Local Events in Nairn

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:

Book & Arts Festival

10/09/2019 12:00pm - 15/09/2019 5:00pm

Writers, speakers, artists and 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:


April 13th - Inverness whisky and gin festival

April 29th to May 2nd - Nairn Dunbar Senior Open

August 5th-9th - Nairn Dunbar 5 Day Open

August 29th-30th - Inverness Piping Competition

September 14th-15th - Coast to Coast Rat Race

October 6th - Loch Ness marathon