The Dumfries calendar of events see things to do in Dumfries & Galloway throughout the year. Festivals, country fairs and cultural activities keep both locals and visitors entertained.
There are also historical attractions like Caerlaverock Castle and Drumlanrig Castle to discover, as well as the Galloway Forest Park right on Kirroughtree’s doorstep.
- Newton Stewart Walkfest
in May of each year
A fun way to enjoy the scenery with other enthusiasts.
- 10 at Kirroughtree
Bikers of every skill level are being challenged to take part in the most arduous mountain bike endurance event ever held in southern Scotland. 10 at Kirroughtree ' challenges entrants to ride as many circuits of a 10 - mile loop as they can in 10 hours.
- Kirkcudbright Summer Festivities
July & August
This ranges from Scottish nights to classic car rallies, from historic walks to a medieval fayre.
- Wigtown Book Festival
September / October
Enjoy 10 days of author events, theatre, film, music and children’s activities.