Events at The Boat Inn

The Pine Loft is available for private hire for your special event. Seating up to 60 guests, the stylish pared back space is the perfect venue for meetings, parties or gatherings of the clans.

Bespoke menus and buffets offered and priced on request.

We always welcome local charities and community groups to make free-of-charge use of the Pine Loft out of season – please contact us for more details.

Events Boat Inn Aboyne

The Shed regularly plays host to live entertainment events such as bands, jamming sessions, quiz nights, karaoke and of course our infamous annual “Best” Hogmanay bash.


Upcoming Events

Welcome to our events page, check back regularly to see what we’ve got going on!

December 5th @ 7:30pm

Esker Spirits

Join us for an evening with Esker Spirits.


Enjoy a Classic Esker Gin on arrival followed by a tutored tasting of Esker’s full range whilst learning more about the Royal Deeside Brand.

Throughout the evening you will delight in each of Esker’s five Gin’s including their three new flavours; Valencian Orange, Silverglas Mint & Scottish Raspberry.

£10 per person (Booking Required)

December 14th @ 9pm

Christmas Massaoke

Christmas Massaoke at The Boat Inn Aboyne

Christmas Massaoke

Sing yourself into the Christmas Spirit with our Christmas Massaoke guaranteed to have all your favourite Festive Hits!!

Free Entry – Mince Pies and Mulled Wine available to warm up the vocal cords!

Thursday 19th December @ 8pm

Candlelot Carol Singing

Join us this Christmas for Candlelit Carol Singing at The Boat Inn!


Together with Aboyne and Dinnet Church we invite you to join us for an evening of Christmas Carols by candlelight in our outdoor canopy area. Enjoy complimentary Mulled Wine or Non-Alcoholic Spiced Apple and a delicious Mince Pie whilst singing along to your favourite carols surrounded by friends.

Dog, Kids and Muddy Boots all Welcome!

Tuesday 31st December @ 9pm

Hogmanay Party 2019

The “Best” Hogmanay Party @ The Boat Inn

Hogmanay Party

Join us in saying goodbye to 2019 and HELLO to 2020 at our infamous Hogmanay Party. With Live Music, Riverside Fireworks,  Magic and More!

Tickets at £20 per adult and £5 per child (14 yrs and under)  Tickets to be purchased at the restaurant, non-refundable payment required upon purchasing.

Book a table for dinner to secure your seat for the night!