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Scotland Food Festivals, Fairs, Expos, Exhibitions, and Food Shows; Beverage and Agricultural Events, etc.

January through June    -    July through December

2019 - SCOTLAND: July - December 2019
Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos
(See also: 2018  -  2017  -  2016  -  2015  -  2014  -  2013  -  2012  -  2010)


August 24, 2019
Foodies Festival
Inverleith Park, Edinburgh, Scotland
Each year the ever-growing festival sees tens-of-thousands of visitors flock from the surrounding areas to feast on a vast array of culinary activities, making Foodies Festival the social event of the summer.  We have top chefs cooking in the Chef’s Theatre; wine, beer, and cocktails in the Drink’s Theatre and kids can learn to cook too in the Children’s Cookery Theatre;  A new Tasting Theatre with The Cake & Bake demonstrations; Wine and Champagne Theatre; Beer Theatre; A new Feasting Tent; Another exciting addition this year is the Vintage Tea Tent;  A new Chilli Food Market and Chilli Eating Challenge takes place at 5pm daily.

September 14-15, 2019  Great British Food Festival: Floors Castle Food Festival
Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland
We have lots of amazing food producers, tasty street food and thirst queching bars, along side chef demos, a bake stage, NEW BBQ stage, lots for the kids and of course great live music in a stunning location. See you from 10am-5pm for 2 fantastic days of foodie fun!

October 20, 2019 - Scottish Vegan Festival - Edinburgh, Scotland
In 2019, we again have 2 events at the Corn Exchange on both April 7 and October 20,  2019.  There will be lots of stalls, talks, with hot and cold food, bar and so much more available.

2018 - SCOTLAND: July - December 2018
Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos
events waiting for new dates

July 8, 2018 - Vegan Festival Aberdeen - Aberdeen, Scotland
The festival will attract thousands of people from all over the UK!  With around 150 companies exhibiting. There is no better way to market, promote and develop your vegan business this year.

August 1, 2018 - Wigtown Agricultural Show - Wigtown, Scotland
The oldest agricultural show in south-west Scotland offers a great day out for the whole family to enjoy.  The show ground will again be packed with trade stands, food and craft marquees, hundreds of animals to see, entertainment and displays as well as fairground rides.  The older of the two remaining agricultural societies in the county, Wigtown Agricultural Society was founded in 1811 with the first show held in 1813.

August 5-6, 2018 - Turriff Show - Turriff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Turriff Show, organised by Turriff District Agricultural Association, is a two-day event, held on the Sunday, Monday before the first Tuesday in August. Turriff Show is the largest annual event to be held in Aberdeenshire and is the largest two-day Show in Scotland.


The Show is now regarded as the main shop window for the promotion of agriculture and the food industry in the north east of Scotland.

August 18-19, 2018  Taste Angus
Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland
TASTE ANGUS IS TAKING A BREAK IN 2018.  While the organisers focus on their core business.  Watch for Taste Angus returning in 2019!

August 19, 2018 - Vegan Festival - Edinburgh, Scotland

August 31-Sept 1, 2018 - Spirit of Speyside: Distilled - Speyside, Scotland
Spirit of Speyside: Distilled brings the finest whisky and gin distillers, brewers and artisan producers in one region, under one roof. As well as street food and live music, a series of masterclasses will teach visitors all about premium Speyside produce. Exhibitors will include Spey Valley Brewery, the Macallan and Avva Scottish Gin.  Come and enjoy the best that Speyside has to offer, in Elgin Town Hall.

August 31-Sept 2, 2018 - Dundee Flower and Food Festival
Dundee, Scotland
The Festival offers the best in food, horticulture and live entertainment, with a packed weekend programme including free cookery and gardening demonstrations, children's activities, a craft fair, live music and TV celebrities

September 1-16, 2018 - Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight
Various locations, Scotland
A nationwide event which supports and promotes Scotland’s produce, and the people who grow, make, cook and sell it.  A celebration of the best that Scotland's vibrant larder has to offer.  The Fortnight is an annual celebration of Scotland’s outstanding produce, managed by industry leadership body Scotland Food & Drink and supported by the Scottish Government.

October 4-6, 2018  18th Ayrshire Real Ale Festival - Troon, Ayrshire, Scotland
The festival, organised by the Ayrshire & Wigtownshire branch of CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale), will once again feature over 150 ales from around the UK. This year. our second bar, which is located in the adjacent Walker Hall, will be 'The Birdie Bar' and will be featuring appropriately themed ales.

October 5-7, 2018 - Taste of Shetland Festival
Clickimin Leisure Complex, Shetland, Scotland
The Taste of Shetland Festival is the highlight of Shetland’s ‘foodie’ calendar. It brings together live entertainment and cooking inspiration with some of the best food and drink Shetland has to offer.  Gary Maclean, MasterChef: The Professionals Champion and Scotland’s first ever National Chef will be attending. A huge fan of Shetland and a passionate advocate for cooking fresh, nutritious and locally sourced food, Gary will be demonstrating his inspirational culinary skills.  Browse the wide range of food and drink stalls from local producers, be the first to try new products launched at the Festival and have some of Shetland’s finest ingredients cooked to order in our hot food section.  Our Food Theatre has a wide range of demonstrations from leading cooks and chefs running throughout the weekend, and our Heritage Area shows why Shetland has such a special relationship with food and drink with exhibitions and live sessions. The climax of the weekend is the live final of the Taste of Shetland Cooking Challenge, when the judges crown who they believe is Shetland’s best amateur cook.

October 6, 2018  25th Annual Golden Spurtle - Carrbridge, Scotland
The annual World Porridge Making Championships. The competition is organised by Carrbridge Ahead supporting Carrbridge and Vicinity Community Council. The main sponsor is oatmeal producer, Hamlyns of Scotland.

October 19-21, 2018  BBC Good Food Show Scotland - Glasgow, Scotland
The BBC Good Food Show returns to Glasgow for a seasonal celebration of Scotland’s finest food, drink and live cooking. Join us for a fantastic day out full of tasting, sampling, shopping and inspiration from celebrity chefs and acclaimed Scottish food heroes. Every advance ticket includes a FREE seat in the Supertheatre so book early to secure the best place in front of your favourite chef.

November 10, 2018  Glasgow Vegan Festival - Glasgow, Scotland
Visitors will be treated to 50 fantastic stalls each day, as well as world food caterers, exciting cookery demonstrations, inspirational talks, interactive workshops, yoga and children's activities running over the course of the weekend.

November 17, 2018  Dundee Vegan Festival - Dundee, Scotland
After receiving your feedback from the festival last year, we’ve been working hard in the background to make sure we’re looking after all your needs (and wants!). We are committed to making our events as accessible as possible and as a result from 10am until 5pm the Dundee Vegan Festival will be held at the Abertay University’s Student Centre which is a fully accessible venue.  We’ll be showcasing vendors and a series of talks and workshops that will cover all aspects of veganism and what’s happening in the local area.

November 23-25, 2018 - Foodies Festival Christmas - Edinburgh, Scotland
Join Foodies Festival this winter for a festive feast of top chefs, artisan producers, food and drink masterclasses and street food.

November 24, 2018  Drambusters Whisky Festival
Easterbrook Hall, The Crichton, Dumfries, Scotland
With loads of exhibitors of malt whiskies and other spirits there will be plenty to sample. Soup/snacks will be available to purchase on the day.  The ticket price includes a glass, unlimited bottled water and of course you can sample any of the whiskies/rums/gins/other spirits etc. that will be available. There will also be a master class on the day, details to follow.

2017 - SCOTLAND: July - December 2017
Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos
these events waiting for new dates

September 2-3, 2017 - Annual Loch Lomond Food & Drink Festival
Loch Lamond, Scotland
Our Festival brings together tastes from all around the local area of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, the length and breadth of the UK, and specialities from across the world.  The event brings over 20,000 people to the area to enjoy great food, drink & entertainment.  Loch Lomond Food & Drink Festival is proud to be part of the Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight.   Attendance: 30,000.


2016 - SCOTLAND: July - December 2016
Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos

these events waiting for new dates

September 20-23, 2016  Aquaculture Europe 2016 - Edinburgh, Scotland

October 26 , 2016  The Boutique Bar Show - Edinburgh, Scotland
The Boutique Bar Show exclusively promotes new and high quality drinks brands to the UK drinks industry. At each event you will find interesting products that can benefit your business, take inspiration from world leading speakers and develop important new business contacts within our intimate show atmosphere.

November 19, 2016  The Wine Gang Winter Festival - Edinburgh, Scotland
At our events you will be able to meet The Wine Gang, sample our favourite wines and attend superb tutored tastings. Our events feature the world's best wines, but are fun and informal.


2015 - SCOTLAND: July - December 2015
Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos

these events waiting for new dates

September 19-20, 2015  Scottish Braves Chilli Fiesta - Perth, Scotland
Event CANCELLED. Will return in 2017.


2014 - SCOTLAND: July - December 2014
Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos

these events waiting for new dates

November 1-30, 2014  St Andrews Food & Drink Festival
St. Andrews, Scotland
A month-long programme of events with a food and drink theme, building up towards the last weekend of November, when St Andrew's Day is marked with the finest Scottish food and drink.


SCOTLAND: July - December 2013
Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos

these events waiting for new dates

September 7-22, 2013 - FeastRen - East Renfrewshire Food Festival
Giffnock, East Renfrewshire, Scotland
A celebration of Scottish Food and Drink as well as exploring ethnic cuisine!  Events will include cooking demonstrations, farmers' markets, cookery workshops and masterclasses and much much more!  Local restaurants are doing amazing demos and promotions that will throughout the fortnight from September 7th to the 20th right up till the feastRen Festival Weekend in Rouken Glen Park.

September 30, 2013  eatBute 2013 - Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute, Scotland
eatBute, the event, has taken place at Mount Stuart from 2008 – 2013. In 2014 there is no eatBute event scheduled as we work on the event concept and future direction.


SCOTLAND: July - December 2012
Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos

these events waiting for new dates

July 6-8, 2012  Taste of Edinburgh - Edinburgh, Scotland

November, 2012  Shetland Food Festival
Lochside, Lerwick, Shetland, Scotland
Unfortunately, it has been decided that the Shetland Food Festival will not go ahead in 2012 due to the financial challenges facing Shetland Islands Council.


SCOTLAND: July - December 2010
Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos

waiting for new dates

October 21-24, 2010  Trossachs Mushroom Festival
Aberfoyle, Stirlingshire, Scotland




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