What’s On

Here at The Cairngorm Hotel or ‘The Cairn’ as it is affectionately known we host many a musical evening, host live events on our big screen TV and participate in many local events that have grown over the years to be huge crowd pleasers, so why not join in!   Make sure you scroll down the page to see specific dates and entertainment.

Something on every night!

Mondays | Live music with Graeme Mackay, accordion player with Tweed or Callum Beange a singer guitarist.
Tuesdays | Get your brains working and join in our popular quiz.  6 people per team, £1 per person and the winner takes all.
Wednesdays | Live music with Davy Holt with Scottish folk
Thursdays | Tweed with  lively traditional celidh music, or Ann Dickson with her band, great to dance too!  Don’t forget our Hot Highland Buffet every Thursday too – all you can eat for just £14.95, served from 6 till 9.30pm!
Fridays | George Gordon with some easy listening.
Saturdays | Anne Dickson Band, Davy Holt and Ruairidh Maclean

Also our new Sunday evening “Session”  most Sundays from 6pm till 8pm with the amazing Ruariadh Maclean.

Spud The Piper

Playing every night outside the front of the hotel between 1st May and 30th September 2017.  8.30pm till 9.00pm.  Great photo opportunities with the most famous piper for miles around!


Bank Holiday Weekend

Start date: April 28, 2017

End date: May 1, 2017

Join us for some fabulous live music here at ‘The Cairn’.  Friday 28th April George Gordon 9.30pm.  Saturday 29th April Ruairidh Maclean 9.30pm.  Sunday 30th April Ruairidh Maclean 6pm and Monday 1st May Graeme Mackay 9.30pm.  See you there!

Live Music with Sons O’ The Soil

Date: May 5, 2017

Time: 9.30pm

Join us for a great night of music with Sons O’ The Soil who are a folk rock band with firm roots in the north east of Scotland.

May Bank Holiday Weekend

Start date: May 26, 2017

End date: May 29, 2017

A great weekend of live music!  Friday 26th May Ruairidh Maclean 9.30pm.  Saturday 27th May Davy Holt 9.30pm.  Sunday 28th May Ruairidh Maclean 6pm and Monday 29th May Graeme Mackay 9.30pm.  See you there!

UEFA Champions League Final

Date: June 3, 2017

Time: 7.45pm

Join us here at ‘The Cairn’ as we stream live from the Millenium Stadium in Cardiff.  7.5pm Kick Off for the 2017 UEFA Champions League Final.  See you in the bar for a pint and a great night of football!

Karaoke Night with Luke

Date: June 10, 2017

Time: 9.30pm

Sing your heart out and pretend to be Whitney, Frank or even Enrique!  A great night here at ‘The Cairn’ with Luke and his Karaoke machine from 9.30pm.

Fathers Day

Date: June 18, 2017

Bring your dad along for a fabulous lunch or dinner and treat him to a special day with our help.  Perhaps a pint at the bar before your meal or for our younger guests a great family meal in our dining room awaits.

Harley Weekend

Start date: August 24, 2017

End date: August 28, 2017

Join us for the Annual Harley Weekend here in Aviemore.  Featuring live music, various bars, outdoor entertainment and all in all a great weekend for Harley riders and lovers alike.  Starting with Harley Thursday on 24th August running through the whole weekend.