What's On In Edinburgh

Featured Events in Edinburgh

There are thousands of events being held in Edinburgh every month, here we've handpicked a few you should definitely pay attention to!

Best of Scottish Comedy
28 Jun 2017
See some of the best comics on the contemporary Scottish circuit at The Stand Comedy Club on 28th June!
The Sugarhill Gang - Live in Stramash
28 Jun 2017
The Sugarhill Gang, all the way from Englewood New Jersey, play Live in Stramash on 28th June.
An Evening with Gary Maclean
28 Jun 2017
Gary Maclean, MasterChef Professionals Champion 2016, joins us in Tigerlily for an evening of modern Scottish cookery.

Featured Festivals in Edinburgh

From music to film, comedy to books, family to the arts there's a wide range of cultural festivals being held throughout the year in Edinburgh!

Scotlands Gardens: Edinburgh & Lothians Scotlands Gardens: Edinburgh & Lothians
01 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
Explore large and small gardens of horticultural interest throughout Scotland thanks to Scotland's Gardens!
Edinburgh International Film Festival Edinburgh International Film Festival
21 Jun 2017 - 02 Jul 2017
Edinburgh International Film Festival is renowned for discovering & promoting the very best in international cinema.
Edinburgh International Magic Festival Edinburgh International Magic Festival
30 Jun 2017 - 08 Jul 2017
Edinburgh International Magic Festival is an annual arts festival and is the UK’s largest magic event.

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Upcoming Theatre Events in Edinburgh

Whether you prefer comedy or musicals, ballet or opera, our Edinburgh theatre listings will have something to suit everyone!

David Stone ‘‘Frexit’’
01 Jul 2017 - 02 Jul 2017
Award-winning French magician David Stone brings a mix of elegance and craziness to Summerhall.
R Paul Wilson ‘‘Scams and Fantasies’’
01 Jul 2017 - 02 Jul 2017
In this show, R. Paul Wilson shares his most cherished secrets and miracles to reveal a hidden world of magic.
Dave Alnwick ‘‘The Cult of Dave’’
01 Jul 2017 - 02 Jul 2017
Can you be brainwashed in sixty minutes? Cult magician Dave Alnwick suggests you come and find out.

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Upcoming Family & Kids Events in Edinburgh

Don't be stuck for things to do with the kids in Edinburgh! We have something for everyone and every pocket...

Wiff Waff Wednesday
28 Jun 2017
A monthly ping pong night for all ages with music, drink and great food at the Drill Hall Arts Cafe.
Chi in the Park
28 Jun 2017
Chi in the Park - Support Thistle Foundation's biggest ever fundraising event taking place on Wednesday 28th June!
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime for Age 5+
29 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.

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Upcoming Music Events in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is renowned for it's live music scene, with a variety of venues catering for small intimate gigs to huge arenas hosting the biggest names!

The Sugarhill Gang - Live in Stramash
28 Jun 2017
The Sugarhill Gang, all the way from Englewood New Jersey, play Live in Stramash on 28th June.
Edinburgh Folk Club
28 Jun 2017
Come along to Edinburgh Folk Club's regular weekly show on Wednesday evenings at Summerhall.
Open Jam Night
28 Jun 2017
Check out our new monthly Open Jam night at Opium. Everyone welcome!

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New Events in Edinburgh

You'll find all the latest Edinburgh events that have been added to the website right here!

Seriously Funny
04 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
Various Locations Edinburgh
Spare an hour for quality comedy that educates and entertains as it explores healthcare, gender identity and politics.
Spect-Act
22 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
A series of interactive plays presented by Active Inquiry, the Bethany, the Alma and the Shakti Theatre Companies.
Funbox Pirate Party!
28 Jul 2017
Linlithgow
FUNBOX present PIRATE PARTY in Linlithgow – for a very special performance in aid of Down’s Syndrome Scotland.

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Activities in Edinburgh

Step away from the TV remote, choose one or more from our activities selection, and get out of the house to discover new skills, sports and more!

Be Experimental Tots Science Labs Edinburgh
A child’s natural curiosity and ability to ask questions make them perfect budding...
Clown Around
Clownaround is Edinburgh's leading activity centre and children's party place!A family...
David Lloyd Edinburgh Corstorphine
David Lloyd Edinburgh Corstorphine is a unique gym and club tucked away in Gyle Park,...

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Attractions in Edinburgh

Edinburgh and the surrounding areas have a great mix of sightseeing attractions. If you are looking for a fun family day out or a trip with friends, then look no further!

Just Festival
Just Festival events aim to challenge perceptions, celebrate differences and promote...
George Square Gardens
George Square is a city square in Edinburgh, Scotland. It is in the south of the city...
LEAP Sports Festival Fortnight: Edinburgh & Lothians
Festival Fortnight is an exciting mix of sport, cultural, academic and recreational events...

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Eating & Drinking in Edinburgh

Eating out in Edinburgh is a joy, with a range of restaurants and cafes on offer and there's a wide selection of places to enjoy a quiet pint or a cheeky cocktail.

Veeno Edinburgh, Quartermile
In the spring of 2013 something extraordinary happened. Two Italian guys in their twenties...
Dragonfly Cocktail Bar
Elegant, plant filled 20s-style cocktail bar-lounge with chandeliers and weekend DJ sessions...
Boteco Do Brasil Edinburgh
Brazilian bar-restaurant with stone walls, booth seating and Latin dance evenings with...

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Shopping in Edinburgh

If you've got a hankering for some retail therapy, Edinburgh with its diverse range of unique and independent shops is the place to be!

Zuri
Our Frendly Beauty services including: Nails, Demaplaning, Massage, Shellac, HDbrows,...
Golden Hare Books
The Golden Hare was started by Mark Jones, a museum curator and art historian, with the...
Hamleys Edinburgh
Toys, the magical reaction that toys create and the world of imagination that toys promote...

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Latest Edinburgh News

VisitScotland launch first ever Harry Potter holiday itinerary

VisitScotland launch first ever Harry Potter holiday itinerary

VisitScotland launches itinerary of book and film locations on boy wizard’s 20th anniversary.

Hollywood Actor Isla Fisher Joins Edinburgh International Book Festival Line Up

Hollywood Actor Isla Fisher Joins Edinburgh International Book Festival Line Up

Isla Fisher will launch her third novel, Marge and the Great Train Rescue, at Edinburgh International Book Festival.