Events During the Year in Orkney

There are a large number of regular events on every year in Orkney. The most popular of these include the following:

January New Year's Day Ba'

Ploughing Matches
SCDA Drama Festival

March Ploughing Matches
April Visitor Attractions open
May Country Music Festival
Folk Music Festival
June St Magnus Festival
July Stromness Shopping Week
August Agricultural Shows
Riding of the Marches
Sailing Regattas
Boys' Ploughing Match
September Orkney Science Festival
October Close of Trout Fishing season
November Guy Fawkes Day
December Christmas Day Ba'

For a full list of events in Orkney during the year, please go to

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