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

January through June    -    July through December

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


July 30-30, 2017  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 2, 2017  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 4-6, 2017  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.

August 19-20, 2017  Taste Angus - Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland
We are back again for our 5th annual Taste Angus Food & Drink Festival.  Set in the stunning grounds of Glamis Castle for a whole weekend in August, Sat 19th & Sun 20th, Taste Angus will once again bring together top culinary talent from around the region. We are showcasing a variety of local producers, artisan food suppliers and a jam packed line up of live music and entertainment acts. Not forgetting our Kid's Corner packed with  things to keep the wee ones busy! TASTE ANGUS is excited to announce that Great British Bake Off winner CANDICE BROWN will headline our festival this year. Candice will be showcasing her baking talents in the food theatre.

September 1-2, 2017  Spirit of Speyside: Distilled - Speyside, Scotland
Returning for a second year, 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.  On 1&2 September, come and enjoy the best that Speyside has to offer, in Elgin Town Hall.


September 1-3, 2017
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 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.

September 2-17, 2017  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 5-7, 2017  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 7, 2017  24th 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 20-22, 2017  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.

October 22, 2017 - Scottish Vegan Festival - Edinburgh, Scotland
In 2017, we are increasing to 2 events at the Corn Exchange on both Sunday 9th April and Sunday 22nd October 2017.  For stall enquiries, talks and cooking demos, email Kerri at [email protected]  -  The Festival is organised by Farplace Animal Rescue. We are a UK animal rescue who help specialist cases like FIV+ cats and have helped many such cases in need from Scotland as well as the rest of the UK and Ireland. All the profits from the festival will directly help animals.

November 19, 2017  Edinburgh Vegan Festival - Edinburgh, Scotland
Edinburgh vegan festival is in it's third year running. Exhibitors will be offering a wide variety of vegan produce, including cakes and chocolate, hot takeaway food, make up, clothing, pet treats, cheese and much more.

November 24-26, 2017  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 25, 2017  Aberdeen Vegan Festival - Aberdeen, Scotland
This event showcases products like health food shops, local food producers, ethical clothing and gifts, cosmetics, and a dedicated smoothie stall.


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.

November 28 , 2015  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.


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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