Fun Things to Do in Stirling in the Evening – Live Music, Pub Quizzes and More

Are you looking for something entertaining to do in Stirling in the evening?

Do you fancy a little bit of live music, perhaps? Or do you want to test your knowledge in a pub quiz? How about karaoke or stand-up comedy? Or would you prefer to sit down with a glass of cold beer and watch some sport? Or maybe you’re the type that likes to dance the night away? Or is it watching a film at the cinema that you’re after?

Whatever you enjoy doing, Stirling offers something for everyone. Go through our list of things to do in Stirling in the evening below and pick what you want to do tonight.

We hope you have fun!

Slanj A Va- a Mix of Entertainment

Slanj A Va is a Scottish themed pub with the biggest beer garden in Stirling, is one of those businesses where you can experience a little bit of everything depending on the day of the week including live music, pub quizzes, bingos and comedy nights.

You can find Slanj A Va’s entertainment schedule on their website and this is what to expect:

  • Monday – Open Mic from 8pm
  • Tuesday – Paperless Musical Bingo from 9pm
  • Wednesday – Kilted Quiz from 9pm
  • Thursdays – Kilted Karaoke from 9pm until 1am
  • Fridays – Meat Tray raffle, live DJ from 9pm
  • Saturday – Social club raffle, live DJ from 9pm
  • Sundays – live music from earlier on (3pm)
Check Slanj A Va’s Facebook for the latest information on their events as they have plenty of additional entertainment going on and special ticketed events in their function room and rooftop terrace. During international sporting events they also screen them live.
You can find the Slanj A Va at 9 Upper Craigs FK8 2DG Stirling.

The Settle Inn Stirling - Live Music, Pub Quizzes

The Settle Inn is an extremely cosy place to be especially during a dreich day thanks to their fireplace. The pub also takes pride in being the auldest pub in Stirling and it’s a true hidden gem hugely popular with locals.

  • Wednesdays – The Settle Sessions (live traditional music) from 8pm.
  • Fridays & Saturday – live music or DJ
  • Sundays – pub quiz

Don’t miss your chance to soak in a truly Scottish atmosphere. Find The Settle Inn on Facebook for the latest updates. The Pub’s address is 91 St Mary’s Wynd, Stirling FK8 1BU.

You can find reviews and more information about Settle Inn on Restaurantji.

Nicky Tams - Live Music, Pub Quizzes

Nicky Tams is another fantastic smaller pub with a great atmosphere that you shouldn’t miss while in Stirling. Here’s what’s on in the evenings at Nicky Tams:

  • Wednesdays – Jam Night from 9pm.
  • Saturdays – live music 4-6pm
  • Sundays – pub quiz from 9pm

Find Nicky Tams on Facebook for the lastest updates. The Pub’s address is 29 Baker St, Stirling FK8 1BJ.

Nooch Bar & Kitchen - Quiz Nights

Stirling’s first vegan kitchen & bar Nooch Bar & Kitchen hosts pub quizzes every Thursday evening from 8pm. Free entry, great prizes and table booking recommended.

Oscar's Wine Bar - Live Music, Special Events

Oscar’s Wine Bar is Stirling’s first wine bar (also serving delicious cocktails and food) located in the beautiful environment of the Stirling Arcade.

The Bar hosts a variety of events from live music to wine tastings, parties & other one-off events. Live music is usually on Fridays and Saturdays but check Oscar’s Facebook for a full list of events and updates.

To reserve a table visit Oscar’s website.

The Bar’s address is 22 – 28 Stirling Arcade FK8 1AX Stirling.

We’ve also written a story about the Wine Bar if you’d like to know more about how Oscar’s came to be.

King Cons - Live Music, Karaoke, Live Sports

King Cons is the hot new bar in the City. The Bar hosts a variety of events from live music, DJs, karaoke nights, open mics and pub quizzes and also has a lot of special deals during the week.

  • Monday – quiz night
  • Wednesday – Student night DJ and drink promotions
  • Thursday – Karaoke
  • Friday – DJ
  • Saturday
  • Sunday – sunday sessions – open mic & acousting music

Their list of events is vibrant so keep an eye on King Cons Facebook for the most up to date info.

To reserve a table at King Cons visit this page. 

The Bar’s address is 26-28 Kings Street, Stirling, United Kingdom

Brewdog - Pub Quizzes

Next up, Brewdog. Alright, we know that Brewdog isn’t an independent business but hey, Stirling Brewdog is great and it deserves to be inlcuded.

They host weekly pub quizzes with awesome prizes including a £50 beer tab. Occassionaly they will host live music, dog parties and live sports. Just check their social media to see what’s on this week/month.

  • Tuesdays- Pub quiz from 7pm

Find Brewdog Stirlng on Facebook for the latest updates. The Pub’s address is 7 Baker St, Stirling FK8 1BJ.

Fubar Stirling- Nightclub

Fubar is the only true nightclub in Stirling and if you like to party, then this is the place to go. Two dance floors bringing you superb DJs and live acts.

The door opens at 10pm (Tu-Sat).

Find Fubar Stirling on Facebook for the latest updates. Fubar’s address is 6 Maxwell Place FK8 1JU Stirling.

Fubar Stirling nightclub poster

Corn Exchange - Music, Pub Quizzes, Live Sports, Pool Tables

Another not so independent is Corn Exchange Pub & Bar. It’s a sports bar so if you want to watch a game, this would be a good place to go. They also have pool tables.

Corn Exchange’s weekly evening entertainment includes:

  • Monday – Pub quiz from 8pm
  • Friday – Live acoustic music from 8pm
  • Saturday – DJ until 2am

Find Corn Exchange Stirling on Facebook for the latest updates. The Pub’s address is 11/13 Corn Exchange FK8 2HX Stirling.

Corn exchange pub Stirling list of evening entertainment

City Walls - Music, Pub Quizzes, Live Sports, Pool Tables

Another pub from the Greene King family with evening entertainment in Stirling is The City Walls. City Walls is a spacious pub with a fantastic beer garden located on the old City Walls overlooking King’s Park.

Their weekly entertainment schedule is listed below plus they have TVs with live sports.

  • Monday – free pool 5-8pm
  • Thursday – Quiz nights from 8pm
  • Friday – karaoke or DJ or live music
  • Saturday – DJ from 9pm

Find City Walls Stirling on Facebook for the latest updates. The Pub’s address is 6 The Back Walk, Stirling FK8 2QA Stirling.

NO.2 Baker Street - Music, Pub Quizzes

Next Stirling pub with live evening entertainment is No.2 Baker Street. They have live music on on most days.

The regular evening entertainment schedule is:

  • Tuesday – Pub quiz from 8pm
  • Wednesday – Jam sessions from 9/9.30pm
  • Thursday – Acoustic nights fom 9pm
  • Plus you can also expect live music on Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays – just check their No.2 Baker Street on Facebook to see what’s on this week.

The Pub’s address is 2 Baker St, Stirling FK8 1BJ.

Molly Malones - Music, Pub Quizzes, Live Sports

Molly Malones, the only Irish pub in Stirling, doesn’t lack behind when it comes to  evening entertainment. Pop in to cheer on your favourite team when there’s a game on or sing along with the singers.

Just like No.2, Molly Malones hosts live music almost every night and a pub quiz on Mondays from 8pm. 

Find Molly Malones Stirling on Facebook for the latest updates. The Pub’s address is 11 Maxwell Pl, Stirling FK8 1JU Stirling.

The Cold Beer Company - Live Sports, Pool Tables

The Morrisons Cold Beer Company is by far the most well-known sports bar in Stirling. Screening all of the important sports events accompanied by delicious food and refreshing drinks, you can’t go wrong with this venue. If you like to play a friendly game of pool, they have 3 pool tables and also darts. 


Find The Cold Beer Company on Facebook for the latest updates. The Pub’s address is 84 Murray Pl, Stirling FK8 2BX.

Events at Tolbooth Stirling & Albert Halls

Tolbooth Stirling and Albert Halls are two Stirling venues that regularly host cultural events.

Visit to see what’s on.

Vue Cinema

Who doesn’t like to go to the cinema?

Find what’s on at Vue Stirling. The cinema address is Forthside Way, Stirling FK8 1QZ. 

The Barnton - DJ's, Pool Table, Live Sports

The Barnton is a bar with one pool table, 3 TV screens and a DJ playing on Friday and Saturday nights.

Find The Barnton on Facebook for the latest updates. The Pub’s address is 3 Barnton St, Stirling FK8 1HF.

The Book Nook Afterhours

The Book Nook organises events with writers about once a month and they also have live music and open mics sometimes. Visit the Book Nook’s events page to see what’s coming up.

Curly Coo - Whisky Bar

And lastly, a bonus recommendation for those of you who prefer a quieter evening but still would like to go out. Visit the Curly Coo Bar and enjoy a few drams of whisky. The Curly Coo has over 200 bottles of single malt and some of them are truly unique. If you’re unsure about what you like, Mandy, the Bar’s owner and whisky connaisseur, will help you choose with her expert knowledge.

Find The Curly Coo on Facebook for the latest updates. The Bar’s address is 51 Barnton Street FK8 1HH Stirling

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