Friends of Hazlehead Winter Wonderland

Aberdeen is set to twinkle and sparkle for the 2017 festive season with Christmas in Aberdeen and Hazlehead Park is delighted to be part of this years activities for all the family to enjoy!

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Get in the festive spirit with Santa and his reindeer; join in with music and browse the craft stalls. Entertainment will be provided by Rock Choir, Hazlehead School Choir, Cairngorm Reindeers and Bon Accord Silver Band.

This event is free to attend but donations to Friends of Hazlehead are welcome.

When: Hazlehead Park – Sunday 17 December, 12.30pm – 2.30pm – FREE
Download Brochure: Christmas-Aberdeen-2017

Global Goals Sculpture Trail

The Global Goals Sculpture Trail is coming this May to Hazlehead Park! Pupils from Hazlehead Primary School are creating a sculpture trail in Hazlehead Park to promote the 17 Global Goals of Sustainable Development.

  • When will it be up – The month of May
  • Where will it be up – Hazlehead Park
  • Why will it be up – To promote the Global Goals
  • What will be up – A sculpture trail
  • Who will be putting it up – Hazlehead Primary!

The grand opening of the Global Goals Sculpture Trail will be at 11am on the 28th April!

Click here to download a map of the Hazlehead Map Global Sculpture Trail and download the Global Goals Sculpture Trail poster to share with your friends and community!

You Are Wanted! The Dandara 5K Challenge

You are WANTED at the Friends of Hazlehead Dandara 5k Challenge on September 9th!


This year we have a 5k challenge for adults plus children’s races and an events village including catering stalls and children’s activities. This year will have a Wild West theme for the day, so please feel free to dress up appropriately. There may be some special prizes for the best dressed on the day!

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Dandara 5k – Race Results

What a fantastic morning today in Hazlehead Park, thank you to everyone who joined us today for the Dandara 5k especially to all of you who who took part!

Race results are available here:


• 2K:

• 5K:

If any one has enquiries about the times please email

Digital Love Festival – 2017

Enjoy Music Festival returns to Aberdeen’s Hazlehead Park on Saturday 3rd of June following last year’s hugely successful event.

2017 sees a huge expansion to the festival site with new features including a VIP Area, Retro Tent, Fun Fair and Family Entertainment Area.

For more information and tickets, please visit the Digital Love Website –

Forestry work to begin at Hazlehead

We are absolutely delighted to share that forestry work is underway at Hazlehead!

As part of a conservation plan, this work will take approximately 2 months with some footpaths closed for safety. Alternate routes will be signposted.

Please follow alternate route signs and keep clear of any machinery.

Aberdeen City Council:

Winter Wonderland at Hazlehead Park

As part of Aberdeen’s Winter Festival 2016 we are delighted to share that we will be having our Friends of Hazlehead Winter Wonderland in the park on Sunday 18th December from 12 – 2.30pm.

There will be fun for all the family including entertainment from:

  • Santa Parade
  • Rock Choir
  • Carol Singalong
  • Hazlehead School Choir
  • Bon Accord Brass Band

… and of course there will also be:

  • Craft Stalls
  • Mince Pies
  • Santa Hats
  • Face Painting

The Facebook Event Page is here and you can download a copy of the flier for sharing or displaying below.


Dandara 5k – Coverage

Congratulations and thank you to all who joined us and took part in the 2016 Dandara 5k!

We featured very well in the Press & Journal, coverage below:

Press & Journal

Newspaper: Dandara – PJ 5Sept p44 and p45
Newspaper: Dandara – PJ 5Sept p6 PDF

Evening Express

Newspaper: Dandara – Fun In Focus EE Sept 5