Fresh Air Festival

Dunfermline Fresh Air Festival 2018

12noon-4pm, Saturday 26th May 2018 | Public Park, Dunfermline


Free family fun at the Fresh Air Festival!

We are now all set for another year of Dunfermline’s Fresh Air Festival– a free event for the whole family that celebrates all the fun to be had outdoors in our lovely local park. The festival starts at 12noon on Saturday 26th May in the Public Park in Dunfermline (beside the train station), and we will be delighted to welcome along as many visitors as possible.

This year we will again have the hugely popular grass sledges – a close second to the real thing. Willow Works will be creating a unique sculpture for the Park, and everyone will be invited to participate. The completed work will be installed after the event for all to enjoy.

We also have free stories whilst you wait your turn on the horses and ponies, with a collection of vintage cars, motor bikes, buses and fire-engines nearby to explore.

Around the park you will find a number of sports activities you can join in for free – Tennis, Rugby, football, American Football, Basketball, and cycling to name but a few. At a more chilled pace you can enjoy, airplanes displays, birds of prey, fire juggling, tai chi, yoga, chainsaw sculpting, and face painting.  Or you can simply relax on a picnic rug with an ice cream or barbeque and take in the live sounds from the bandstand which will include traditional wind and pipe bands as well the best of the town’s indy music scene. Skateboard Scotland run our competition in the skate-park for skaters, scooters and boarders.

“Inflatable Hire Scotland” have a bouncy safari adventure playground, assault course, archery and laser clay pigeon shooting. Jim Leishman will be opening the festival and sharing some of the days activities with his pal Sammy the Tammy. Tesco and Nando’s will also be supporting the event and offering some tasters and give-aways provided by Barci Chicken.

Most events are free or very low cost so that the festival is an extremely affordable family day out full of unique entertainment and fun. The Public Park venue is within easy reach of Dunfermline town centre and bus station, and the train stops right at the park!

Organiser Jim Stewart of Central Dunfermline Community Council says, “For less than a tenner you can have your face painted or a tattoo, enjoy something to eat, have a pony ride and a go at grass sledging. There are enough free things to last the whole afternoon, and we hope to see you there, along with the sunshine.” Further information can be found on the “Dunfermline Fresh Air Festival 2018” Facebook page.