Events

Nairn has plenty of events and activities to keep you entertained all year round. From live music festivals and drama to sporting and cultural gatherings, our annual calendar offers much to do for all types of visitors and locals alike.

Taste of Nairn festival

Taste of Nairn

A three-day celebration of local food and drink. Street-food, an Artisan Market and food demonstrations are the main events at Taste of Nairn. The music and street food festival also features live music, fashion, street-theatre …

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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 …

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Nairn 10k race 2022

Nairn 10k 2022

6 MAR 2022 Click HERE to enter. The course is an SAF measured course. There is one water station on the route at approx. 7.25k on 10k route The race itself starts and finishes on …

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Beer festival in Nairn

Bandstand Beer and Music Festival

Running for more than 10 years, the largest independent beer and music festival in the Highlands features over 200 ales from 70 Scottish and English Breweries, as well as ciders, whisky tastings and craft gin …

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Nairn Farmers 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 …

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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 …

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Wheels of Nairn Event

Wheels of Nairn

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 …

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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 …

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