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.

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.

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Nairn Farmers Show

Nairn Farmers 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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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 …

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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 …

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Nairn Christmas Lights

Nairn Christmas Lights

Join us in Nairn for a 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, …

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Beer festival in Nairn

Bandstand Beer and Music Festival

Now in its 14th year, The Bandstand Beer & Music Festival has become the largest independent beer festival in Scotland.   This year they will serve up over 100 ales from 35 breweries with a focus on …

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Nairn Community & Arts Centre

Nairn Community & Arts Centre

Nairn Community & Arts Centre has events taking place all year round from art exhibitions to concerts, performances and beyond. Looking for your next night out? Check their listings.

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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.

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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 …

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