A small committee of dedicated volunteers hosts a wide variety of events
and activities for the entire family in the pretty Royal Deeside
village of Ballater! Highlights include a Scarecrow Competition and
Trail, Films, Duck Race, Pet Shows, Picnic, Pantomime Horse Trials,
Discos, Sunday Parade and Fayre, Messy Play, Car Boot
Sale, plus numerous Sporting, Music and Outdoor Events. The week surrounds The Ballater Highland Games.
Initiated in 1987 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Queen Victoria's accession and to raise funds for the refurbishment of the Victoria and Albert Halls, Ballater's Victoria Week brings together numerous sections of the community to lay on a host of fun activities for all ages. Over the years BVW has raised thousands of pounds for local causes and continually seeks to renew and refresh itself by reflecting current trends and initiatives.