Frequently Asked Questions

What tickets are available to purchase?

The following ticket options are available on a first come first serve basis:

Day Tickets (10:30 to 17:00)

  • Adult £8
  • Child (5 to 15) £4
  • Child (new born to 4) Free
  • Concession (Student / OAP) £5

Evening Tickets (17:00 to 22:00)

  • Adult £15
  • Child (5 to 15) £10
  • Concession (student/OAP) £12

Festival Pass Tickets (10:30 to 22:00)

  • Adult Festival Pass £23
  • Child (5 to 15) Festival Pass £14
  • Concession Festival Pass £17

U16s must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
No more than 4 U16s per adult unless group terms have been agreed.

All tickets are non refundable and promotional codes must be used to purchase tickets online before 1st August. There are no discounted tickets available to purchase at the gates on the day.

Where can I purchase tickets?

You can purchase tickets to Stirling’s Summer 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 Sruighlea taking place?

Sruighlea, Stirling’s Summer Festival is located within Stirling Sports Village, to the east of the city with good access from the A91 and less than 1 mile walk from Stirling City Centre train and bus stations.

Festival Location | Borrowmeadow Farm Road, Stirling, FK7 7UJ

What's on at this year's Festival?

Sruighlea is always looking to be as an affordable day out as possible for visitors.

Our team work tirelessly on building and adding exciting elements to the event but attractions are dependant on what we manage to raise through sponsorship every year. This year you can expect:

Day Ticket includes:

Stirling Highland Games | A full day of traditional highland games events from 10:30 to 17:00
On The Fringe | A packed showcase of fringe performances from 12:30 to 17:00
Food & Drink Festival | Our massive marquee housing Scottish food and drink producers from 10:30 to 17:00
Arts & Craft Market | A variety of Scottish gifts, crafts and art works from 10:30 to 17:00
Heritage Tours | An on site walking tour from our local archeologist explaining Stirling’s turbulent past from 11:00 to 16:00
Activities Challenges | Give a mini highland games a go, or one of the other sporting challenges from 10:30 to 17:00

Evening Ticket includes:

Sruighlea Sessions | Live music from 18:00 to 22:00
Food & Drink Festival | Street food vendors and craft bars will be on hand to enjoy from 18:00 to 22:00

I have a question about my tickets?

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

What clothing should I wear?

Sruighlea is an outdoor event in Scotland. Do we need to say any more! Its held within grass fields so appropriate footwear and clothing should be considered based on the projected weather conditions.

Our suggestion is wear / bring clothing based on what you have seen as 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.

Can we bring bags on site?

Stirling Summer Festival has a strict policy on bags. We ask you to bring only small bags [hand bag size] where necessary.

Please respect our on-site security or Police Officers who will ask to search bags at the gates / on site at any time. 

We have no facility on site to hold baggage for visitors. Please arrange this with your transport provider, tour operator, accommodation provider.

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

We would like to be part of Stirling Summer Festival and have the following application opportunities including:

Hot Food Units
Hot Drinks Units
Food Producers
Drinks Producers
Arts/Crafts/Local Business Market
Sports Activities
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 Sruighlea. Highland dancers are permitted 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 any highland dancer. This is unmanned.

Can we bring food and drink on site?

As per our license you are not permitted to bring food or drink into the Festival site.

We have several hot food units, hot drink units and bar provision on site which should cover all visitors needs.

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

Sruighlea selects artisan style food and drink street vendors serving Scottish produce at the highest standard. We encourage a variety of street food traders which aims to cover everybody’s tastes.

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.

Is there over night parking on site?

The Festival organiser, FVSE CIC, only rent the site and as such are only set up to accommodate the festival attractions nad visiting public.

For further information please visit Stirling Councils parking and car parks info page

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.

Who delivers Sruighlea?

Sruighlea 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 FVSE events team has over 20 years experience in developing, managing and delivering succesful events in the UK.

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