Authentic Scottish Events, Culture & Traditions

So you've soaked up the history of Scotland's castles and snapped pictures of countless stunning views, now how do you go about experiencing true Scottish culture?

Check out the cultural events below to take part in real Scottish traditions and experiences.

Celtic Connections

© Glasgow Life / Gaelle Beri

January, February and March

Brough of Birsay, Orkney


April, May and June

Largs Viking Festival

© Ayrshire and Arran Tourism Group

July, August and September

Hogmanay fireworks

October, November and December

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