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Events

Events in Scotland

When it comes to celebrations, Scotland has few rivals in the world of events and festivals, that's why visitors come from far and wide to experience one of our many incredible events. Scotland, truly is, the Perfect Stage for Events.

Please check directly with event websites for Covid-19 advice and up-to-date information.

We definitely know how to party! Our atmospheric crowds, iconic venues and picture-perfect backdrops play host to world-leading music, cultural and sporting events all year round. Explore our mind-boggling diversity of treats, with plenty in store for foodies, whisky aficionados, music enthusiasts, history buffs, cultural admirers, adventurous souls, sport fanatics and everyone in between.

Scotland offers so much choice, from small local events with plenty of spirit to large scale global events.

If you'd like to submit an event, you can get your event listed on visitscotland.com for free.

What's to Come in 2022

Throughout the year and all over, we are celebrating Scotland's Year of Stories 2022 with a number of events that showcase our vibrant culture, putting new and old storytelling at the heart of it.

Sporting Events in Scotland

On the sporting side, our small but mighty country will host some thrilling adventure races, rugby, surfing and cycling events in the run up to the 2023 Cycling World Championships, the biggest cycling event ever.  There is also golfing galore this year with 5 major tournaments - not least The 150th Open in St Andrews. Start exploring what's on in Scotland and planning your next event adventure.

Share your event experiences using #visitscotland!