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!

Playtime with Tom Gibbs
27 Jul 2017
Tom Gibbs returns to Horace Silver's music for this intimate gig with Playtime's superb regular team at The Outhouse.
Edinburgh Pillow Fight
27 Jul 2017
Raise some money for charity and have a few laughs at Edinburgh’s very first mass Pillow Fight on 27th July.
Bearfoot Comedy Club
27 Jul 2017
Bearfoot Comedy Club brings you a comedy extravaganza on Thursday 27th July at The Merlin.

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 Art Festival Edinburgh Art Festival
27 Jul 2017 - 27 Aug 2017
Founded in 2004, Edinburgh Art Festival is the UK's largest annual festival of visual art.
FuturePlay Festival FuturePlay Festival
03 Aug 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
Formerly the Edinburgh Digital Entertainment Festival, FuturePlay is on from the 3rd to 26th August.

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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!

Girls Night Oot
28 Jul 2017
Join the girls on a hen night that you won’t forget with a smash hit retro soundtrack at Edinburgh Playhouse.
Joe McElderry - Gloria
29 Jul 2017
Join Joe McElderry and his friends for a night of smash hit songs from theatre & film at Edinburgh Playhouse!
Traverse Festival 2017 - Adam
30 Jul 2017 - 27 Aug 2017
If you are born in a country where being yourself can get you killed, exile is your only choice.

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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...

Edinburgh Pillow Fight
27 Jul 2017
Raise some money for charity and have a few laughs at Edinburgh’s very first mass Pillow Fight on 27th July.
The Lovett Dolls and Collecting Childhood
27 Jul 2017
Curator Alice Sage talks about the extraordinary dolls and toys collected by Edwardian Edward Lovett on his travels.
Summer Poetry in a Historic Courtyard with the Edinburgh Makar and Friends
27 Jul 2017
Join us for Summer Poetry with the Edinburgh Makar and Friends in the courtyard of the Museum of Edinburgh, 27th July.

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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!

Playtime with Tom Gibbs
27 Jul 2017
Tom Gibbs returns to Horace Silver's music for this intimate gig with Playtime's superb regular team at The Outhouse.
The Quo Experience ’Live’ at Howden Park Centre
28 Jul 2017
Experience the sounds and looks of one of the UK's biggest bands with The Quo Experience at the Howden Park Centre.
The Chair + Saltfishforty
28 Jul 2017
La Belle Angele and The Soundhouse Organisation, bring you a night of banging folk music straight outta Orkney.

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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!

Deejay Vybz @ Bronx
29 Jul 2017
Bronx: Edinburgh's Ultimate Urban Affair presents special guest Deejay Vybz and resident DJ's Kunal & Bigga One.
Design Informatics Pavilion
03 Aug 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
Step into the future at the interactive pop up Design Informatics Pavilion as part of Futureplay Festival in August!
FuturePlay Arcade Party
14 Aug 2017 - 15 Aug 2017
Edinburgh South
For one fun-filled night, party and play classic arcade games and pinball machines in an 80s New York dive bar.

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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!

Projekt 42
Projekt 42 is a community gym & wellness centre in Leith, Edinburgh, focusing on strengthening...
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...

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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!

The Sutton Gallery
The Sutton Gallery is based on Dundas Street in Edinburgh's New Town gallery district...
Gallery 23
We aim to foster new connections by bringing together the artist and the viewer in a...
Gravity Trampoline Park
Experience the latest craze at Fountain Park Edinburgh's biggest & best trampoline park...

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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.

Browns Brasserie & Bar Edinburgh
Browns, Edinburgh is on George Street, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the centre of...
The Arches Edinburgh
The Arches on East Market Street are a meticulous conversion of 19 historic stone arches...
jeelie piece
we are an independent café and community art space in tollcross, edinburgh run by mother...

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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!

Lily Luna
At the end of the summer of 2012 we opened our jewellery boutique "Lily Luna" on a quiet...
CrossEyes Edinburgh
CrossEyes sees the world differently. Sure, we keep an eye on fashion and trends but...
American Golf Edinburgh
Europe's largest golf retailer.We stock a full range of golf equipment for golfers of...

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Latest Edinburgh News

Inaugural Edinburgh Cocktail Weekend Just Got Bigger!

Inaugural Edinburgh Cocktail Weekend Just Got Bigger!

More bars and pop-up spaces have been revealed for the inaugural Edinburgh Cocktail Weekend, 6th – 8th October.

Support from Edinburgh Playhouse for Scottish charity is a smash hit

Support from Edinburgh Playhouse for Scottish charity is a smash hit

The Edinburgh Playhouse and its audiences raise over £80,000 across two decades of support for children’s charity CHAS.