Early Bird tickets on sale for Stirling SpiritFEST 2024

Tickets have gone in sale for Stirling SpiritFEST 2024 which returns to Stirling this autumn with a limited number of early bird tickets available. Hosted in the iconic Scottish city, Stirling SpiritFEST begins on Friday 25th October 2023 until Sunday 3rd November. The event incorporates both the long-established Stirling Whisky Festival and Stirling Gin Festival. 


Among the exhibitors at this year’s festivals will be Gin Bothy, who’s gin could be found in Sunday’s Oscar nominee bags no less, and Brit Awards photographer Carlos Paloni will be around, capturing all the festivities. With whisky and gin masterclasses running through the day it’s set to be another excellent SpiritFEST. 


The Stirling Whisky festival on Saturday 2nd November, welcomes hundreds of whisky lovers from across Scotland and beyond. This year’s event will welcome both some of our old favourite brands as well as some exciting new exhibitors. The festival, launched in 2012, is being held this year at Stirling County Rugby Club, an intimate venue for people to enjoy over 100 of the country’s finest drams. Attendees can also sign up for whisky masterclasses run during the afternoon and evening sessions. Check out the video from last year’s event which really showcases the atmosphere of the event, and includes brilliant feedback from guests who return year after year.


The Stirling Gin Festival - one of the first gin festivals to launch in the UK back in 2014 – is set to be bigger than ever. Held on Saturday 26th October once again at the beautiful Golden Lion Hotel, it will bring hundreds of gin fans to the historic city. Celebrating the best in Scottish craft gins, the event will see popular cocktail masterclasses run through the day, and provide gin lovers with the chance to sample the gins of a wide range of craft distilleries and enjoy some on the day discounts to boot. Check out what happened at the 2023 here.


Event organiser June McCann spoke of this year’s event “Our annual Stirling SpiritFEST is always very popular. With a wide range of Scottish spirits for you to try, we love hosting guests from across Scotland who come to visit our wonderful city. We see many familiar faces each year, emphasising how accessible it is as well as good value. Come along and join the fun, and get some Christmas presents at discount prices whilst you’re at it!” Visit the website for tickets. https://stirlingdistillery.com/pages/spiritfest


The festival is a great opportunity for Scottish brands to promote their products as well as encourage visitors to explore local Stirling businesses as they descend on the beautiful, historic city.


Tickets are currently on sale at early bird prices with code EarlyBird24 but be quick, these are limited. Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite or via the SpiritFEST website.


For businesses interested in becoming an exhibitor at the 2024 SpiritFEST, or if you’re a local business and would like to be included in the festival brochure, please email info@stirlingspiritfest.com.