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What's On Fort William & Lochaber Events

For William annual, indoor, outdoor, sports and musical events throughout the year.

Each year, lots of hard-working and enthusiastic people organise all sorts of events in the Fort William and Lochaber area. These include our annual events, lots of outdoor events, many which are great spectator events, musical events and dramas, sports club events and competitions and a large variety of hotel entertainment events. The Nevis Centre is one of the main venues for indoor events, including car boot sales, record sales and live entertainment in Fort William.

We are working hard to develop a comprehensive list of events and activities in the Fort William and Lochaber community area so you can think about going along, helping out or taking part. 

If you are looking to visit Fort William, we hope you find something of interest. If you are looking to bring an event to Fort William, or if you are a local event organiser, then you can register with this website - so are know who you are, and then create a new event listing.

Just some of the events in this area: Several Highland Games, world-class Fort William mountain biking events, three sailing regattas, many large charity and fund-raising events in Fort William, Hogmanay extravaganzas, Music Festivals, Scottish Six Day Trials, The Ben Race and many more.

 

What's on in Fort William and Lochaber


  • Sail Caledonia
    Caledonian Canal
    28th May 2017 02:00 PM - 09:00 AM
    Sail Caledonia is the annual Scottish 'Raid' or expedition for boats powered by sail and oars, which takes place...

    Sail Caledonia is the annual Scottish 'Raid' or expedition for boats powered by sail and oars, which takes place in the Highlands of Scotland in early summer.

  • Obscura Mondo Cinema
    Lime Tree Gallery
    1st June 2017 11:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Elaine C. Smith
    The Nevis Centre
    2nd June 2017 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
    Elaine Constance Smith is a Scottish actress and comedian. She has starred in the BBC sitcoms, City Lights, Rab C. Ne...

    Elaine Constance Smith is a Scottish actress and comedian. She has starred in the BBC sitcoms, City Lights, Rab C. Nesbitt and Two Doors Down.

  • Elaine C Smith
    The Nevis Centre
    2nd June 2017 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
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  • Glencoe Sailing Regatta
    Glencoe Boat Club
    10th June 2017 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    After a fun race from Oban to Glencoe the previous day, we look forward to a great social day of sailing on Loch Leve...

    After a fun race from Oban to Glencoe the previous day, we look forward to a great social day of sailing on Loch Leven.

  • Fred Olsen "Black Watch" cruise liner to visit Fort WILLIAM
    Loch Linnhe Fort William
    15th June 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Fred Olsen cruise liner is scheduled to call into Loch Linnhe for the day when its passengers will disembark from the...

    Fred Olsen cruise liner is scheduled to call into Loch Linnhe for the day when its passengers will disembark from the Town Pier berths and spend most of the day discovering what Fort William and the .

  • Cruise Ship Black Watch visit
    Fort William Cruise Ship Pontoon
    15th June 2017 10:00 AM - 08:00 PM
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    Named after the famous Scottish regiment The Black Watch, Fred Olsen's cruise ship Black Watch will be visiting Fort William on Loch Linnhe with its guests who are no doubt looking forward to a.

  • Fun Box - Highland Fling
    The Nevis Centre
    2nd July 2017 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    <span>FUNBOX presents&nbsp;<strong>HIGHLAND FLING</strong></span>Hoots mon and help ma boab! Take the high road (or t...

    FUNBOX presents HIGHLAND FLINGHoots mon and help ma boab! Take the high road (or the low road) and get roamin in the gloamin for Funbox’s brand new show.

  • Boudicca Cruise Ship to visit Fort William & Loch Linnhe
    Loch Linnhe
    8th July 2017 06:00 AM - 03:00 PM
    <b>Fred Olsen Cruise Lines</b> is bringing their beautiful cruise ship <b>Boudicca</b> to Loch Linnhe by Fort William...

    Fred Olsen Cruise Lines is bringing their beautiful cruise ship Boudicca to Loch Linnhe by Fort William and Ben Nevis.

  • Boudicca visits Fort William
    Fort William, Loch Linnhe
    8th July 2017 06:30 AM - 04:30 PM
    <b>Fred Olsen Cruise Lines</b>&nbsp;is bringing their beautiful cruise ship&nbsp;<b>Boudicca</b>&nbsp;to Loch Linnhe ...

    Fred Olsen Cruise Lines is bringing their beautiful cruise ship Boudicca to Loch Linnhe by Fort William and Ben Nevis.

  • Endurance Downhill
    Nevis Range Mountain Centre
    8th July 2017 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    <div>The Fort William Downhill Endurance is back! It will be staged on the internationally renowned downhill track at...

    The Fort William Downhill Endurance is back! It will be staged on the internationally renowned downhill track at Nevis Range near Fort William - home to the 2007 Mountain Bike World?Championships - o.

  • Ben Nevis Public Guided Walks with Adventure Nevis
    Ben Nevis
    22nd July 2017 07:45 AM - 04:00 PM
    Adventure Nevis welcome you to join us on a guided walk of Ben Nevis. We start from the Ben Nevis Inn at 08:45 and th...

    Adventure Nevis welcome you to join us on a guided walk of Ben Nevis. We start from the Ben Nevis Inn at 08:45 and the walk normally takes about eight hours in total.

  • Tide Lines Concert
    The Nevis Centre
    22nd July 2017 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
    Tide Lines are a four piece band from Scotland who are heavily influenced by the traditional music of the West Highla...

    Tide Lines are a four piece band from Scotland who are heavily influenced by the traditional music of the West Highlands and Islands, but whose highly eclectic sound is driven by acoustic and electri.

  • Arisaig Highland Games
    Traigh Farm
    26th July 2017 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    <span>The Arisaig Highland Games open at 12 noon and will feature a Clan Donald Gathering hosted by the home clan, Cl...

    The Arisaig Highland Games open at 12 noon and will feature a Clan Donald Gathering hosted by the home clan, Clan Ranald.

  • Phill Jupitus - Juplicity
    The Nevis Centre
    29th July 2017 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Join stand-up comedian and TV stalwart Phill Jupitus for a show of tales, laughs and diversions. Watch as this experi...

    Join stand-up comedian and TV stalwart Phill Jupitus for a show of tales, laughs and diversions.

  • Mallaig And Morar Highland Games
    Mallaig & Morar Highland Games
    6th August 2017 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Held on the first Sunday in August every year, this year's Games are on Sunday 6 August 2016.&nbsp; Noted for its fam...

    Held on the first Sunday in August every year, this year's Games are on Sunday 6 August 2016.

  • Black Watch to visit Fort William
    Fort William, Loch Linnhe
    18th August 2017 06:30 AM - 04:30 PM
    <b>Fred Olsen Cruise Liner <i>Black Watch</i> </b>will be visiting&nbsp;Loch Linnhe by Fort William and Ben Nevis.<br...

    Fred Olsen Cruise Liner Black Watch will be visiting Loch Linnhe by Fort William and Ben Nevis.

  • Pre-Glenfinnan Highland Games & Gathering Evening Ceilidh Cruise
    Loch Shiel Cruises
    18th August 2017 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
    Gary Forrest and Roddy Matthews are one of the foremost accordion and fiddle duos on the scene in Scotland right now....

    Gary Forrest and Roddy Matthews are one of the foremost accordion and fiddle duos on the scene in Scotland right now.

  • Glenfinnan Highland Gathering
    Glenfinnan
    19th August 2017 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    <div>Glenfinnan Highland Games is a must see for your itinerary if you are visiting Lochaber in August.</div><div><br...

    Glenfinnan Highland Games is a must see for your itinerary if you are visiting Lochaber in August.

  • LYC Annual Sailing Regatta
    Lochaber Yacht Club
    19th August 2017 09:00 AM - 09:00 PM
    Annual sailing regatta at Lochaber Yacht Club for keelboats and dinghies on Loch Linnhe. Visiting yachts and dinghies...

    Annual sailing regatta at Lochaber Yacht Club for keelboats and dinghies on Loch Linnhe.