Festival and Events Guide 2023

Loch Lomond Food & Drink FestivalLoch Lomond Shores1-2 April
Caradale Music FestivalCaradale28-30 April
Mull Music Festival, TobermoryIsle of Mull20-23 April
Mr Hips Garden PartyInveraray23 April
Highlands and Islands Music and Dance FestivalOban28-30 April
Colonsay Book FestivalIsle of Colonsay29-30 April
Loch Shiel Spring Festivalvarious4-7 May
Lorn Drama FestivalCorran Hills, Oban10-13 May
Ullapool Book FestivalUllapool5-6 May
Skye Live FestivalIsle of Skye11-13 May
Campbeltown Malts FestivalCampbeltown23-26 May
The Bluebell FestivalInveraray27-28 May
Punk on the PeninsulaDunoon25-28 May
Islay Festival of Music & MaltIsles of Islay and Jura26 May- 3 June
FyneFest Glen FyneInverary1-4 June
Arran Folk FestivalBrodick, Isle of Arran9 June
10 Under the BenFort William17 June
Killin Music FestivalKillin16-18 June
Opera CaledoniaIsle of Cumbrae17 June
Inverary Celtic Music FestivalInveraray25 June
Markie Dans Music FestivalOban30 June-2 July
Kintyre Songwriters FestivalCampbeltown9-14 June
Tarbert Seafood FestivalTarbert1-2 July
Cantilena FestivalIsle of Islay9-14 July
Tiree Music FestivalIsle of Tiree7-9 July
Heb Celt StornowayIsle of Lewis12-15 July
Eilaen Dorcha FestivalBenbecula27-29 July
Loch Fyne Viking FestivalTarbertJuly
Tarbert Traditional Boat FestivalTarbertJuly
BelladrumBeauly, Inverness27-29 July
Inverary Scottish Music FestivalInveraray30 July
Bute FestIsle of Bute28-30 July
West Highland Yachting WeekVarious29 July-4 August
UCI Mountain Bike FestivalFort William3-5 August
Kilberry Sportive LoopKilberry5 August
Lochgilphead Celtic and Pictish FestivalLochgilphead5 August
Doon the Water RevivalDunoon11-12 August
Ceolas UibhistSouth Uist2-7 July
M0kfestCampbeltown9-13 August
Inveraray Blues FestivalInveraray20 August
Cowal Highland GatheringDunoon24-26 August
Art Map ArgyllVarious19-28 August
Hebridean Whisky FestivalIsle of Skye2-9 September
Blas FestivalVarious1-9 September
Ceol CholasaIsle of Colonsay14-17 September
Tarbert Music FestivalTarbert15-17 September
Lagavulin Jazz FestivalIsle of Islay15-17 September
Hebrides International Film FestivalStornowaySeptember
Mendelssohn on MullIsle of Mull3-7 September
The Argyll Food FestivalOban23-24 September
Disconnect FestivalInveraray23-24 September
Cowal Open StudiosVarious22-25 September
Jura Music FestivalIsle of Jura22-24 September
Callander Jazz & Blues FestivalCallander28 Sept-1 Oct
Ullapool Guitar FestivalUllapool6-8 October
Colonsay Food & Drink FestivalIsle of Colonsay7-21 October
Bute Manouche Jazz FestivalIsle of Bute27-29 October
Tarbert Book FestivalTarberttbc
Mallaig Book FestivalMallaig10-12 November