Curious About Aberdeen @ Aberdeen City Centre
Dec 13 2018 – Dec 31 2019 all-day
Curious About Aberdeen @ Aberdeen City Centre

Have fun discovering Aberdeen with two self-guided, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy or instantly download & get curious!
Are you curious about Aberdeen? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our self-guided walks with a treasure hunt theme – looping around the better-known sights, as well as some of the more unusual and quirky ones, which combined make Aberdeen a fascinating place to explore!
You’ll get everything – detailed directions, maps, clues (with answers in the back!), and interesting snippets about the history of Aberdeen and the people that have shaped it.
Buy or instantly download from and explore in your own time. One booklet is enough for four people of all ages to enjoy.
Enter code “WhatOn20” at checkout for 20% off any two or more Curious About Walks.

Cornhill Highland Games @ Cornhill Highland Games
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am


  • Heavy Weights
  • Tug-of-war
  • Wrestling
  • Light Field
  • Hill Race
  • Highland Dance
Aberdeen’s Highland Games @ Aberdeen's Highland Games
Jun 16 @ 10:21 am – 11:21 am


  • Running
  • Heavy Weights
  • Solo Piping
  • Light Field
  • Highland Dance


Also providing a new family entertainment arena in addition to the highland games events.

Special event this year is the Scottish tug-o-war championship (725kg)

Harbour Sleights: Aberdeen Lifeboat Presents an Evening of Magic @ The Tivoli Theatre
Aug 30 all-day
Harbour Sleights: Aberdeen Lifeboat Presents an Evening of Magic @ The Tivoli Theatre

Aberdeen Lifeboat presents an evening of magic and mystery, in association with Aberdeen Magical Society.

Expect the unexpected in a magical extravaganza suitable for ages 8-108, featuring incredible feats of magic, mindreading, escapology and illusion.

Allow the North East’s top magicians to amaze and astound you – while raising vital funds for the Aberdeen Lifeboat Station.

For more information about the Aberdeen Lifeboat, visit

For more information about Aberdeen Magical Society, visit