The weekend is upon us once again – so, what have you got planned?
There’s a wide mixture of things to do in Paisley and Renfrewshire this weekend, from colour runs and festivals to dinosaur spotting – plus, there’s even a classic fire engine parade.
We’ve picked a few great things to do in the area over the coming days, which we hope you’ll enjoy!
Johnstone Fire Engine Rally
Nee-naw nee-naw! Get ready for a classic fire engine extravaganza as the Fire Engine Rally returns to Johnstone. Enjoy a free, fun-filled afternoon of family activities after the popular Rally, which leaves from Johnstone Community Fire Station at 11am and finishes in Houstoun Square. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Heritage Trust will also be bringing fire appliances, old and new, so don’t miss out!
When: Saturday 11 August, 11am – 4pm
This weekend is your last chance to spot all the LEGO dinosaurs on the Jurassic Bricks trail around Paisley. Grab a map and take on Paisley First’s fantastic, free walking trail to find the 15 large dinosaurs, enjoy two interactive play zones, a selfie zone and the find the Hidden Dinosaur Competition!
When: Now until Sunday 12 August
Where: Locations across Paisley Town Centre
Find out more with Paisley First. (Link opens in a new tab)
Get the feelgood factor at another great, free event taking place in Paisley. The Wellness Festival at Paisley Town Hall will see information sessions, stalls and networking opportunities from 3pm-6pm, with entertainment from local groups from 7pm onwards. The event encourages people to come along and see services that promote wellbeing, tackle isolation and loneliness.
When: Saturday 11 August, 3pm
Where: Paisley Town Hall
Grab a white t-shirt and prepare to be covered in a kaleidoscope of colours in the ACCORD Hospice Rainbow Ramble. The 3K race will take place at Ferguslie Gardens, where you will do 4 loops round the park. Registration costs £10 (children are free with a registered adult) and this includes a fundraising pack containing sponsorship forms, t-shirt, and your own sunglasses. Don’t miss an exciting day full of colour in the heart of Renfrewshire
When: Sunday 12 August, 2pm-5pm
Where: Ferguslie Gardens, Paisley
Price: Free – £10
Find out more with the ACCORD Hospice (Link opens in a new tab)