24 Jun 2018

R.W.Thomson Memorial Rally

A vintage and classic vehicle and memorabilia rally is held on the last Sunday of June, in memory of Robert W Thomson, the inventor of the pneumatic tyre who was born in Stonehaven.  It has been organised since 1976 by the Robert William Thomson Memorial ...

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28 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018

Midsummer Beer Happening

A three day celebration to celebrate the craft of brewing is held in the town every June. It’s the largest beer festival in Scotland, offering the chance to sample more than 140 different brews, as well as street food and great music. Cycle Sportive - The...

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5 Jul 2018 - 8 Jul 2018

Stonehaven Folk Festival

A showcase for some of the best traditional and contemporary folk music with concerts, ceilidh, sessions and workshops. The Folk Festival is held on the second weekend in July, and is home to the world Paper and Comb championships, which isn’t something y...

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15 Jul 2018

Stonehaven Highland Games

Held on the third Sunday in July, the local Highland Games provide a fantastic traditional spectacle. There are competitions including highland dancing, tossing the caber, tug o’ war and pipe bands, as well as a mini-games and lots of stalls.

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31 Dec 2018

Stonehaven Fireball Festival

This celebration of Scotland’s Hogmanay is steeped in tradition and can be traced back more than 100 years. Around 45 local folk walk up the High Street at the first stroke of midnight from the Old Town Clock, swinging massive balls of flame around their ...

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