What's on Oban, Lorn & the Isles

From events and festivals to local gatherings

Oban, Lorn & the Isles has hundreds of things to see, do and explore. From pristine beaches and historic castles, to atmospheric woodland walks and adrenaline-pumping watersports, there's plenty for everyone to get involved in and enjoy.

Oban celebrates all things sailing with a busy season of events such as famous West Highland Yachting Week.

Pick and choose what takes your fancy whether you are here on holiday, a short break or travelling around Scotland. That’s the best part - it's all within easy reach so there’s no excuse for you not to enjoy Scotland’s adventure coast.

These suggestions are not just for visitors - if you're lucky enough to call this region home, then these ideas are for you too!


Featured event

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Oban Winter Festival
17th-27th November

A 10 day celebration of Oban's unique culture with parades, performing acts, fire art, pipers and more.

The festival, which is delivered by a local group of volunteers works closely with local businesses, charities and schools to put together a programme of events showcasing the unique spirit of the popular coastal town to visitors and locals alike.

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What's on

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Raised by Clams
06 Apr 2024

One of the best bands to come from Oban. Great music, great craic.

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Foraging and Wildcrafting Course
06 Apr 2024, 07 Apr 2024

Join us as we travel through the seasons, exploring the rituals and customs that rooted our ancestors to Nature and the plants that sustained them.

These ev...

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12 Apr 2024

Jono's music is maybe best described as melodic hard rock with symphonic and progressive elements - based on strong melodies and bombastic arrangements.

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Coldplace Tribute to Coldplay
17 Apr 2024

Coldplace - The World's Leading Tribute to Coldplay is a stunning live concert performance, celebrating the music of one of the most successful bands of all...

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Fèis Creamh: A Celebration Of Wild Garlic And Spring
20 Apr 2024, 21 Apr 2024

Each year, our ancestors would have gone out daily to gather a wide variety of wild green plants to revitalise them after the winter.

The herald of Spring,...

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How to add your event

Love Oban has partnered with The List to help promote 'What's on' in Oban, Lorn & the Isles.

To add your events, please submit them using the form at datathistle.com/love-oban

As well as our own website, by using this form your events will also be distributed to a range of partners, including Wild About Argyll, Visit Scotland, online travel agents and media partners to help secure greater reach and result in more ticket sales.

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