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Events in Aberdeen
Events for 2020
Our exciting programme of events for 2020 will be announced soon, watch this space for the latest updates.
Thank you to those who attended Spectra, Scotlands leading urban light festival, organised in partnership with arts producers and placemakers Curated Place.
Tell us what you thought about Spectra Aberdeen 2020 by filling out our quick survey: Spectra Aberdeen 2020 Survey
For more information on the festival please visit SPECTRA.
Highland Games 21 June
Aberdeen’s Highland Games returns to Hazlehead Park on Sunday 21 June 2020. A highlight on the city’s summer calendar, it promises to be a day full of entertainment and activities for all the family – including four-legged friends, with the return of the popular dedicated area for dogs.
The programme includes traditional Scottish Highland Games competitions, pipe band championships and solo piping competitions, as well as a funfair, family entertainment stage performances, free children’s activities, a craft and food market and a beer tent.
For more information please visit Aberdeen Highland Games.
Tour of Britain
Aberdeen City Council and Aberdeenshire Council are working in partnership to host the final stage of the Tour of Britain cycle race in 2020 and the Grand Depart in 2021.
The Tour of Britain is a British sporting phenomenon. It has become the UK’s biggest free-to-attend sporting event, with 1.5 million spectators and still growing.
The Tour is the UK’s biggest and most prestigious cycle race attracting the world’s top cyclists, including Olympic and World Champions, and Tour de France winners, to compete over eight days each September. It is a professional men’s cycle race consisting of eight stages of racing across the UK, with different routes showcasing the best of British towns, cities and countryside.
For more information please visit Tour of Britain ABDN.
About the City Events Team
The City Events team are responsible for the planning, co-ordination and delivery of the Council's annual festivals and events programme in the City of Aberdeen. We also offer support and advice to a wide variety of other events organised in the city.
We can provide help and advice on all aspects of event management and can offer support for your event by attending any planning and/or site meetings (this may incur a charge). See Planning an Event for more information about how we can help with your event.
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