Each year Grantown-on-Spey hosts a number of annual events. This page features some of the highlights for this year
Strathspey Farmers Club has been in existence since 1787 and organises the annual Grantown Show.
The annual Farmers show takes place every August and features a range of trade stands, craft fair, pageant of decorated vehicles, fun fair, vintage vehicles, Livestock Competitions for Cattle, Sheep and horses and our Domestic Competition. The day is rounded off by the Marquee Dance in the evening
One of the largest Harley Owners Group (HOG) rallies in Europe, Thunder in the Glens takes place in Aviemore every August bank holiday weekend. The event sees thousands of bikers and enthusiasts descend upon Strath.
The highlight of the weekend is the Saturday ride out to Grantown-on-Spey which brings upwards of 1000 bikes and their riders to Grantown for an afternoon of entertainment, food and a celebration of all things Harley.
Often falling the day after the Thunder in the Glens ride out to Grantown-on-Spey, The Highland Games is Grantown’s annual celebration of all things Highland with the traditional Heavy events as well as track and field, Highland Dancing and Piping.
With hundreds of cars on display , Motormania is a fantastic day out and a petrol heads heaven. With everything from classic tractors to modern hot hatches you’re bound to find something of interest. With a range of stalls and traders in attendance, Motormania is the perfect family day out.
Andy Williams described the festive season as the most wonderful time of the year, which is certainly true in Grantown-on-Spey.. Grantown-on-Spey boasts an impressive display of lights strung above the high street and sparkling in the trees, the season is officially kicked off on Friday 1st December at 4.00pm by the Christmas tree on the Square, with the switch on of the Christmas lights.
Starting at the very bottom of the High Street near the Craiglynne Hotel the annual Torchlight procession is led by Santa and his Reindeer up to the Square for carols and refreshments.
Bring in the New Year in style with a street party to rival the biggest in the UK, every Hogmanay Grantown-on-Spey hosts its legendary New Year party with live music and Highland dancing.