Annual Events 2017
There are numerous annual events taking place in the area each year. Some of those are listed below:
Glenfinnan Highland Gathering
Venue: Glenfinnan Games field (in front of the Monument)
Date: 19th August 2017 – 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM
Glenfinnan Highland Games is a must see for your itinerary if you are visiting Lochaber in August.
Mallaig and Morar Highland Games
Venue: Lovat Memorial Field, Morar
Date: 7th August 2017 – 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM
Possibly the most westerly Highland Games on the mainland, Mallaig and Morar Highland Games include the Junior Highland Games, Piping, Solo Piping, Piobaireachd, March, Strathspey, Highland Dancing
Lochaber Agricultural Show & Family Fun Day
Date: Saturday, 26th August, 2017
Venue: Inverlochy Castle Farm, Happy Valley, and is clearly sign posted from the A82.
Lochaber’s annual agricultural/horse/food/craft show is held beneath the spectacular backdrop of Ben Nevis at Inverlochy Castle Farm, Happy Valley
For further details and location map see the Lochaber Agricultural Show website
Ben Nevis Race
Date: Saturday, 9th September 2017 – 1pm
Venue: Claggan Park Football ground.
The Ben Nevis Race has been run in its current form every year since 1937. It takes place on the first Saturday in September every year, with up to 500 competitors taking part.
For further details visit the Ben Nevis Race website.
Hogmanay Ceilidh at the Nevis Centre, Fort William
Date: 31st December 2017 – 8:00 PM – 02:00 AM
Venue: The Nevis Centre
The annual New Year celebration at The Nevis Centre has become a bit of a tradition in Fort William and is recommended to visitors if you would like to experience a true Highland New Year Ceilidh..