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 Water of Leith and the work of the Water of Leith Conservation Trust
30 Aug 2016
A lecture on The Water of Leith and the work of the Water of Leith Conservation Trust at Lauriston Castle on 30th Aug.
Amy Schumer
30 Aug 2016
The hilarious Amy Schumer is coming to the Edinburgh Playhouse on 30th August!
HipHop House Party
30 Aug 2016
It's HipHop House Party night every Tuesday at Moriarty's.

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!

Edinburgh Doors Open Days Edinburgh Doors Open Days
24 Sep 2016 - 25 Sep 2016
Explore Edinburgh and get behind the scenes at Scotland’s largest free annual architectural event.
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 8 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!

St Petersburg Ballet presents Swan Lake
01 Sep 2016 - 03 Sep 2016
St Petersburg Ballet presents Swan Lake at Edinburgh Playhouse from 1st - 3rd September.
The Simon and Garfunkel Story
06 Sep 2016
Direct from its success in London's West End, The Simon and Garfunkel Story is back...catch it at Edinburgh Playhouse.
Seussical
07 Sep 2016 - 10 Sep 2016
Lothian Youth Arts & Musicals Company presents 'Seussical' at Church Hill Theatre.

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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...

Musical Theatre Classes for children aged 8-12
30 Aug 2016
Love acting and singing? Come along to our musical theatre classes for children aged 8-12 at North Merchiston Club.
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group
01 Sep 2016
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church.
Big Songs: A Celebration of Song
02 Sep 2016
The BIG Project Youth Choir presents: Big Songs: A Celebration of Song at The Queen's Hall on 2nd September.

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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!

I Love Hip Hop
30 Aug 2016
At The Bongo Club every Tuesday – for those who want to celebrate the hip hop classics but also the brand new.
Edinburgh Contemporary Choir Free Taster (West End)
31 Aug 2016
Try a free taster session with the Edinburgh Contemporary Choir, no experience necessary!
Edinburgh Contemporary Choir Free Taster (Pilrig St Pauls)
01 Sep 2016
The Edinburgh Contemporary Choir is currently looking for singers across Edinburgh. Register for a free taster now!

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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!

New Focus Duo
17 Sep 2016
Edinburgh South
New Focus Duo play music from their second album, New Focus on Song, at Craiglockhart Parish Church on 17th September.
Reckless Intent: The Way It Is
10 Sep 2016
Livingston
On September 10th Reckless Intent are back in the Murieston Scout Hall for another evening of Professional Wrestling.
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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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!

Ki Aikido Edinburgh
Ki Aikido Edinburgh is affiliated with the Ki Federation of Great Britain. Here is an...
Tynecastle Stadium
The Tynecastle Stadium is a football stadium situated in the Gorgie area of Edinburgh...
The Phoenix Choir Edinburgh
The Phoenix Choir Edinburgh!We are a set of choirs in Edinburgh with a KICK!Join any...

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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!

Pentland Hills Regional Park
The Pentland Hills Regional Park is a living, working landscape, that offers great opportunities...
Edinburgh Doors Open Days
Doors Open Days first took place in Glasgow and Ayr in 1990 where it formed part of the...
Edinburgh Digital Entertainment Festival
Edinburgh Digital Entertainment Festival, presented by Riverside Studios, brings together...

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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.

Foundry 39
Foundry 39 is a newly opened bar and restaurant on North Queensferry Street, Edinburgh...
Hamiltons
Situated in the affluent area of Stockbridge, Hamilton’s has long established itself...
The Mercat Bar
Looking for the perfect place to meet friends and family, relax, unwind and debrief from...

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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

Festival fever hits Loch Lomond Shores!

Festival fever hits Loch Lomond Shores!

One of the largest and best food & drink festivals in the UK is coming to the beautiful shores of Loch Lomond!

Edinburgh Restaurant Dine launch Veuve Clicquot Terrace

Edinburgh Restaurant Dine launch Veuve Clicquot Terrace

Acclaimed luxury brasserie, cocktail lounge and bar Dine has launched its long-awaited Veuve Clicquot Terrace.