Events in Aberdeen

Events for 2020

Our exciting programme of events for 2020 will be announced soon, watch this space for the latest updates. 

SPECTRA 13-16 February 

SPECTRA is Scotlands leading urban light festival, organised in partnership with arts producers and placemakers Curated Place, SPECTRA will return in 2020 to light up the winter nights offering an extraordinary experience of light and sound.

Bringing together artists, thinkers, musicians and businesses with the public to experience the city at its best with interactive sculptures, architectural projections and experimental music inspired by Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Water. Alongside, the Catalyst Conference will return to connect Scotland’s cultural sector to its counterparts across Nordic Nations and further afield.

For more information please visit SPECTRA

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 in the City of Aberdeen. We also offer support and advice to a wide variety of other events organised in the city.

We can 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). See Planning an Event for more information about how we can help with your event.

Contact the City Events Team

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