Festivals in Lanarkshire

From music to film, comedy to books, family to the arts there's a wide range of cultural festivals being held through the year in Lanarkshire!

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Lanarkshire Festivals in January

Scotlands Gardens: Lanarkshire

Scotlands Gardens: Lanarkshire

01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
Explore large and small gardens of horticultural interest throughout Lanarkshire and all of Scotland thanks to Scotland's Gardens Scheme!

Lanarkshire Festivals in February

Love Life Love Libraries

Love Life Love Libraries

03 Feb 2018 - 10 Feb 2018
CultureNL Libraries will host the third Love Life Love Libraries health and wellbeing week between 3rd and 10th of February!

Lanarkshire Festivals in March

SCDA One Act Play Festival

SCDA One Act Play Festival

08 Mar 2018 - 10 Mar 2018
Cumbernauld Theatre is proud to welcome the SCDA’s One Act Play Festival, presenting 10 amateur companies over and intense and exciting 3 days!
Motherwell Makes Music

Motherwell Makes Music

16 Mar 2018 - 18 Mar 2018
Annual music festival, Motherwell Makes Music will showcase the best of both local and Scottish talent this March!
Puppet Animation Festival: Lanarkshire

Puppet Animation Festival: Lanarkshire

25 Mar 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
The Puppet Animation Festival is the UK’s oldest and largest performing arts festival for children!

Lanarkshire Festivals in April

Lanarkshire Festivals in May

Lanark FlowerFest 2018

Lanark FlowerFest 2018

11 May 2018 - 13 May 2018
Celebrate the horticultural revival of the Garden Valley and the Royal Burgh of Lanark at Lanark FlowerFest 2018 being held between the 11th and 13th May!
Festival of Museums: Lanarkshire

Festival of Museums: Lanarkshire

18 May 2018 - 20 May 2018
Festival of Museums is a three day celebration of Scotland’s museums & galleries with events held during the day & night!
Holi - Festival of Colours at Krishna Eco Farm

Holi - Festival of Colours at Krishna Eco Farm

19 May 2018 - 19 May 2018
Come along and celebrate Holi, the Festival of Colours, at Krishna Eco Farm, Lesmahagow on May 19th!
Calderstock

Calderstock

26 May 2018 - 27 May 2018
Come along to Calderglen Country Park for Calderstock... a free music and arts event for all the family to enjoy!

Lanarkshire Festivals in June

Live By The Loch

Live By The Loch

02 Jun 2018 - 02 Jun 2018
Broadwood Stadium will welcome some of the biggest names on the Scottish music scene for brand new one day festival Live by the Loch on Saturday 2nd June!
Lanark Lanimer Week

Lanark Lanimer Week

03 Jun 2018 - 09 Jun 2018
A fantastic week of celebrations are planned for the annual Lanark Lanimer Week - one of Scotland's oldest traditions!
Blantyre 80’s Festival Party

Blantyre 80’s Festival Party

08 Jun 2018 - 08 Jun 2018
Look out your legwarmers, iron those shoulder pads, turn up your suit sleeves! Blantyre Community Committee are hosting an EPIC Outdoor 80's party this Summer!
Live Near Livvies - Blantyre Music Festival

Live Near Livvies - Blantyre Music Festival

09 Jun 2018 - 09 Jun 2018
Live Near Livvies on June 9th is Blantyre's VERY own annual Summer Music Festival, hosted by Blantyre Community Committee!
The Scottish Gin Festival

The Scottish Gin Festival

17 Jun 2018 - 17 Jun 2018
The Scottish Gin Festival at Strathclyde Country Park is a hearty combination of top gins, tasty food, fabulous music, entertainment, a variety of beers wines and spirits plus a great crowd!
Wildfire Festival

Wildfire Festival

22 Jun 2018 - 24 Jun 2018
Scotland's award winning rock festival, WildFire Festival, returns to Wiston Lodge for a seventh year between 22nd and 24th June!
GinFall Festival Hamilton

GinFall Festival Hamilton

30 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
Social and Cocktail bring the very first Hamilton Ginfall Festival to The Town House on Saturday 30th June 2018!

Lanarkshire Festivals in July

Lanarkshire Festivals in August

Strathaven Round Table Annual Beer Festival

Strathaven Round Table Annual Beer Festival

04 Aug 2018 - 04 Aug 2018
Join Strathaven Round Table for their Annual Beer Festival at Strathaven Scout and Guide Hall on August 4th!
Hamilton Bulls Beer Festival

Hamilton Bulls Beer Festival

11 Aug 2018 - 11 Aug 2018
Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere, great live music & entertainment for all the family, at Hamilton Beer Festival on Saturday 11th August!
Strathaven Balloon Festival

Strathaven Balloon Festival

24 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018
The annual Strathaven Balloon Festival takes place on the weekend of August 24th to 26th in Strathaven's John Hastie Park!

Lanarkshire Festivals in September

Biggar Science Festival

Biggar Science Festival

20 Sep 2018 - 24 Sep 2018
After its successful debut, Biggar Science Festival will be returning for five days over the September weekend 2018!

Lanarkshire Festivals in October

Biggar Little Festival

Biggar Little Festival

18 Oct 2018 - 28 Oct 2018
Biggar Little Festival is a family-friendly festival held annually in the historic market town of Biggar - a small town at large!

Lanarkshire Festivals in November

Lanark Christmas Beer, Gin & Prosecco Festival

Lanark Christmas Beer, Gin & Prosecco Festival

17 Nov 2018 - 17 Nov 2018
After the success of last year's event the Lanark Christmas Beer Festival returns for 2018 and now includes Gin and Prosecco!

Lanarkshire Festivals in December

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Popular Events

Porsche In The Glen
Come along and see the Scottish Porsche owners as they display modern and classic cars on the main lawn at Calderglen!
Big Kid Circus: Lanark
Roll Up, Roll Up! The Big Kid Circus is in town! It returns to Lanark Auction Market from the 16th to the 20th May!
It’s A Knockout
St. Andrew's Hospice are holding their annual 'It’s A Knockout' charity event in Strathclyde Park between 18th & 20th of May!
Peppa in the Park
Join East Kilbride Libraries Team for a day of all things Peppa Pig at Calderglen Country Park on Wednesday 11th July!
The Scottish Gin Festival
The Scottish Gin Festival at Strathclyde Country Park is a hearty combination of top gins, tasty food, fabulous music, entertainment, a variety of beers wines and spirits plus a great crowd!