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    Events in Aberdeen


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    What's On In Aberdeen




    December

    1 Dec to 5 Jan - outdoor ice rink at Union Terrace Gardens.








    Ballooning in Aberdeenshire including those that take you over the Castles.

    Book a Dolphin watching trip.

    Book a seat on a Train Trip on the Orient Express which leaves Aberdeen station or other Scottish train stations.

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    20 - Christmas Carol Concert at the David Welch Winter Gardens of the Duthie Park from 4 - 6pm.

    - Evening Express Carol Concert at The Music Hall, to book tickets see the Box Office page.

    - Santa Run at the beach and Pittodrie Stadium.



    For details of what is happening throughout the festive season including the Christmas lights switch on visit the Christmas page and the Christmas Events section.

    Tickets now available for the Inverurie Panto.

    21 - The Shortest Day.

    - Tattoo Convention.

    24 - Leave a wee dram for Santa and a carrot for Rudolph!

    December 2013 - Santa Run at the beach and Pittodrie Stadium.

    There is lots to do and see over the Christmas period throughout the City and the Shire - click here for a full listing in addition to those here.


    For details of Pantomimes during December and January click here and do take the children on the Mall Centre Road Train.


    25 - A very Merry Christmas!

    25 - Temperance Walk at Inverallochy

    26 December - Take part in the Boxing Day Swim and raise funds for your favourite charity.
    Inflatable Snow Globe

    31st Hogmanay - The AECC party. For this and more New Year's Eve details such as the Hogmanay fireworks display visit our Hogmanay page.
















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    January 2015


    1 - Temperance Walk at Cairnbulg

    2 - Temperance Walk at St Combs

    25 - Burns Night celebrations includes Burns suppers and ceilidhs.

    - Burning of the Clavie at Burghead.


    February 2015

    6 and 7 - Beer @ the Barn

    Watch the salmon jumping at Falls of Feugh between September and November and between February to March.

    14 - St Valentine's Day.


    March


    8 - Happy 79th Birthday Oor Wullie

    - Mothering Sunday

    - Jazz Festival

    - Gang Show.

    - Cyrenians Annual Charity Sleepout.


    April

    1 - Buy Tartan Paint.

    1 April - Please spare a thought for those who lost their lives on Flight 85N. Read about this tragedy and see photos of the granite memorial on the Johnston Gardens page.

    - Easter Extravaganza at the Duthie Park.

    - Beach Watch Clean Up.

    - Granite City Rally.

    - Free Entry to Historic Scotland properties.

    - Balmoral Road Race, Royal Deeside.


    May


    - Torcher Parade, Union Street one of the most popular events in Aberdeen.

    - May Festival.

    - Granite Festival.

    - Wordfringe.

    - Baker Hughes 10k Race and fun run.



    June


    6 - Thomas Blake Glover born.

    - Taste of Grampian.

    - Happy Father's Day.

    - Aberdeen Race For Life

    - Castle Fraser Steam and Vintage Fair.

    - Highland Games.

    - Ythan Challenge

    Stonehaven Feein Market at Market Square and Town Hall. Fun, frolics and banter for all the family and generations with a packed programme of live music and acts in the square together with stalls, games, kids rides, great food, fare and good company. More info at www.feeinmarket.org.uk

    St. Ternan's Fair in the Bellfield Park - ferret racing, SSPCA Companion Dog Show, Banchory Birl tent with traditional musicians and local stalls. Ends with Praise in the Park at 3.30pm

    Dance Classes.

    TBA- Flying Pigs perform live at HMT Aberdeen

    TBA - Emmerdale Extravaganza.

    Grampian Country Fair 2014


    TBA - Oldmeldrum Sports Highland Games.

    21 - The Longest Day.

    - Armed Forces Day with a march down Union Street for members of the Forces, Veterans and Cadets.


    Kevin's Day

    TBA - Kevin's Day at Mackie Academy, Stonehaven from 10am till 4pm. This is a fun family occasion with various attractions and entertainment such as It's a Knockout, bouncy castle, teddy toddle, ceilidh, fun fair, car boot sale, craft stalls, face painting, climbing wall and 1k, 3k and 10k runs.

    Kevins Day

    It is held in memory of Kevin Humphreys and raises money for charities such as The Anthony Nolan Trust in Scotland and Clic Sergent.

    There will be a number of races which includes a 10k and 3k. To register for these go to www.born2run.co.uk

    There is also a 1k race and for more information about how to take part please contact carolhumphreys1962@yahoo.co.uk

    The organisers are also looking for teams of 10 to take part in the It's a Knockout. To register a team please contact carol humphreys1962@yahoo.co.uk

    Carol Humphreys can also be contacted by those who wish to book a stall. This includes traders as well as stall holders or traders.

    - Scottish Traditional Boat Festival at Portsoy

    July

    6 - Please spare a thought and prayer for those who died on The Piper Alpha this day in 1988.

    - Circus.



    August

    The Lady Boys of Bangkok.

    Banchory Show

    Extreme Stunt Show

    - Free Duthie Park Ballet and Opera Concert.

    - Wizard Festival

    - Peterhead Scottish Week.

    TBA - A new event in Aberdeen is the Northern Lights Music and tickets for this will be on sale soon. For more information visit Seaton Park Concert Northern Lights Music Festival.

    - Tarland Show.

    - International Youth Festival.

    - Grampian Military Vehicle Tattoo.

    - Arbroath Sea Fest.

    - Aboyne Highland Games.

    Banchory Beer Festival

    Fyvie Live concert tickets now available.

    - Tartan Day.

    - NEX Factor singing competition and concert. For more details of this please visit the Concerts and Music section.

    - Stonehaven Folk Festival.

    - ChildLine Scotland Midsummer Ball at the Marriott Hotel in Dyce.


    September


    Lonach Gathering and Games, Strathdon.

    - St Ternan Medieval Fair, Banchory.

    - Turriff and District Pipe Band Competition.

    - Feugh Fest

    - Blooms

    - Braemar Highland Games and Highland Gathering at Braemar.

    - The Garioch Theatre Festival.

    - Aboyne and Deeside Festival.

    - Deveron Music Festival at Duff House, Banff.

    - Country Fair.

    Nordic Walking.


    - Pride In Aberdeen.

    - Bon Accord Bike Ride.

    - Crathes Vintage Car and Motorcycle Rally at Crathes Castle.

    - Grampian Truck Show at Grampian Transport Museum, Alford.

    - Motorvation at The Grampian Transport Museum, Alford.

    - Aberdeen Walkathon.



    October


    - Jailbreak Challenge Children 1st.

    - North East Open Studios Neos throughout the region.

    Food and Fiddle Festival

    - Braemar Creative Arts Festival.

    - One of our most favourite what's on and where to go events in Aberdeen is the Doors Open Day - Free admission to over 32 attractions and venues throughout the Shire.

    TechFest.

    - Peterhead Fish Fest

    31 - Halloween Events.

    Huntly Hairst Halloween Food Festival.



    November


    5 - Bonfire and Fireworks Night.

    - Remembrance Sunday.

    - Independent Record Label Market

    - Enchanted Castle Crathes

    - Union Street Christmas Lights are switched on.

    - One of our most favourite what's on and where to go events in Aberdeen is the Castlegate Christmas tree switch on.

    30 - St Andrew's Day.

    - Touch of Tartan Ball at the Beach Ballroom.




    December

    - One of our most favourite what's on and where to go events in Aberdeen is the Reindeer Parade at Crathes Castle.


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