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What's On In Aberdeen


Until January 2019 - Christmas Village Market at Broad Street.

Aberdeen Panto 2018

Snow White, starring Lee Mead from Holby, Juliet Cadzow from River City and HMT favourites Alan McHugh and Jordan Young, will be performed at HMT from 1 December to 6 January 2019. Buy tickets for this Aberdeen Panto at

St Andrews Cathedral Christmas Services

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Peter Pan Poster Tivoli Theatre Aberdeen

The Tivoli Theatre 2018 Pantomime is by Attic Theatre who will perform Peter Pan from the 7 to the 22 December 2018 with performances at 7pm and a matinee on Saturday and Sunday.

Aberdeen Distilleries Tours Coach Trip Speyside

Aberdeen Distilleries Tours Coach Trip to Speyside

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

Professor Brian Cox Aberdeen
Book early - Professor Brian Cox Live Aberdeen AECC 20 February 2019 Buy Tickets.

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

Santa Run at the beach and Pittodrie Stadium.

Inflatable Snow Globe


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.

21 - The Shortest Day.

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

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.

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

Escape Room Locked Door Breakout Games Aberdeen
Escape Room Games

January 2019

1 - Temperance Walk at Cairnbulg

2 - Temperance Walk at St Combs

12th nicht

11 - Burning of the Clavie at Burghead.

25 - Burns Night celebrations includes Burns suppers and ceilidhs.

Kiltwalk Aberdeen
Registration for the 2 June Kiltwalk is now open.

Aberdeen Coach Tour to Dunnottar Castle, Royal Deeside & Cairngorms National Park.

Aberdeen Coach Tour to Dunnottar Castle, Royal Deeside & Cairngorms National Park

February 2019

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

Scottish Snowdrop Festival Aberdeen

Scottish Snowdrop Festival

SPECTRA Light Festival

14 - St Valentine's Day.

Granite Noir

North East Pet Expo.

March 2019

- International Women's Day Events

- Aberdeen Cyrenians Sleepout

8 - Happy 83rd Birthday Oor Wullie

- Gang Show.

- 23rd Aberdeen Boat Race

Aberdeen University Boat Race

31 Mothering Sunday offers.

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

- Jazz Festival


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.

- Nuart Street Art Festival


BHGE 10K Race and Running Festival.

Granite City Comic Con Aberdeen Convention

- Granite City Comic Con at Pittodrie Stadium.

Star Wars Exhibition and Events.

- King of Mountains Sportive.

- May Festival.


- Taste of Grampian.

6 - Thomas Blake Glover born.

Fyvie Live.

- Aberdeen Race For Life

- Castle Fraser Steam and Vintage Fair.

- Happy Father's Day.

- Ythan Challenge

21 - The Longest Day.

- Free Duthie Park Opera Concert of La Boheme by Verdi.

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

- Scottish Traditional Boat Festival at Portsoy

- Highland Games.


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

- Peterhead Circus

Peterhead Relay For Life
- Peterhead Relay For Life

Vegan Festival Pittodrie Football Stadium Aberdeen
- Vegan Festival

- The Lady Boys of Bangkok.

- Peterhead Scottish Week.

village hall concert
- Stonehaven Folk Festival.

4TG Game Con.

- Classic Cars and Jazz on the Lawn.

Banchory Show

- Moscow State Circus Aberdeen performances. See Ticketmaster to book.


25 - Great Run

- North East Open Studios Neos throughout the region.


- Banchory Beast Race

- 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.


- Oktoberfest

- Cyrenians Annual Charity Sleepout.

Illuminator Half Marathon

31 - Halloween


5 - Bonfire and Fireworks Night.

- Remembrance Sunday.

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

- Union Street Christmas Lights are switched on.

St Andrew's Day.
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