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!

Dance Trapeze with Oliver Smith-Wellnitz
28 Aug 2016
All or Nothing welcome Oliver Smith-Wellnitz to Edinburgh where he will run a Dance Trapeze on 28th August Age 12+.
New Focus Quartet
28 Aug 2016
New Focus Quartet with a unique mix of jazz, classical and folk are back at The Jazz Bar on 28th August.
Edinburgh Digital Entertainment Festival: Music Hall Cinema Events - 28th August
28 Aug 2016
ENO The Pirates of Penzance & Great Expectations are the final two events at the Music Hall Cinema on 28th August!

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 Art Festival Edinburgh Art Festival
28 Jul 2016 - 28 Aug 2016
Founded in 2004, Edinburgh Art Festival is the UK's largest annual festival of visual art.
Edinburgh Digital Entertainment Festival Edinburgh Digital Entertainment Festival
04 Aug 2016 - 28 Aug 2016
Edinburgh Digital Entertainment Festival brings together the worlds of arts, entertainment and technology.
Edinburgh Festival Fringe Edinburgh Festival Fringe
05 Aug 2016 - 29 Aug 2016
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world and takes place every August for three weeks.

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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...

Dance Trapeze with Oliver Smith-Wellnitz
28 Aug 2016
All or Nothing welcome Oliver Smith-Wellnitz to Edinburgh where he will run a Dance Trapeze on 28th August Age 12+.
Hula Hoop with Oliver Smith-Wellnitz
28 Aug 2016
Oliver Smith-Wellnitz will also be running a Hula Hoop Class on 28th August, age 12+.
Grounds Walk
28 Aug 2016
This ranger led walk on 28th August will lead you through the nature and history of Hopetoun’s designed landscape.

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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!

New Focus Quartet
28 Aug 2016
New Focus Quartet with a unique mix of jazz, classical and folk are back at The Jazz Bar on 28th August.
Danny and Steven from The 10:04s at Hamilton’s
28 Aug 2016
Danny and Steven from Indie/Alternative band The 10:04s are appearing at Hamilton's Edinburgh.
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.

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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!

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.
East Coast Surf Dance Party - Free Entry
03 Sep 2016
Surf Dance Party with the coolest cats and swingin' scoundrels on 3rd September at Leith Depot!
Tough 10
06 Nov 2016
Various Locations Midlothian
Sign up now for Cancer Research UK's Tough 10, a brand new series of epic 10k runs on 6th 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!

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!

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...
Architecture Fringe: Edinburgh
In Scotland 2016 is the Year of Innovation, Architecture & Design. Initiated by a group...

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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.