What’s on

There is always a surprising amount happening in this area guests are surprised , here are some of them, and we have a monthly Whats In Innerleithen leaflet confirming the Live music dates and other local events.   

(We advise you to confirm and check timings and dates just in case we have missed something or things have changed.)

Various Events in local Public Gardens over the Summer. guided bird walks, yoga, exhibitions and so much more. Details in Scotland Garden Scheme.   Dawyk Botanic Gardens and Kailzie Gardens are local and well worth a visit.

For more information on what’s on, Border Events provides a good searchable list, and for a local night out, the Eastgate Theatre in Peebles has a wide range of entertainment including films on Sundays.

*** DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS SITUATION, MANY OF THESE EVENTS ARE CANCELLED OR POSTPONED.  PLEASE CHECK WITH THE EVENT ORGANISERS DIRECTLY FOR UPDATES.  MANY EVENTS ARE LISTED HERE AT ROUGHLY THE TIME OF YEAR WHEN THEY WOULD NORMALLY TAKE PLACE – BUT OF COURSE THESE AREN’T NORMAL TIMES SO CHECK WITH ORGANISERS.


16 October 2021 – Trail Running – Tunnel Run


16-17 October 2021  – FamilyPeebles Wood market weekend


22-24 October 2021 – ArtsBiggar Little Festival


23 October 2021 – Trail Running – The Hop Run


31 November 2021 – FamilyTraquair Halloween fun day


6 November 2021 – FamilyPeebles Fireworks Display


20-21 November 2021 – Trail runningGlentress half marathon,  10k night run and Tweed Valley Ultra


November 2021 – Family – Traquair House Christmas Fayre Weekend


28 November 2021 – FamilyPeebles Christmas light switch on & market


4 December 2021 – FamilyInnerleithenChristmas light switch on


19-20 February 2022 – Trail running – High Terrain 10k, 21k and 42k trail marathon at Glentress


March 2022  – Trail runningThe Mighty Deerstalker – NB. Not taking place in 2022, but the date is already confirmed for 2023 (see below) for the last ever Mighty Deerstalker.  So enter asap and make sure you have your accommodation booked early.  Should be fun!


April 2022 (date tbc) – RugbyMelrose 7s


April 2022 (date tbc) – FamilyEaster Egg Eggstravaganza, Traquair


April 2022 (date tbc) – WalkingGalashiels weekend walking festival


27-29 May 2022 – Motor RacingJim Clark Rally


28-29 May 2022 – FamilyTraquair Medieval Fair


4-5 June 2022 – EnduroEnduro World Series in Innerleithen


June 2022 (date tbc)  – CulturePeebles Beltane Festival


June 2022 (date tbc)  – Culture – Walkerburn Summer Festival


June 2022 (date tbc) – Gravel ridingGritopia


June 2022 (date tbc) – Road CyclingSkinny Tweed


June 2022 (date tbc) – MTBGlentress 7  


June 2022 (date tbc) – Family/MTBFrog Bikes Tweedlove Family Day


July 2022 (date tbc) – CultureInnerleithen St Ronan’s Games Week


July 2022 (date tbc) – EnduroPirelli Vallelujah MTB Enduro


30-31 July 2022 – Road & MTB – 24Seven


August 2022 (date tbc) – EnduroTweedlove King and Queen of the Hill


August 2022 (date tbc) – Farming/day outPeebles Agricultural Show  


5-29 August 2022 – CultureEdinburgh Fringe


August 2022 (date tbc) – MTB – Scottish Downhill Association series


August 2022 (date tbc) – All – Peebles Outdoor Film Festival


August 2022 (date tbc) – All – Scotfest at Abbotsford House


August 2022 (date tbc) – Trail running – Abbotsford 5 mile trail race


August 2022 (date tbc) – MusicInnerleithen Music Festival   


August 2022 (date tbc) – CultureBeyond Borders Book Festival


September 2022 (date tbc) – WalkingScottish Borders Walking Festival


September 2022 (date tbc) – FamilyPeebles Highland Games


September 2022 (date tbc) – CultureBorders Book Festival


September 2022 (date tbc) – Tweedlove Bike Festival


September 2022 (date tbc) – Gravel and road riding – Muck n’fast fest


23 March 2023 – Trail runningThe Mighty Deerstalker (the final one)