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!

Lanarkshire Festivals in August

Strathaven Balloon Festival

Strathaven Balloon Festival

26 Aug 2022 - 28 Aug 2022

The annual Strathaven Balloon Festival returns for 2022 taking place on the weekend of August 26th to 28th in Strathaven's John Hastie Park!
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Langloch Music Festival

Langloch Music Festival

27 Aug 2022 - 27 Aug 2022

The annual Langloch Music Festival returns on Saturday 27th August... it's a fantastic event which is very quickly becoming the number one spot to see local and upcoming bands live!
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Lanarkshire Festivals in September

Doors Open Days

Doors Open Days

03 Sep 2022 - 25 Sep 2022

Doors Open Days, Scotland's largest festival of places, history and culture, will return for its 33rd year in September!
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Biggar Science Festival

Biggar Science Festival

10 Sep 2022 - 10 Sep 2022

Biggar Science Festival returns on September 10th packed with fun, science-themed, interactive activities for all the family!
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MusicFest Mainstage

MusicFest Mainstage

10 Sep 2022 - 10 Sep 2022

Musicfest Mainstage is family-friendly, one-day music festival being held within the grounds of the Uddingston Cricket Club on Saturday 10th September as part of the Bothwell Scarecrow Festival!
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Lanarkshire Festivals in October

Pumpkin Festival at M&D’s

Pumpkin Festival at M&D’s

08 Oct 2022 - 30 Oct 2022

The annual Pumpkin Festival at M&D’s is a fantastic experience for the whole family featuring Pumpkin picking, Halloween themed games, spooky storytelling and more!
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Lanarkshire Festivals in November

GinFall Festival Hamilton

GinFall Festival Hamilton

19 Nov 2022 - 19 Nov 2022

Now established as THE BIGGEST One Day Gin Festival in Scotland, GinFall returns to the Hamilton Town House on Saturday 19th November for a Christmas Extravaganza of Gin, Live Music & Cocktails!
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Lanarkshire Festivals in December

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Lanarkshire Festivals in February

Lanarkshire Festivals in March

Scotlands Gardens Scheme

Scotlands Gardens Scheme

01 Mar 2022 - 31 Dec 2022

Explore large and small gardens of horticultural interest throughout Scotland thanks to Scotland's Gardens Scheme!
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Lanarkshire Festivals in April

Lanarkshire Festivals in May

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Lanarkshire Festivals in July

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Popular Venues

Airdrie Town Hall East Kilbride Arts Centre East Kilbride Village Theatre Lanark Memorial Hall Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre Rutherglen Town Hall The Town House Hamilton