2021 Inverness Events

31 December 2020

Your guide to 2021 Inverness Events. Make 2021 your year to Come, See & Explore Inverness! Book your escape to the Highlands and experience something New this year. 

There are plenty of things to look forward to in 2021. The Loch Ness Etape,, The Loch Ness Marathon, The Gathering and the Inverness Highland Games are all planned!.  Make sure you read our complete guide to Winter Activities and Days Out, the best information on What’s Open and What’s On in Inverness. 

Book your escape at the Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa, a family owned hotel complete with new Leisure Club & pool. The Palace is ideally located on the banks of the River Ness opposite Inverness Castle, perfect base for your Highland getaway.

2021 Inverness Events

Loch Ness Etape – 25th April

A truly memorable experience either as a rider or as a spectator watching the scenery and 900m ascent challenge even the best amongst the field.  This fabulous 66 mile cycling event around Loch Ness on a breath taking closed circuit isn’t for the faint hearted.  Competition or spectator you will enjoy amazing scenery from start to finish in Inverness. 

Loch Ness Half Marathon – 16th May

Start your running season with a selection of races for all ages. Choose from the Inverness 5K or Inverness Half Marathon. It is a fantastic course through the city center down the River Ness and back again. See the route map.

The Gathering – 4th September

This music festival is by the local community and for the local community! During its week-long programme, there’ll be so much music and fun! Fantastic artists include: The PeatBog Faeries,  The Red Hot Chilli Pipers,  Rhythmnreel, Torridon, Trail West and WolfStone.

Loch Ness Marathon – 3rd October

The world famous Loch Ness Marathon is so much more than a single event – it is a Festival of Running! People travel from across the world to take part in this event. The whole family can take part in the Festival of Running starting with the Wee Nessie for the kids, the 5km and 10km for shorter distances and of course the spectacular and scenic Loch Ness Marathon. 

The Golden Spurtle – 9th October

This world renown Porridge making championships went online this year, to learn more about the plans for 2021 please see here > Golden Spurtle.

CONCERTS in Inverness

To start 2021 here are some of the events we hope will be held this year in Inverness.

SHOWS in Inverness

Eden Court still some great dates lined up for 2021 – here are just a few of the fabulous shows & events. There is something for you to add to your diary and look forward to in 2021 – check out this link!


Booking Your Stay In Inverness

Looking for a hotel in Inverness? Here at the Palace Hotel, we offer stylish accommodation right on the River Ness. For a great deal on your stay, see the January Sale breaks, you can stay at sale prices until 31st March! To book, you can even use the promo code JAN SALE for the every best offers, call us on 01463223243 or Palace or use the Enquiry Form!