Scotland Events May 2019 …

Scotland Welcomes You

Visit the Scotland Welcomes You website! Scotland events highlights for the month of May include the Newton Stewart Walking Festival, the popular Edinburgh Marathon, and the Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival.

Bandstand Beer and Music Festival 2018
2nd – 6th May 2019, Braeval Hotel, Nairn
Join us for our 10th annual beer and music festival. We’ll be celebrating with great beers (200 real ales and ciders from around 70 breweries) and talented musicians.

Spirit of Speyside
2nd – 6th May 2019, Speyside
Fun for all whisky lovers, with 5 days of Whisky, Food, Music & Fun throughout the Speyside region.

Cocktails In The City 
3rd – 4th May 2019, The Hub, Edinburgh
A weekend long cocktail party with 18 of the city’s finest bars all under one roof. Enjoy new botanical serves, negroni flights, tasting rooms, masterclasses and more.

3rd – 5th May 2019, Kirriemuir, Angus
International Bon Scott Rock Festival.

Bubble Rush
5th May 2019, Bellahouston Park, Glasgow
Family friendly 5k course, with cannons pumping out coloured foam to create a deep bubble bath. Run, jog, walk, dance or toddle. Pushchairs and wheelchairs welcome.

Ullapool Book Festival
10th May 2019, Market Street, Ullapool
The book festival is not just a showcase for Highland writers but also for writers from other parts of Scotland, and indeed the world.

Newton Stewart Walk Fest
10th – 16th May 2019, Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway
Tackle the highest hills in the south of Scotland, exploring Galloway and learning about the local environment.

Detox Health Beauty Day
11th May 2019, Archerfield Walled Garden, Dirleton, East Lothian
Health and wellbeing festival with a host of experts from the world of detox, health and beauty. Sample some of the best skincare brands, super-healthy foods, revitalising fresh juices, invigorating yoga sessions, relaxing meditation and more.

Race For Life
12th May 2019, Edinburgh
5K race (women and children) for Cancer Research UK.

Race For Life
12th May 2019, Edinburgh
10K race (women and children) for Cancer Research UK.

Perth Festival of the Arts
16th – 25th May 2019, Perth
Ten day extravaganza of music, drama, opera and the arts.

Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair
17th May 2019, Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum
An opportunity to see and buy exciting new art from award winning artists, household names, celebrity and emerging creatives as well as the best local and national artists.

Arran Mountain Festival
17th – 20th May 2019, Isle of Arran
Hillwalking and mountaineering festival.

The Fife Show
18th May 2019, near Cupar
A traditional agricultural event, the Show has extended its activities into the realms of wider environment and related countryside issues.

Race For Life
19th May 2019, Glasgow
5K race (women and children) for Cancer Research UK.

Race For Life
19th May 2019, Glasgow
10K race (women and children) for Cancer Research UK.

Orkney Folk Festival
23rd – 26th May 2019, Orkney
Four days of great folk music, fiddlers, and more.

Edinburgh Craft Beer Festival
24th – 25th May 2019, The Biscuit Factory, Edinburgh
Come join our carnival of the very best of modern beer culture and brewing creativity. A world class line-up of breweries, headline music acts and Scotland’s finest street food fiends will come together for three days of pure outrageous celebration.

Mhor Festival
24th – 26th May 2019, Balquhidder, Perthsire
Lovers of food, music, theatre and dance will enjoy this.

Eat And Drink Festival
24th – 27th May 2019, SEC Glasgow
Celebrating the exciting trends in modern cuisine, mixology & street food, you won’t want to miss Eat & Drink Festival Scotland.

The Ideal Home Show
24th – 27th May 2019, Glasgow
From kitchens and bathrooms, to bedrooms and basements, fixtures and fittings to fine food, gardens and the latest high tech gadgets, to fashion beauty and gifts, you’ll find it all under one roof at this award-winning show.

Islay Festival of Music and Malt
24th May – 1st June 2019, Islay
Traditional music, ceilidhs, Gaelic lessons, golf, bowling and whisky tasting.

Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival
24th May – 2nd June 2019, Dumfries & Galloway
A host of events, including music, dance, literary and theatre, with local and international performers.

The Edinburgh Marathon
25th – 26th May 2019, Edinburgh
A busy two days in the capital, with multiple events taking place, from junior (3-18 years old) races, to relay team events, and half or full marathon.

Riverside Festival
25th – 26th May 2019, Glasgow
Bank holiday weekend of music, Glasgow.

Edinburgh International Children’s Festival
25th May – 2nd June 2019, Edinburgh
With an emphasis on striking visual productions, the international programme continuously goes beyond expectations of children’s work, inspiring and delighting both the young and young-at-heart.

West End Festival
30th May – 30th June 2019, Glasgow
Community cultural event, with music, local history events, exhibitions, theatre and dance performances, talks, guided walks, workshops and film screenings.

Gardening Scotland
31st May – 2nd June 2019, Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh
A popular event with keen gardeners, food lovers, and almost everyone else.

Juniper Festival
31st May – 2nd June 2019, Edinburgh
Gin companies (try before you buy), including gin talks, cocktails, food stalls and handmade fashions and crafts.

31st May – 3rd June 2019, Cairndow Argyll
A weekend of escapism, accompanied by the best beer, food and music from Scotland and beyond, at the Fyne Ales brewery estate.

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