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Things to do in Scotland at night

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Enjoy a night out in one of Scotland’s cities. Choose between themed bars, evening tours, group activities, theatre, music, comedy and more.

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Get ideas for a night in Glasgow.


Cottiers Theatre

This former church is one of Glasgow’s most unique and magical venues. There’s a traditional public bar, large beer garden, dining room and regular events including music, theatre, markets and more.

Find out more on Cottiers


Golf Fang

An 18-hole indoor golf course surrounded by bespoke art complete with DJ, cocktails and street food.

Book a trip to Golf Fang


Boom Battle Bar (Also Edinburgh)

Battle it out at a selection of games including axe throwing, augmented reality darts, shuffleboard and more!

Plan a visit to Boom Battle Bar


Celtic Connections

This world-class music festival marks its 30th anniversary with even more one-off collaborations and genre-defying spectacles. Celebrate the development and resilience of Scottish music and live entertainment!

See what’s on at Celtic Connections


Glasgow Film Festival

Expand your horizons in March with this look at modern Spanish filmmakers, featuring free films showcasing women taking charge of their lives and setting off into the unknown.

Find out more about Glasgow Film Festival


Glasgow International Comedy Festival

There are over 100 shows to whittle down in Glasgow this March, from top UK comedy stars to the very best home-grown Scottish talent.

Check the programme for Glasgow Comedy Festival


Spend a spooky night out in Stirling.


Stirling Ghostwalk

Comedy, drama and storytelling around the historic sites of Stirling – the perfect spooky way to spend a Friday or Saturday night!

Find out more on Stirling Ghostwalk


Find ideas for a night out in Dunfermline.



This Indian streatery and cocktail bar serves everything from samosas to parathas, fish fries and bhel.

Book a table at Dhoom


The Creepy Wee Pub

Check out this gothic-style pub which has open mic nights, malt of the month, and skeletons built into the walls…!

Check out the Creepy Wee Pub


Find out what you can do in Edinburgh at night.


The Devil’s Advocate

Find this bar in one of the historic and atmospheric closes in the Old Town of Edinburgh. This old Victorian pump house has a mezzanine dining area and a 300-strong whisky shelf.

Plan a visit to the Devil’s Advocate


Find ideas for a night in Perth.


Perth Theatre and Perth Concert Hall

Take your pick in Perth – there is an historic Edwardian theatre and a state-of-the-art concert hall with some of the finest acoustics in Europe. You’ll find unique commissions and critically-acclaimed performances.

See what’s on at Perth Theatre and Perth Concert Hall


Explore the city of Dundee at night.


The outside of the Dundee Rep Theatre

Dundee Rep

Dundee’s Rep Theatre is home to a full-time theatre company and dance group, so you can be sure of amazing world-class shows and performances.

Find out more about Dundee Rep


Dundee Escape Room

See if you can escape from a locked room in 60 minutes in Dundee with themes including witchcraft, Da Vinci or prison!

Book Dundee Escape Room


Dundee Axe Hurling

Hone your axe-throwing skills at this indoor arena in Dundee. Get top tips as you enjoy mini games and an axe throwing tournament.

Plan a night out at Dundee Axe Hurling


See what you can do on an Aberdeen night out.


Aberdeen Music Hall, Lemon Tree and His Majesty’s Theatre

Browse what’s on in Aberdeen with three iconic city centre venues – His Majesty’s Theatre, the Music Hall and the Lemon Tree. There are national and international tours as well as local performances.

See what’s on soon at Aberdeen’s cultural venues


Aberdeen International Comedy Festival

Enjoy 11 days of comedy in Aberdeen every October. The city hosts headline acts alongside local talent in over 20 city centre venues.

Find out more on Aberdeen International Comedy Festival


Read on for things to do in Inverness at night.

Castle Tavern

Castle Tavern in Inverness is famous for its life-size statue of 19th-century whisky tycoon Johnnie Walker. In the summer months he’s often photographed more than Inverness Castle itself!

Plan a trip to Castle Tavern


MacGregor’s Bar

MacGregor’s Bar host a “live at five” music session every evening and have regular guest acts and events. They also embrace the very best of Scottish craft brewing and distilling, combined with a fantastic menu of local and seasonal dishes.

Check out MacGregor’s Bar


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