Annual Events
and Festivals


The Strathpuffer is an annual amateur 24-hour winter Mountain bike race in the Scottish Highlands. The race is held in January near Strathpeffer with around 17 hours of the race taking place in darkness.

Inverness Half Marathon

The perfect Spring race to keep you motivated and training. This popular race follows a scenic route with great PB potential through the Highland capital of Inverness.

Food & Drink Festival

One of many Great events held at Eden Court. The Best of Scottish food and drink, with producers exhibiting their wares, chefs giving demonstration and plenty to try and buy.


Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival is a Scottish music and arts festival at the beautiful Belladrum House and Estate, by Beauly, Inverness. A wonderful family friendly festival.

Snowman Rally

Snowman Rally

Inverness comes alive for the weekend  in early February as it hosts the annual Scottish Rally Championship.

Black Isle Show

Black Isle Show

1st Thursday in August. Massive agricultural show featuring a horse show, livestock parades, trade stands, food and craft fairs and fairgrounds. Based in Muir of Ord.

Moy Game Fair

First weekend of August. The Highland Field and Sports Fair at Moy offers a diversity of entertainments and activities for all the family. The emphasis is on field sports activities with competitions in fly casting, gun dog handling and clay pigeon shooting.


Annual Music festival hosted at the Black Isle Brewery (in the Black Isle). Bringing some of the best beer, a great audience and a strong line-up of music from the area and beyond. The Music tends to be a little bit of everything, including Rock, Indie, Traditional.

Baxters Loch Ness Festival of Running.

Bught park, Inverness. With breathtaking scenery along the shores of Loch Ness, varied distances and festival atmosphere, the Baxters Loch Ness & Festival of Running has something for everyone.