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!

The John Burgess Classic Jazz Quintet plays the music of Thomas ’Fats’ Waller
29 Sep 2016
The John Burgess Classic Jazz Quintet are celebrating the genius of "Fats Waller" at The Outhouse on 29th September.
Battle of the Bands
29 Sep 2016
Don't miss the annual Battle of the Bands event in aid of SAMH at The Liquid Room on 29th September.
Courtyard Cinema: Rocky | & ||
29 Sep 2016
Catch the world's greatest boxer in ROCKY ONE & TWO! on the 200" LED screen at The Three Sisters 29th September!

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!

Luminate Festival: Edinburgh & Lothians Luminate Festival: Edinburgh & Lothians
01 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
Luminate: Scotland's creative ageing festival celebrating creativity as we age.
Scottish International Storytelling Festival Scottish International Storytelling Festival
21 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
The Scottish International Storytelling Festival is a 10-day celebration of live storytelling and imagination.
Edinburghs Christmas Edinburghs Christmas
18 Nov 2016 - 08 Jan 2017
The dates for this year’s Edinburgh’s Christmas will be from 18 November 2016 to 7 January 2017.

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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!

Democracy
29 Sep 2016 - 01 Oct 2016
Stars of stage and screen join Rapture Theatre as they return to the King's Theatre with Democracy.
Can I Start Again Please
29 Sep 2016 - 01 Oct 2016
Can I Start Again Please, a meditative and moving performance by the Sue MacLaine Company, comes to Traverse Theatre.
The Suppliant Women
01 Oct 2016 - 15 Oct 2016
The Suppliant Women is one of the world’s oldest plays but speaks to us with startling resonance for our times.

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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...

PlayTalkRead Local Craigmillar
29 Sep 2016
Edinburgh South
Come along with your little ones to the new, free PlayTalkRead Local Group at Sandy's Community Centre on Thursdays.
Magic Carpet Minis
29 Sep 2016
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group
29 Sep 2016
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church.

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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!

Hullabaloo
29 Sep 2016
An underground party uproar – your one-stop non-stop Thursday night commotion at the Bongo Club.
Live Music Every Friday at Sportsters Bar
30 Sep 2016
Kick start you weekend with live music every Friday evening at the Sportsters Bar Edinburgh.
The Phil Harmonics in concert
01 Oct 2016
Edinburgh South
Llanelli-based rock & pop choir 'The Phil Harmonics' are playing their first concert in Scotland on 1st October.

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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!

Joe Bonamassa
18 Apr 2017
Due to popular demand from fans, Joe Bonamassa adds The Usher Hall to his April 2017 UK Tour.
The Real Jekyll & Hyde at The Edinburgh Dungeon
07 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
Come face-to-face with the real Jekyll & Hyde this Halloween at The Edinburgh Dungeon!
Live Music Sundays at Hamilton’s Bar and Kitchen
09 Oct 2016 - 27 Nov 2016
Check out the live music on Sundays at Hamilton’s Bar and Kitchen during October and November!

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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!

Easter Road Stadium
Easter Road Stadium is approx. thirty minutes from Edinburgh Airport, five minutes from...
The Sensory Sessions
The Sensory Sessions run sensory play and messy play classes for babies in Edinburgh....
The Edinburgh Sewcial Club
The Edinburgh Sewcial Club offers a wide range of sewing and craft classes for all ages...

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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!

Deep Sea World
Deep Sea World welcomes you on a voyage of discovery. As you tour our magical themed...
Stroll Through Time
A History of the Old Town and its CharactersStroll Through Time is a relaxing walk through...
Luminate Festival: Edinburgh & Lothians
Luminate, Scotland's creative ageing festival, is held from 1st to 31st October across...

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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.

Paradise Palms
Paradise Palms is a bar, diner, event venue, record store, label and purveyor of good...
The Blackbird Bar and Restaurant
Winner of the Scottish Style Award 2013 – The Blackbird brings together house batch...
Foundry 39
Foundry 39 is a newly opened bar and restaurant on North Queensferry Street, Edinburgh...

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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!

Craigdon Mountain Sports, Edinburgh
Craigdon Mountain Sports is a leading supplier of outdoor clothing, equipment and accessories...
Seashore Gallery
Seashore Gallery is a popular, friendly art gallery, studio and gift shop by the sea....
McNaughtans Bookshop and Gallery
McNaughtan's Bookshop, established in 1957, is a second-hand and antiquarian bookshop...

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Latest Edinburgh News

Stewart Milne Homes Supports Local Bonnyrigg Nursery

Stewart Milne Homes Supports Local Bonnyrigg Nursery

Stewart Milne Homes has lent its support to Burnbrae Nursery to help create an exciting outdoor play area.

Joe Bonamassa adds The Usher Hall to his April 2017 UK Tour

Joe Bonamassa adds The Usher Hall to his April 2017 UK Tour

Due to popular demand from fans, Joe Bonamassa adds The Usher Hall to his April 2017 UK Tour.