What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire | 2nd – 8th November 2019


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**

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Disney On Ice: 100 Years of Magic 

Organiser: P&J Live

Where: P&J Live, P&J Live, East Burn Road, Stoneywood, AB21 9FX Aberdeen 

Date:  Thursday 31st October – Sunday 3rd November 2019

Description: A skating spectacular that is truly a century of Disney Magic – which all started with a Mouse!

Be charmed by a cast of over 50 of Disney’s unforgettable characters as Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic!


Thursday & Friday – 6.30 pm

Saturday – 10.30 am, 2.30 pm & 6.30 pm

Sunday – 10.30am & 2.30pm


­Mouse-ter of Ceremonies Mickey Mouse

The spirited Minnie Mouse

Donald Duck






Snow White




Bo Peep

Anna & Elsa


Sing along to over 30 unforgettable songs!


1.5 miles (15-minute walk) from both Aberdeen International Airport and Dyce Train Station

Just a few short minutes from the AWPR

Stagecoach Jet Service 727 and First bus operate daily on the site

REMINDER: This venue is cashless.

Get your tickets HERE: https://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/venueartist/443377/830558?brand=pandjlive


Please Note: Unfortunately, the 6:30PM performance on Sunday 3 November has been cancelled.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/355313955333386/

Christmas Craft Fayre – November

Organiser: Thainstone Events

Where: Thainstone Centre, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 5XZ


Date: Friday 1st & Saturday 2nd November 2019

Description: The Thainstone Christmas Fayre is BACK on Friday 1st November from 3.00pm until 9.00pm and Saturday 2nd November from 9.30am until 4.00pm! The fayre will feature cards, jewellery, ceramics, gifts, art, crafts decorations, foo and more – all your Christmas shopping under ONE ROOF!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/369443450438912/

The Aberdeen 5k, 10k and kids 1.5k MoRun 2019 

Organiser: MoRunning

Where: Hazlehead Park 

Date:  Saturday 2nd November 2019

Time:  09:30AM-12:00PM

Description: MoRunning is back this November and without a doubt it will be an epic year to be a MoRunner, celebrating our 10 year anniversary with us. With an incredible 24 locations, the inclusion of the 1.5km Mini MoRun, as well as a virtual MoRun we expect to see loads more MoBro’s and MoSista’s, as well as kids and families enjoying everything MoRunning is about!  Good fun, lots of laughs, loads of smiles, high fives and not forgetting the fancy dress and funny moustaches!

Entries will open early summer so follow us here and be the first to receive our invitation to enter at earlybird rates!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/440084046797589/

Mini Maestros

Organiser: Aberdeen Performing Arts Creative Learning

Where: Aberdeen Music Hall, Union Street, AB10 1QS Aberdeen


Date: Saturday 2nd November 2019

Time: 11:30AM – 12:30PM

Description: Mini Maestros is a fun and interactive session for small musicians in Primary 1-3. Join us for songs, games, music and stories! Participants will be given the chance to learn the building blocks of good musicianship skills.

We will learn about different musical genres, develop aural and motor skills through singing and rhythm games, and most importantly make lot of new friends and have a great time!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/984276458585553/

Haddo House Annual Christmas Craft Fair

 Organiser: Haddo House

Where: Haddo House, Methlick, AB41 7EQ Ellon, Aberdeenshire 

Date:  Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd November 2019

Time:  10:00AM-04:00PM

Description: Start your Christmas shopping in style at the Haddo House annual Christmas craft fair.

Celebrating the best of local crafters, this event will definitely fill you with festive spirit.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/907050799679395/

Baby Pumpkin Party Aberdeen Arts Centre 

Organiser: Baby Sensory Aberdeen South

Where: Aberdeen Arts Centre, 33 King Street, AB24 5AA Aberdeen 

Date: Saturday 2nd November 2019

Time:  10:00PM-11:45AM

Description: Come and join us and make memories with your baby exploring the Autumn harvest, making music, signing, bonfire, fire works, bubbles and lots more! You don’t have to attend the weekly classes to join the fun. Siblings and family members are all welcome at no extra charge.  Our very own Photo Sensory Photographer will also be the to capture the moment. Dress up is welcome. Spaces are limited click book now on the facebook page or visit our website to book.  Each party is 45 minutes.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1082117981994956/

Monquhitter School Xmas Fayre & Coffee Morning 

Where: Monquhitter Primary School, Cuminestown, Thornhill Rd, Cuminestown AB53 5WH 

Date:  Saturday 2nd November 2019

Time:  10:00AM-12:00PM

Description: Homebakes, Raffles, Face Painting, Body Shop, Avon,

 Jams & Chutneys, Fiona’s Crafts, Mill Candles, Mrs P’s Cakery,

 Artizan & Star, Real Christmas Trees, Fairy Dolls,

Cherylanne’s books & cutes, Tartan Pictures, Door Bows and many more

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/675733072947675/

Xmas Fayre

Where: New Deer Public Hall, Fordyce Terrace, Ab53 6WE New Deer 

Date:  Saturday 2nd November 2019

Time:  10:00AM-01:00PM

Description: This years Annual Xmas Fayre is in aid of Cairnbanno WI so why not come along and browse the many stalls and do a wee bit of Christmas shopping then sit and enjoy your morning coffee with a fine piece.

Entry – Adults £3                Children under 12 – £1

There are a wide variety of stalls attending –

Bloom Bears

No More Plastic Bags



Cecily Jewellery


Ma Purple Bow

Louise’s Creations


Usborne Books

Soft & Silver

Body Shop

Jane Keenan Design

Charlotte’s Cakes & Gifts

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1156497571219298/

Saturday Forest Club 

Organiser: Aden Country Park Fairy Woods

Where: Aden Country Park Fairy Woods

 Date:  Saturday 2nd November 2019

Time: 10:30AM-12:30PM

Description: Come along for some forest fun for the first of our monthly forest club sessions.  We will be getting to know the site with games and forest fun as well as cooking our snack on the campfire.  All ages welcome however, we would ask parents to stay, our first session  is 6th July from 10.30am to 12.30.  If you would like to joining us please message our Facebook page

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1183882631782520/?event_time_id=1183882648449185

Stonehaven Christmas Fair

Organiser: Tiksy Art and Craft Fayres

Where: Stonehaven Town Hall, Town Hall, AB39 2BU Stonehaven 

Date: Saturday 2nd November 2019

Time: 11:00AM-03:00PM

Description: We are coming back to beautiful people of Stonehaven with lots of fun again!! 😉

Eat, Play, Win prizes, Shop unique crafts, Choose your Lucky-Dip Prize and just Enjoy Your Time!! We have plenty of wonderful things prepared for you on a day, fun both for kids and adults, including the following (and not only):











Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/417026225768418/

Christmas Fayre

 Organiser: Elrick Primary School Parent Council

Where: Elrick Primary, Rowan Drive, AB32 6 Aberdeen 

Date:  Saturday 2nd November 2019

Time:  11:00AM-01:00PM

Description: Our winter wonderland Christmas Fayre awaits you on 2nd November.  Come along and cosy up  with hot chocolate, Christmas nibbles and a chat with your friends.  Then enjoy a leisurely browse of our many stalls, including hand-crafts by the children. Santa has saved the date!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/657991034715636/

Kids Halloween Party! 

Organiser: The Harbour Spring

Where: The Harbour Spring, Invernettie, AB42 3GT Peterhead, Aberdeenshire 

Date:  Saturday 2nd November 2019

Time:  11:00AM-01:00PM

Description: Come along to our first ever Halloween party!

we have some fun spooky games to play and the kids will get their lunch provided too!

Warning, the kids may get a little bit messy (hands mostly!)

Please pop into the pub to book your space.

£8 per child, exact change please.

For this event we can only take bookings direct in the Pub

Limited availability.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1125216417689645/

JIC open day

Organiser: JIC Building

Where: JIC Building, AB43 9 Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire

 Date:  Saturday 2nd November 2019

Time:  11:00AM-02:00PM

Description: Outdoor sports – climbing wall, zorbs etc.  Photo exhibition from local camera club – karate demonstration – taster sessions such as Tai Chi, mindfulness, health checks. Consultations on JIC and future use -promotion of space – cost etc, various information stalls & refreshments will also be available.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/506210986812156/

Kirktown Wonderful Reindeer Weekends 

Organiser: Kirktown Garden Centre & Restaurant

Where: Kirktown Garden Centre & Restaurant, Kirktown Garden Centre, Fetteresso, AB39 3UP Stonehaven

Date:  Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd November November 2019

Time:  12:00PM – 4:00PM

Description: Come along and join the magical family fun with the beautiful Cairngorm Reindeer.

This year, we are delighted to have the reindeer with us for two weekends.

Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd November 12pm until 4pm

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th from 12pm until 4pm.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/462358277854554/

Doodle Bugs HALLOWEEN party 

Organiser: Doodle Bugs Macduff Under 5’s

Where: Macduff Primary School, Berrymuir Road, AB44 1 Macduff, Aberdeenshire 

Date:  Saturday 2nd November 2019

Time:  01:00PM-03:00PM

Description: our annual halloween party is coming up. we are inviting all local children primary age and under! tickets to be purchased either at group or through facebook. gruesome games, best pumpkin carving competition, monstrous music, frightful food and much more! adults £2, children £4 and under 1’s go free!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/506397960109809/

Infant and Child First Aid awareness 

Organiser: Little Lives First Aid

Where: Ruthrieston Community Centre, 532-536 Holburn Street Aberdeen, AB10 7LL Aberdeen 

Date:  Saturday 2nd November 2019

Time:  01:30PM-04:30PM

Description: An Infant and child first aid awareness course covering birth to puberty. Ideal for Parents to be, Parents and Grandparents. A relaxed session with no test papers, but covers key subjects that we all worry about with children. Young babies are welcome to attend too. For more info or to book, please email francesca@littlelivesfirstaid.co.uk or message on Facebook page

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/726245107845416/

Baby Pumpkin Party Newtonhill 

Organiser: Baby Sensory Aberdeen South

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

Date:  Saturday 2nd November 2019

Time: 02:30PM-02:45PM

Description: Come and join us and make memories with your baby exploring the Autumn harvest, making music, signing, bonfire, fire works, bubbles and lots more! You don’t have to attend the weekly classes to join the fun. Siblings and family members are all welcome at no extra charge.  Our very own Photo Sensory Photographer will also be the to capture the moment. Dress up is welcome. Spaces are limited click book now on the facebook page or visit our website to book

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/652406511916361/

Halloween Spooky Tubing 

Organiser: Huntly Nordic and Outdoor Centre

Where: Huntly Nordic and Outdoor Centre, Hill of Haugh, AB54 4SH Huntly, Aberdeenshire 

Date:  Saturday 2nd November 2019

Time:  05:00PM-08:45PM

Description: Halloween Spooky Tubing with Standing Ovation Sound and Light System.

Saturday 2nd November 5 x 45 min sessions from 5 pm to 8:45 pm

We are happy to take deposit free bookings for this event.

Tickets are £7.50  per person ( Adult or Junior)

Please note. This event will only go ahead if we have a dry forecast. The decision to go ahead will be made 24 hours before on Friday 1st November

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/409053146389725/

Aberdeen Lynx V North Ayrshire Wild

Organiser: Aberdeen Lynx Ice Hockey Team

Where: Linx Ice Arena, Beach Promenade, AB245NR Aberdeen


Date: Saturday 2nd November 2019

Time: 7:15PM – 22:00PM

Description: The North Ayrshire Wilds make their way to the Linx Ice Arena for the first SNL home game.

The Lynx are looking to tame their wild side and kick start their first home league game with a win.

We are going to have some SPOOKTACKULAR fun off the ice too being the closest game to Halloween, so come in your Halloween costume…….there may even be a prize for the best one. Doors open at 6.15pm with puck drop at 7.15pm.

Come and join us for a great night of entertainment on and off the ice!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2602148886509752/

Banchory Bonfire And Fireworks Display 

Organiser: Banchory and District Round Table

Where: King George V Park @ Banchory 

Date:  Saturday 2nd November 2019

Time:  06:00PM-09:00PM

Description: Banchory’s annual Bonfire and Fireworks extravaganza.

Bonfire lit at 6:30pm (make sure you are there early!)

Fireworks set off at 7pm

Make sure you get there early to maximise the experience!

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

Organised 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!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/494367364458359/

St Combs Bonfire And Fireworks Display 

Organiser: St. Combs Village Trust

Where: St Combs Beach, AB43 8, Fraserburgh

Date:  Saturday 2nd November 2019

Time:  06:15PM-08:15PM

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 such as soup, hotdogs, teas, coffees, hot chocolate and home bakes  along with some light up goodies too!

Our Bonfire will be lit at 6.30 with our Fireworks Display starting 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 we’re 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/427814337849939/

Rosehearty Bonfire & Firework Display 2019 

Organiser: Rosehearty Bonfire

Where: Rosehearty Caravan Park, AB43 7 Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire 

Date:  Saturday 2nd November 2019

Time:  06:30PM-09:30PM

Description: Rosehearty bonfire and firework Display

Saturday 2nd November at rosehearty caravan park.

Bonfire will be lit at 6.30pm and firework at 7pm

There will be hot snacks and refreshments available along with light up goodies

We are looking for volunteers throughout the event.

Please if you could help get in contact!

If you have rubbish to burn on the bonfire please leave advise on lists available at local shops.

Please note we will not be collecting any non Burnable materials.

No tyres, mattress and sofas

We respectfully ask that NO RUBBISH is dumped at the Bonfire site before the collection of materials Thank You

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2429026910695815/

Tree Planting @ Glen Tanar 

Organiser: Aboyne Kids 4 Climate Action

Where: Glen Tanar, AB34 5EU Aboyne 

Date:  Sunday 3rd November 2019

Time:  10:00AM-12:00PM

Description: Family friendly tree planting and kids climate talk with Glen Tanar rangers

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/937095053327459/

Stonehaven Fireworks 2019 

Organiser: Stonehaven and District Round Table

Where: Mineralwell Park, Stonehaven 

Date:  Sunday 3rd November 2019

Time:  06:00PM-10:00PM

Description: Stonehaven and District Round Table would like to welcome you all to the annual fireworks display.

Entry fee is £3 for Adults, £1 for kids.

Money raised for this event is distributed between local community groups and charities.

We’ll have a selection of catering units and a few small additions new for 2019.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/359882914702338/

NVA Fireworks Display 

Organiser: Newtonhill Village Association

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

Date:  Tuesday 5th November 2019

Time:  05:30PM-07:30PM

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/365821087670066/

Aberdeen Beach Fireworks

 Organiser: JCI Aberdeen

Where: Beach Boulevard, Aberdeen, Aberdeen 

Date:  Tuesday 5th November 2019

Time: 07:00PM-10:00PM

Description: Remember remember the 5th of November; fireworks, drinks and friends!

This year on Tuesday the 5th November Aberdeen City Council will be putting on their annual Fireworks display and JCI Aberdeen will be there to enjoy it too!

The plan is to meet at Brewdog at the Castlegate, head down to the Fireworks at the Beach and then wander back up to Brewdog for a sociable drink, catch up and to warm up a bit!

Come along and enjoy what promises to be an amazing display once again and have a nice relaxing drink to brighten up your Tuesday.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1275159049325298/

Macduff Primary Christmas Shopping Night 

Organiser: Shabby Sheek Crafts

Where: Macduff Primary School, Berrymuir Road 

Date: Wednesday 6th November 2019

Time:  06:00PM-08:00PM

Description: Christmas Shopping Night

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1533139690161097/

Christmas Craft Fayre 

Organiser: Banff Academy

Where: Banff Academy, Bellevue Road, AB45 1BY Banff, Aberdeenshire 

Date:  Thursday 7th November 2019

Time:  03:15PM-07:00PM

Description: Christmas Craft Fayre which will be on 7 November this year. It is £10 and a donation for the raffle for each table. If you would like two tables it is £17.50 plus a raffle prize.  Set up from 2.00pm with a start of sale time at 3.15pm.

Please contact Christine Murray, Brenda Stewart of Ruari Harris at the school if you would like to book a table!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/370073230602391/

Christmas Shopping Night Mackie Academy PTA 

Where: Mackie Academy, AB39 3DF Stonehaven 

Date: Thursday 7th November 2019

Time:  07:00PM-09:00PM

Description: Mackie Academy PTA are holding there Christmas shopping night this year. Lots of homemade and unique items for sale with over 30 stalls on the night there is sure to be something for everyone in the family. So come along and get that Christmas shopping done early and even grab a cup of coffee and cake.

List of stalls

Encore vintage

Stepping stones

Braveart designs

Bows by lou

Dizzy sweets

Cloud nine leggings

Happy face designs

Florence  & May

Nom Nom fudge

Cridhe Ghabhasainn


Knits for ewe


Body shop

Snappy crocodile



Wee scottish gems

Crafts by vonnie

Forever living

Just a wee gift

The wee loft


Sock puppets

Jams and jellies


Plus more…


Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2493330690754427/

Christmas Card Making 

Organiser: NCT Aberdeen City & Shire

Where: Ferryhill Parish Church, Fonthill Road, AB11 6UD, Aberdeen 

Date:  Thursday 7th November 2019

Time:  07:30PM-09:30PM

Description: Join us for our relaxed and sociable annual Kids at Ferryhill Christmas Card making night. With lots of card examples on display for inspiration and lots of amazing craft materials feel free to make as many or as few cards as you like!

Everyone very welcome, no experience needed but please do bring a pair of scissors, a box to take your creations home in and a bottle if you’d like to get into the Christmas spirit whilst crafting.

Just £7 per person on the night to cover hall hire and craft materials.

The event is in the church upper small hall, accessed via the hall door with a door bell – we will have a sign on the night!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2457988371151217/

Infant and Child First Aid awareness

Organiser: Little Lives First Aid

Where: Cults Kirk Centre 

Date:  Friday 8th November 2019

Time:  09:45AM-12:45PM

Description: This 3 hour course specifically covers the age range birth to puberty. It is deal for Parents to be, Parents and Grandparents. A relaxed session with no test papers, but covers key subjects that we all worry about with children. For full details of the course, please check out my website: www.littlelivesfirstaid.co.uk

Young babies are welcome to attend too. For more info or to book, please email francesca@littlelivesfirstaid.co.uk or message on my Facebook page

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2465396563544496/

Crathes Castle Christmas Fair 

Organiser: Exclusively Highlands

Where: Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate

 Date:  Friday 8th November 2019

Time:  10:00AM-04:00PM

Description: Exclusively Highlands hosts it’s stunning annual Christmas Fair at Crathes. Throughout the Castle and Horsemill and with over 60 exhibitors displaying their wares there will be an amazing choice for everyone.  A sumptuous range of cheeses, meats, charcuterie, preserves, seafood, beer, gin, coffee, fudge and wonderfully unique collections of Jewellery, Art, Stoneware, Clothing, Tweed accessories, Photography, Candles & Diffusers together with fabulous skincare products and beard products – all lovingly handmade in Scotland.

Refreshments will be available throughout the event in the Courtyard Cafe. Admission £4 children Free.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/355857345232309/

Kintore Fireworks 

Organiser: Kintore

Where: Kintore Primary School, School Road, Kinellar, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom

Date:  Friday 8th November 2019

Time:  06:30PM-08:00PM

Description: Kintore & District Community Council organise the annual Kintore Fireworks display, starting at 6.30pm at the Kintore Primary School Playing Fields. Bring warm/waterproof clothing and some cash for burgers, refreshments and the charity donation tins.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/938428546536178/

Don’t forget you can also check out our events calendar for planning ahead with events in Aberdeen City & Shire.