Want to know what's on in Aberdeen? You will be glad to learn that Aberdeen is home to an exciting and growing events and festivals scene.

From summer extravaganzas like the Aberdeen Highland Games to the May Festival hosted by the Univeristy of Aberdeen spanning art, culture, music and science, to sparkling festive events including the Aberdeen Christmas Village and Market and Hogmanay Aberdeen Street Party; Aberdeen boasts a year-round events programme that is as multi-faceted as the city itself.

Shop the region's finest food and drink offerings at the monthly Belmont Street Farmers' Market, get your groove on at an eclectic array of music festivals throughout the year including the Aberdeen Jazz Festival, Sound and True North, or discover a city and region at the forefront of technological innovation and visual design at events like TechFest, Look Again Festival and North East Open Studios (NEOS).

From performing arts spectacles like DanceLive to a thriving stand-up comedy scene - not to mention a number of high-profile sporting events - Aberdeen offers a fantastic choice of popular events.

Explore the range of events and variety of festivals on across Aberdeen this year.

Please note that due to the current COVID-19 advice, any large events are subject to cancellation. If you are planning to visit in 2020, please check the event website for the latest information.