Local Events Nairn by Inverness

Staying in Nairn offers a great base for attending local events in the Scottish Highlands. Whether you’re a fan of festivals or Highland Games, gardens or museums, fishing or golf, there is something to keep you entertained during your stay with us. Annual highlights include:

Nairn Show


Organised by the Nairnshire Farming Society, Nairn Show includes livestock exhibitions, a craft fair, trade stands, children's amusements, show jumping and a vintage machinery display. For more information, visit:


The Nairn Royal Brackla Highland Games


Along with Highland dancing and piping, there will be junior and adult’s athletics, as well as a Tug o’war. For more information, visit:


The Highland Military Tattoo

08/09/2017 - 10/09/2017

Fort George, Inverness

This spectacular show combines traditional and contemporary Highland culture, music and dance and takes place at the largest military fort in the UK. For more information, visit:


Book & Arts Festival

12/09/2017 - 17/09/2017

Writers, speakers, artists, musicians visit the Nairn Book & Arts Festival every year. This festival is all about getting involved with music and art workshops as well as learning about local artists and musicians and sharing their passion. For more information, visit: