Events

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

Drink Fruit! Scottish Gin & Cider festival

Drink Fruit! Scottish Gin & Cider festival

Start your summer with a festival of fun at The Havelock‘s “Drink Fruit!” Festival. The Festival will showcase drinks from the best of Scottish independent Cider and Gin producers while supporting local business.

Farmers' Markets

Farmers’ 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.

Nairn Christmas Lights

Nairn Christmas Lights

Join us in Nairn for a 12-hour winter celebration including craft fayre, Christmas market, choirs, horse-drawn carriage rides and roasted chestnuts washed down with mulled wine and the traditional Christmas Lights switch-on. With live music and, of course, a very special Christmas visitor, this fun family Street Party is one of the highlights of Christmas …

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Wheels of Nairn Event

Wheels of Nairn – Vehicle Show

This popular classic and modern vehicle show attracts over 200 vehicles and is a hit with classic car enthusiasts and families. Taking place on The Links, with the beautiful Moray Firth as a backdrop, Wheels of Nairn is a unique classic car rally that combines classic cars with modern vehicles, showcasing motorcycles, sports cars, racing cars, …

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Nairn Highland Games

Nairn Highland Games

First established in 1867, Nairn Highland Games is a magnet for visitors and returning natives. The games include junior and adult athletics, including mens and ladies events, including a Half-Marathon, as well as traditional games such as putting the shot, tossing the caber and, of course, tug-of-war. The Piping competition, and Highland Dancing competition, held …

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Nairn Farmer’s Show

Nairn Farmer’s Show

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 ages. Find out …

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Nairn Book & Arts Festival

Nairn Book & Arts Festival

A crowd-pleasing six-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 fun day with music, dance, and …

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Taste of Nairn Event

Taste of Nairn – Food & Drink Festival

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. Find Taste of Nairn on …

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