2020 Scottish Agricultural Shows, County Fairs & Rural Events

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*UPDATE* Many events will be cancelled/postponed due to COVID-19 – please check before making plans.

2020 Scottish Rural Calendar 

Key countryside events taking place in Scotland during 2020, at a glance:

As the Spring lambs, calves, and lush grass fill the landscape and the countryside starts to feel warmer, farmers and rural entrepreneurs can settle into a new year and look forward to the busy 2020 Scottish rural calendar.


21 RHET Gala Dinner


26 – 27 Scottish Rural Action Conference



18 Kilmaurs

By the time we have fought through late frosts, April showers, Easter bank holidays, tax returns, and other time-consuming business requirements, the first summer sun and the promise of some social interaction is more than welcome.


2 Neilston
9 Ayr & Kilmacolm
16 Dalry
23 Fife & Stewarton & Dunlop
30 Drymen

2020 Scottish Rural Calendar – Summer Shows

The 2020 Scottish rural calendar includes a host of summer shows which are perfect for catching up and sharing highs and lows of the year so far.  However, as a business owner, they are not to be approached lightly.  Shows are extremely important platforms, responsible for much of the coming year’s successful trading.  They provide a sympathetic atmosphere and relevant all-in-one shop window to those trying or selling new products, discovering or promoting new concepts, and spotting or setting the latest trends.  Click here for tips on making the most of the 2020 Scottish rural calendar.


6 Angus, Newmilns, West Fife, Campsie & Helensburgh & Lomond Highland Games
7 LEAF Open Farm Sunday
13 Stirling & Alyth 
Buff in the Barn – launch of The Buffalo Farm’s Scottish Buffalo Mozzarella
18 – 21 Royal Highland
27 Haddington


2020 Scottish rural calendar


3 – 5 Scottish Game Fair
4 Doune & Dunblane
11 Dalkeith & Echt
17 – 18 Caithness
18 Kirriemuir
18 – 19 New Deer
24 – 25 Border Union
25 Sutherland, Braco, Banchory & Balquhidder, Lochearnhead and Strathyre Highland Games
27 – 7 August The North Ronaldsay Sheep Festival
29 Stranraer



1 Nairn & Dumfries
2 Berwickshire
2 – 3 Turriff
5 Wigtown
6 Black Isle
7 – 8 Aberfeldy
8 Kinross, Mid Argyll, Orkney & Brodick Highland Games
13 Grantown & Islay
15 Peebles
29 Moffat, Thrumster Game Fair


18 AgriScot

For a list of key events and anniversaries of 2020 see

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