Tourism Sector Key Events

Tourism Sector Key Events

Angus hosts a vibrant programme of events and festivals throughout the year and 2018 is no exception, with The Openreturning to Carnoustie in July. We’ve pulled together a summary of the key events taking place in Angus this year to help you plan your communications with visitors.

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Friday 30th March – Monday 2 April – Easter Cadbury Weekend, House of Dun

Saturday 31st March & Sunday 1st April – Easter Eggspress, Caledonian Railway


Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th April – Spring Season, Hospitalfield House, Arbroath


Friday 4th – Sunday 6th May – Bonfest, Kirriemuir

Friday 25th – Sunday 27th May – Montrose Music Festival, Montrose

Thursday 31st May – Sunday 3rd June – Angus Glens Walking Festival, Kirriemuir


Saturday 2nd June – Pageant in the City, Brechin

Saturday 9th June – Angus Show, Brechin

Saturday 16th June – The Whisky Whistler, Caledonian Railway

Monday 18th June – Saturday 7th July – Summer Festival, Hospitalfield House, Arbroath

Saturday 23rd June – The Whisky Whistler, Caledonian Railway

Saturday 23rd June – Music Event, Hospitalfield House, Arbroath

Wednesday 27th June – Pride and Prejudice, House of Dun

Saturday 30th June – Sunday 1st July – Summer Season, Hospitalfield House, Arbroath


Wednesday 4th July – The Midnight Gang by David Walliams, House of Dun

Saturday 7th July – Beer and Berries, Hospitalfield House, Arbroath

Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th July – Scottish Transport Extravaganza, Glamis Castle

Friday 13th – Sunday 15th July – Harley Davidson in the City, Brechin

Saturday 14th July – The Frying Scotsman, Caledonian Railway

Saturday 14th July – Kirriemuir Agricultural Show, Kirriemuir

Sunday 15th – Sunday 22nd July – The Open, Carnoustie

Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th July – Day Out With Thomas, Caledonian Railway


Saturday 4th August – Murder on the Brechin Express, Caledonian Railway

Saturday 11th August – The Frying Scotsman, Caledonian Railway

Friday 17th August – Glenisla Highland Games, Glenisla

Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th August – Diesel Operating Weekend, Caledonian Railway

Friday 24th – Sunday 26th August – Bell Rock Music Festival, Arbroath

Saturday 25th August – Glamis Prom, Glamis Castle

Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th August – Day Out With Thomas, Caledonian Railway


Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th September – Doors Open Days

Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th September – Autumn Season, Hospitalfield House, Arbroath