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What's On In Perthshire, Perth & Dundee

Blairgowrie Holiday Park is centrally located and is perfect for a relaxing break, or for exploring everything that Central Scotland has to offer. The small town of Blairgowrie has lots to see and do, with a wide range of shops, restaurants, pubs, activities, and events going on throughout the year.

The park is ideally located for visiting the surrounding areas, with the popular cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh & Aberdeen around 1.5 hours away, Dundee & Perth 30 mins and Stirling 1 hour.

The area is especially popular for people looking for a fishing break, skiing trip or golfing holidays, with Salmon fishing on the River Tay, Glenshee Ski Centre & a number of world famous golf courses all close by.

Our sister park at Corriefodly, Bridge of Cally, has an onsite bar with regular Saturday night entertainment throughout the season (March-October). You can view their entertainment schedule here >>

Please check the websites listed before travelling to or booking tickets for any events as dates/times may be subject to change and we're not liable for any changes to events.

 

June 2019

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8th - 9th June

The Cateran Yomp

Blairgowrie-Map-Marker-Icon.png Various, Perthshire

The Cateran Yomp (a military term for a long-distance march) is the biggest, toughest event of its kind. Taking place on the 8/9 June in the foothills of the Cairngorm Mountains in Scotland, teams of 3-6 people battle through 54 miles (gold) in 24 hours across the rugged terrain of the Scottish wilderness. You can also sign up for the silver or bronze distances (36 and 22 miles respectively).

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9th June

The Angus Show

Blairgowrie-Map-Marker-Icon.png Brechin Castle Showground, Angus

Annual agricultural show with live stock, fun fair, trade stands, craft marquee, horse and hound, tractor pulling, dancing displays, pipe bands and lots more.

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TBC

Strathmore Highland Games

Blairgowrie-Map-Marker-Icon.png Glamis Castle, Glamis

Each year, on the second Sunday of June, a truly Scottish event takes place in the beautiful grounds of Glamis Castle in Angus, Scotland – the Strathmore Highland Games. It starts officially at 12 pm, yet everyone is welcome before then. There’s lots going on like big strong men tossing cabers and throwing hammers. Light footed highland dancer’s dancing.

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21st June

Midsummer Music Festival

Blairgowrie-Map-Marker-Icon.png Scottish Crannog Centre, Aberfeldy

The annual Midsummer magic festival featuring Scottish music around a log fire is back for 2019. Act announcements to be announced in due course. The magical, atmospheric Crannog is the only place to be on Midsummer's Night.

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July 2019

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5th - 7th July

Scottish Game Fair

Blairgowrie-Map-Marker-Icon.png Scone, Perth

Organised by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT), this fantastic three-day event attracts tens of thousands of visitors and is a true celebration of conservation and the countryside, while raising vital funds for wildlife conservation science.

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19th - 21st July

Rewind Festival

Blairgowrie-Map-Marker-Icon.png Perth

Taking place in the spectacular grounds of Scone Palace - Rewind Scotland is a sight to behold!
Expect a weekend of iconic performance from musical legends, themed venues, pop-up performers and an unrivaled festival atmosphere.

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20th - 21st July

Dundee Summer Streets Festival

Blairgowrie-Map-Marker-Icon.png Dundee City Centre

Join us for fun in the Streets of Dundee with free activities, street entertainment and performances suitable for all. The theme for 2019 is exploration - join us to explore the city in new and exciting ways.

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August 2019

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10th August

Perth Medieval Fayre

Blairgowrie-Map-Marker-Icon.png Perth

Watch and try your hand at a range of skills including hand and wheel spinning, loom weaving and live metal casting from Threads in Time. There will also be medieval music, weapons and armour, traditional crime and punishment demonstrations and much much more!

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11th August

Perth Highland Games

Blairgowrie-Map-Marker-Icon.png Scone Palace

The Games include traditional Heavyweight events such as throwing weights and hammers and tossing the caber. In addition, there is Highland dancing, foot- and cycle races and the very popular pipe band contest with large numbers of overseas bands often taking part.

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September 2019

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7th September

The Braemar Gathering

Blairgowrie-Map-Marker-Icon.png Braemar, Ballater

The Braemar Gathering, is always held on the first Saturday in September in The Princess Royal and Duke of Fife Memorial Park in Braemar. The event starts at 9.30 a.m. and usually finishes at about 5.00 p.m.

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8th September

Blairgowrie Highland Games

Blairgowrie-Map-Marker-Icon.png Blairgowrie

The annual Games, a blend of spectacle and fun, take place on the first Sunday after the first Saturday in September in beautiful Perthshire.

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7th - 15th September

Perthshire Open Studios

Blairgowrie-Map-Marker-Icon.png Across Perth & Kinross

From professional artists and makers opening their workspaces, to art clubs and groups getting together to exhibit, this annual nine day event offers the opportunity to see a huge range of work and meet creators throughout  Perthshire and Kinross-Shire.

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14th September

Wee G&T Festival

Blairgowrie-Map-Marker-Icon.png Dewars Centre, Perth

The Wee G&T Festival is Provender Brown Deli's annual celebration of all things juniper. 2019 will be the festival's fourth year and, judging by the feedback from previous guests and exhibitors, we seem to have got the formula just about right!

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6th - 8th Sept

Dundee Flower & Food Festival

Blairgowrie-Map-Marker-Icon.png Dundee

A delicious staple in the Dundee calendar, with food and drink tastings, chef demonstrations, live music, and competitions. Guests in 2016 include The Incredible Spicemen, Jean Christophe Novelli and The Beechgrove Garden's Carole Baxter.

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October 2019

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3rd October - 3rd November

The Enchanted Forest

Blairgowrie-Map-Marker-Icon.png Pitlochry, Perthshire

Set amidst the stunning Autumn woodland of Forestry Commission Scotland’s Faskally Wood in Highland Perthshire, The Enchanted Forest is Scotland’s premier sound and light event.

Current winner of UK’s Best Cultural Event, the Scottish Outdoor Leisure Award for Best Outdoor Festival as well as Scotland’s Best Large Event you can be sure of a warm welcome at this woodland wonderland that dazzles and delights.

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25th - 31st Oct

Spirits of Scone - Halloween

Blairgowrie-Map-Marker-Icon.png Scone Palace, Perth

 

There's a frightening chill of Halloween in the air... This October, why not round up your most fearless of friends and make your way to the Spirits of Scone, a fright-fest like no other!

The nights are getting dark, and the grounds will be transformed into a truly terrifying playground for menacing ghouls and horror film freaks. They're lurking in the woods and hiding in the maze; this is where your nightmares come to life!

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November 2019

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16th - 17th November

Perth Chocolate & Gin Street Festival

Blairgowrie-Map-Marker-Icon.png George Street, Perth

Returning for the 3rd year this is a celebration of all things cocoa washed down with some gin. Meet the artisan makers and producers and learn more about their products whilst enjoying a tipple or two. This is a free outdoor market event and no tickets are required.

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17th November

The Perth Festive Feast

Blairgowrie-Map-Marker-Icon.png Perth

Treats for the ears and the tastebuds on Sunday 18 November when the Perth Festive Feast returns to the city centre.

More live music and entertainment on the King Edward Street and Horsecross Plaza stages to entertain visitors to the Perth Festive Feast, offering a scrumptious Christmassy spread of cake, soup, chocolate, and gin.

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30th November

Perth Lantern & Nativity Parade

Blairgowrie-Map-Marker-Icon.png Perth

Join a beautiful lantern-lit procession through Perth City Centre, ending with the unveiling of the Perth Christmas Nativity Scene outside St John’s Kirk. A great way to celebrate your local community this festive season. Daytime workshops are held to create the lanterns all ready for this short parade. The celebration of Christmas continues with carol singing and bell ringing.

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December 2019

 
 
 
 
 
 

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