What's On Dumfries

Planning your Dumfries trip? Whether you’re looking for things to do in Dumfries such as events and attractions, to make your Dumfries visit run smoothly or are planning where to stay in Dumfries, you’ll find everything you need for your Dumfries holiday on Whats On In Dumfries.com. Our What’s On Dumfries guide has the latest events not to miss while you visit Dumfries – there’s always something going on, so don’t miss out on the latest exhibitions, shows and more on your trip to Dumfries by checking out our Dumfries news and our Events Calendar page.

See what's on in Dumfries. The events calendar is always packed with arts festivals, live music, exhibitions, blockbuster theatre shows, sport and activities for family and kids.​

Dumfries Local News

Our What’s On Dumfries guide has the latest events not to miss while you visit Dumfries – there’s always something going on, so don’t miss out on the latest exhibitions, shows and more on your trip to Dumfries by checking out our Dumfries new page.

Whats on in Dumfries Local News

Recorded crime below pre-pandemic levels

Crime recorded by police remains lower than before the pandemic, according to new statistics released today – reflecting the long term trend of fewer victims and people feeling safer in communities. The latest National Statistics: Recorded Crime in Scotland bulletin shows recorded crime is 4% down since the year ending September 2018, falling 42% in […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


COUNCIL SELLS LOCHSIDE ENTERPRISE WORKSHOPS TO ALIVE RADIO FOR £1

This week Three Community Asset Transfers (CAT) were given the green light to progress at a meeting of the Dumfries and Galloway Council Finance, Procurement and Transformation Committee. Community Asset Transfers allow community groups and organisations to take over a current or surplus Council asset/property, under the Community Empowerment Act, 2015. The Council has a […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


Urgent action needed on Scotland’s dismal health inequalities

Leading charities call on Holyrood to implement measures to tackle health crisis NINETEEN of the most influential health charities operating in Scotland have called on the government to urgently address the growing trend of health inequality – and are recommending the adoption of widespread social prescribing and collaborative working.   The appeal follows a report published by […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


Vattenfall Connects With Local Businesses At Dumfries Exhibition

Energy developer Vattenfall was in Dumfries last week connecting with local businesses at the Dumfries and Galloway Chamber of Commerce’s Business Exhibition. Project Manager Matthew Bacon and Regional Liaison Officer Carol Kane were on hand at the Crichton event to highlight opportunities for local businesses to join Vattenfall’s south west Scotland supply chains and encourage […] Dumfries & Galloway News …



LARGE FIRE BALL SPOTTED BY HUNDREDS LAST NIGHT BELIEVED TO BE SPACE DEBRIS

A large and green fireball was spotted flying westwards over Dumfries and Galloway last night (September 14th) at around 10.00pm. UK Meteor Network received hundreds of reports with most coming from Scotland and Northern Ireland although there were reports from as far away as London. DGWGO received videos clips from some of our followers, who […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


Crime Dropped Across Scotland During Lockdown

Crime is at the lowest level recorded by police for a 12-month period since 1974 according to statistics published today. The latest National Statistics: Recorded Crime in Scotland bulletin for the year ending June 2022 shows there was a 5% fall in police recorded crime overall compared to the same period last year. This was […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


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Events Calendar

See what's on in Dumfries. The events calendar is always packed with arts festivals, live music, exhibitions, blockbuster theatre shows, sport and activities for family and kids.​

Upcoming Events

  1. The Snowman – Performed with Live Score

    22 December @ 12:00 pm - 23 December @ 1:00 pm