotlands Gardens: Lanarkshire

Various Locations Lanarkshire
Scotland’s Gardens, a registered charity created in 1931, raises funds for other worthy charities by facilitating the opening of large and small gardens...
Scotlands Gardens: Renfrewshire

Scotlands Gardens: Renfrewshire

Various Locations Renfrewshire
Scotland’s Gardens, a registered charity created in 1931, raises funds for other worthy charities by facilitating the opening of large and small gardens...
Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival: East Renfrewshire

Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival: East Renfrewshire

Various Locations East Renfrewshire
Passion is the theme for the 2015 Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival, which takes place in venues across Scotland from 10th - 31st October....
Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival: Lanarkshire

Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival: Lanarkshire

Various Locations Lanarkshire
Passion is the theme for the 2015 Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival, which takes place in venues across Scotland from 10th - 31st October....
Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival: Renfrewshire

Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival: Renfrewshire

Various Locations Renfrewshire
Passion is the theme for the 2015 Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival, which takes place in venues across Scotland from 10th - 31st October....
The Spree

The Spree

Paisley
Paisley’s national festival will be back from 13-22 October and we have another bumper line-up for you!The biggest week of the year in Renfrewshire'...
Young at Heart Festival

Young at Heart Festival

Various Locations Lanarkshire
Tuesday 7 – Saturday 18 March 2017Especially aimed at the 50+ age group, the Young at Heart festival aims to celebrate the arts as engaging and accessible...
Festival of Architechture: Lanarkshire

Festival of Architechture: Lanarkshire

Various Locations Lanarkshire
The Festival of Architecture in 2016 is a Scotland-wide celebration of one of the country's most creative industries.Discover hidden treasures, old classics...
East Renfrewshire Early Years Festival

East Renfrewshire Early Years Festival

Giffnock
Eastwood Park Theatre's Early Years Festival runs from the 6th 10th July 2016.Ever fancy being a superhero? Or joining a pirate ship? Or researching your...

Festivals in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Restaurant Festival

Edinburgh Restaurant Festival

Various Locations Edinburgh
From 8th - 18th October, the Edinburgh Restaurant Festival returns for its second year in a city-wide celebration of eating out. \r\n\r\nThere\'s a wide...
Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival: Edinburgh & Lothians

Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival: Edinburgh & Lothians

Various Locations Edinburgh
Passion is the theme for the 2015 Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival, which takes place in venues across Scotland from 10th - 31st October....
Africa in Motion Film Festival: Edinburgh

Africa in Motion Film Festival: Edinburgh

Various Locations Edinburgh
Welcome to the 11th edition of the Africa in Motion (AiM) Film Festival! We are back and ready to present a packed programme of screenings, discussions...
Scotlands Gardens: Edinburgh & Lothians

Scotlands Gardens: Edinburgh & Lothians

Various Locations Edinburgh
Scotland’s Gardens, a registered charity created in 1931, raises funds for other worthy charities by facilitating the opening of large and small gardens...
Red, Red Rose Street

Red, Red Rose Street

Edinburgh New Town
A new festival of Burns' music, words and comedy expanding the traditional Burns Night into a week-long celebration of the work of the world-renowned...
Edinburgh Iranian Festival

Edinburgh Iranian Festival

Various Locations Edinburgh
The Edinburgh Iranian Festival is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO), with Charity Number SC044795. The festival aims to increase...
Edinburgh Student Arts Festival

Edinburgh Student Arts Festival

Edinburgh Old Town
ESAF is a social enterprise that initially provided emerging creatives with a platform to showcase their work to the public. We have since evolved into...
Gather Festival

Gather Festival

Various Locations Edinburgh
Open to all, Gather Festival takes place from 04-12 March 2017 in various in Edinburgh City Centre and around University of Edinburgh.Gather Festival...
Edinburghs Festival of Ireland

Edinburghs Festival of Ireland

Various Locations Edinburgh
Edinburgh’s Festival of Ireland is a celebration of the city's own Irish community, around St Patrick's Day every year.
Rare Books Edinburgh 2017

Rare Books Edinburgh 2017

Various Locations Edinburgh
Rare Books Edinburgh is a new festival dedicated to rare, collectable, and important books and the history of the book. Edinburgh's finest bookish institutions...
TradFest

TradFest

Edinburgh Old Town
Edinburgh’s TradFest kick starts the summer season with a feast of music, storytelling, dance, folk drama, folk film, literature & talks, crafts & visual...
Festival of Museums: Edinburgh & Lothians

Festival of Museums: Edinburgh & Lothians

Various Locations Edinburgh
The Festival of Museums is just that – a three day celebration of Scotland’s museums and galleries with events during the day and night!Museums and...
LEAP Sports Festival Fortnight: Edinburgh & Lothians

LEAP Sports Festival Fortnight: Edinburgh & Lothians

Various Locations Edinburgh
Festival Fortnight is an exciting mix of sport, cultural, academic and recreational events and activities co-ordinated by LEAP Sports Scotland. The festival...
Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

Various Locations Edinburgh
The Edinburgh Festival of Cycling has been listed as one of the UK’s best cycling festivals by The Guardian and Total Women’s Cycling 2015 (and in...
Leith Festival

Leith Festival

Leith
Leith Festival is an array of colour, sound, culture and pageantry that takes place over nine days in June, showing off the wealth of Leith’s local...
Edinburgh International Magic Festival

Edinburgh International Magic Festival

Various Locations Edinburgh
The Edinburgh International Magic Festival is a unique organisation designed to promote magic as an art form through an annual programme of performances...
RebusFest

RebusFest

Various Locations Edinburgh
Hosted by IAN RANKIN and the Orion Publishing Group REBUSFEST is a weekend of literature, art, film, music and more to celebrate 30 years of the iconic...
Architecture Fringe: Edinburgh

Architecture Fringe: Edinburgh

Various Locations Edinburgh
Initiated by a group of architects, designers, photographers, engineers, visual artists, curators and musicians the Architecture Fringe is an independent...
Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival

Various Locations Edinburgh
Edinburgh Jazz Festival was set up in 1978 by banjo-player and guitarist, Mike Hart. Mike's initial focus was on traditional jazz and a host of events...
Edinburgh Art Festival

Edinburgh Art Festival

Various Locations Edinburgh
Founded in 2004, Edinburgh Art Festival is the UK's largest annual festival of visual art, attracting nearly 300,000 attendances in 2014. We bring together...
FuturePlay Festival

FuturePlay Festival

Edinburgh New Town
FuturePlay celebrates, explores and showcases cutting-edge creative content and ideas at the intersection of art and technology. The festival launched...
Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Various Locations Edinburgh
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world and takes place every August for three weeks in Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital...
Edinburgh International Festival

Edinburgh International Festival

Various Locations Edinburgh
Every August, the Edinburgh International Festival transforms one of the world's most beautiful cities, presenting three exhilarating weeks of the finest...
Just Festival

Just Festival

Edinburgh New Town
Just Festival events aim to challenge perceptions, celebrate differences and promote respectful dialogue. The conversations, talks, exhibitions and performances...
Fringe by the Sea

Fringe by the Sea

North Berwick
Celebrating 10 years of the coolest festival in Scotland!This is the 10th anniversary of Fringe by the Sea, a glint in the eye of the three organisers...
Edinburgh International Book Festival

Edinburgh International Book Festival

Edinburgh New Town
Set in a specially created tented village in Charlotte Square Gardens in the heart of Edinburgh, the Edinburgh International Book Festival offers something...
Edinburgh Doors Open Days

Edinburgh Doors Open Days

Various Locations Edinburgh
Explore Edinburgh and get behind the scenes at this annual architecture and built heritage festival which will be taking place across Edinburgh 23rd -...
Luminate Festival: Edinburgh & Lothians

Luminate Festival: Edinburgh & Lothians

Various Locations Edinburgh
Luminate, Scotland's creative ageing festival, is held from 1st to 31st October across Scotland each year. The festival brings together older people...
Festival of Politics

Festival of Politics

Edinburgh Old Town
Enjoy a lively selection of debate, film, music, food and exhibitions all within in the uniquely vibrant and stimulating setting of Holyrood.We look forward...
Scottish International Storytelling Festival

Scottish International Storytelling Festival

Various Locations Edinburgh
Welcome to the World's Finest Feast of Traditional Storytelling.The Scottish International Storytelling Festival (SISF) is a 10 day celebration of live...
Edinburgh Horror Festival

Edinburgh Horror Festival

Various Locations Edinburgh
Founded in 2016, the Edinburgh Horror Festival is a not-for-profit unincorporated association. It will present a platform for artists with a paranormal...
Edinburghs Christmas

Edinburghs Christmas

Various Locations Edinburgh
Edinburgh's Christmas is a spectacular, six-week season of festive entertainment in the heart of the city. Edinburgh’s Christmas runs from 17th November...
Book Week Scotland: Edinburgh & Lothians

Book Week Scotland: Edinburgh & Lothians

Various Locations Edinburgh
Book Week Scotland is a week-long celebration of books and reading that takes place every November.During Book Week, people of all ages and walks of life...
Edinburghs Hogmanay

Edinburghs Hogmanay

Various Locations Edinburgh
Three DAYS of spectacular events, incredible bands and amazing crowds from every corner of the globe.
Manipulate Festival

Manipulate Festival

Various Locations Edinburgh
Welcome to the manipulate festival, Puppet Animation Scotland's annual celebration of innovative international visual theatre and animated film. In a...
Puppet Animation Festival: Edinburgh & Lothians

Puppet Animation Festival: Edinburgh & Lothians

Various Locations Edinburgh
Puppet Animation Festival has run continuously since 1984.Puppet Animation Festival programmes a diverse range of events for children between the ages...
Edinburgh International Science Festival

Edinburgh International Science Festival

Leith
Edinburgh International Science Festival, founded in 1989, is an educational charity that aims to inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to discover...
Edinburgh International Childrens Festival

Edinburgh International Childrens Festival

Edinburgh Old Town
Our flagship festival is now called Edinburgh International Children’s Festival (formerly Imaginate Festival).The Edinburgh International Children's...
Edinburgh International Film Festival

Edinburgh International Film Festival

Edinburgh West
Established in 1947, the Edinburgh International Film Festival is renowned around the world for discovering and promoting the very best in international...

Festivals in Stirling

Stirling Festival of Cycling

Stirling Festival of Cycling

Stirling
The Stirling Festival of Cycling is a celebration of cycling for everyone. The Stirling Festival of Cycling is happening on Sunday 7th August and we...
The Shindig

The Shindig

Stirling
In 2013 we launched the Stirling Fringe Festival - the city’s biggest and most successful arts festival.After three years we’ve re-launched as The...
Scotlands Gardens: Stirling & Falkirk

Scotlands Gardens: Stirling & Falkirk

Various Locations Stirling
Scotland’s Gardens, a registered charity created in 1931, raises funds for other worthy charities by facilitating the opening of large and small gardens...
Off the Page Book Festival

Off the Page Book Festival

Stirling
The 12th Off the Page will once again bring an exciting programme of events in Stirling. Off the Page is one of the many cultural events that made Stirling...
Festival of Museums: Stirling & Falkirk

Festival of Museums: Stirling & Falkirk

Various Locations Stirling
The Festival of Museums is just that – a three day celebration of Scotland’s museums and galleries with events during the day and night!Museums and...
LEAP Sports Festival Fortnight: Stirling & Falkirk

LEAP Sports Festival Fortnight: Stirling & Falkirk

Various Locations Stirling
Takes place in June each year. Festival Fortnight is an exciting mix of sport, cultural, academic and recreational events and activities co-ordinated...
Bloody Scotland

Bloody Scotland

Various Locations Stirling
Bloody Scotland celebrates the best Scottish and International crime fiction. The festival will return for 2017 on the 8th, 9th, & 10th of September.
History Live

History Live

Various Locations Stirling
As part of the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology, History Live will invite inquisitive visitors and fun-seeking families to step back in time...
Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival: Stirling & Falkirk

Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival: Stirling & Falkirk

Various Locations Stirling
The festival takes place across Scotland throughout October each year, aiming to support the arts and challenge preconceived ideas about mental health...
Book Week Scotland: Stirling

Book Week Scotland: Stirling

Various Locations Stirling
Book Week Scotland is a week-long celebration of books and reading that takes place every November.Book Week Scotland 2017 will take place from Monday...
Puppet Animation Festival: Stirling & Falkirk

Puppet Animation Festival: Stirling & Falkirk

Various Locations Stirling
Puppet Animation Festival has run continuously since 1984, and in 2017 the festival will feature almost 130 events in over 30 venues, all across Scotland...