Image: Scottish indie rock band, The Snuts playing at the Barrowland Ballroom

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Events & Festivals in Scotland

We definitely know how to party! Our atmospheric crowds, iconic venues and picture-perfect backdrops play host to world-leading music, cultural, sporting events, and festivals in Scotland. All year round you can 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 for free.

Event Dates for 2023 and beyond

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