What's on

Throughout the year there are an amazing range of activities, festivals, and other events taking place around the highlands and islands, - many of them with very little publicity. Here we have listed a range of events that we are aware of. Why not plan your itinerary to include a visit to some of these. Please do always make your own enquiries to verify the information below is accurate, as dates and arrangements change.

Additional events may feature here


Celtic Connections Big Top, Skye


Tobermory Music Festival

Colonsay Book Festival


Scottish Islands Peaks Yacht Race

Highlands and Islands Music and Dance Oban Festival

Isle of Skye Accordian and Fiddle Festival, Portree

Islay Music Festival


Brewin Dolphin Scottish Series Yacht Race

Isle of Gigha Music Festival


Mendelssohn on Mull

Isle of Barra Half Marathon

Gairloch Highland Gathering

Glengarry Highland Games

Hebridean Celtic Festival, Isle of Lewis

Lewis Highland Games

Lochcarron Highland Games

Tiree Music Festival

Isle of Mull Highland Games, Tobermory

Arisaig Highland Games

West Highland Sailing Week

Barrafest, Isle Of Barra


Skye Highland Games Portree

Mallaig Highland Games

Assynt Highland Games

Mull of Kintyre Music Festival - Campbeltown

Ardfern and Craobh Arts Festival

Glenelg Music Festival


Lagavulin Islay Jazz Festival

Colonsay Music Festival

Orkney Blues Festival

World Stone Skimming Championships - Easdale Island

Jura Music Festival


Ullapool Guitar Festival