Youth Beatz Fringe Festival

We are delighted to launch details of the Youth Beatz Fringe Festival for 2024! Running for 9 days between Wednesday 19th and Thursday 27th June, the Fringe Festival will see events taking place in every Ward area of Dumfries and Galloway.

The Youth Beatz Fringe Festival events are FREE for young people and families across the region, and events are designed by a group of young volunteers to make sure they are exciting for young people, and fully accessible geographically to communities across the region. As well as a wide and fun range of events and activities open to all, there are also specific events for young people with Additional Support Needs, Young Parents and Care Experienced Young People.

From Roller Discos to Inflatables, outdoor Urban Festivals to Music Nights, there is something for everyone being delivered in local communities across Dumfries and Galloway. See below for details of each event happening across the region, and keep an eye on our social media channels!

Date Time Location Event

Wednesday 19th June



Heathhall Park, Dumfries


Family Night Out

Wednesday 19th June



Castle Douglas Town Hall


Silent Roller Disco

Thursday 20th June


6-9pm Summerhill Community Centre, Dumfries Party in the North

Thursday 20th June



Stair Park, Stranraer


Urban Festival

Thursday 20th June


6-8pm Vibe 75, Newton Stewart Silent Roller Disco

Friday 21st June



Loreburn Hall, Dumfries


Young Parents Celebration

Friday 21st June



The Yurt, Newton Stewart


Under 18’s Night Oot

Saturday 22nd June



Langholm Cricket Pitch


Cricket Sixes Pre-Game Activities

Saturday 22nd June


7-9pm Lockerbie Town Hall Silent Roller Disco

Saturday 22nd June



Lightlands Park, Wigtown


Family Fun Day

Monday 24th June



Oasis Youth Centre


Super Mondays CD Launch

Tuesday 25th June



Victoria Halls, Annan


Roller Silent Disco

Tuesday 25th June



Kirkcudbright Skate Park


Urban Festival

Wednesday 26th June



Hillview Leisure Centre and Field, Kelloholm


Inflatable Madness
Wednesday 26th June 5-7pm  

Colliston Park, Dalbeattie


Outdoor Challenges

#WeCare 24

Youth Beatz Fringe Presents the 4th Annual Gathering for Care Experienced Young People aged 11 – 25 in Dumfries & Galloway – #WeCare

The event starts at 12noon & will finish at 8:00pm, there’s workshops in the afternoon and a celebration event in the evening

Open to any young person 11 – 25 who is care experienced. This includes young people who are or have been looked after at home on a supervision order, and those who have lived in kinship, foster, residential or secure care – young people who have ‘left care’ and are under the age of 25 are welcome to attend the event too!

Open to young people who are ‘looked after’ in D&G, even if their social worker is from another area i.e. Glasgow, Orkney or Carlisle.

Young people must sign up by Friday 21st  June sign up forms available by calling or e-mailing [email protected], alternatively we have an online sign up form which you can access by scanning the QR code or clicking the link at the bottom of this page

Lunch, Dinner & Snacks throughout the day will be provided for all young people, free of charge.

Young people attending will have be part of a group with others young people who are a similar age. Each group will have a dedicated worker who will be young people’s point of contact throughout the event.

Transport will be provided from towns across Dumfries and Galloway, picking up and dropping off at local secondary schools – all information is on the sign up form!

Sign Up Form