Bowling Harbour Festival

Celebrate the Castle to Crane Boat Race and enjoy a fun-filled festival at beautiful Bowling Harbour – the gateway to the Forth & Clyde Canal!

Watch 70+ rowing boats as they pass Bowling whilst enjoying a day of activities, workshops and events running from 10am until 6pm!

Take part in all the activities from the brand new BHive Activity Hub for only £5 per person!*

  • Canoe Hire
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding Hire
  • Water Zorbs
  • Soft Archery
  • Garden Games

And with a range of local businesses from bike hire to food, there’s loads for everyone to see and do at Bowling Harbour!

If you require any further information, please email

The event is brought to by Scottish Canals, The Bowling Harbour Project and Clydebuilt Festival.

* No booking is necessary for the BHive activities but places will be given out on a first come first serve basis so please arrive on time to avoid disappointment. Please note activities will take place outdoors therefore please come dressed appropriately for the weather.