Loch Ness Hogmanay

If Inverness is too quiet for your liking, at the Loch Ness Hogmanay, down the road in the town of Drumnadrochit, highlanders will be flinging out the old year in traditional style.

To get to Drumnadrochit, travel along the A85, along Loch Ness side.

Loch Ness Hogmanay Program

31st HOGMANAY STREET PARTY: Saturday, December 2005

10.15 p.m.

Pipers, Drummers, Locals, National and International Visitors wishing to enter into the spirit of the festivities and march with the Pipes and Drums to the Open Air Party should assemble at The Drumnadrochit Hotel lower car park.

10.30 p.m.

The Pipes and Drums of Zurich start up, and it's off to join the others at THE LOCH NESS HOGMANAY STREET PARTY. THE HOGMANAY QUAICH will be ceremoniously carried to the event and each person marching will be given a free dram from the Quaich. (A great honour, to drink from the first HOGMANAY CUP -Traditions are set here).

10.45 p.m.

The sound of Hunky Dory take up the rhythm and the dancing begins. (Don't worry if you are unsure of the steps, there will be lots of help at hand to show you the way), and then it's FUN FUN FUN. No matter what your age, you will be sure to have a good time.

11.55 p.m.

Kevin McLennan is our lone piper for the evening. He would love for you to join him in the countdown to 2006 and watch the spectacular FIREWORKS DISPLAY to welcome in the New Year at the Second LOCH NESS HOGMANAY FESTIVAL.

12.05 a.m.

Hunky Dory take up the rhythm once more and it's on with the dancing and festivities.

1.30 a.m.

AULD LANG SYNE Say goodnight to your old friends and the new ones you have made. Then it's home to bed to get ready for tomorrows festivities.


Remember to wear appropriate clothing for the time of year!

If you are bringing a carry out of any description please ensure that all consumables are in plastic vessels as we are not allowed glass on the Car Park. Rights Of Admission Reserved (R.O.A.R)