Welcome to Lilias Day

One of Scotland's biggest historic parades featuring Lilifest.

Today's celebrations include one of the biggest historic parades in Scotland that honours renowned 15th century Piper Habbie Simpson. Celebrations are led by Miss Lilias and culminate in Kilbarchan Park where thousands of people enjoy the entertainment, charity stalls and activities for all the family. This years event takes place on Saturday 3rd June.

After the success of last years Lilifest we have once again put together a programme of events/ entertainment in the lead up to Lilias Day and beyond. The exciting and varied programme includes Live International Music, Comedy, a Lego Animation Workshop and our fundraising Family Ceilidh, Habbies Hoolie. For full details and online bookings go to the Lilifest Page.

Lillias Day itself is packed full of entertainment with arena events, a food village, music tent, kids zone and a host of activities for all to enjoy.


The Parade

Decorate a float

Unleash your collective creativeness and decorate a float. The floats are a unique part of the Lilias Day parade and demand is always high. To book your float email info@liliasday.co.uk


In the Park

Join the historic parade

From the man who laid the foundation stone of The Statue of liberty to the boy who saw the last witch burn in Paisley, the historic parade brings to life the rich history of the village. A few costumes are still available. Email info@liliasday.co.uk

Taking Part?

Take a stall

Take a stall to raise vital funds for your local organisation or charity. With over 2000 people attending the day it is a great way to fundraise. Hurry, there are only a few pitches left! Contact us on info@liliasday.co.uk

Miss Lilias

Cara Batin, Miss Lilias 2017.

Each year the village nominates a young person to take on the role of Miss Lilias. Nominations are based on their contribution to the community and other good causes.

Cara is in her 4th year at Johnstone High School. For several years Cara has been heavily involved in ReMode, LEAP's Youth Engagement Programme for a clothes upcycling boutique in Lochwinnoch. She has also recently completed her Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award. Cara is delighted to have been chosen to be Miss Lilias this year.

Miss Lilias 2016

Lilias Day 2016

Missed Lilias Day 2016? Want to know what it is all about? Or just want to relive the moment? Here are some of the highlights of Lilias Day 2016.

See Miss Lilias and other members of the historic parade in all their glory as they make their way up through the village. Look out for the pipe band, stiltwalkers and the fantastic floats and characters in period costume.

Lilias Gallery

Have a wee look at some of our pictures from previous years!

Contact Us

We would be delighted to hear from you whether you would like to take a stall, take part in the historic parade, book a float to theme or promote your business by advertising in our brochure or if you have an event you would like us to consider including in "Lilifest". Or, of course, if you have any general questions or queries.