Events we Love
The Glenlivet 10K
The most beautiful run in Scotland – a 10 kilometre road race set in the stunning landscape of the iconic Glenlivet Crown Estate in the Cairngorms National Park. The incredible scenic running route follows quiet country roads which meander around the sublime River Livet passing ancient castles and providing amazing views of this secret glen. Find out more at The Glenlivet 10K.
Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival
Late Apr - Early May
Whisky, Music, Food & Fun throughout Speyside. For the full programme and to book events check out Spirit of Speyside.
Cairngorms Nature Festival
The Cairngorms Nature Festival is held every May and is an opportunity for everyone to see first-hand the unique nature of the Cairngorms National Park. For the full programme check out Cairngorms Nature Festival.
Music Nights at Glenlivet Hall
Apr - Nov
The Music Nights are held on the first Friday of each month from April to November inclusive – 7.30 to 10.00 pm. A very informal, mixed evening of music and song with free entry, bar and raffle. Nothing's planned – it all depends on who turns up to play!
Whisky Nosing and Tasting
Jun - Sep
Every Wednesday at 20:00 in the Commercial Hotel Hall. £10 per person (includes nosing glass). Read more about the Nosing and Tasting Programme. (Please note: Whisky nosing and tasting sessions are open to over 18s only)
Rock and Road Bike Festival
Get Cranked Up. The striking glens, flowing trails and winding roads of Tomintoul and Glenlivet are what cycling dreams are made of. With a sportive, sprint and mountain bike race for the adventurous, there’s also a packed programme of free demos, guided rides and workshops for all ages – so whether your weaponry is a trike or hardtail bike, you’re going to love this. Find out more about it at Rock and Road.
The Tomintoul 10K
A 10 kilometre race through the beautiful Glenavon Estate and Tomintoul, the Highest Village in the Highlands! Read more at the Touler 10K.
Tomintoul Highland Games
Mid July (Saturday)
Tomintoul is proud to host it's own Highland Games , which are one of the highlights of the year. First held in 1842, these are one of the oldest in Scotland. They celebrate all things Scottish, from whisky to bagpipes and tartans. Alongside the "heavy" sports in Tomintoul's Public Park, there are piping competitions, Highland Dancing and - a local speciality - the Tomnabat Hill Race.
Tea in the Park
If you are in the area in August don't forget to visit "Tea in the Park" in the Glenlivet Village Hall. Sample traditional local fare prepared and served by some of Glenlivet's residents amidst an exhibition of local arts and crafts.