6. Haggis Fest
Haggis Fest includes Argyll butchers and haggis makers go head to head to compete for the coveted golden haggis award. You’ll be welcomed with a nip of Oban whisky and will have the chance to taste the haggis and vote for the ‘people’s choice.’
7. St Andrew’s Day
The Oban Winter Festival celebrates St Andrew’s Day with a host of activities. Take part in the Tartan Dash, have a go at haggis hurling and taste some whisky. And to finish off the day in dance the night away at with a ceilidh at The View, where local musical talent will be on show.
8. Dunollie Makes Christmas
The Dunollie Makes Christmas event takes place every November as part of the Oban Winter Festival. The beautiful woodlands at Dunollie are transformed into a winter wonderland, with the ‘Twelve Days of Christmas’ family fun trail, traditional crafts, handmade gifts, carol-singing and festive food and drink.
9. Discover Oban town
Festival action takes place mainly in the centre of town and getting from place to place is very easy. Discover the great shopping, bars and restaurants that make this town tick, take a tour of the local distillery and sample local malts, or enjoy a coffee and cake in one of Oban’s cafés.
10. Surrounding events
These are just some of the great events that make up Oban Winter Festival. There are loads of other things going on from dance shows to piano recitals. You’ll find the latest information, as well as timings and how to book, on the Oban Winter Festival website.