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Aberdeen Festivals

Aberdeen Festivals is a group of 10 festivals formed to sustain, further develop and promote Aberdeen’s vibrant and distinctive festivals offering. For all festival dates click here.

Music...

Aberdeen Jazz Festival is a renowned four day festival packed with musical excellence from across the jazz and blues spectrum.

sound festival embraces a network of local organisations to produce a varied programme of events exploring new music.

True North has concerts and gigs taking places across the city, providing a platform for up and coming musicians whilst showcasing some of the UK's biggest acts.

Dance...

DanceLive is an annual festival celebrating contemporary dance, and is Scotland's only festival presenting contemporary dance.

International...

Aberdeen International Youth Festival welcomes participants from all four corners of the globe as they take part in the 44th festival.

Art...

North East Open Studios (NEOS) invites you to visit an award winning collective of artists, makers and designers in their very own studios accross the North East of Scotland.

Science...

TechFest is a festival of science, technology, engineering and mathematics and is widely acknowledged as a major event in the region.

And a bit of everything else...

SPECTRA is Aberdeen's stunning festival of light and returns in 2016 to celebrate Scottish Year of Innovation, Architecture & Design. 

Look Again is a visual art and design festival and last year it famously 're-dressed' Aberdeen's statues!

May Festival showcases the many strengths of the University of Aberdeen with events in science, music, literature, film, Gaelic, and health and wellbeing.