A selection of events in Scotland in the summer
Angus Glens Walking Festival
30 May - 2 June 2019
Spectacular guided walks over 4 days
31 May - 2 June 2019
Annual event at the Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston near Edinburgh. Scotland's National Gardening Show featuring floral displays, gardening experts, arts, crafts and entertainment.
31 May - 3 June 2019, Loch Fyne, Argyll
Beer, food and music - what more could you ask for!
Linlithgow Civic Festival
tbc early June
Helensburgh & Lomond Highland Games
1 June 2019
Taste of Grampian
tbc 1 June 2019, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire
Food and drink family-friendly festival in the north east of Scotland with the emphasis on local produce.
Pageant in the City
1 June 2019, Brechin, Angus
Fun for all the family.
Mountain Bike World Cup
1 - 2 June 2019 at Fort William
2 - 8 June 2019 with the main Lanimer Parade in Lanark on Thursday 8 June
Glasgow Science Festival
tbc 6 - 16 June 2019
7 - 8 June 2019
This special 2-day event in Oban is the biggest live music event in the region of Argyll & Bute.
Transcend - Scottish bike festival
7 - 9 June 2019
The 10th year of the TweedLove Bike Festival with music and food as well as Mountain bike racing around Peebles and the Tweed Valley.
Ballantrae Festival of Food & Drink
8 - 9 June 2019, Ayrshire
Including a mini gin festival on Saturday 8th to help celebrate World Gin Day!
8 - 16 June 2019, Edinburgh
Concerts, exhibitions, live music, comedy, theatre, tours and more. Including Gala Day and Pageant (Saturday 9th June) and the Leith Festival Tattoo (Sunday 17th June).
Road to the Isles Agricultural Show
tbc 8 June 2019, West Highlands
Popular annual event for all the family by the famous Camusdarach beach ('Local Hero' movie) near Arisaig and Mallaig.
8 June 2019 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
8 June 2019
Ardrossan Highland Games
9 June 2019, North Ayrshire
Crail Food Festival
tbc 9 - 10 June 2019, Fife
A highlight on Scotland’s foodie calendar now in its 9th year with local produce, demonstrations, stalls, etc.
Borders Book Festival
13 - 16 June 2019 in Melrose in the Scottish Borders
A wonderful 4 days of talks, discussions, food & drink, live music, comedy and more for all the family.
Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival
13 - 16 June 2019
Various venues featuring traditional jazz bands.
Moray Walking Festival
14 - 23 June 2019
A new midsummer walking festival based on the Moray Way and surrounding towns/villages.
Edinburgh Whisky Festival
tbc15 June 2019
Cupar Highland Games
16 June 2019, Fife
Aberdeen Highland Games
16 June 2019
Cupar Arts Festival
tbc June 2019, Fife
Contemporary art in a rural setting. Making the most of the market town of Cupar’s public buildings and outdoor spaces.
Peebles March Riding & Beltane Queen Festival
tbc 16 - 23 June 2019, 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.
16 - 22 June 2019
A week of events to commemorate this Border town‘s history.
Edinburgh International Film Festival
19 - 30 June 2019
Glasgow International Jazz Festival
19 - 23 June 2019
Royal Highland Show
20 - 23 June 2019 at Ingliston, Edinburgh.
Annual agricultural show with arena attractions, Scottish food exhibition, pedigree livestock, flower show, show jumping, craft fair and much more.
Glasgow Real Ale Festival
tbc 20 - 22 June 2019
Organised by CAMRA at The Briggait in the city's Merchant City area.
Doune Hill Climb Car Competition
tbc 22 - 23 June 2019, Perthshire
Scottish Traditional Boat Festival
22 - 23 June 2019
A colourful celebration of Scotland's great maritime heritage in picturesque Portsoy, Aberdeenshire.
Drumtochty Highland Games
22 June 2019 at Drumtochty Castle, Auchenblae, Aberdeenshire
Lorne Highland Games
23 June 2019, Oban
Known as the People's Games at Mossfield Park, Oban.
East Neuk Festival
26 - 30 June 2019
With classical chamber music at its heart, this annual festival has expanded to include jazz, folk and electronica, plus films, exhibitions, art installations and literature events as well as guided walks. Come and be surprised!
The Midsummer Beer Happening
tbc 27 - 29 June 2019, Stonehaven
Hundreds of craft beers and real ales, plus a cycle sportive event.
Glasgow Festival of Wine
29 June 2019
Hosted by Tom Cannavan, broadcaster and award-winning wine writer.
European Pipe Band Championships
29 June 2019, Inverness
The biggest piping event in the Highlands
Ceres Highland Games
29 June 2019, Ceres village, Cupar, Kingdom of Fife
The oldest free games in Scotland, always held on the last Saturday of the month of June.
Gairloch Highland Gathering
29 June 2019, Wester Ross