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Events in Scotland in January

31 December 2019 - 1 January 2020 Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

Annual procession keeping an ancient custom alive, where 45 participants swing blazing balls of fire above their heads.

31 December 2019 - 1 January 2020 Ardross Street, Inverness, IV3 5NN

Join in with the Highlands biggest free Hogmanay Party!

1 January 2020 South Queensferry, Scotland, UK

Welcome the New Year with a splash by taking part in the breathtaking Stoats Loony Dook at South Queensferry.

1 January 2020 Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NW

The Ba' is played every Christmas and New Year's Day in Kirkwall, Orkney.

11 January 2020 Brander Street, Burghead, Morayshire, IV30 5UD

Ancient traditions are rekindled at this ancient fire festival. For more information on the ceremony see the web site.

11 January 2020 Scalloway, Shetland, Scotland, UK

A torchlit procession and galley burning, with music, dances and performance in various venues.

28 January 2020 St Sunniva Street, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0HL

Up Helly Aa day involves a series of marches and visitations, culminating in a torch-lit procession and the burning of a...

1 Stonehaven Fireball Festival Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
2 The Red Hot Highland Fling Ardross Street, Inverness, IV3 5NN
3 The Loony Dook South Queensferry, Scotland, UK
4 The Ba' (1st January) Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NW
5 Burning of the Clavie Brander Street, Burghead, Morayshire, IV30 5UD
6 Scalloway Fire Festival Scalloway, Shetland, Scotland, UK
7 Up Helly Aa St Sunniva Street, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0HL

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