Major events for visitors and locals alike

Why not plan your next break “Doon the Watter” to coincide with one of our fantastic events?

Dunoon is a wonderful destination for both weekend breaks and longer vacations. The town prides itself on hospitality and we invite visitors to join us at any of the major events we host annually.

There is a mix of sports, music and family focussed events, reflecting the broad appeal of our wee town and the beautiful surrounding countryside.

Upcoming events

The Fife Regatta 2020

Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th June
This historic sailing will visit Holy Loch Marina on Saturday 6th June and sail onward on Sunday 7th June. Presented in partnership.

The Return to Life Sportive 2020

July 2020
An open road cycle sportive that will traverse routes out as far as Kilfinnan and Glendaruel and will start and finish in Dunoon.

The Dunoon 10k and Half Marathon

Saturday 1st August
An established date in the Scottish road running calendar, will again start and finish in Dunoon taking in a scenic water side route finishing at our famous pier. Fast and flat.

Doon the Watter Revival 2020

Friday 7th to Saturday 8th August 2020
A well established event in the small Scottish music circuit, Revival attracts an audience from a mix of ska, mod music and northern soul genres.

Dunoon Jazz Festival

Friday 4th to Sunday 6th September
Dunoon Presents are partnering to bring first class acts to Dunoon for three days of exciting music including a street festival.

The Scottish Enduro Mountain Biking Series

Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th September 2020
Elite  mountain biking makes a return to the forests around Dunoon with round 3 of the championship and doubles as a qualifying round for the Enduro World Series.

Summit to Sea 2020The Dunoon Outdoor Festival

Saturday 12th to Sunday 27th September 2020
A two week events programme of all things outdoors, for beginners, families, right up to more elite competitors.

Dunoon Ultra Marathon  and Relay 2020

Saturday 3rd October
Two iconic 55k races, starting early morning at Benmore Gardens and finishing on the iconic Dunoon Pier. A popular event in the Scottish Ultra calendar.

Dunoon Dazzles Winterfest 2020

Friday 27th to Sunday 29th November 2020
The annual street market, grotto, music, street food, reindeer and lights switch on, enjoyed by visitors and locals alike.

Please note, all events are subject to license and authorisation. Dunoon Presents cannot be held responsible for third party bookings made in advance as dates and times may change subject to authorisation.

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