What’s on this autumn in and around Inverness?
Autumn Festivals and Events near Inverness
The many wonderful autumn festivals and events in Inverness are always a treat. While most people head to the Highlands in summer in search of sun, fun and relaxation, autumn is when Inverness thrives. Indeed, there’s something exciting on every month. So if you’re visiting Inverness and the Highlands this autumn, take a look at what’s on locally …
Northern Meeting Piping Competition
2nd – 3rd September 2021
Join in the fun as pipers from all over Northern Scotland battle it out in the Northern Meeting Piping Competition. As the most prestigious piping competition in the world, you’re sure to be in for a treat.
Loch Ness Marathon
3rd October 2021
While scouring the shores of Loch Ness for the infamous Loch Ness monster, why not join in another long-running tradition by taking part in a monster marathon? The Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running is without question, one of the best marathons in the UK.
The Blas Festival
19th – 27th November 2021
The Blas Festival is a celebration of all things Gaelic. Rooted in our Gaelic heritage, the Blas Festival has become the Highlands’ premier Gaelic and traditional music festival. With festivities across the Highlands and Argyll to look forward to, you can enjoy an incredible line-up of local, national and international artists against the backdrop of some of Scotland’s most iconic landmarks.
Civic Bonfire & Fireworks Display
The Highland Council’s Civic Bonfire and Fireworks Display in Bught Park is a large and spectacular display, which usually takes place annually in November. This year’s event is yet to be announced, but keep an eye out for more information.
Christmas Lights Switch On
The Inverness Christmas Lights Switch On usually takes place in late November. Look out for details coming nearer the time.
Looking for accommodation during your visit to Inverness? The Kingsmills is a luxury hotel, perfect for you autumn adventures. Take a look at our Autumn Breaks offer and book your stay today!