Scotland Nightlife

Great entertainment day & night during the Edinburgh Festival

Great entertainment day & night during the Edinburgh Festival

However you like your nightlife, from wild party to traditional inn with folk music, the variety of Scotland nightlife scenes are tailor-made for you! Discover best British live music in Glasgow and Aberdeen, both famed hub cities for up and coming new bands and iconic live music venues or for a world best festival and Hogmanay experience, Edinburgh reigns supreme – nightlife in Edinburgh during the international August festival runs through to the early hours!

Scottish city nightlife is rich in the arts, with premier theatre and film breaks on offer in both Glasgow and Edinburgh. Soak up the traditional music scene in Inverness or see fantastic drama classics and plays at the Pitlochry Festival Theatre. Scotland offers some great quirky starts to you night out – don’t miss an entertaining ghost tour in Edinburgh!

Best dance and nightclub scenes perfect for Stag & Hen weekends are on offer in party cities Glasgow and Aberdeen, and you’ll find great bar and pub scenes in smaller Scottish cities like chic Stirling, lively Dundee and Scotland’s newest city Perth. Whatever your preference, be it a folk music night sampling a ‘wee dram’ of the finest Scotch whisky, festival event hopping through the night in Edinburgh or dancing the night away in one of Glasgow’s famed live music venue – Scotland nightlife has it all.

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.