What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire (4th – 10th November 2017)


What’s on in Aberdeen City & Shire for Kids and Families

Looking for something to do over the next week with the kids in Aberdeen City & Shire, then why not check out one of these family friendly events?

** Mummy Mimi provides this page for information only and cannot guarantee accuracy. Events are subject to change and/or cancellation. If any doubt, please contact the event organisers for confirmation**

Halloween Party

Organiser: Parant is Paiste Obar Dheathain

Where: Sunnybank Community Centre, Sunnybank Road, Aberdeen,  AB24 3NJ 

Date:  Friday 3rd November 2017
Time:  09:00 – 11:00

Description: Come and join us for a wee halooween party, there will be dressing up, dookin for apples, pumpkins and we’ll be looking practicing our gaelic for body parts making some monsters.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1575904872487983

GCCC Halloween Kids Party

 Organiser: Granite City Comic Con

Where: Tunnels Aberdeen, Carnegies Brae, Aberdeen AB10 1BF

Date:  Friday 3rd November 2017
Time:  15:30 – 17:30

Description: Team GCCC invite you to a family friendly kids Halloween party! We’ll have facepainting, a junior costume competition, and entertainment from Aberdeen’s own Lord’s of the Sith – Darth Elvis & the Imperials. Running from 3.30pm – 5.30pm this ideal if parents are looking for a wee party straight after school.

Door charge £3 for adults, kids are free


Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/978321385651524

Bonfire and Fireworks Evening – Braemar 

Organiser: Mar Lodge Estate

Where: Mar Lodge Estate, Estate Office Mar Lodge, Braemar, Aberdeenshire AB35 5YJ

Date:  Friday 3rd November 2017
Time:  18:00 – 19:30

Description: Come and see the sky above Mar Lodge lit up by fireworks!

Enter the Best Guy competition – the winning guy will be placed on top of the Bonfire to be ignited by a piped torch lit procession.

Food and refreshments will be for sale. Free event but donations welcome.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1233494160076

Kintore Fireworks

 Organiser: Kintore

Where: Kintore Primary School, Kintore, Aberdeenshire

Date:  Friday 3rd November 2017
Time:  18:30 – 20:00

Description: Kintore and Disctrict Community Council are again organising the Kintore Fireworks display. This year’s event will take place in the playing fields of Kintore Primary School on Friday, November 3, starting at 6.30pm.

As well as a spectacular fireworks display there will be other attractions and, to keep everyone warm and satisfied, there will be food and refreshments available on the night.

Please bring some money for burgers, coffees, drinks and donations.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/177286282826446

Aden-een, the Shell Fireworks Parade 2017

 Organiser: Modo – Circus With Purpose

Where: Aden Country Park, Station Rd, Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire AB42 5FQ 

Date:  Friday 3rd November 2017
Time:  18:30 – 21:00

Description: Walks open: 6.30-7.30pm & 8-9pm. Fireworks: 7.45pm.

Join a celebration of culture and community in the beautiful surrounds of Aden Country Park as young people bursting with energy and enthusiasm create an extravaganza of delight.

This year’s event celebrates the work of the great Scottish teller of tales, Robert Louis Stevenson, who is best known for Treasure Island, Kidnapped and The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.

The Shell Fireworks Parade

Now in its ninth year the Shell Fireworks Parade brings together and engages hundreds of participants from across Aberdeenshire, giving young people real and transferable skills and experiences as they create routines, props and performances for the big event.

Entry: Adults £3 – Children £2. Please bring exact change.

Wristbands are on sale at Peterhead Community Centre, the Modo Office (above Errol’s Kebabs) in Erroll Street, Macbi in Mintlaw, The Gift Shop at Aden Country Park, Buchan Development Partnership in Maud.

Tickets are on sale online at: http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/modo

Bring torches, wellies, fancy dress and a sense of adventure.

Leave plenty of time for parking. Not recommended for under 5s. No alcohol. No dogs.

Aden-een is a youth regeneration project led by Modo in partnership with Shell, Aden Country Park, Buchan Development Partnership, Community Planning Partners and Aberdeenshire Council.

Aden-een the Shell Fireworks Parade is suppporteed and funded by: Shell, Creative Scotland, Cashback for Communities, Your Voice Your Choice, the Roundhouse and Aberdeenshire Council.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/581030225617941

Coastal Play

Organiser: Bettridge Centre

Where: Bettridge Centre, Greystone Pl, Newtonhill, Aberdeenshire AB39 3UL 

Date:  Saturday 4th November 2017
Time:  09:45 – 11:00

Description: Coastal Play is a children’s soft play area for children aged toddler to 10 (height restrictions will apply and take precedence over age).

We provide a huge play area that includes 2  Bouncy Castles, one with slide, Soft Play Pods & Shapes, plus Bouncers, Inflatable Pitch and toddler area. It’s a great space for running around and letting off some steam – especially when the weather outside’s not so nice!

Coastal Cafe provides a seating area  where parents can see children at all times while enjoying a coffee and snack.

Numbers are limited, so please call us on 01569 731320 to reserve your space.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1052071281562747

Aberdeen Ministry of Crafts November Market

 Organiser: Aberdeen Ministry of Crafts

Where: Aberdeen Ministry of Crafts, Methodist Church – Crown Terrace, Aberdeen AB11 6HE

Date:  Saturday 4th November 2017
Time:  11:00 – 16:00

Description: Since 2013 Ministry of Crafts has been revitalising the craft scene in Aberdeen. Our monthly indoor arts & crafts market has over 20 stalls. Discover unique design led handmade products sold directly by the makers. It is a friendly and relaxed market and showcases an eclectic mix of artists and makers from the local area and with new makers and crafters every month, there will always be something new to see.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/131389720784348

 Kids Halloween Disco

 Organiser: Culter Village Hall

Where: Culter Village Hall, 178 North Deeside Road, Peterculter, Aberdeenshire AB14 0UD

Date:  Saturday 4th November 2017
Time:  15:00 – 16:30

Description: Halloween disco for familes. Fancy dress, games and dancing.

Tuck shop will be open

Tickets £2.00

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/139454923339986

Inverurie Bonfire & Fireworks

 Organiser: Inverurie Bonfire & Fireworks

Where: Thainstone Centre, Thainstone Centre, Inverurie, AB51 5XZ, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 5

Date:  Saturday 4th November 2017
Time:  Gates open at 5.30pm, Fireworks at 7pm.

Description: The annual community celebration, organised by Inverurie and District Round table.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/639419589780260

 Collieston Bonfire Night

Organiser: Collieston & Slains Area

Where: Cransdale Car Park, Collieston, Ellon, Aberdeenshire

Date:  Saturday 4th November 2017
Time:  18:00 – 20:00

Description: Collieston Bonfire Night

6 for 6:30pm

Cransdale Car Park

Bonfire and fireworks, soup, hotdogs warm drinks and bar at the Community Centre afterwards.

Collection will be made.

Please park in the village and walk down – bring a torch!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/290480441358313 

Banff Fireworks Display & Bonfire

 Organiser: Banff Fireworks Display

Where: Duff House Grounds, Banff, Aberdeenshire

Date:  Saturday 4th November 2017
Time:  18:00 – 19:30

Description: Annual Fireworks Display in Duff House Grounds Banff – organised by Banff Round Table with help from Deveron FM , Banff Rotary and the Red Cross

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/847202958787182 

Banchory Bonfire & Fireworks Display 

Organiser: Banchory and District Round Table

Where: King George V Park @ Banchory, Banchory, Aberdeenshire   

Date:  Saturday 4th November 2017
Time:  18:30 – 21:00

Description: Banchory’s annual Bonfire and Fireworks extravaganza.

Bonfire lit at 6:30pm

Fireworks set off at 7pm

Make sure you get there early to maximize the experience!

No attendance fee, however we would ask you to consider a donation. All money raised is re distributed to local charities and organizations so please come along and support your local community.

Organized and hosted by Banchory & District Roundtable, a group of volunteers. If you would like to get involved send us a message, we are always looking for more help!

For more information visit http://www.banchorybonfire.com

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/133223654071189

 2017 Premnay Bonfire & Fireworks

Where: Opposite Premnay Village Hall, Aberdeenshire AB52 6QB

 Date:  Saturday 4th November 2017
Time:  18:30 – 20:00

Description: Field opposite Premnay Village Hall.

Here is how the night is set:

6.30 – Open to the public

7.00 – Lighting of the bonfire

7.30 – Fireworks

We will have food and refreshments available too.

This is not a ticketed event but donations are very much appreciated. This event is organised by volunteers & entirely funded by donations. You donation will help ensure next years event goes ahead.

Please make sure you are dressed appropriately for the weather and have good shoes on since it is in a field. We also ask that no personal fireworks or sparklers are taken to the event.

Please be sensible when parking & only park on one side of the road. Please ensure other vehicles & pedestrians can get by.

Looking forward to seeing you all.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1683626524983624

 St Combs Bonfire And Fireworks 

Organiser: St. Combs Village Trust

Where: St Combs Beach, St Combs, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire AB43 8ZN 

Date:  Saturday 4th November 2017
Time:  18:30 – 18:30

Description: St Combs Bonfire And Fireworks Display is back again down at the pump house car park!

As always refreshments will be available to buy along with some light up goodies too!

Our Bonfire will be lit at 6.30 and our Fireworks at 7.

For insurance purposes please DON’T bring or light your own fireworks, we’ve increased the size of the display again this year and were sure you won’t be disappointed!

Our event is subject to weather conditions so please keep an eye on this event or our Facebook page should any changes need to be made.

We look forward to seeing you at what is becoming a very popular village event.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/146833485911396 

Rosehearty Annual Bonfire and Firework Display 

Organiser: Rosehearty Bonfire 2017

Where: Rosehearty Beach, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire AB43 7 

Date:  Saturday 4th November 2017
Time:  18:30

Description: Annual bonfire and firework display

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1908777056005471

 Family Roller Disco

 Organiser: United SK8S

Where: Beach Leisure Centre, Aberdeen AB24 5NR

 Date:  Sunday 5th November 2017
Time:  15:00 – 16:45

Description: United SK8S are looking forward to Rolling into the great location that is The Beach Leisure Centre, Aberdeen. Our Family Roller Disco guarantees a giggle and smiles all round, grab family and friends and learn something new together,or relive your youth and get fit while doing so! What more can you ask for. Skates for hire and fab music to SK8 to. So Aberdeen, Lets Roll!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/376525256084004

 Maud Fireworks Display 2017 

Organiser: Maud Fireworks Display

Where: Maud, Aberdeenshire 

Date:  Sunday 5th November 2017
Time:  17:30

Description: In field off Victoria Road at Station Road junction.

Gates will open at 5.30pm

Fireworks to be set off at 6:00pm

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1984391001791152

 Stonehaven Fireworks 2017 

Organiser: Stonehaven Roundtable

Where: Mineralwell Park, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire 

Date:  Sunday 5th November 2017
Time:  18:00 – 20:00

Description: Yes it’s that time of year again, the fireworks are back, baby! Come along and join us onthe 5th, payment on the door as usual, £3 adults, £1 kids.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/139319813367669

 Fireworks – ACC Official Event

 Organiser: Aberdeen City Council – City Events

Where: Beach Boulevard, Aberdeen, AB24 5 

Date:  Sunday 5th November 2017
Time:  18:30 – 20:30

Description: Aberdeen City Council presents FIREWORKS at the Beach Boulevard on Sunday 5 November.

Hosted by Northsound 1’s Jeff and Lauren in the Morning.

The action starts at 6.30pm with fire walkers and fire jugglers, before the main fireworks event at 7.30pm.

Free to attend, the evening is sure to be fun for all the family!

Park & Ride buses are available from Bridge of Don, Kingswells and Altens (Aberdeen Altens Hotel). Bus times are available on our website.


Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1546539385435926

 Newtonhill Village Association Fireworks Display

 Organiser: Bettridge Centre

Where: Bettridge Centre, Greystone Pl, Newtonhill, Aberdeenshire AB39 3UL

Date:  Sunday 5th November 2017
Time:  18:30 – 20:30

Description: ENTRY BY DONATION! BBQ, glow sticks, tuck stall from 6.30pm, FIREWORKS GO OFF FROM 7.30PM!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/127170844659577

 Kemnay Fireworks

 Organiser: Kemnay Fireworks Display

Where: Bogbeth Park, Kemnay, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire

 Date:  Sunday 5th November 2017
Time:  19:00

Description: Fireworks getting set off at 7.30pm

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2015915378639790

 Alford Bonfire & Fireworks

 Organiser: 1st Alford Scout Group

Where: Grampian Transport Museum, Montgarrie Road, Alford, Aberdeenshire AB33 8AE

Date:  Sunday 5th November 2017
Time:  19:00 – 20:00

Description: Alford Scouts are again organising the Bonfire and Firework display at Grampian Transport Museum, Alford, Aberdeenshire.

Gates will open at 6.30pm with the Bonfire being lit at 7pm.

Light Sticks and Refreshments will be on sale during the event.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/327594221047235

 Messy Play Newtonhill-Dinosaur Detectives 

Organiser: Bettridge Centre

Where:  The Bettridge Centre, Coastal Park, Newtonhill, Aberdeenshire AB39 3UL 

Date:  Wednesday 8th November 2017
Time:  10:30 – 11:30

Description: Come along and have a Roarsome time at our BRAND NEW Messy Party-it’s Dinosaur Detectives! Stomp with the oldest party animals on the planet and discover a messy land before time. Join the Dino trail where you’ll find a herd of Messy activities including Jellysaurus, Spaghettiraptor and Fossil Hunting. Or become a detective and hunt for dinosaurs amongst the Swamps, deserts and Volcanoes. All you need to do is come along g, mess Around and leave the cleaning up to us. Remember to show us your messy claws!


Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1453085068143370

 Exclusively Highlands Christmas Craft Fair 

Organiser: Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate

Where: Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate, Banchory, Aberdeenshire AB31 5 

Date:  Friday 10th – Sunday 12th November 2017 16:00
Time:  10:00 – 16:00

Description: Exclusively Highlands hosts it’s stunning annual Christmas Fair at Crathes. Throughout the Castle  and Horsemill over 60 exhibitors will be displaying their wares. A sumptuous range of patisseries, gluten free cakes, scones, homemade breads, cheeses, charcuterie, marshmallows, chocolates, preserves, seafood, teas, coffee and wonderfully unique collections of Jewellery, Art, Stoneware, Clothing, Tweed accessories, Photography, Candles & Diffusers together with fabulous skincare products – all lovingly handmade in Scotland.

Adults – £4 | Children – FREE

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/266146923790381

 The Boss Baby 

Organiser: Lumphanan Moving Pictures

Where: Lumphanan Moving Pictures, Lumphanan, AB31 4SE

Date:  Friday 10th November 2017
Time:  18:30 – 20:00

Description: Showing of The Boss Baby Movie

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2028994114012666 

We hope this has given you some inspiration for the week ahead. Let us know in the comments below or over on FacebookInstagram or Twitter what you get up too!

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