Dundee Hooley 2023
Join us at The Dundee Hooley as we celebrate the values of kindness and hospitality that St Andrew’s Day and Scotland exemplify. We extend a warm invitation to everyone to gather with family and friends for a memorable and enjoyable evening.
Register for the Dundee Hooley Torchlight procession here.
Save the date, Saturday 25th November 3pm – 7.30pm, as we come together for a family-friendly and FREE celebration in Dundee City Square.
Pushing the boundaries of performance through the fusion of Circus, Music, Dance and Theatre melded together in flames. An unforgettable fire performance awaits.
Captivating dance performances from Bharatiya Ashram Dance Group and Urban Moves.
Prepare to be mesmerised with delightful bubble fun.
Ross Brown Football Freestyler
Impossible seeming skills and tricks performed with a football using all parts of the body.
Vibrant dancing, entertaining and family fun not to be missed.
Live music on stage by Ceol Dun Deagh and the lively ceilidh band, Skyrie
While you immerse yourself in the festivities, be sure to savour mouthwatering stovies and enjoy a wee dram from our local street traders. We look forward to sharing this joyous occasion with you.
There will be BSL interpretation on stage for the Hooley, and Pamis will be on site with their changing places mobile toilet.
See our accessibility guide here.
The centrepiece of the evening promises to be the Dundee Hooley parade! This torchlight procession and parade has been a beloved part of past festive celebrations, and we're thrilled to announce its return this year.
Who Can Register?
Join us to make your own lantern for the Dundee Hooley Parade!
Prepare to ignite the night with your very own handcrafted lantern at The Dundee Hooley Lantern Making Workshops! Workshops are designed for all ages, and organised by Dundee City Council and Thingumajig Theatre, you are invited to take part in crafting your very own illuminated lantern. Whether you're an experienced artist or a complete beginner, fear not—no prior experience is necessary, and we supply all the materials you need, making it an ideal activity for absolutely everyone.
Thursday 23rd November at Dudhope Multicultural Centre
Thursday 23rd November at Finmill Centre
Friday 24th November at the Keiller Centre
Saturday 25th November at the Keiller Centre (drop in session, 11am-1pm no need to book)
We can't wait to see the beautiful lanterns you'll create to add to the magic of The Dundee Hooley!