Events in and Around Wick

Below is a short list of regular and annual events taking place in or near Wick.

Royal British Legion Pipe Band

Scottish Variety Shows, Wick
Every Wednesday evening during July and August

For more information see the Wick Pipe Band website.

Royal British Legion Pipe Band Week

Beginning of July

Starts with a street parade and highland dancers ends with another street parade with the band in fancydress.

Throughout the week there are fund raising events and buskers playing in the town centre.

For more information see the Wick Pipe Band website.

Caithness County Show

Wick or Thurso (on alternate years)
Mid July

A leading agricultural event with stock judging and horse jumping. Along with craft, industrial and trade stands.

For more information visit the Caithness Agricultural Society website

Wick Gala Week

End of July

Starts the week with a procession of decorated lorries and people and ends with a bonfire and fireworks display. Throughout the week there are various activities to suit all ages.

Halkirk Highland Games

Last Saturday of July

The premiere sporting event in the North of Scotland with heavyweight athletes, highland dancers, pipe bands etc

For more information visit the Halkirk Highland Games website.