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What's On In Aberdeen

I shall be giving an author talk at Peterhead Library on Saturday 19th October from 2pm to 3:30pm during the...

Posted by About Aberdeen on Sunday, 6 October 2019

Speed Dating at Paramount in Aberdeen.

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Aberdeen Distilleries Tours Coach Trip Speyside
Aberdeen Distilleries Tours Coach Trip to Speyside

Join Jenny’s Donkeys at The Glen in Maryculter for a Picnic Walk
Join Jenny’s Donkeys at The Glen in Maryculter for a Picnic Walk!
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Aberdeen Quiz Night
A fun General Knowledge quiz night takes place on Tuesday 15th October 2019 from 1830hours in the Science Centre Aberdeen in aid of this local charity that focuses on teaching Stem subjects to children in a fun and a creative way.

Illuminator Half Marathon
26th October - Illuminator Half Marathon.

- Oktoberfest

31 - Halloween


Aberdeen Bonfire Firework Night Display at Beach
5 - Bonfire and Fireworks Night.

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

Speed Dating at Paramount in Aberdeen.

Buried in Grief Novel

My new emotive, suspenseful Aberdeen crime novel is Buried in Grief.

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WWE Live Aberdeen World Wrestling Entertainment AECC
10th November WWE Live (World Wrestling Entertainment) at TECA Aberdeen

- Remembrance Sunday.

Breakneck Comedy Afternoon Aberdeen
16th November - Dyce Boys Comedy day with Breakneck Comedy from 2pm till 7pm at Breakneck Comedy on King Street, £15 per ticket available from
The main headliner is Gus Lymburn.

Jack Whitehall Aberdeen
Tickets are now on sale for Jack Whitehall Stood Up at Aberdeen TECA on the 21st November 2019.

Lee McAllister
Lee McAllister, the Aberdeen Assassin, will next fight on the undercard of Nigel Benn’s comeback bout against former world super-middleweight champ Sakio Bika on Saturday the 23rd November 2019 at Resorts World in Birmingham

- 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.

North East Pet Expo
30 - North East Pet Expo.

St Andrew's Day.


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.

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

- Christmas Village Market at Broad Street.

Dyce Boys 2008 Christmas Fair Rohaan Café bar Dyce
8th - Dyce Boys Christmas Fair at Rohaan Cafe bar in Dyce from noon until 4 pm, £2 adult and kids go free. There will be Christmas activity for adults and children and lots of different stalls on offer.

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


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.

January 2020

1 - Temperance Walk at Cairnbulg

2 - Temperance Walk at St Combs

12th nicht

11 - Burning of the Clavie at Burghead.

Strictly Come Dancing Professionals Aberdeen AECC
21st and 22nd 2020 performance of the BBC One hit show Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour at the Aberdeen P&J Live.

25 - Burns Night celebrations includes Burns suppers and ceilidhs.

February 2020

14 - St Valentine's Day.

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

Scottish Snowdrop Festival Aberdeen

Scottish Snowdrop Festival

Granite Noir

March 2020

8 - Happy 84th Birthday Oor Wullie

Aberdeen Torcher Parade
- Aberdeen Torcher Parade.

- International Women's Day Events

- Aberdeen Cyrenians Sleepout

- Gang Show.

- 24th Aberdeen Boat Race

Aberdeen University Boat Race

Mothering Sunday offers.

- Jazz Festival

April 2020

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.

RGU Film Festival at the Belmont Filmhouse
- RGU Film Festival at the Belmont Filmhouse


BHGE 10K Race and Running Festival.

- May Festival.


Taste of Grampian
- Taste of Grampian.

Kiltwalk Aberdeen
- Kiltwalk.

6 - Thomas Blake Glover born.

Aberdeen Airport Runway Midnight Charity Run
Tickets are now on sale for the Aberdeen Airport Runway Midnight Charity Run.

- 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


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

Fyvie Live.

Peterhead Relay For Life
- Peterhead Relay For Life

- Highland Games.

- Peterhead Circus

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.


Granite City Comic Con Aberdeen Convention
- Granite City Comic Con.

- Great Run

Escape Room Locked Door Breakout Games Aberdeen
Escape Room Games

- North East Open Studios Neos throughout the region.


Craft and Ale Trail Aberdeen
28th Craft and Ale Trail Aberdeen

- 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.


Aberdeen Comedy Festival 2019
Aberdeen Comedy Festival 2019

- Cyrenians Annual Charity Sleepout.
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