What's On & Local Events in Oban

Oban and the surrounding area hosts a variety of festivals and events each year. From the famous Highland Games to the West Highland Yachting Week, from The Winter Festival to Oban Live - there is plenty going on in this beautiful Scottish town.

Oban Winter Festival

The beautiful town of Oban comes alive in November to celebrate the start of the chilly season. There will be a variety of lively events throughout the town, including a quaint Victorian Market, reindeer parades and a light show on Oban’s iconic McCaig’s Tower. Find more information, visit obanwinterfestival.com

Oban Live

02/06/2017 - 03/06/2017

This two day open air concert will take place at Mossfield Stadium in the heart of Oban. For more information, visit obanlive.com

Highlands & Islands Music & Dance Festival


This series of events and competitions allow 1100 participants to take part in traditional Highland activities such as piping, singing, highland dancing and choreography. For more information, visit www.obanfestival.org

West Highland Yachting Week

29/07/2017 - 04/08/2017

The West Coast's biggest sailing event returns to Craobh, Oban and Tobermory, with over 750 competitors from around the world taking part in competitive racing events. For spectators, there is also a full programme of social events. For more information, visit www.whyw.co.uk

The Argyllshire Gathering: Oban Games


Piping, dancing and Highland athletics, one of the biggest events on Oban's calendar offers an insight into Argyllshire tradition, offering plenty of exciting events for both competitors and spectators. For more information, visit web227.extendcp.co.uk/obangames.com