Annual Events

Each year Grantown-on-Spey hosts a number of annual events. This page features some of the highlights 


In normal years, Grantown puts on many events, the biggest of which are below:

Truck In 2 Grantown – Charity truck show In Grantown-on-Spey in May, raising funds for a variety of good causes. Hundreds of trucks on display, trade stalls, catering & beer tent. The biggest truck show in the north of Scotland, and the second biggest in Scotland.

Grantown Show – Farming and agriculture show featuring farm animals, a show field, trade stalls, fun fair and a dance in the evening. Normally on the second Thursday in August.

Thunder In The Glen – On the last weekend in August, thousands of Harley Davidson riders descend on Aviemore for what is described as the best HOG rally in Europe. On the Saturday, there is a mass rideout to Grantown-on-Spey. Once witnessed, you will never forget the roar of all those bikes!

Motormania – Classic car show, with hundreds of cars on display throughout the town. Food and craft stalls as well as entertainment during the day. Normally the first weekend in September.

Try-Tri – Try a triatholon, the fun way! You try it yourself or work as a team – swim, cycle and run at our annual Try-Tri held in the middle of September. See the website for more information.

Grantown Does Christmas – Christmas shopping and activities weekend involving community groups and retailers. Grantown is magical at Christmas with a wonderful lights display and fabulous High Street full of independent shops where you can find unique Christmas gifts – first weekend in December.

Hogmanay – The best Hogmanay street party in the Highlands, with a ceilidh in the street, beer tent and burgers, and an amazing fireworks display – 31st December.


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