A selection of events in Scotland in the summer
Islay Festival Of Music And Malt
26 May - 3 June 2017
Enjoy traditional music, ceilidhs, whisky tasting and more.
Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival
26 May - 4 June 2017
Established as the region’s premier calendar entertainments event since 1979, the Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival is Scotland’s largest rural multi-artform festival, with more than 170 artists performing at 82 events in 42 venues across the full breadth of the region.
Angus Glens Walking Festival
1 - 4 June 2017
Spectacular guided walks over 4 days
2 - 3 June 2017
This special 2-day event in Oban features concerts by Skerryvore, Julie Fowlis, Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham, Skipinnish, Capercaillie and more.
2 - 4 June 2017
Annual event at the Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston near Edinburgh. Scotland's National Gardening Show featuring floral displays, gardening experts, arts, crafts and entertainment.
2 - 4 June 2017, Loch Fyne, Argyll
Beer, food and music - what more could you ask for!
Linlithgow Civic Festival
2 - 10 June 2017
West End Festival
2 - 25 June 2017
Glasgow’s largest cultural event with a wide variety of events and performances.
Helensburgh & Lomond Highland Games
3 June 2017
Mountain Bike World Cup
3 - 4 June 2017 at Fort William
4 - 10 June 2017 with the main Lanimer Parade in Lanark on Thursday 8 June
Tweedlove International bike festival
9 - 11 June 2017
Mountain biking around Peebles and the Tweed Valley
Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival
8 - 11 June 2017
Various venues featuring traditional jazz bands.
Glasgow Science Festival
8 - 18 June 2017
Road to the Isles Agricultural Show
10 June 2017, West Highlands
Popular annual event for all the family by the famous Camusdarach beach ('Local Hero' movie) near Arisaig and Mallaig.
10 June 2017 at Brechin.
Annual agricultural show with live stock, fun fair, trade stands, craft marquee, horse and hound, tractor pulling, dancing displays, pipe bands and lots more.
Isle Of Skye Half Marathon
10 June 2017
Cupar Highland Games
10 June 2017, Fife
Ardrossan Highland Games
11 June 2017, North Ayrshire
Borders Book Festival
15 - 18 June 2017 in Melrose in the Scottish Borders
A wonderful 4 days of talks, discussions, food & drink, live music, comedy and more for all the family.
Moray Walking Festival
16 - 25 June 2017
A new midsummer walking festival based on the Moray Way and surrounding towns/villages.
Cupar Arts Festival
tbc June 2017, Fife
Contemporary art in a rural setting. Making the most of the market town of Cupar’s public buildings and outdoor spaces.
Doune Hill Climb Car Competition
17 - 18 June 2017, Perthshire
Peebles March Riding & Beltane Queen Festival
18 - 25 June 2017, Peebles
A week long festival where the houses in the town are decked with red and white ribbons. It kicks off with the inaugural service at the Cross Kirk on the Sunday, followed by the Cornet Installation and the Riding the Marchs (Wednesday), Fancy dress parades (Friday) and Crowning Ceremony and Grade Procession (Saturday). Sunday rounds off the week with the Beating of the Retreat.
18 - 24 June 2017
A week of events to commemorate this Border town‘s history.
Edinburgh International Film Festival
21 June - 2 July 2017
Glasgow International Jazz Festival
21 - 25 June 2017
Glasgow Real Ale Festival
22 - 24 June 2017
Organised by CAMRA at The Briggait in the city's Merchant City area.
Royal Highland Show
22 - 25 June 2017 at Ingliston, Edinburgh.
Annual agricultural show with arena attractions, Scottish food exhibition, pedigree livestock, flower show, show jumping, craft fair and much more.
European Pipe Band Championships
24 June 2017, Forres
The biggest piping event in the Highlands
Scottish Traditional Boat Festival
24 - 25 June 2017
A colourful celebration of Scotland's great maritime heritage in picturesque Portsoy, Aberdeenshire.
Ceres Highland Games
24 June 2017, Ceres village, Cupar, Kingdom of Fife
The oldest free games in Scotland, always held on the last Saturday of the month of June.
Drumtochty Highland Games
24 June 2017 at Drumtochty Castle, Auchenblae, Aberdeenshire
Scottish Hydro Challenge
tbc 25 - 28 June 2017, Aviemore
One of the premier golfing events on the Challenge Tour. This event is free to attend.
East Neuk Festival
28 June - 2 July 2017
Artists of many nations come to this beautiful coastal spot bringing music family activities, writing and ideas, opera and installations.
The Scottish Game Fair
30 June - 2 July 2017
Set in the grounds of Scone Palace (Perthshire) with displays, stands, demonstrations. Organised by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust.