Updated: Mar 22
A handful of tips for a successful visit to Orkney Blues Festival - travel to Orkney for the festival weekend this September from Fri 22nd to Sun 24th.
Tickets - Purchase tickets for the festival in advance to secure your entry. Secure your ticket now
Accommodation - Book your accommodation beforehand as the festival attracts a lot of visitors. There are various options available such as hotels, guest houses, campsites, and self-catering cottages. Where to Stay
Transportation - Plan your transportation in advance as Orkney Islands are situated in the north of Scotland. You can reach there by ferry, flights, or by road. How to get here
Festival Schedule - Check the festival schedule in advance to plan your activities as there are various concerts, workshops, and events happening throughout the festival. Festival info
Dress Code - Orkney Islands are known for their unpredictable weather, so dress appropriately for the conditions.
Cash/ATM - Bring some cash with you as there is no guarantee of ATM availability nearby to the venues. Most of the shops and restaurants do accept card payments however.
Food and Drinks - There are various food and drink outlets available in the festival area, but it's always better to carry some snacks and water with you.
Blues Festival merchandise - You can purchase festival merchandise such as t-shirts, caps, and badges to show your support for the event.
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