What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire | 2nd – 8th June 2018


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**

Enjoy Music Festival 2018 

Organiser: Enjoy Music Festival

Where: Hazlehead Park, Hazlehead Park, Aberdeen AB15 8BE

Date: Friday 1st & Saturday 2nd June 2018
Time: Gates open:  Friday 4pm | Saturday 1pm

Description: Enjoy Music Festival returns with it’s biggest ever line up on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd June.

Ticket link: www.digitalloveaberdeen.co.uk/enjoymusic

Important Festival Information.


For full details go to: www.digitalloveaberdeen.co.uk

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/145620936129988/

 Taste Of Grampian 

Organiser: Taste Of Grampian

Where: Thainstone Centre, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 5XZ 

Date:  Saturday 2nd June 2018
Time:  9:00AM – 9:00PM

Description: 200 exhibitors showcasing produce from the very best of the north-east of Scotland.  Celebrity Chef James Martin along with a host of other local chefs will be doing demonstrations throughout the day.  There will be a series of gin, beer and wine masterclasses.  An Educational Marquee as well as a host of entertainment including buskers, bands and musicians.  Motor Show with a myriad of new cars will also be on show.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/875255029265781/

Denman Playgroup Family Fundraiser Day

Organiser: Denman Playgroup

Where: Westdyke Leisure Centre, 4 Westdyke Ave, Elrick, Aberdeen AB32 6

Date:  Saturday 2nd June 2018
Time: 10:00AM -12:00PM

Description: Denman Playgroup Family Funday Fundraiser

Come and have a fun-filled day! Something for everyone…


Bubble wand make & take | Nurf target shooting game | Pool Noodle boats make & take | Glitter tattoos | Biscuit decorating make & take |Ring toss game | Face painting | Hook-a-duck water game | Ride-on toy area | Kids Nail polish table | Bug hunt activity


Bouncy castle; home-bake sale; refreshments; local business stalls; fresh waffles, bottle & chocolate tombolla and much more…


grand raffle with some great prizes (including a signed Aberdeen FC shirt, beauty treatment voucher, luxury car valet voucher and lots more). Tickets available on the day.

Come and help a local charity and have lots of fun!

Entry £2.50 per person

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/208655783074593/

Coastal Play 

Organiser: Bettridge Centre

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

Date:  Saturday 2nd June 2018
Time:  9:45AM – 11:00AM

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/2017976665140252

Scotstown Primary Summer Fayre

Where: Scotstown School Bridge Of Don AB22 8 Aberdeen

Date:  Saturday 2nd June 2018
Time:  1:00PM – 3:00PM

Description: Various stalls

Entry – Adults £1, children 50p

More details to follow

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/153481345496147/

Open Information Fun Day 

Organiser: Sunnybank Community Centre

Where: Sunnybank Community Centre, AB24 3NJ 

Date:  Saturday 2nd June 2018
Time: 1:00PM – 4:00PM

Description: Sunnybank Community Centre’s open day is going to be a fab free fun filled day with bouncy castles, go karts, happy hoppers, face painting, live entertainment, food and more. Over 20 local groups will be in attendance sharing information and enjoying the (hopefully!) sunny weather.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2104762016421566/

Messy Play Session – Aberdeen

Organiser: Messy Moments

Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Aberdeen City Centre, Beach Boulevard, Aberdeen AB24 5EF

Date:  Saturday 2nd June 2018
Time:  1:00PM – 2:00PM

Description: Messy Moments provides messy play sessions & private parties for children aged 6 months – 5 years old in Aberdeen & Shire and The Central Belt of Scotland

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Cove Gala 2018 

Organiser: Annual Cove Gala

Where: Loirston School, Loirston Ave, Aberdeen AB12 3HE 

Date:  Saturday 2nd June 2018
Time:  1:00PM – 5:00PM

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1013898105430720

Engineering Club 

Organiser: Aberdeen Science Centre

Where: Aberdeen Science Centre, 179 Constitution Street, Aberdeen AB24 5TU

Date:  Saturday 2nd June 2018
Time: 1:00PM -3:30PM

Description: Become part of ASC’s Goblin Car team to design, build and race a single seat electric car. Young people will work as part of the team to build the Goblin Car and enter it into the annual race at Grampian Transport Museum.

Please note: parents will be required to arrange children’s transport to and from the race day as well as be present throughout the day.

If parents are interested in being involved in the creation and design of the car please let us know! This club is suitable for 9 – 12 year olds.

To book please email: STEMClub@asc.scot

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1783038261991520/

Kingswells Baby and Children’s Nearly New Sales – Aberdeenshire 

Organiser: Nearly New Aberdeen

Where: Kingswells Community Centre 

Date:  Saturday 2nd June 2018
Time:  2:00PM – 3:30PM

Description:  Lots of stalls bursting with top quality LIKE NEW and NEW baby & children’s items from birth to 8 Yrs. Plus a small selection of unique businesses in the baby & children’s industry showcasing and selling their products & services all under one roof! Great brands at up to 90% off the full retail price!

* £1 entry per adult, kids FREE

 * INDOOR market

 * Plenty of FREE car parking available

 * Bring plenty of CASH, no ATM on site.

To BOOK A STALL or have a general inquiry contact Lynn or Carla via email @ aberdeenshire@babyandchildrensmarket.co.uk or call 07787368569

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/172924843304670/

Family Roller Disco – Aberdeen 

Organiser: United SK8s

Where: Beach Leisure Centre, Aberdeen AB24 5NR

Date:  Saturday 2nd June 2018
Time:  3:00PM – 5:00PM

Description: It’s time for another SK8 Date Aberdeen! Saturday 2-6-18 at the amazing Beach Centre. Let’s celebrate the start of summer, skates for hire and fab music to SK8 to. Make memories and learn something new together, family fun guaranteed! Get your skates on Aberdeen. Let’s Roll!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/581587802215639/

The Jack & Jill Market – Aberdeen

Organiser: Jack & Jill Market

Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Aberdeen Treetops, 161 Springfield Road, Aberdeen 

Date:  Sunday 3rd June 2018
Time: 10:30AM – 13:00PM


 Shop smartly, be savvy and save. Find everything you need for baby and children up to 9 years of age, all under the one roof, all on the same day. Whether it’s large items from our Large Items Gallery, or clothes, toys, and equipment from our quality nearly-new stalls, you’re guaranteed to find what you’re looking for – why pay more when you can pay less – now that’s being smart!

  Entry £1.50 Adults. Children free.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/635620126774564/

Ellon Gala 

Organiser: Ellon Round Table

Where: Gordon Park Ellon, Aberdeen

Date:  Sunday 3rd June 2018
Time: 11:00AM – 4:00PM

Description: Ellon Gala

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/199531730594790

Cash For Kids Charity Football Match, Northsound 1 500 Faces 

Where: Sunnybank Football club

Date:  Sunday 3rd June 2018
Time: 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Description: My name is Graham Watt and I’m one of the Northsound 500 faces . I have organised a charity football match to be held at Sunnybank FC’s ground on June the 3rd of this year, 2-5pm.

We have names such as Darren Mackie, Robbie Winters, Mark Perry, Jason Dair, Barry Wilson, Scott Thomson, Derek and Darren Young, Stuart Duff, Hugh Robertson, Chris Clark, Andy Roddie and the Aberdeen Assassin, Lee William Mcallister, all involved. We also have former Scotland manager Craig Brown along with Dons legend Joe Harper as mangers for the day.

We have gained a lot of sponsors for the event too, Sunnybank FC have kindly donated their pitch for the day and Soccer World have got all the kits sorted for us, The Undergorund Klub have also helped towards the kit sponsorship. Dave Cormack has kindly donated £1000 to the charity through the match and is backing the game along with all these former pros and stars of the SPL. We also have John McRuvie and Cammy Cambell hosting it for us on the day. John Luckins of Tall & Small Entertainment will be providing music and Aberdeen Trophy Centre have provided the trophies and medals for the day. Stephen Dobson will also be joining us on the day in order to take photographs of the event.

Everybody has been very helpful and generous so thank you to all the sponsors / supporters so far!!

We’d love it if you could come and enjoy the day with us! It’s free entry on the day, all we ask for is that people put some spare change in the donation buckets. We want this to be a fun, family day as it’s for Cash For Kids.

Thank you very much.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/415258185579787/

June Sling Library and Meet 

Organiser: NCT Aberdeen City & Shire

Where: Methodist Church, 8 Crown Terrace, Aberdeen 

Date:  Tuesday 5th June 2018
Time:  10:00AM – 12:00PM

Description: It’s time for our June sling meet! We are hoping Summer will have finally arrived and are inviting you to join us for sling chat, hires, help with your own carrier and demonstrations of stretchy slings & Woven wraps.

We will also have our popular “try me” table: a table full of our personal slings for you to try out with the aim of finding your perfect carrier or just to try something new!

Older siblings, family and friends as always are welcome. As always, there will be lots of tea, coffee and cake!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/573784679688180/

Messy Play Session – Inverurie 

Organiser: Messy Moments
Where: Unit 1, Burghmuir Circle, Blackhall Industrial Estate, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 3QH 

Date: Thursday 7th June 2018
Time:  10:30AM – 11:30AM

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/253673422039253/

Messy Play Session – Cove

Organiser: Messy Moments

Where: Altens Community Centre

Date:  Friday 8th June 2018
Time: 10:00AM – 11:00AM

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/587041828340716/

A Tour of Girdleness & RSPB Dolphinwatch

 Organiser: Aberdeen City Council Countryside Ranger Service
Where: Torry Battery, Aberdeen AB11 8

Date: Friday 8th June 2018
Time:  2:00PM – 4:00PM

Description: Join a guided walk with a Countryside Ranger to discover some local history and learn about the wildlife of the area.  There is a good chance of seeing dolphins in Aberdeen Harbour with RSPB Dolphinwatch.

Meet in the Torry Battery car park just off Greyhope Road.

Booking essential – call 01224 326 429 or email countrysideranger@aberdeencity.gov.uk  to book your place.

Event is free but donations to support the Ranger Service are appreciated.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/428492050931072/

Family Disco

Where: Station Hotel, Station Brae, Ellon, Aberdeenshire AB41 9BD 

Date:  Friday 8th June 2018
Time:  7:00PM – 00:30AM

Description: After the success of our last family disco at the end of 2017 we have decided to hold another one again raising funds for Auchterellon Under 5s!

Tickets cost £5 per person (under 3s FREE) and can be purchased from myself (Cindy Hazzard) or Sarah Louise Nicolson.

We will have face painting and lucky dips for the kids again and 3 amazing raffle prizes…..see event details over the next few days for more info!!!!!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1840032999351933/

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