Events

Events taking place in and around Nairn that are of interest to locals and visitors with links to relevant sites and information.

Countdown to Christmas 2023

Countdown to Christmas 2023

Get ready to Visit Nairn for the biggest and best community event of the year! Spread across the whole town centre on November 25th, it features markets and live music and entertainments – culminating in the Nairn pipers heralding the lights switch on!

Nairn Highland Games

Nairn Highland Games

This year’s games is the 144th Edition and will take place on 19th Aug 2023. Always one of the largest and most popular amateur gatherings in the North the Games have been an annual feature on Nairn’s calendar for 156 years.

Nairn Book & Arts Festival

Nairn Book & Arts Festival

30 Aug – 3 Sept 2023 A crowd-pleasing five-day festival of literature and arts featuring appearances by nationally renowned and local authors, alongside live music, drama, film and arts exhibitions and talks on heritage, art and culture. A fringe festival includes events run by local creative and performance groups. There is also a free family …

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Nairn Farmers Show

Nairn Farmers Show

29th July 2023 Nairn Farmer’s Show is a great day out for all the family. Get up close and personal with farm animals at the livestock displays, fill-up and discover new recipes at the food fair, and find unusual gifts and souvenirs at the craft fair. Amusements and family entertainment for big kids of all …

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Taste of Nairn Event

Taste of Nairn – Food & Drink Festival

28 – 30 April 2023 Taste of Nairn is an annual three-day food and drink festival – and the home of the World Tattie Scone Contest. Every spring Taste of Nairn delivers showcase of Nairn’s outstanding producers, growers and hospitality businesses. Featuring an artisanal market, food-related theatre performances, cookery demonstrations and a showstopper bake competition. …

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Street Markets

Street Markets

In Collaboration with Inverness Farmers Market, Nairn BID host street markets throughout the year that take place all along the High Street. Here you can find details of all the upcoming markets.