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
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.
Caithness County Show
Wick or Thurso (on alternate years)
A leading agricultural event with stock judging and horse jumping. Along with craft, industrial and trade stands.
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