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City Events

About the City Events Team

The City Events team are responsible for the planning, co-ordination and delivery of the Council's annual Festivals and Events programme within the City of Aberdeen.  They also offer support and advice to a wide variety of other events organised within the City.

Examples of events the team directly deliver are Aberdeen's Highland Games, Freedom of the City Ceremonies, Aberdeen's Tartan Day, British Armed Forces and Veterans Day and the Winter Festival.

The team are able to provide help and advice on all aspects of event management and can offer support for your event by attending any planning and/or site meetings (this may incur a charge).


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Events Calendar

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You can view current and forthcoming events on the Events Calendar.

If you or an organisation you work with would like to have an event posted on our 'What's On' web site, please send details along with a copyright free image or logo to

Thinking of organising an event?

Download our Events Leaflet for further information including available public parks and open spaces.

If you are planning to organise an event within any public park or open space within the City, you must first complete the application. Details can be found here- Parks and Open Spaces form.   Once you have completed your form,  please submit it to Kenny Luke, Events Officer at  You can also request an application form from Kenny at the above e mail address or telephone him on  01224 522956.

Thinking of organising a Parade or Procession?

If you are planning a parade or procession in the City, please visit our Parades and Processions page for further information and guidance.


We are available during normal office hours.

  • City Events Team
    Enterprise, Planning and Infrastructure
    Economic and Business Development
    Business Hub 10
    2nd Floor South
    Marischal College
    Broad Street
    AB10 1AB
    Tel: (01224) 522998