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Events

Spring

Mull Music Festival | Tobermory & Dervaig

From the 23rd to the 26th April 2020, North Mull will be bustling with visitors who come along to experience some of the best folk, rock and ceilidh music to be found on the west coast of Scotland. Hop from venue to venue, betweens pubs, restaurants and hotels, and get your toes tapping to old favourites as well as fantastic new music too.

Mull Music Festival

Summer

Isle of Mull Sportive | Tobermory

Cycle through 87 miles of spectacular scenery, cresting hills, passing lochs and whistling past wildlife when you participate in the Isle of Mull Sportive.

Isle of Mull Sportive

Tobermory Highland Games | Tobermory

Whether you take a ringside seat or participate yourself, the annual Tobermory Highland Games promise a taste of Scottish culture unlike any other. Watch competitors take part in traditional sports like the caber toss, enjoy the Highland dancing and soak up the sound of local pipers providing a typically Scottish soundtrack. There'll be food, drink and fun aplenty - this is not an event to be missed!

Tobermory Highland Games

Mull Half Marathon | Craignure

Challenge yourselves to complete the Mull Half Marathon! Stretch your legs as you take in the stunning east coast scenery following the route that runs from Craignure up to the finishing line in Salen. For the fastest runners there are prizes to be won. Make your next stop an island coffee shop or inn to put your feet up and enjoy a well-earned treat.

Mull Half Marathon

Tobermory Flower Show | Tobermory

Hosted by the Tobermory Horticultural Society, the annual flower show brings together Mull's green-fingered residents and visitors for a celebration of seasonal flowers and produce. You'll find an array of cut flowers, home-grown fruit and vegetables and creatively crafted arrangements on display before the prize giving takes place.

Tobermory Flower Show

Bunessan Show | Bunessan

Staying on the Ross of Mull this summer? Turn out for the Bunessan Show and you won't be disappointed. With livestock classes and armfuls of freshly grown fruit and vegetables all in the judging ring, there's plenty to see and do. A great day out for every generation in a part of the island with strong crofting roots.

Bunessan Show

Salen Show | Aros

Held at the Aros Showground with fantastic sea views, the Salen Show is a staple on the calendar for islanders and visitors alike. Come along to the show field to see Highland cows, sheep and other livestock being judged, watch the horse and dog show and browse the floral and food exhibits too. There'll be a host of lovely stalls to browse and plenty of delicious food and drink to enjoy.

Salen Show

Autumn

West Over Sea Book Festival | Tobermory

The Tobermory book festival, West Over Sea, sees the harbour town buzzing with writers and storytellers. A series of events runs throughout the festival, filled with interesting talks, dinners with the author and meet and greets, each with an island flavour. The festival runs from the 24th - 27th October 2019.

West Over Sea Book Festival

Mendelssohn on Mull | Tobermory

The annual Mendelssohn on Mull festival runs from the 6th to the 12th September 2020. The melodies of classical music fill halls and meeting places as young musicians gather and perform - come along to one of the many events running throughout the week. 

Mendelssohn on Mull

Mull Rally | Isle of Mull

Enjoy an action-packed, adrenaline-filled weekend on Mull as the island comes to life with roaring engines and some of the most dramatic rally car racing around. The event draws a huge number of competitors and spectators alike, with racing going well into the night and with it, the opportunity to capture some incredibly atmospheric photographs. See the winner crowned and enjoy the festivities to follow - it is a weekend you will not forget.

Mull Rally

Winter

Tobermory Christmas Lights & Late Night Shopping | Tobermory

Gather around the clock tower and see Tobermory illuminated in twinkling lights. The Christmas lights will be switched on, the pipe band will be playing and the choir performing Christmas songs, with harbourfront shops and cafes serving festive food and drink and selling winter wares.

Tobermory Christmas Lights & Late Night Shopping

Tobermory Christmas Producer's Market | Tobermory

Between noon and three o'clock, Tobermory's Aros Hall will be bustling with Christmas shoppers and stallholders selling the most festive wares at the Christmas Producer's Market. Stock up on indulgent, locally made treats for the festive season as well as gorgeous artisan gifts from over 30 stalls. There's also a raffle if you're feeling lucky and whisky tasting too.

Tobermory Christmas Producer's Market

Hogmanay | Isle of Mull

See in the New Year with a distinctly Scottish flavour by escaping to Mull this Hogmanay. The revelry here will last well into the wee hours as islanders and visitors alike come together to celebrate. Many of the inns and restaurants will have special menus for the occasion, washed down with a dram or two of the island's finest malt.

Hogmanay