Treat the family to a pre-Christmas treat this November and visit the beautiful Scottish coastal town of Oban where their winter festival will ensure there’s never a dull moment.
Join in this 10 day event and celebrate Christmas with a series of activities, markets, parades, ceilidhs, live music, art exhibitions and more at venues throughout Oban that will ensure everyone has a great time and, if he has a spare moment, Santa might just make an appearance.
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Treat family and friends to unique Christmas gifts at the annual themed Victorian Market with its unique array of handmade goods, gifts and outdoor stalls.
Now in it’s 6th year, Oban Winter Festival has grown to accommodate an extensive programme of events aimed at people of all ages. It is a ten day celebration of Oban’s unique culture and community with street parades, international and local performing acts, fire art, pipers, lantern parades and family fun.
The extended programme will also include St Andrew’s Day events. In celebration of this important national date, a Scottish Food & Craft Market, Haggisfest, Ceilidh, St. Andrew’s Day Tartan Dash & Ghost Walk will also form part of the festivities.
You’ll always be assured of a warm welcome when you visit Oban‘s Winter Festival and a warming dram will always be on hand to keep the winter chills at bay.
You can find out more information about Oban’s winter festival from visitscotland.com
Other winter events throughout Scotland include:
- Stirling Winter Festival 14 Nov 2016 – 1 Jan 2017
- Aberdeen Winter Festival – no dates as yet
- St Andrew’s Day celebrations across Scotland at the end of November (celebrate St Andrew’s Day on 30 November)
- Edinburgh’s Christmas, 18 Nov 2016 – 8 Jan 2017
- Perth Festival of Chocolate, 19 – 20 Nov 2016
- The Ethical Christmas Fair, 3 – 18 Dec 2016
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