Pitlochry Events

Details of all the Major Pitlochry Events that occur throughout the year; many of these events have international standing.

The Pitlochry Event year calendar in summary:-

January
New Year’s Day Street Ceilidh.

February
Winter Words Festival at Pitlochry Festival Theatre (Scotland’s first new season book festival).

May
Etape Caledonia Britain’s largest closed road cycle event, mid-May.
Atholl Highlanders Parade on Saturday at end of May.
Atholl Gathering on the Sunday at end of May.

July – Kenmore Highland Games early July.
Soldiers of Killiecrankie last weekend in July each year.

August – Breadalbane Highland Games in Aberfeldy second weekend in August.
Rannoch Highland Games the third weekend in August
Blair Castle International Horse Trials (4 days), Bank Holiday weekend in August.
Dunkeld and Birnam Highland Games last Saturday of August.

September – Pitlochry Highland Games, Saturday on 2nd weekend.

October – The Enchanted Forest in Pitlochry, is held over October.
Glenfiddich Fiddle and Piping Championships at Blair Castle, last weekend in October.

November – Perthshire Amber, The Dougie McLean Festival at end of October in to November.

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