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!

Terrariums at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
20 Aug 2017
Little Botanica bring their sell-out terrarium workshops to the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh on 20th August.
The Jack & Jill Market Edinburgh
20 Aug 2017
Shop smartly, be savvy and save money at The Jack & Jill Market at Meadowbank Stadium on the 20th August.
Chris Hoy: Sensational Cycling
20 Aug 2017
Join Chris Hoy as he introduces his magical cycling adventure series, Flying Fergus at the International Book Festival

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!

Traverse Festival 2017 - Locker Room Talk
21 Aug 2017
Locker Room Talk by Gary McNair was inspired by the controversy over Donald Trump’s “locker room talk” comments.
Status
21 Aug 2017
Status is a rehearsed reading of a new show from the multi-award-winning team that created Confirmation.
Edinburgh International Festival: Nederlands Dans Theater
21 Aug 2017 - 23 Aug 2017
Nederlands DansTheater presents a triple bill choreographed by Paul Lightfoot, Sol León and Gabriela Carrizo.

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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...

Matt Dickinson:  Everest Calling
20 Aug 2017
Edinburgh New Town
Join Matt Dickinson as he discusses The Everest Files trilogy and his thrilling stage adaptation on 20th August.
The Jack & Jill Market Edinburgh
20 Aug 2017
Shop smartly, be savvy and save money at The Jack & Jill Market at Meadowbank Stadium on the 20th August.
Chris Hoy: Sensational Cycling
20 Aug 2017
Join Chris Hoy as he introduces his magical cycling adventure series, Flying Fergus at the International Book Festival

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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!

Edinburgh International Festival:  La Damnation de Faust
20 Aug 2017
Listen to La Damnation de Faust, a spectacular choral extravaganza at Usher Hall on 20th August!
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience
20 Aug 2017
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Edinburgh International Festival:  Joshua Bell & Dénes Várjon
21 Aug 2017
Joshua Bell is joined by pianist Dénes Várjon for the recital of work by Mendelssohn, Brahms and Grieg.

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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!

Hopetoun Christmas Shopping Fair
01 Dec 2017 - 03 Dec 2017
Avoid the high street crush and come along to Hopetoun House annual Christmas Shopping Fair from 1st - 3rd December!
Meet Saffron Barker
17 Sep 2017
Social Media superstar Saffron Barker joins us to sign copies of her new book Saffron Barker Vs Real Life:
Fireworks & Bonfire Night 2017
04 Nov 2017
Saturday 4th November sees the return of the Hopetoun House spectacular annual fireworks display.

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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!

Mix Up Theatre Edinburgh
Youth theatre drama classes from ages 3 - 18. Mix Up Theatre is a new theatre club aimed...
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...

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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!

Craigmillar Castle Park
Craigmillar Castle Park is a natural heritage park with areas of mature and young woodland...
Wonder World Soft Play Edinburgh
Wonder World is a custom built centre designed to stimulate children’s imagination...
Red Bus Bistro
Red Bus Bistro Afternoon Tea & Gin Tea ToursGet on board and enjoy either an Afternoon...

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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.

Copper Bottom
An independently owned venue with a friendly, vibrant and welcoming environment and atmosphere...
Hendersons of Edinburgh
An Edinburgh institution with an international reputation, Hendersons opened in 1962...
Browns Brasserie & Bar Edinburgh
Browns, Edinburgh is on George Street, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the centre of...

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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

Thousands set to make a splash at The Great Scottish Swim

Thousands set to make a splash at The Great Scottish Swim

Thousands are set to take part in The Great Scottish Swim at Loch Lomond Shores on Saturday 26th August!

Route Confirmed for HSBC City Ride in Edinburgh

Route Confirmed for HSBC City Ride in Edinburgh

British Cycling and HSBC UK have revealed the route for the HSBC UK City Ride, taking place in Edinburgh on 3 September.