The Comrie Fortnight was originally started in the late 1960’s, to coincide with the traditional Glasgow Trades Fortnight. Scotland has local holidays at various times of the year, and also trade fairs fortnight. Edinburgh’s is the first two weeks in July, Glasgow’s is the 3rd and 4th weeks in July.
The traditional has evolved over the years and the festival now runs a whole range of activities from competitions to outings, from dances to the parade ensure that there is something to suit everybody.
The final day of the Fortnight consists of a float parade through the village to the Laggan Park where an afternoon of fun events takes place.
The Comrie Fortnight always proves to be a popular festival and if you are staying here in the area during the Comrie Fortnight there is sure to be something of interest happening which you could attend.