Events in Perth and Kinross

Perth and Kinross boasts an exciting and diverse annual events calendar of approximately 1,000 local, national and international events.

Regular major events such as Blair Castle International Horse Trials, Etape Caledonia and the Johnnie Walker golf championships are complemented by a hugely entertaining programme of local events and cultural activity.

View the Perth City events calendar 

Highlights

Boating on the River Tay - From June until the end of October 2017 there will be a variety of Boat Trips on the Tay available to book departing from Perth - Fergusson Gallery and Willowgate Activity Centre.

Southern Fried Festival - 27 to 30 July - Nick Lowe, Loudon Wainwright III, Beth Nielsen Chapman and Jim Lauderdale headline the 10th Southern Fried Festival of American roots music in Perth which also features Rock 'n' Roll, The Songs of Chuck Berry.

Perth on the Go - 6 August, 11am - Get on your bike and come and cycle around the city and find out about alternative ways to travel

Perth's Medieval Fayre - 12 August, 12noon - Join us for this free family day out as Perth turns back the clock to celebrate the historic signing of the Treaty of Perth, 750 years ago.

Mary Queen of Scots Festival - 2 September - The event will commemorate Mary's life as Kinross poignantly marks the 450 year relationship with the Castle on Loch Leven Island where she was held captive and where spent some of her most troubled years, and the end of her reign in 1567.