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Loch Ness and Inverness Events You Won’t Want To Miss

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Here in the Highlands, we’re no strangers to fabulous festivals, adrenaline-pumping sports events and unbelievable celebrations of our culture and heritage. In fact, the Highlands are a treat for foodie fanatics, whisky aficionados, music enthusiasts, culture vultures, nature lovers and everyone in between. From the legendary Highland Games and Loch Ness Marathon, to the Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival and Red Hot Highland Fling, there’s no end to the number of wonderful Loch Ness and Inverness events and festivals to look forward to all year round.

Popular Loch Ness and Inverness Events. Are You Game?
Where better to watch the Highland Games than right here in the Scottish Highlands? Catch the Highland Heavies tossing a caber at the annual Inverness Highland Games. Join in the fun in one of the monster marathons or cycle races around Loch Ness and Inverness. Whether you are looking to celebrate century ol’ Scottish traditions or push your body to the limit in one of our annual sporting events, the Scottish Highlands has something for everyone.

What’s On? Festivals and Celebrations
When it comes to festivals and celebrations, Loch Ness and Inverness have one of the greatest line-ups in all of Scotland, with new and exciting additions to the festival calendar each year. Whether you are looking for a family-friendly festival or the ultimate nightclub under the stars, the musical stylings and traditional festivities of Loch Ness and Inverness are music to any Highland-bound traveller’s ears.

With so much to look forward to, there’s no end to the things to do in Loch Ness and Inverness throughout the year. So when you’re not out searching for Nessie, admiring the scenery or toasting the Highlands with a dram or two of your favourite Highland whisky, make the most of the great Loch Ness and Inverness events and festivals below, and experience the true spirit of the Scottish Highlands for yourself.


Events Calendar

The Reluctant Dragon
17 August 2018

Bright Beauly Fair
18 August 2018

Glenurquhart Highland Games
25 August 2018

Prime Four Beast Race
1 September 2018

Loch Ness Marathon
23 September 2018

Loch Ness Knit Fest
19 - 21 October 2018