Huntly Hairst in the Square

The  Hairst is a unique annual harvest festival taking place in Huntly. This family event, established in 2002,  celebrates the food and traditions of Aberdeenshire.

It has something for everyone, from an extended Farmers Market with over 50 stalls showcasing the best of local produce to cookery demonstrations and competitions, including  The World Stovies Championship.  

Huntly's Room to Run event is also taking place on the same day.


Huntly Hairst is an annual celebration of the food and artisan produce of the North East. The event on Saturday 5th September is a major part of the local events calender.


The Festival is organised by a group of volunteers who give their time to promote the produce and producers of Aberdeenshire and provide an enjoyable event for local residents and visitors.

We are now taking stall bookings for this years Huntly Hairst (Saturday 4th September 2021). Contact for further information and booking forms.

The Huntly Farmers Market

Held on the first Saturday every month, except January, in The Square, Huntly.

All stalls are showcasing and selling locally grown, reared, made or caught produce. The stall holders pride themselves in the high quality and offer customers the opportunity to learn more about the provenance of their products. Hot food and hot drinks (and in summer freshly squeezed juices) are also on sale at the market.

For more information visit:

The Huntly Room to Run takes place alongside the Huntly Hairst and has a range of races for all ages and abilities.

New this year, Huntly Half marathon and still featuring 10K, 5k and Wee Shortie for kids

For more details visit the Room to Run website.