Frequently Asked Questions

What tickets are available to purchase?

The following ticket options are available to purchase:
Day Tickets | 10:30 to 17:00
Adult £8
Child (5yrs to 15yrs) £4
Child (New born to 4yrs) Free
Student/OAP £5
Evening Tickets | 18:00 to 22:00
Over 18s £15
Festival Pass (Day & Evening)
Over 18s £20 (limited discount available)
There are no discounted tickets available to purchase at the gates on the day.

Where can I purchase tickets?

You can purchase tickets to the Sruighlea Festival securely online via our ticket partners at Stripe.
Alternatively, you can purchase full priced tickets at the festival gates on the day.

Where is The Sruighlea Festival taking place?

The Sruighlea Festival is located within Stirling Sports Village, to the east of the city with good access from the A91 and only 1km walk from Stirling City Centre train and bus stations.
Festival Location | Borrowmeadow Farm Road, Stirling, FK7 7UJ

What's on at this year's Sruighlea Festival?

The Sruighlea Festival is always looking to be as an affordable day out as possible.
Our team work tirelessly on building and adding great elements to the event. This year you can expect:
Stirling Highland Games | A full day of traditional highland games events from 10:30
On The Fringe | A packed showcase of fringe performances from 12:30
Foodie Festival | Our massive marquee housing Scottish food and drink producers from 10:30
Traders Village | A variety of Scottish gifts, crafts and art works from 10:30
Sruighlea Walks | An on site walking tour from local archeologist explaining Stirling’s turbulent past from 11:00
Activities Challenges | Give a mini highland games a go, or one of the other sporting challenges from 10:30
Sruighlea Sessions | Live music from 18:00

I have a question about my tickets?

Please call the office on 01786 273556 or email with your query.

What clothing should I wear?

The Sruighlea Festival is held within grass fields and appropriate footwear should be considered based on the projected weather conditions.
Wear / bring clothing based on the projected weather conditions.

Will there be security on site?

We not only have enhanced security on site, we have on site Police too.
The Festival site has security 24 hours a day to ensure your safety & wellbeing.
Please note that if our security teams ask you either before the gates or whilst inside the site any questions or request permission to do a search, we would respectively ask you to cooperate fully with them and / or the police. These measures are for everybody’s safety.

We would like to trade at the festival. Where can we apply?

We have a number of Trader opportunities at The Sruighlea Festival including:
Hot Food Units
Hot Drinks Units
Food Producers
Drinks Producers
Traders Village
Fringe Performers
Artists / bands
Please check out Be Part of The Festival page.

Are we able to bring tents on site?

There is no general camping provision for The Sruighlea Festival. We allow highland dancers to bring a small changing tent only which must be erected within the designated area. If highland dancing tents are pitched outwith these areas, the tents will be removed.
Stirling Highland Games erects its own small changing marquee and can be used by an highland dancer. This is unmanned.

Can we bring food and drink on site?

As per our license none of the above may be brought into the Festival site.
We have several hot food units, hot drink units and bar provision on site which should cover all needs.

What kind of food and drink will be available on the day?

The Sruighlea Festival selects artisan style food and drink vendors serving Scottish produce at the highest standard.

Is there on site parking?

There is limited parking for visitors within Stirling Sports Village but the drop off / pick up point allows you to safely drop off or pick up passangers and then find a parking space nearby.
We encourage parking at the nearby Park & Ride in Springkerse (5min walk) or at Forthside parking next to the cinema (10min walk).
Please park safely and where possible car share or use public transport.

Where is the nearest ATM/Cash Machine?

The nearest ATM is at Morrisons superstore next to the Park & Ride in Springkerse (5min walk).

Can I bring my dog along?

We do not discourage people bringing their dogs during the day part of the Festival however it is important to note:

  • there will be large numbers attending
  • the starters pistol for our track events is very loud nad may disturb them

All owners must keep their dog on a short lead and under control at all times. You are responsible for picking up your dog’s mess so please bring your own bags and dispose of responsibly.

I found one of your giveaway gift tags in Stirling. What do I do?

Congrats on finding one of our giveaway gift tags in Stirling! 
First things first – help us spread the word about Sruighlea by taking a selfie of where you found the gift tag and then post this on your own Facebook page.
Then type in the web address detailed on the gift tag into your browser. Add the code to the box and the prize you have won will appear.
Use the code to secure your Festival tickets.
Bring the gift tag with you and present to the trader to claim your gift.

  • Strictly no gift tag, no gift!

This promotional offer is non refundable and any free items are only redeemable once you have bought your festival tickets. i.e. if you have won a free gift supplied by one of our fabulous traders, you can only claim this if you have followed procedures to secure your Festival tickets to gain entry to the Festival on August 18th 2018.

Who delivers The Sruighlea Festival?

The Sruighlea Festival is a community event, run by a social enterprise as a fundraising mechanism to support its wider social remit of providing practical training opportunities for young people.
The events team has over 20 years experience in developing and deliverying succesful events.