Where: Various places along the Speyside Whisky Trail (go to www.spiritofspeyside.com for details)
When: Thursday May 1st – Sunday May 4th
Why: Held annually during the first long weekend in May, the Festival invites visitors to celebrate Scotland’s national drink through an inventive and wide-ranging programme of whisky-inspired events – some educational, all of them fun. Since its inception in 1999, the Festival has developed close links with many Speyside businesses and communities as everyone works together to provide an ever-improving range of events, facilities and services for local people and the increasing flow of international visitors.
For a full list of events, go to www.spiritofspeyside.com.