Events from 1977 in Scotland
- Monarch - Elizabeth II (since 6 February 1952)
- 3 May - 1977 Scottish District Council elections held, with Labour making significant losses.
- 17 May - Queen Elizabeth II commences her Jubilee tour in Glasgow.
- 18 May - Queen Elizabeth II visits Cumbernauld and Stirling.
- 19 May - Queen Elizabeth II visits Perth and Dundee.
- 23â"27 May - Queen Elizabeth II visits Edinburgh.
- 27 May - Queen Elizabeth II opens the new Air Terminal Building at Edinburgh Airport.
- 4 June - Scotland's 2-1 victory over England at Wembley is followed by a pitch invasion during which sections of pitch and crossbars are removed by fans.
- 10 August - Kenny Dalglish, 26-year-old Scotland striker, becomes Britain's most expensive footballer in a Â£440,000 transfer from Glasgow Celtic to Liverpool.
- September - Last manufacture of coal gas on the U.K. mainland at Muirkirk.
- 10 October - Scotland beat Wales 2-0 at Anfield to qualify for the 1978 World Cup finals.
- 14 November - Tam Dalyell, Labour MP for West Lothian (UK Parliament constituency), asks what becomes known as the West Lothian question.
- Late? - Buchanan Street bus station opens in Glasgow.
- 19 March - Scott Wilson, footballer
- 18 April - Jonathan Rowson, chess grandmaster
- 12 May - Graeme Dott, snooker player
- 30 July - Derek Mackay, Member of Scottish Parliament and Government minister
- 22 November - Neil McCallum, cricketer
- 28 November - Gavin Rae, international footballer
- Rae Hendrie, television actress
- Hugo Rifkind, journalist
- 30 November - Thomas Corbett, 2nd Baron Rowallan, soldier, governor and chief scout (born 1895)
- 27 December - James Marshall, international footballer (born 1908)
- 19 August - Art punk band Skids, founded by Stuart Adamson, plays its first gig, in Dunfermline.
- First St Magnus Festival of the arts held on Orkney, organised by local residents including English composer Peter Maxwell Davies and Orcadian poet George Mackay Brown.
- 1977 in the United Kingdom