The European Pipe Band Championships 2023 is coming to Aberdeen this June!
In partnership with Aberdeen Inspired and The Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association, Aberdeen City Council is delighted to welcome participants from across the world to picturesque Duthie Park on Saturday 24th June to take part in one of the largest piping events in the world. With 101 pipe bands and 25 drum majors expected, it is certainly an event not to be missed.
The day will also feature a range of family fun activities that all ages can enjoy, as well as a selection of food and drink from local producers.
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From the city's golden sandy beach, to award-winning museums and attractions, get ready to explore with the family!
Read all about it here, In Aberdeen City Council's media release.
To ensure the event's success as part of the strong cultural traditions in the North-east, Balmoral Group has been announced as headline sponsor. Click here to learn more.
From canoeing to bouncy castles there's entertainment for all. Click here to find out more about our family friendly activities on the day.
Click here to find out more about general parking availability in the area, as well as accessible parking options.
Click here to view our curated list of 7 things to make the most of your day at the European Pipe Band Championships.
Tickets for this year's event are now on sale - click through to secure yours.
Head to this page to learn more about 'The Granite City'.
After a busy day taking in all that the Championships has to offer, why not check out city accommodation options and make a night of it?
Sample world famous, quality local food and drink during your visit at one of Aberdeen's many restaurants, cafes, bars, street food vendors and food trucks.
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