There are several venues in Scotland which regularly host ceilidhs. browse our list to know more on the ceilidh venues and dances in Scotland.

3 Harbours Arts Festival, East Lothian

A Ten day event of art, music and storytelling in Prestonpans, Port Seton and Cockenzie. Food stalls, kids events and live music are some of the other attractions that make it an event for the whole family.

Meadows Festival

Edinburgh's festival season kicks off with the Meadows Festival, which offers the best local bands, dance groups, quirky performers and workshops amidst lots of family-friendly activities.

Hopetoun town and country fair

The Hopetoun town and country fair will have the best of sporting action, food and drink options, BBQ, fun and entertainment and more to make it an event for the whole family. All the sporting action you can expect over the weekend.


Speyfest, one of the north's foremost Celtic festivals  sees Speyside burst alive with three days of ‘Concerts, Ceilidhs and Stomps’. In attendance by the banks of the lifeblood River Spey in the picturesque village of Fochabers are some of the biggest names from the worlds of traditional and contemporary Celtic music. This is no staid event with the fun including the rip-roaring concerts and even a fancy dress ceilidh.

Flavour Fortnight

More than 100 foodie events, activities and experiences taking place across Dumfries & Galloway.

Lagavulin Islay Jazz Festival

A high quality artistic programme that brings Scottish and international musicians together in the unique location of Islay. The festival features a taste of Islay, so watch out for hand-dived scallops, crabs, chocolates, homebaking and of course, Lagavulin


Scotfest, the annual one day festival highlighting the amazing talent based in Scotland, food & drink, craft, design and live music.

Dunfermline Folk Weekend

Opening with a family ceilidh on the Friday evening, the weekend proceeds with a selection of workshops, sessions, open stage, family events and concerts, run by a folk club that's been in existence now for over 50 years

Celtic Connections

Glasgow’s annual folk, roots, indie, world and traditional music festival celebrating the links between Celtic music and cultures across the globe.