Top events in Scotland

December
31

Scotland celebrates the New Year like nowhere else and Edinburgh's own Hogmanay is billed as the biggest and best in the world. Over three days...

December
31

New Year's Eve celebrations offer the best in Scottish themed entertainment and activities including Highland Dancing, pipe bands, free...

January
01

For a quarter of a century, brave swimmers have been bringing in the New Year with a bracing dip in the Forth. Participants join a grand parade...

Scotland Public Holidays

Public holidays are listed here.

Public holiday note

Holidays falling on the weekend are observed the following Monday.

2020

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2020
January
02
2nd January
Start date:
2 January 2020
April
10
Good Friday
Start date:
10 April 2020
May
04
Early May Bank Holiday
Start date:
4 May 2020
May
25
Spring Bank Holiday
Start date:
25 May 2020
August
03
Summer Bank Holiday
Start date:
3 August 2020
November
30
St Andrew's Day
Start date:
30 November 2020
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2020
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2020
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