Bo’ness hosts one of the biggest children’s events in Europe – the Bo’ness Fair Festival, at the end of June each year. This event sees the crowning of a local girl as queen, plus a massive procession throughout the town. A fantastic family day – free to attend. The town also hosts other events and festivals right throughout the year. Here are some of the things to watch out for in a typical year.

March – Silent Film Festival at The Hippodrome Cinema

June – Bo’ness Children’s Fair Festival

September – Bo’ness Revival Hill Climb and Big Roman Week

September / October – Bo’ness Real Ale Festival in the Town Hall
Halloween Events at Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway and Kinneil House

November – Countdown to Christmas

December – Santa Trains and Hogmanay Specials at Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway

There are also special open days throughout the year and shows, musicals and arts events at local venues. Check Bo’ness Library, local press and for details on up-and-coming events.