Looking to fill up your calendar over the autumn period? Look no further than the Kingdom of Fife, which is delighted to once again welcome visitors back into the region! An exciting programme of events will be taking place, including picturesque coastal festivals and thrilling sports, as well as outdoor events and concerts. We’ve selected some of our top events and festivals which are not to be missed!
Anstruther Harbour Festival
Situated in the picturesque coastal region of the East Neuk of Fife, the Fèis Chala An t-sruthair (or Anstruther Harbour Festival) is an excellent day out for all the family taking place in the quaint seaside village of Anstruther. Expect traditional music and dance, family entertainment, the annual ‘Anster Fair’, street food and a muster of historic, classic and modern sailing boats.
This year, the event is expected to be even bigger and better than before! The festival takes place from the 3rd to the 5th of September.
If you have missed live music and gigs over the past year, don’t worry, as Fife has you covered! Fife’s exciting new music festival, Fife Fest, takes place this year from 11th till 12th of September at Silverburn Park in Levenmouth. Expect a fantastic weekend filled with music and entertainment from some of the top tribute bands in the UK as well as a range of local talent.
St Andrews Voices is also a must for music lovers which and is running from the 14th to the 17th of October. The festival showcases a spectrum of genres throughout the town of St Andrews which explore the beauty and versatility of the human voice.
British Rallycross Championship
Fancy something a little more fast-paced? Head to Knockhill Racing Circuit on the 25th – 26th of September, where the 5 Nations British Rallycross Championship will be taking place alongside loads of other action-packed racing events over the season.
If you’re feeling particularly brave, experience the brand new Spook’Ore, at Lochore Meadows from the 29th to the 31st of October, for a Halloween extravaganza. Family friendly activities will be taking place during the day, with spooky walks, pumpkin picking, face painting and more. In the evening will be a frightening adults-only experience, with a terrifying woodland trail, fancy dress, entertainment and street food. A spooky drive-in movie is an optional extra at both events!
Alfred Dunhill Championships
Visit the Old Course, St Andrews or Kingbarns Golf Links to see one of the world’s top golfing events, the Alfred Dunhill Links Championships. Running from 30th September to 3rd October, this unique golfing eventincorporates a professional golf tournament and contest which sees celebrity golfers play against the professionals.
Falkland Estate Trail of Thought
The Falkland Estate Trail of Thought is perfect for those looking to escape in nature and enjoy some much needed peace and tranquillity. Going ahead from the 3rd of July until the 30th of September, thought-provoking carvings and art installations will be exhibited within the woodlands, encouraging visitors to engage in mindfulness. Maps are available from Fife Contemporary. fcac.co.uk
Visit welcometofife.com to find out more.