Events in Aberdeen

Events for 2018

We have an amazing line-up of events for Aberdeen City this spring/summer. Keep an eye on this page as more events are added. 

BP Big Screens

Tuesday 26 June, Duthie Park

Aberdeen City Council in partnership with BP and the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, will stage a dramatic opera in the park on Tuesday 26 June as part of this summer’s BP Big Screen programme.

Armed Forces Day Parade

Saturday 30 June, Union Street

The City of Aberdeen will welcome more than 1,000 serving, veteran and cadet force personnel when they parade through the city centre to mark Armed Forces Day on Saturday 30 June.

Celebrate Aberdeen

Saturday 25 August, Union Street

Organised by a team of volunteers, Celebrate Aberdeen is a celebration of community spirit, supporting each other, volunteering and civic pride.

Great Aberdeen Run 

Sunday 26 August, across Aberdeen City Centre 

The Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run returns to the city on Sunday 26 August - sign up now for the 10K or Half Marathon! 

In Town Without My Car Day

Sunday 16 September, Aberdeen city centre

As part of European Mobility Week, ITWMCD will see Aberdeen city centre closed to traffic and the space filled with activities to promote sustainable transport and to encourage people to enjoy the traffic free space.

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

The team 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 the City Events Team can help with your event.  

We are available during normal office hours. Contact details can be found below.

Contact us

We are available during normal office hours.

City Events Team
Aberdeen City Council
First Floor
Town House
Broad Street
AB10 1AQ
01224 522998

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