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  • Classic cars driving through the streets of Selkirk
    Classic cars driving through the streets of Selkirk
  • Crowds watch the Peebles Beltane Festival
    Peebles Beltane Festival
  • Pipe band marches in the grounds of Floors Castle
    Pipe band at Floors Castle
  • Crowds gather in the town square as part of the Return to the Ridings
    Return to the Ridings
  • Riders returning from the Selkirk marches galloping at the Toll
    Riders returning from the Selkirk marches galloping at the Toll

The Scottish Borders is an events and festivals destination for all seasons and tastes.

Experience the warmest of welcomes and outstanding hospitality as you witness proud traditions being upheld, culture and creativity celebrated, and action-packed events that will keep you entertained all year-round.

Embrace the outdoors of the Scottish Borders by taking up the challenge of the Mighty Deerstalker obstacle run in March. Situated in the hrounds of Traquair House, this exciting event takes in the breathtaking surroundings of the Tweed Valley.

Enjoy amazing scenery from quiet country roads at the week-long festival of bike riding, Tweedlove, or listen to world-renowned authors at the Borders Book Festival.

Discover the colourful history of the Scottish Borders at the Return to the Ridings or put on your walking boots and head to the annual Scottish Borders Walking Festival.

Take a look through the information listings and plan your trip to an event or festival in the Scottish Borders.

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  1. Hawick Common Riding

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Hawick

    The traditional riding of the town's lands.

    Dates

    28 May 2015 to 6 Jun 2015
  2. The Borders Summer Craft Show

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Kelso

    A showcase of arts and crafts.

    Dates

    22 Aug 2015 to 23 Aug 2015
  3. Denholm Folk Festival

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Denholm

    Folk music festival.

    Dates

    6 Nov 2015 to 8 Nov 2015
  4. Family Ranger Club

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Selkirk

    Ranger activities for all the family.

    Dates

    5 Apr 2015 to 27 Sep 2015
  5. Fungal Foray

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Selkirk

    Look at some of the amazing autumn Fungi on display in the woodlands of Bowhill.

    Dates

    6 Sep 2015
  6. Gradings

    Galashiels

    The 21st Scottish Borders Walking Festival will be hosted by Galashiels community.

    Dates

    6 Sep 2015 to 12 Sep 2015
  7. Gradings

    Innerleithen

    A weekend of Scottish music.

    Dates

    21 Aug 2015 to 23 Aug 2015
  8. NYOS Jazz Orchestra

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    The Scottish Borders

    A performance of jazz music.

    Dates

    17 Jul 2015
  9. Guided Bird Walk

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Stobo

    With bird expert Mike Betts.

    Dates

    6 Jun 2015
  10. Arty Otters

    Type

    Workshops

    Gradings

    Jedburgh

    Create otter-inspired works of art.

    Dates

    23 May 2015
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