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Stonehaven Festivals & Events
Below is a report on this event in 2012.
No details available as yet for 2013
This year, Stonehaven will stage it's largest ever event. Open Air in the Square. first started in 2000 but in 2011 there was no event due to lack of volunteers. This had been a popular event which ran alongside the famous Fireballs Festival.
The event was missed last year so local hotel owner, Michelle Ward decided to do something about it this year.She is heading a group of representatives from other community groups to make this year extra special with an event headlined by The popular Red Hot Chilli Pipers.
Watch video below to see what you can look forward to.
There will be a whole range of activities including lots of attractions for children from 2pm on 31st December 2012 The Blazing Fiddles will also appear on stage and look out for a variety of up and coming acts.
A ceilidh is planned on New Years Day.
The popular Fireball Festival which takes place in the High Street going towards the Harbour will be beamed live to a large screen at Open Air in the Square.
Please note that tickets are not required to attend the live Fireballs parade but nobody will be allowed to attend Open Air in the Square without a ticket.
5,600 tickets only will be available.
1000 early bird tickets went on sale for £5.00 and were all sold within 3 days.
1000 advance tickets went on sale for £10 only at Feein' Market on Saturday 2nd June in Market Square, Stonehaven.
Plans are progressing well and the group is working with Visit Scotland, Event Scotland and hotels in Aberdeen and Stonehaven to help promote the festivities.
On 26th June the Stonehaven Festivals and Events Group were awarded £4,000 from the Kincardine & Mearns Area Committee towards cost
Tickets are now available at
Ma Simpsons, 26, Evan Street, Stonehaven AB39 2ET
Celtic Chords, Barclay Street, Stonehaven
or Email Michelle Ward for more details.
Businesses in the area can support Stonehaven Festivals and Events Group's efforts to put Stonehaven area on the map and attract more business and visitors throughout the year.