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Events in Moffat

Moffat offers a wide range of activities for visitors and residents of all ages.

HEADLINE EVENTS in 2018 include:

6 - 8 April 2018

Moffat Music Live Presents an Acoustic Music Weekend: ‘The Moffat Rammy’

Acoustic Music and Singing Sessions - Americana, Blues, Folk, Traditional and ‘Anything Goes’. Join in or just enjoy listening.

Free entry


26 May 2018

Fun Day in Station Park

Traditional fun for the whole family. Stalls, food to go, children’s rides and family boating. The afternoon’s climax is the famous Moffat Duck Race

Contact: Sarah Ottewell on 07710 661577 or moffatpromotions@gmail .com


7 - 10 June 2018

The Eden Festival

A boutique music festival for the family. New music, art, workshops, games and much more. For full details visit:


17 June 2018

Moffat Country Fair

Trade stands are on the rise and the craft tent will be fit to burst. The phrase ‘something for everyone’ has never been truer.


23 - 24 June 2018

Classic Car Rally

The biggest clasic car event in Scotland with an exhibition of classic and vintage cars at Moffat Show Ground.

Contact: Gordon Bisset on 01387 710318 or Gordon@sre-scot .co .uk


7 - 14 July 2018

Gala Week

A week of fun events for all the family.

Contact: Idy Davidson on 07900 152509 or idydavidson@aol .com


22 July 2108

Mass Garage Sale

A must for bargain hunters and an opportunity to explore Moffat’s outstanding conservation town. Be the early bird that catches the worm!

Contact: Moffat TIC on 01683 221210 or


29 July – 4 August 2018

South of Scotland Tennis Championships

One of the oldest tennis tournaments in Scotland which dates back to the 1880s and this year will be played on the 6 brand new courts.

Contact: Michael Goldie on


25 August 2018

Moffat Show

Agricultural show with cattle, sheep, horses also craft tent, tug o' war, horticultural, floral arts, home industries, trade stands and an appearance of the Scottish lumberjacks.

Contact: Raehills Meadows nr Moffat
St Anns

DG11 1HQ



2 September 2018

Lord Dowding Memorial Service

A service to commemorate the life of Lord Dowding will include bands, flypast (weather permitting), a short service and wreath laying.


27 October 2018

Hallow Window Walk

Moffat goes truly spooktacular for this atmospheric family-friendly walk round Moffat, led by the Mostly Ghostly Team.

Contact: Liz Roberts Tel . 01683 221296 or info@moffatrussianconferences .com
See also www.moffatbookevents .com


27 November - 8 December 2018

Pantomime at the Old Well Theatre

A festive tradition well worth waiting for, the Upper Annandale Dramatic Society (UADS) pull out all the stops for a fun filled pantomime for all the family.

Contact: Jim McConnell E-mail: Website:

Tickets available from Moffat TIC, High Street, Moffat Tel 01683 221210


2 December 2018

Moffat Christmas Festival

The High Street is transformed into a thriving Street Market. See Santa in his Grotto, join the countdown to the Moffat Christmas Lights switch on.

Moffat Christmas festival is one of the nicest of the calendar!
Contact: Sarah Ottewell on 07710 661577 or moffatpromotions@gmail .com


31 December 2018

Hogmanay in Moffat

Experience the special atmosphere as Moffat High Street fills with people to bring in the New Year with a bang in a spectacular firework display at midnight.

Contact: Moffat Tourist Information Centre on 01683 221210 or


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There's something special happening in Moffat right the way through the year. Whether it's the Classic Car Rally, the Christmas Festival or Gala Day - there's a whole host of events you just won't want to miss.

Come along in May for the Fun Day in Station Park or in July for Gala Week - when you'll be able to follow the scarecrow trail and vote for your favourite - this year's winner was Clyde - you can see his photo on the right. Or visit us at Hogmanay and see in the New Year Moffat-style!

Spring, summer, autumn or winter - there's always a great excuse to drop by and say hello. Check out our full event calendar and plan your next visit!

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