Events in Argyll & The Isles

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  • Cowal Games, Dunoon
    Cowal Games, Dunoon
  • The Loch Fyne Food Fair
    The Loch Fyne Food Fair
  • Yacht racing at the Scottish Series, near Tarbert
    Yacht racing at the Scottish Series, near Tarbert

Celebrate the diverse and unique Scottish heritage with events in Argyll & The Isles.

From Highland games with traditional dance to exciting music events including the Best of the West festival, to the world-class Tiree Wave Classic windsurfing competition and many more, there's surely something for everyone.

Absorb the breathtaking scenery and natural heritage of Argyll & The Isles at events and festivals throughout the region. Sample indulgent local produce, enjoy the atmosphere and get the whole family involved.

An island favourite in May is the Islay Festival of Music & Malt where you can listen to local talent, visit the distillery open days and sample a dram or two.

Foodies will love the Loch Fyne's regular foodie events, a feast for the senses showcasing the best in west coast larder from smoked fish to tempting sweet treats.

Many sporting events can be discovered in the region, such as the Isle of Jura Fell Race, one of the toughest challenges in British hill racing.

July is an excellent time of year to discover the region’s classical music roots, with Cantilena attracting world-class performers to Islay, while the small island of Easdale hosts the World Stone Skimming Championship in September. Highland games abound here with unusual settings, including the games at Inveraray in July and the world’s largest Highland games can be experienced at the Cowal Highland Gathering in Dunoon in August.

Take a look at the listings below as you don't want to miss the great festivals and events in Argyll & The Isles. You can also find more events on Explore Argyll & The Isles.