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!

Shoogle Sessions
23 Oct 2016
Shoogle Studios hosts a night of funky disco, cosmic live performance & the best in house & techno at Paradise Palms.
Repeat Pleasure - Screen Printing
23 Oct 2016
Join us at Paradise Palms on Sunday 23rd October for - Repeat Pleasure - Screen Printing.
23 Oct 2016
DF Concerts presents: Warpaint plus support at The Queen's Hall on 23rd October.

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.
Africa in Motion Film Festival: Edinburgh Africa in Motion Film Festival: Edinburgh
28 Oct 2016 - 06 Nov 2016
The 10 day long Africa in Motion Film Festival introduces Scottish audiences to the brilliance of African cinema!

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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!

The Full Monty
24 Oct 2016 - 29 Oct 2016
The Full Monty, based on the smash hit film is playing at the King's Theatre in October!
As the Crow Flies
26 Oct 2016
Imaginate in association with Platform present 'As the Crow Flies' at Traverse Theatre 26th October.
Me and My Girl - Edinburgh Gilbert & Sullivan
26 Oct 2016 - 29 Oct 2016
Edinburgh Gilbert & Sullivan Society bring the uproariously funny, Me and My Girl, to the 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...

Epic Chalk Day
23 Oct 2016
Come along to Inverleith Park, Stockbridge for a day of street chalking, painting, live music and much more!
Fantastic Fungi - Final Flush
23 Oct 2016
Join the Hopetoun Ranger to look for fruiting fungi on the lawns and in the woodlands at Hopetoun on 23rd October.
Spooky Halloween Lanterns
23 Oct 2016
Design your own Spooky Halloween Lantern at Lauriston Castle on 23rd October.

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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!

23 Oct 2016
DF Concerts presents: Warpaint plus support at The Queen's Hall on 23rd October.
Live Music Sundays at Hamilton’s Bar and Kitchen
23 Oct 2016
Check out the live music on Sundays at Hamilton’s Bar and Kitchen during October and November!
Soundhouse at the Traverse - Furnace Mountain
24 Oct 2016
Soundhouse are excited to be welcoming the legendary band, Furnace Mountain back to Edinburgh on 24th 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!

Five o’clock Friday presents...Day of The Dead at the Beer & Skittles
28 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
Edinburgh New Town
Five o’clock Friday presents...Day of The Dead at the Beer & Skittles with a terrific food & drink offer!
The 10 x 8 Auction
26 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
Edinburgh Old Town
Don't miss the 10 x 8 Auction if you are looking to acquire some original artwork!
Glasgow Phoenix Choir: Christmas Gala Concert
04 Dec 2016
Edinburgh New Town
The Glasgow Phoenix Choir is delighted to return for its annual Christmas concert in the Freemasons’ Hall, Edinburgh.

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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!

Dance Base
Dance Base is on a mission to get more people dancing. The organisation exists to encourage...
Odeon Edinburgh Lothian Road
State-of-the-art chain cinema for blockbusters in 2-D or 3-D format, plus family and...
Easter Road Stadium
Easter Road Stadium is approx. thirty minutes from Edinburgh Airport, five minutes from...

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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!

Africa in Motion Film Festival: Edinburgh
Welcome to the 11th edition of the Africa in Motion (AiM) Film Festival! We are back...
Calton Hill
Calton Hill is a hill in central Edinburgh, just to the east of the New Town and is included...
Edinburgh Horror Festival
Founded in 2016, the Edinburgh Horror Festival is a not-for-profit unincorporated association...

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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.

Labyrinth of themed rooms, including Moroccan-styled Kasbar and Cold War era Eastern...
Serenity Cafe
We are Scotland's first Recovery Café, run by people in recovery for people in recovery...
The Voyage of Buck
Edwardian style Cocktail Bar & Restaurant.Step back in time to the early 1900’s and...

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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

Traverse Announces Four Emerging Theatre Companies for Hothouse 2016

Traverse Announces Four Emerging Theatre Companies for Hothouse 2016

Local companies’ works in development to be presented in Traverse 2 Nov 8-11

EIFF announce Krysty Wilson Cairns as first ever Screenwriter in Residence

EIFF announce Krysty Wilson Cairns as first ever Screenwriter in Residence

Edinburgh International Film Festival announce Krysty Wilson-Cairns as first ever Screenwriter-in-Residence.