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Farmers Markets

Colvend

Colvend Public Hall - 4th Saturday of the month (March - November) 10am - 2pm.  Click here for info.

Dumfries

Tarff Valley Town & Country - 1st Sunday of the month (February - December) 11am - 3pm.  Click here for info.

Kirkcudbright

Kirkcudbright Town Hall - 4th Sunday of the month (March - December) 11am - 3pm.  Click here for info.

 

May

25th - 28th       Knockengorroch World Ceilidh.  

The Knockengorroch World Ceilidh is a world music festival held yearly among the Carsphairn hills which celebrates the music of the Celtic diaspora as well as plenty of other entertainment such as comedy, cabaret, dance, heritage and arts workshops, real ales, global food, stalls, camping, fire shows, a healing area, session villages, open fires, children's activities and much more.

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26th - 4th           Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival.

This festival brings the performing arts to locations throughout the region.

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27th - 29th       Spring Fling.

Scotland’s premier art and craft open studios event across Dumfries & Galloway.

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June

8th  - 11th        Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival.  

The Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival places the emphasis squarely on traditional jazz, from ragtime to swing. The 2017 festival features Glasgow's Penman Jazzmen, The Big Easy from Leeds, Kirkcudbright International All-Stars, Kevin Grenfell's Jazz Giants, the TJ Johnson Band and many other trad bands from up and down the land.

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8th - 11th         Eden Festival.   

 Set in the stunning Raehills Meadows, Eden hosts 9 different stages including a kids arena, circus tent, drive in cinema, comedy, cabaret and workshops, as well as a feast of performers, artworks, games and much more.   

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17th & 18th      Tough Mudder Drumlanrig Castle.   

Tough Mudder is a series of hardcore 10-12 mile obstacle race & mud run events designed by British Special Forces to challenge the toughest of the tough.

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July

29th        Douglas Day.  

A fun filled day for the whole family, after the parade there is a party in the park with plenty of entertainment and food.  The day culminates with a brilliant firework display.

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August

3rd                   Stewartry Agricultural Show.  

A great day out for the whole family, there is plenty going on at the Stewartry Show!  Featuring cattle, sheep & horses, entertainment, dog show, crafts and local food & drink.

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5th                   Dumfries Agricultural Show.

This is one of the largest one-day agricultural shows in Scotland with live stock, trade stands and craft fair.

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6th                   Kippford Regatta.

People come from all over the country and beyond to take part in the numerous long and short distance races throughout the day.  Exciting to watch from dry land!

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7th - 11th          Kippford Week.  

A fun filled week featuring friendly and competitive racing and social events in the stunning environment of Kippford.

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19th & 20th       Drumlanrig Castle Galloway Country Fair.  

This award winning Country Fair is set in the grounds of the stunning Drumlanrig Castle.  An annual two-day event, the Fair brings together food and drink, country sports, entertainment, children’s activities and much, much more. There truly is something for everyone to enjoy.

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26th                  Kirkcudbright Tattoo & Fireworks Display.

Well worth a visit, this spectacular show features a stunning explosion of creative performances culminating in a lone piper serenading the gathered crowd before the sky bursts into a shimmering firework display.

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Date TBC         Dalbeattie Civic Week.

A week of family friendly events, culminating in the Civic Day parade and entertainment in the park, followed by a firework display.     

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Date TBC         Dalbeattie Flower & Produce Show.  

An annual event featuring flower and produce displays and competitions as well as children’s arts and crafts competitions.

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Date TBC         Haugh of Urr Village Fete.  

This yearly event features a BBQ, stalls, pet show, races, entertainment and food & drink.

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September

1st & 2nd         Electric Fields Festival.  

This family friendly festival features music, comedy and even magic performances as well as offering a food village, beer festival & kids area.

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22nd - 1st         Wigtown Book Festival.  

A ten day book festival in Scotland’s national book town, this festival features numerous events such as readings, guest speakers and poetry competitions.

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October

8th                         Dalbeattie Hardrock Challenge.          

A Duathlon over the marathon distance of 26 miles contained within Dalbeattie Forest.  The event consists of a 10 mile run which is then followed by a 16 miles bike run over the 7 Stanes red route.  Entrants can complete both legs of the event themselves or enter as a team of 2, with one taking on each challenge.

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