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!

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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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Comedy
Frankie Boyle: Lap of Shame
16 May 2024

Frankie Boyle’s on tour. Buy a ticket, because by the time he arrives, the currency will be worthless and you and your neighbours part of a struggling militi...

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Music
Hotel California
24 May 2024, 25 May 2024

You’ll return to a dark desert highway, cool wind in your hair, or stand on that street corner in Winslow, Arizona when you join Hotel California as they fai...

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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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EAT & DRINK

Whether it’s seafood, whisky, chocolate or ice cream, our larder is overflowing with delectable edibles.

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SEE & DO

No matter how you like to be active, you’ll find world class experiences in Oban & Lorn - and don’t forget your camera.

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STAY

From modern luxury in the heart of Oban to family-friendly self-catering, we have just the place.

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PLACES TO SHOP

Looking for clothing, whisky, shoes, soaps, jewellery, art, souvenirs or just a little something for yourself?

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