Spring is in the air! What’s on in Inverness?

What’s on this spring in Inverness?

Spring is coming and it’s an exciting time. Nature is waking up and bursting into bloom. So, it’s the perfect time to visit us here in Inverness to enjoy the stunning surroundings of the Scottish Highlands. There’s lots to do in the city too. Here are a few of our highlights of things to do in Inverness in spring 2020. Don’t forget, you can visit lots of amazing Inverness attractions all year round. Check out our Inverness City Guide for more ideas.

Inverness Music Festival

27th February – 4th March 2020

A great way to kick off spring in Inverness! This local music competition is open to all ages and abilities. It’s a wonderful event for all music lovers, whether you’re performing at Eden Court Theatre, or watching and listening in the audience.

One of Inverness Music Festival’s main aims is to provide an opportunity for amateur musicians to perform before an audience. So, come along and show your support! You can purchase tickets in advance from the Theatre Box Office.

A child playing a violin
Inverness Music Festival has competitions open to all ages and abilities.

Inverness Half Marathon and 5K

8th March 2020

The Half Marathon and 5K is a wonderful event for runners of all levels and abilities. Training for a 5K run is the perfect way to get fit, now that the colder weather is coming to an end. Or, if you’re a seasoned runner looking for the next challenge, how about a half marathon? Sign up today and find that extra motivation to get fit this spring!

Outdores: Loch Ness Garden Party

25th April 2020

Outdores: The Loch Ness Garden Party is set on the sleepy shores of Dores Beach. This intimate club event is sure to hit all the right notes this spring in Inverness. Combining one of the world’s most beautiful locations with some of the world’s best music, dance the afternoon and night away in the picturesque “outdores” of South Loch Ness.

Close up of string lights at a garden party
As the weather warms up this spring, we enjoy more outdoor events and festivals.

Etape Loch Ness

26th April 2020

This spring, thousands of cyclists will hit the road from Inverness to Fort Augustus and back again in the annual Etape Loch Ness. This 66-mile pedal around Loch Ness takes in some of the most beautiful scenery in all of Scotland, not to mention a few monster hills. The Etape Loch Ness is a much-loved and eagerly anticipated event for cyclists and spectators alike.

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival

29th April – 4th May 2020

Seeking a taste of the Highlands? Head on over to the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival. Festival events take place throughout Speyside, in the Moray area near Inverness. Founded in 1999, it’s a celebration of all things whisky. With plenty whisky-tasting on the cards, it would be a shame not to take advantage of this fantastic event – after all, it is educational too!

Hand holding a whisky glass
Celebrate all things whisky at the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival.

Live Shows in Inverness

Spring 2020

There are lots of fantastic shows coming to Eden Court Theatre in Inverness this spring. With music from the Inverness Fiddler’s Rally, Jimmy Buckley and tribute act Rumours Of Fleetwood Mac. Dancing with Brendan Cole, Acosta Danza and Strictly Come Dancing stars Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara in Remembering The Oscars. Comedy from the hilarious Jimmy Carr and Josh Widdicome. Get the girls together for a theatre trip to see Girls Night Oot! The Musical. And, for the kids, there’s Peter and the Wolf in Concert and opera for little ones Fox-Tot.

Visit Inverness in Spring 2020

Here, we’ve given just a snap shot of what’s on in Inverness over the next few months. So, book a spring break in Inverness and you’ll find lots to keep you entertained. Check out our luxury hotel special offers and please get in touch if you need any help or advice.