Join the locals in celebrating our unique Scottish heritage and soak up the unique spirit of these parts. Experience the thundering hooves of the Common Ridings, indulge in a local food festival, dance the night away to live music and find perfect family fun at year-round festivals; our calendar is packed with outstanding events.

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Peebles Outdoor Film Festival

A busy weekend of adventure films, inspiring speakers and hands-on sessions, all housed in the truly picturesque Tweed Valley....

date_range 24th January, 2020 - 26th January, 2020


Burns Whisky Tasting

Join Oblo Bar & Bistro on Friday 24th January from 6.30pm for an alternative night of Scottish food & drink to celebrate the birthday of…...

date_range 24th January, 2020


Scottish Snowdrop Festival

Discover swathes of snowdrops claiming the landscape at some of the most popular attractions across Midlothian and the Borders. From meandering amongst the dainty white…...

date_range 25th January, 2020 - 15th March, 2020


Abbotsford Burns Night

Where better to celebrate the birth of our national bard, Robert Burns, than at the home of one of his greatest admirers, Sir Walter Scott....

date_range 25th January, 2020


Burns Night at The Brewery

Celebrate the great Robert Burns with a special evening at Stewart Brewing. There will be a piped welcome, traditional address to the haggis, whisky, special…...

date_range 25th January, 2020


It's Burns Dinner Night

Toast the bard at The Craigie Hotel with an informal 3 course set dinner including a bottle of wine....

date_range 25th January, 2020


Kelso Races

Head to Britain's friendliest racecourse for an exciting day out....

date_range 27th January, 2020


Borders Art Fair

The Borders Art Fair is a fabulous 3 days celebrating visual arts in the beautiful Borders. The festival involves over 60 exhibiting artists, galleries and…...

date_range 13th March, 2020 - 15th March, 2020


Mighty Deerstalker

Grab your headtorch and join The Mighty Deerstalker at Innerleithen, the UK’s biggest mountain adventure run…in the dark!...

date_range 14th March, 2020


TweedLove Vallelujah

Vallelujah is the first event in the TweedLove’s Triple Crown Series and this year it’s also Round One of the British National Enduro Series. It…...

date_range 21st March, 2020 - 22nd March, 2020


Hawick Reivers Festival

A programme of music, drama and re-enactments allow you to experience what life was like in the mid sixteenth century....

date_range 27th March, 2020 - 29th March, 2020


Melrose Rugby Sevens

The Melrose Sevens is the original sevens tournament played where the game was invented. A brilliant weekend to be had in Melrose for any rugby…...

date_range 9th April, 2020 - 12th April, 2020


Floors Castle Horse Trials

Visit the Floors Castle International Horse Trials for a wonderful family day out! Visitors can enjoy an array of equestrian spectacles, with dressage, showjumping and…...

date_range 15th May, 2020 - 17th May, 2020


European Continental Enduro Series Round 2

Head to Innerleithen for the Scottish Enduro Series at a legendary venue with a big reputation. Experience some of Scotland’s' steepest and toughest trails! Racers…...

date_range 16th May, 2020


TweedLove

Celebrate 10 years of the award-winning TweedLove Bike Festival with a variety of events, family fun, and delicious food and drink. TweedLove is all about…...

date_range 29th May, 2020 - 31st May, 2020


TweedLove Tenduro

Celebrate 10 years of the TweedLove Bike Festival at the biggest enduro race of the summer. Join the pros to ride five of the best…...

date_range 29th May, 2020 - 31st May, 2020


Borders Book Festival

Celebrate summer with a visit to one of Britain’s friendliest book festivals. Get set for a memorable weekend, with more than 100 events for all…...

date_range 11th June, 2020 - 14th June, 2020