Scotland events highlights for January (having recovered from the new year) include Burns night, Celtic Connections and the Speciality Food Show.
Scotland Events January 2022….
29th December 2021 – 1st January 2022, Edinburgh
The world’s greatest New Year party with days and nights of amazing events and fun, with the traditional torchlit procession, street performers, fireworks, concerts, ceilidh, and of course, the big Hogmanay party itself.
20th November 2021 – 2nd January 2022
Lots to see and do.
Spectacle of Light
4th December 2021 – 2nd January 2022, Dalkeith Country Park
A magical after-dark family adventure.
Red Hot Chilli Pipers
30th December 2021 – 16th January 2022, Alhambra Theatre Dunfermline
A fusion of traditional pipe tunes and contemporary anthems.
Irn Bru Carnival
22nd December 2021 – 16 January 2022, SECC Glasgow
Europe’s largest indoor fun fair, with over 60 rides and attractions, as well as new and exciting additions for thrill seekers, families and more kids rides than ever.
Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live
3rd – 4th January 2022, SSE Hydro, Glasgow
Jumps, stunts and lots more.
Lumphanan Detox 10K
The 10km (almost circular) course begins with a long, steady incline – for about 2km.
20th January – 6th February 2022, Glasgow
Scottish talent and artists from all over the world perform in ceilidhs and concerts across Glasgow, in what has become the worlds biggest winter music festival.
21st January 2022, Lauriston Hall, Edinburgh
Celebrate Robert Burns with music, drinking, and dancing. What more could you want?
Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival
21st – 29th January 2022, Dumfries & Galloway
A host of events, including music, dance, literary and theatre, with local and international performers.
Scotlands Trade Fair & Speciality Food Show
23rd – 25th January 2022, SEC, Glasgow
Clothing, Textiles, Jewellery, Fashion Accessories, Clan Products, Bath & Body, Stationery, Giftware and Gift Food.
Up Helly Aa
25th January 2022, Lerwick, Shetland
Experiences to be had by all from the celebration of our history, the sight of the Guizer Jarl, and his Jarl Squad marching through the town.
Royal Yacht Britannia Burns Night
28th – 29th January 2022, Edinburgh
Celebrating the birth of our national poet, Burns nights are celebrated in pubs and clubs nationwide. Very few have online booking, but this is one of Scotland’s classics.
28th January – 26th February 2022, Glencoe
A month of good beer, good music, pub quizzes, whisky tasting masterclass, and maybe some snow. What more could you want?
Come Gin With Us
30th January 2022, Dalziel Park Hotel & Golf club, Motherwell
An afternoon of gin and entertainment
CHECK THE SPECIFIC EVENTS CALENDARS FOR….
MAJOR EVENTS IN SCOTLAND ….
Edinburgh Military Tattoo: You’ll have to book your Edinburgh Military Tattoo tickets early if you want to see this magnificent spectacle, and internationally acclaimed event, set against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle.
Edinburgh Fringe Festival: One of the world’s largest arts events, the Festival stages more than 2,000 shows in hundreds of theatres, and a lot more.
Edinburgh Hogmanay: Year after year the Hogmanay street party brings something new: Torchlight Procession, Carnival, Street Theatre and more.
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