Welcome to Lilias Day

The parade is back!
After the pandemic and a smaller event last year, we're delighted to bring back a full Lilias Day.
Lilias Day has been celebrated in the village of Kilbarchan for over 300 years. The centre piece of the event is a parade through the village with local pipe bands, decorated floats and a historic parade which celebrates the rich history of the village.  This culminates in Kilbarchan public park where a whole host of entertainment awaits. The star attractions this year will be an aerial performance, Clamjamfrie ceilidh tent, and the ever growing kids entertainment tent. We’ll also have our Lilias Day favourites; the epic tug of war, the music tent showcasing up and coming bands, the food village, stalls, a medieval village, the dog show and activities for everyone to get involved in. 

So put the date in your diary, tell your friends and family to come along, and support YOUR Lilias day. 


In the Park

Join the historic parade

Do you want to help celebrate the rich history of the village. Take you pick from the famous Kilbarchan Weavers, the noble families of the past to those who helped to change history such as Mary Barbour and the man who lay the foundation stone of the statue of liberty! Email info@liliasday.co.uk to take part.

In the park

We have a fantastic line - up of entertainment in the park including The ClanStunt cycle display team, a kids tent, zorbing, archery, wipe-out mini-golf, a craft village, food village, music tent, Frank Karpo magician and Silly Science workshops and much more. See 'On the day' for full details. Park opens at 12 - 5pm.

Decorate your house or make a scarecrow

Get creative for Lilias Day. This year we'll be setting up a Lilias Trail so that your artistic masterpieces are fully appreciated. Let us know if you intend to decorate your house or make a scarecrow by Thursday 1st of June so that we can include it in the map. Email info@liliasday.co.uk.

Miss Lilias


This year we're making up for a couple of missed years and have two Miss Lilias' - Skye Stockton and Amy Sharpe. Both are an active part of the community and volunteer with the girl guides. 
Miss Lilias 2016

Lilias Day on film

Want to know what it is all about? Watch this video

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 last year!

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.