Festivals in Edinburgh

From music to film, comedy to books, family to the arts there's a wide range of cultural festivals being held through the year in Edinburgh!

Edinburgh Festivals in January
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!
Burns Unbroke

Burns Unbroke

25 Jan 2018 - 10 Mar 2018
Burns Unbroke is a new contemporary multi-arts festival offering diverse creative responses to Burns.
Red, Red Rose Street

Red, Red Rose Street

25 Jan 2018 - 27 Jan 2018
Red Red Rose Street returns for 2018 with a festival of Burns’ music and words running from 25th - 27th January.
Manipulate Festival

Manipulate Festival

26 Jan 2018 - 03 Feb 2018
Scotland's festival of visual theatre, puppetry and animation.
Edinburgh Festivals in February
Edinburgh Iranian Festival

Edinburgh Iranian Festival

09 Feb 2017 - 19 Feb 2017
The Edinburgh Iranian Festival is a non-political showcase for world-class Iranian culture.
Edinburgh Student Arts Festival

Edinburgh Student Arts Festival

09 Feb 2017 - 03 Mar 2017
Edinburgh Student Arts Festival is Scotland’s first ever youth-led multi-arts festival!
Edinburgh Festivals in March
Gather Festival

Gather Festival

04 Mar 2017 - 12 Mar 2017
Gather Festival, an annual festival which celebrates the diverse communities & culture of the University of Edinburgh.
Edinburghs Festival of Ireland

Edinburghs Festival of Ireland

17 Mar 2017 - 25 Mar 2017
Edinburgh's Festival of Ireland is a celebration of the city`s own Irish community around St Patrick's Day each year.
Rare Books Edinburgh 2018

Rare Books Edinburgh 2018

23 Mar 2018 - 24 Mar 2018
Rare Books Edinburgh is a new festival dedicated to rare, collectable, & important books and the history of the book.
Puppet Animation Festival: Edinburgh & Lothians

Puppet Animation Festival: Edinburgh & Lothians

25 Mar 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
The Puppet Animation Festival is the UK’s oldest and largest performing arts festival for children!
Edinburgh International Science Festival

Edinburgh International Science Festival

31 Mar 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
Edinburgh International Science Festival is an educational charity that aims to inspire all ages and backgrounds.
Edinburgh Festivals in April
TradFest

TradFest

26 Apr 2018 - 06 May 2018
Tradition goes live in Edinburgh, with an annual showcase of Traditional Arts and Culture in Scotland’s capital.
Edinburgh Festivals in May
Festival of Museums: Edinburgh & Lothians

Festival of Museums: Edinburgh & Lothians

18 May 2018 - 20 May 2018
Festival of Museums is a three day celebration of Scotland’s museums & galleries with events during the day & night!
Edinburgh International Childrens Festival

Edinburgh International Childrens Festival

26 May 2018 - 03 Jun 2018
Edinburgh International Children's Festival of performing arts for children and young people.
Edinburgh Festivals in June
LEAP Sports Festival Fortnight: Edinburgh & Lothians

LEAP Sports Festival Fortnight: Edinburgh & Lothians

01 Jun 2017 - 14 Jun 2017
LEAP Sports Festival Fortnight returns packed with over 40 sporting, cultural, academic, social & recreational events!
Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

08 Jun 2017 - 18 Jun 2017
The Edinburgh Festival of Cycling is a real showcase for all aspects of cycle culture and the City of Edinburgh.
Leith Festival

Leith Festival

10 Jun 2017 - 18 Jun 2017
Leith Festival is an array of colour, sound, culture and pageantry that takes place over nine days in June.
Edinburgh International Magic Festival

Edinburgh International Magic Festival

30 Jun 2017 - 08 Jul 2017
Edinburgh International Magic Festival is an annual arts festival and is the UK’s largest magic event.
RebusFest

RebusFest

30 Jun 2017 - 02 Jul 2017
REBUSFEST is a weekend of literature, art, film, music and more to celebrate 30 years of the iconic detective.
Edinburgh International Film Festival

Edinburgh International Film Festival

20 Jun 2018 - 01 Jul 2018
Edinburgh International Film Festival is renowned for discovering & promoting the very best in international cinema.
Edinburgh Festivals in July
Architecture Fringe: Edinburgh

Architecture Fringe: Edinburgh

01 Jul 2017 - 23 Jul 2017
The Architecture Fringe is an independent, contributor-led series of events and projects across the arts.
Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival

14 Jul 2017 - 23 Jul 2017
Set up in 1978, Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival now presents high quality musicians from all over the world.
The National Whisky Festival

The National Whisky Festival

22 Jul 2017 - 22 Jul 2017
Scotland’s most exciting whisky festival ups sticks this July to Edinburgh Corn Exchange.
Edinburgh Food Festival 2017

Edinburgh Food Festival 2017

26 Jul 2017 - 30 Jul 2017
Celebrate all things great in FOOD & DRINK at the Edinburgh Food Festival 2017!
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.
Edinburgh Blues N Rock Festival

Edinburgh Blues N Rock Festival

29 Jul 2017 - 29 Jul 2017
Come to The Annual Edinburgh Blues n Rock Festival happening at The Edinburgh Corn Exchange on 29th July!
MCN Scottish Festival

MCN Scottish Festival

21 Jul 2018 - 22 Jul 2018
The all-new MCN Scottish Festival is coming to the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh on 21st and 22nd July 2018.
Edinburgh Festivals in August
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.
Edinburgh Cocktail Festival

Edinburgh Cocktail Festival

04 Aug 2017 - 28 Aug 2017
Come along to Edinburgh Cocktail Festival this August with its cocktail bars, food-stalls, pop-up events and more!
Foodies Festival

Foodies Festival

04 Aug 2017 - 06 Aug 2017
Edinburgh Foodies Festival, the UK’s largest celebration of food & drink, returns to Inverleith Park 4th-6th August.
Just Festival

Just Festival

04 Aug 2017 - 27 Aug 2017
The Just Festival events aim to challenge perceptions, celebrate differences and promote respectful dialogue.
Fringe by the Sea

Fringe by the Sea

07 Aug 2017 - 13 Aug 2017
This is the 10th anniversary of Fringe by the Sea with 60 plus performances over the entire week.
Edinburgh International Book Festival

Edinburgh International Book Festival

12 Aug 2017 - 28 Aug 2017
The Edinburgh International Book Festival began in 1983 and is now a key event in the August Festival season.
Edinburgh Mela

Edinburgh Mela

26 Aug 2017 - 03 Sep 2017
Edinburgh Mela, a multi-cultural festival of music, dance and arts, returns in August to Leith Links.
Police Box Festival 2017

Police Box Festival 2017

26 Aug 2017 - 27 Aug 2017
Come along and join in the fun this weekend as 9 police boxes around the city take part in Police Box Festival 2017!
Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

03 Aug 2018 - 27 Aug 2018
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world and takes place every August for three weeks.
Edinburgh International Festival

Edinburgh International Festival

03 Aug 2018 - 27 Aug 2018
The Edinburgh International Festival presents 3 weeks of the finest creators & performers from the worlds of the arts.
Edinburgh Festivals in September
Ocean Film Festival

Ocean Film Festival

15 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
The Ocean Film Festival returns to the Festival Theatre with a brand new selection of the most amazing ocean films.
Edinburgh Doors Open Days

Edinburgh Doors Open Days

23 Sep 2017 - 24 Sep 2017
Explore Edinburgh and get behind the scenes at Scotland’s largest free annual architectural event.
The Rum Festival Edinburgh

The Rum Festival Edinburgh

29 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
The UK's first travelling Rum Festival is back in Scotland and we're hitting Edinburgh on 29th & 30th September!
Edinburgh Festivals in October
Luminate Festival: Edinburgh & Lothians

Luminate Festival: Edinburgh & Lothians

01 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
Luminate: Scotland's creative ageing festival celebrating creativity as we age.
Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh Jazz Festival

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh Jazz Festival

04 Oct 2017 - 08 Oct 2017
Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian announces the return of its ‘Jazz Week Festival’ from 4th/8th October.
Gin Festival 2017

Gin Festival 2017

06 Oct 2017 - 08 Oct 2017
Gin Festival returns to the Corn Exchange, Edinburgh from 6th to 8th October!
Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Edinburgh & Lothians

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Edinburgh & Lothians

10 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival will take place in venues across Scotland from 10th - 29th October 2017.
Edinburgh Coffee Festival

Edinburgh Coffee Festival

14 Oct 2017 - 14 Oct 2017
The Edinburgh Coffee Festival, now in its third year, comes to Edinburgh Corn Exchange 14th October.
Festival of Politics

Festival of Politics

19 Oct 2017 - 21 Oct 2017
This year’s festival has been moved from August to October.
Meats & Beats Festival

Meats & Beats Festival

20 Oct 2017 - 22 Oct 2017
Is it a food festival? Is it a music festival? It's both, but with a retro spin at Assembly Roxy 20th - 22nd October!
Scottish International Storytelling Festival

Scottish International Storytelling Festival

20 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
The Scottish International Storytelling Festival is a 10-day celebration of live storytelling and imagination.
EH6 Festival

EH6 Festival

21 Oct 2017 - 22 Oct 2017
EH6 Festival, a live music, food and drink event, comes to Leith for the very first time this October!
Africa in Motion - Edinburgh Highlights

Africa in Motion - Edinburgh Highlights

27 Oct 2017 - 05 Nov 2017
Now in its twelfth year, Africa in Motion Film Festival, brings the best of African cinema to Scotland!
Edinburgh Horror Festival

Edinburgh Horror Festival

27 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
The Edinburgh Horror Festival is one of the first of its kind in the UK.
Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2017

Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2017

27 Oct 2017 - 11 Nov 2017
The Edinburgh Short Film Festival returns from 27th October bringing the best in contemporary short form cinema.
Edinburgh Diwali - 2017

Edinburgh Diwali - 2017

29 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
The City of Edinburgh presents the 2017 Diwali on 29th October with music, dances, food, drink and fireworks!
Samhuinn Fire Festival 2017

Samhuinn Fire Festival 2017

31 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
Edinburgh’s most unique Hallowe’en event returns to the Royal Mile bringing the Celtic New Year to a modern audience
Edinburgh Festivals in November
Edinburghs Christmas

Edinburghs Christmas

17 Nov 2017 - 07 Jan 2018
A spectacular, six-week season of festive entertainment in the heart of the city from 17th November - 7th January.
Edinburgh Ethical Winter Festival

Edinburgh Ethical Winter Festival

19 Nov 2017 - 19 Nov 2017
Edinburgh Ethical Winter Festival will land at The Principal - Charlotte Square with a Christmassy feel vegan festival.
Edinburgh Craft Beer Revolution Festival 2017

Edinburgh Craft Beer Revolution Festival 2017

23 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
It's back! Edinburgh's friendliest and best celebration of craft beer returns from 23rd to 25th November 2017.
Edinburgh Festival of Indian Films & Documentaries

Edinburgh Festival of Indian Films & Documentaries

24 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
The Edinburgh Festival of Indian Films & Documentaries returns on 24th to 26th November.
Book Week Scotland: Edinburgh & Lothians

Book Week Scotland: Edinburgh & Lothians

27 Nov 2017 - 03 Dec 2017
Book Week Scotland is a week-long celebration of books and reading that takes place every November!
The Saltire Festival

The Saltire Festival

30 Nov 2017 - 03 Dec 2017
The Saltire Festival is back for 2017 to celebrate St. Andrews Day and the Home of the Flag with a fantastic programme of events.
Edinburgh Festival of Wine 2018

Edinburgh Festival of Wine 2018

03 Nov 2018 - 03 Nov 2018
Calling all wine lovers... the Edinburgh Festival of Wine is coming to The Balmoral Hotel in November 2018.
Edinburgh Festivals in December
MagicFest Christmas Special: The Secret Gift

MagicFest Christmas Special: The Secret Gift

27 Dec 2017 - 30 Dec 2017
MagicFest returns with “The Secret Gift”, featuring stars of magic from around the UK and special guests from Spain.
Edinburghs Hogmanay

Edinburghs Hogmanay

30 Dec 2017 - 01 Jan 2018
Three DAYS of spectacular events, incredible bands and amazing crowds from every corner of the globe.

Festivals in Glasgow

Africa in Motion Film Festival: Glasgow

Africa in Motion Film Festival: Glasgow

Various Locations Glasgow
Africa in Motion (AiM) is an annual African film festival taking place in Scotland, consisting of film screenings and complementary events. Now in its...
BBC Music at the Quay

BBC Music at the Quay

Glasgow South Side
3rd June 2015 - 7th June 2015BBC Music at the Quay is a five day pop-up festival in Glasgow - a nationwide music celebration with BBC Music Day at its...
Biggar Little Festival

Biggar Little Festival

Biggar
Biggar Little Festival 2017 will run between the 19th to the 29th October!A family-friendly festival in the historic market town of Biggar - a small town...
Book Week Scotland: East Renfrewshire

Book Week Scotland: East Renfrewshire

Various Locations East Renfrewshire
Book Week Scotland is a week-long celebration of books and reading that takes place every November.During Book Week, people of all ages and walks of life...
Book Week Scotland: Lanarkshire

Book Week Scotland: Lanarkshire

Various Locations Lanarkshire
Book Week Scotland is a week-long celebration of books and reading that takes place every November.During Book Week, people of all ages and walks of life...
Book Week Scotland: Renfrewshire

Book Week Scotland: Renfrewshire

Various Locations Renfrewshire
Book Week Scotland is a week-long celebration of books and reading that takes place every November.During Book Week, people of all ages and walks of life...
Clyde and Avon Valley Festival

Clyde and Avon Valley Festival

Various Locations Lanarkshire
Discover the secrets of the Clyde and Avon Valley by taking part in an exciting and vibrant festival this May!The programme includes a staggering 37 family...
Encounters

Encounters

Various Locations Lanarkshire
Encounters is North Lanarkshire’s cultural festival. The North Lanarkshire Encounters Festival, running throughout October, offers the chance to experience...
Festival of Architechture: Glasgow

Festival of Architechture: Glasgow

Various Locations Glasgow
The Festival of Architecture in 2016 is a Scotland-wide celebration of one of the country's most creative industries.Discover hidden treasures, old classics...
Festival of Museums: Lanarkshire

Festival of Museums: Lanarkshire

Various Locations Lanarkshire
The Festival of Museums is just that – a three day celebration of Scotland’s museums and galleries with events during the day and night!Museums and...
Festival of Museums: Renfrewshire

Festival of Museums: Renfrewshire

Various Locations Renfrewshire
The Festival of Museums is just that – a three day celebration of Scotland’s museums and galleries with events during the day and night!Museums and...
Glasgow Youth Arts Festival

Glasgow Youth Arts Festival

Various Locations Glasgow
Monday 30th March - Sunday 19th April 2015Welcome to Glasgow Youth Arts Hub’s first Youth Arts Festival;A series of FREE events and performances for...
Glasgow Youth Film Festival

Glasgow Youth Film Festival

Glasgow City Centre
GYFF15 will be held on 6th-8th February 2015Glasgow Youth Film Festival is Scotland’s most innovative film festival for young adult audiences. GYFF...
Govan Loves Christmas

Govan Loves Christmas

Glasgow South Side
Govan Loves Christmas will run from Monday 1st December to Friday 12th December 2014Welcome to Govan Loves Christmas event 2014. This year’s event is...
HaHa Hamilton Comedy Festival

HaHa Hamilton Comedy Festival

Hamilton
This year's nine day Ha Ha Hamilton Comedy Festival kicks off with a Comedy Gala in aid of STV’s Children's Appeal 2016 at the Hamilton Townhouse on...
Imaginate Festival: Renfrewshire

Imaginate Festival: Renfrewshire

Various Locations Renfrewshire
Imaginate is a unique organisation in Scotland, promoting, developing and celebrating the performing arts for children and young people.It is our goal...
Lochwinnoch Arts Festival

Lochwinnoch Arts Festival

Lochwinnoch
Lochwinnoch Arts Festival 2017, the 16th annual Festival of Music, Drama, Literature, Creative & Visual Arts will be held from 15th March - 26th March...
ParkLives Glasgow

ParkLives Glasgow

Various Locations Glasgow
Glasgow’s parks will host hundreds fun and free activity sessions this year as part of a scheme to get city residents up, active and socialising in...
Puppet Animation Festival: East Renfrewshire

Puppet Animation Festival: East Renfrewshire

Various Locations East Renfrewshire
Puppet Animation Festival has run continuously since 1984, and in 2017 the festival will feature almost 130 events in over 30 venues, all across Scotland...
Puppet Animation Festival: Lanarkshire

Puppet Animation Festival: Lanarkshire

Various Locations Lanarkshire
Puppet Animation Festival has run continuously since 1984, and in 2017 the festival will feature almost 130 events in over 30 venues, all across Scotland...
Puppet Animation Festival: Renfrewshire & Inverclyde

Puppet Animation Festival: Renfrewshire & Inverclyde

Various Locations Renfrewshire
Puppet Animation Festival has run continuously since 1984, and in 2017 the festival will feature almost 130 events in over 30 venues, all across Scotland...
ReimagiNation East Kilbride

ReimagiNation East Kilbride

East Kilbride
ReimagiNation East Kilbride is a festival uncovering the human stories behind the buildings in one of Scotland’s New Towns. Part of the Edinburgh International...
Scotlands Gardens: East Renfrewshire

Scotlands Gardens: East Renfrewshire

Various Locations East Renfrewshire
Scotland’s Gardens, a registered charity created in 1931, raises funds for other worthy charities by facilitating the opening of large and small gardens...
Scotlands Gardens: Glasgow

Scotlands Gardens: Glasgow

Various Locations Glasgow
Scotland’s Gardens, a registered charity created in 1931, raises funds for other worthy charities by facilitating the opening of large and small gardens...
Scotlands Gardens: Lanarkshire

Scotlands Gardens: Lanarkshire

Various Locations Lanarkshire
Scotland’s Gardens, a registered charity created in 1931, raises funds for other worthy charities by facilitating the opening of large and small gardens...
Scotlands Gardens: Renfrewshire

Scotlands Gardens: Renfrewshire

Various Locations Renfrewshire
Scotland’s Gardens, a registered charity created in 1931, raises funds for other worthy charities by facilitating the opening of large and small gardens...
Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: East Renfrewshire

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: East Renfrewshire

Various Locations East Renfrewshire
The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival will take place in venues across Scotland from 10th - 29th October 2017. Led by the Mental Health Foundation....
Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Lanarkshire

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Lanarkshire

Various Locations Lanarkshire
The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival will take place in venues across Scotland from 10th - 29th October 2017. Led by the Mental Health Foundation....
Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Renfrewshire

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Renfrewshire

Various Locations Renfrewshire
The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival will take place in venues across Scotland from 10th - 29th October 2017. Led by the Mental Health Foundation....
SURGE

SURGE

Glasgow City Centre
25th July – 2nd August 2015This summer the streets of Merchant City will once again be taken over by SURGE madness, bringing an extravaganza of outdoor...
The Cottier Chamber Project

The Cottier Chamber Project

Glasgow West End
What started life as a chamber music series that ran as part of the West End Festival is now a festival in its own right, with some of Scotland's top...
The Spree

The Spree

Paisley
Paisley’s national festival will be back from 13-22 October and we have another bumper line-up for you!The biggest week of the year in Renfrewshire'...
Unlimited Festival

Unlimited Festival

Glasgow South Side
A showcase of exceptional new work from disabled artists will be presented at Tramway, Glasgow, this September.Tramway’s Unlimited Festival, which runs...
Young at Heart Festival

Young at Heart Festival

Various Locations Lanarkshire
Tuesday 7 – Saturday 18 March 2017Especially aimed at the 50+ age group, the Young at Heart festival aims to celebrate the arts as engaging and accessible...
Festival of Architechture: Lanarkshire

Festival of Architechture: Lanarkshire

Various Locations Lanarkshire
The Festival of Architecture in 2016 is a Scotland-wide celebration of one of the country's most creative industries.Discover hidden treasures, old classics...
East Renfrewshire Early Years Festival

East Renfrewshire Early Years Festival

Giffnock
Eastwood Park Theatre's Early Years Festival runs from the 6th 10th July 2016.Ever fancy being a superhero? Or joining a pirate ship? Or researching your...
Take Me Somewhere

Take Me Somewhere

Various Locations Glasgow
Take Me Somewhere will be a celebratory festival of contemporary performance, taking place in Spring 2017 in venues across Glasgow, which builds on the...
Aye Write!

Aye Write!

Glasgow City Centre
Aye Write! Glasgow's book festival takes place from 9th - 19th March 2017, presenting writers and speakers from across Britain and beyond.Aye Write! Glasgow...
Glasgow St Patricks Festival

Glasgow St Patricks Festival

Various Locations Glasgow
The Glasgow St. Patricks Festival seeks to celebrate and promote Irish Heritage and Culture adding to the Irish cultural legacy and image of Scotland....
Puppet Animation Festival: Glasgow

Puppet Animation Festival: Glasgow

Various Locations Glasgow
Puppet Animation Festival has run continuously since 1984, and in 2017 the festival will feature almost 130 events in over 30 venues, all across Scotland...
Scottish Elvis Festival

Scottish Elvis Festival

Glasgow City Centre
The Official Scottish Elvis Presley Festival is a celebration of the life and legacy of the king of rock and roll. At its core, it features a selection...
Dance International Glasgow

Dance International Glasgow

Glasgow South Side
A biennial dance event, produced and programmed by Tramway, DI​G is a growing collaboration between dance artists, promoters, venues and communities...
Tectonics Music Festival Glasgow

Tectonics Music Festival Glasgow

Glasgow City Centre
Here we go with the fifth Tectonics Glasgow. Although it’s the fifth Tectonics in Glasgow, it’s the 19th overall, and this summer Athens will be the...
Mayfesto

Mayfesto

Glasgow City Centre
Since its inception in 2010, Mayfesto has focused on presenting thematically linked, edgy new work, including seasons on women in theatre, colonialism...
Southside Fringe Festival

Southside Fringe Festival

Glasgow South Side
The Southside Fringe will run from the 12th - 28th May 2017! With 200 events in 50 venues, this is the biggest community organised event in Glasgow!The...
Festival of Museums: Glasgow

Festival of Museums: Glasgow

Various Locations Glasgow
The Festival of Museums is just that – a three day celebration of Scotland’s museums and galleries with events during the day and night!Museums and...
LEAP Sports Festival Fortnight: Glasgow

LEAP Sports Festival Fortnight: Glasgow

Various Locations Glasgow
Festival Fortnight is an exciting mix of sport, cultural, academic and recreational events and activities co-ordinated by LEAP Sports Scotland. The festival...
Southside Film Festival

Southside Film Festival

Glasgow South Side
Southside Film Festival is returning for another film festival in the Southside with new festival dates of 2-4 June. The festival will again be a packed...
West End Festival

West End Festival

Glasgow West End
The West End Festival is Glasgow's largest cultural event and every June takes over this popular area of Glasgow with a wide variety of events and performances...
Glasgow Juniper Festival

Glasgow Juniper Festival

Glasgow West End
The Juniper Gin Festival is returning for its second year at SWG3 in Glasgow on the 9th and 10th June. Following success in both Edinburgh and Glasgow...
Glasgow Jazz Festival

Glasgow Jazz Festival

Various Locations Glasgow
From 21st – 25th June 2017, Glasgow Jazz Festival brings its annual supply of world class musicians and upcoming superstars to the city’s already...
The Village Storytelling Festival

The Village Storytelling Festival

Glasgow City Centre
The Village Storytelling Festival, Scotland’s most innovative and participative storytelling festival, is back for 2017!There’ll be exhibitions, films...
Merchant City Festival

Merchant City Festival

Glasgow City Centre
The Merchant City Festival presents some of the best of Scottish and international art and entertainment with a programme of street arts, music, theatre...
Piping Live!

Piping Live!

Various Locations Glasgow
Piping Live! Glasgow's International Piping Festival is a week-long celebration which will see over 200 events with over 8,000 performers take place in...
Glasgow Wildfest

Glasgow Wildfest

Various Locations Glasgow
This year, there are over 30 events running from September 1 - 30, and spread out at venues throughout the city. Each weekend will see the focus switch...
Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival

Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival

Various Locations Glasgow
Explore Glasgow and get behind the scenes at this annual architecture and built heritage festival which will be taking place across Glasgow 11th – 17th...
Byres Road Book Festival

Byres Road Book Festival

Glasgow West End
The Byres Road Book Festival is back over the weekend of 22 – 25 September 2017. Chris Brookmyre will be joining us to celebrate the West End’s love...
Clydebuilt Festival

Clydebuilt Festival

Glasgow South Side
From the 22nd to the 24th of September, Glasgow will play host to the first Clydebuilt Festival, a celebration of boats and the folk that use them for...
Explorathon Glasgow

Explorathon Glasgow

Various Locations Glasgow
Welcome to Explorathon 2017! We’re back On Friday 29th and Saturday the 30th of September with another packed program of free events across the City...
The Mackintosh Festival

The Mackintosh Festival

Various Locations Glasgow
The Mackintosh Festival invites you to celebrate the life of Charles Rennie Mackintosh through a series of exhibitions, events & tours. There will be...
Glasgow Cathedral Festival

Glasgow Cathedral Festival

Glasgow City Centre
Welcome to a celebration of the best Scottish artists.Welcome to your Cathedral, alive and exciting.Welcome to music, tours, food and drink, and fun.Welcome...
Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Glasgow

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Glasgow

Various Locations Glasgow
The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival will take place in venues across Scotland from 10th - 29th October 2017. Led by the Mental Health Foundation....
Glasgow Loves Christmas

Glasgow Loves Christmas

Various Locations Glasgow
Glasgow Loves Christmas brings six weeks of magical events, shopping and festive fun to the heart of the city from November 19th to December 31st!Glasgow...
Book Week Scotland: Glasgow

Book Week Scotland: Glasgow

Various Locations Glasgow
Book Week Scotland is a week-long celebration of books and reading that takes place every November.During Book Week, people of all ages and walks of life...
St Mungo Festival

St Mungo Festival

Various Locations Glasgow
The annual festival celebrating Glasgow's Patron Saint, Mungo. Meet us at events across the medieval city linking you with our civic story.
Celtic Connections

Celtic Connections

Various Locations Glasgow
More than 2,500 musicians from around the world will gather in Glasgow for Celtic Connections.The largest annual winter music festival of its kind and...
Glasgow Film Festival

Glasgow Film Festival

Various Locations Glasgow
Glasgow Film Festival will run from 21st February - 4th March 2018 with a packed programme including pop-up cinema and special events in unique Glasgow...
Glasgow International Comedy Festival

Glasgow International Comedy Festival

Various Locations Glasgow
The Glasgow International Comedy Festival, the largest event of its kind in Europe, has become a renowned annual event in Glasgow's cultural calendar....
Glasgow International

Glasgow International

Glasgow City Centre
Glasgow International is a unique visual art festival taking place over three extraordinary weeks and in over 60 venues across the city.The free festival...
Glasgow Science Festival

Glasgow Science Festival

Various Locations Glasgow
Glasgow Science festival will return June 7th - 17th 2018. Applications will open in October 2017. If you need to discuss an idea or want to work with...
European Championships Glasgow 2018

European Championships Glasgow 2018

Various Locations Glasgow
Being held between the 1st and 12th August, the Glasgow 2018 European Championships are the new multi-sport event where unforgettable moments will celebrate...

Festivals in Stirling

Stirling Winter Festival 2017

Stirling Winter Festival 2017

Various Locations Stirling
Stirling is the perfect place to visit this festive season.Join us for an outstanding programme of events for the whole family to enjoy, including Carol...
Stirling Festival of Cycling

Stirling Festival of Cycling

Stirling
The Stirling Festival of Cycling is a celebration of cycling for everyone. The Stirling Festival of Cycling is happening on Sunday 7th August and we...
The Shindig

The Shindig

Stirling
In 2013 we launched the Stirling Fringe Festival - the city’s biggest and most successful arts festival.After three years we’ve re-launched as The...
Scotlands Gardens: Stirling & Falkirk

Scotlands Gardens: Stirling & Falkirk

Various Locations Stirling
Scotland’s Gardens, a registered charity created in 1931, raises funds for other worthy charities by facilitating the opening of large and small gardens...
Off the Page Book Festival

Off the Page Book Festival

Stirling
The 12th Off the Page will once again bring an exciting programme of events in Stirling. Off the Page is one of the many cultural events that made Stirling...
LEAP Sports Festival Fortnight: Stirling & Falkirk

LEAP Sports Festival Fortnight: Stirling & Falkirk

Various Locations Stirling
Takes place in June each year. Festival Fortnight is an exciting mix of sport, cultural, academic and recreational events and activities co-ordinated...
Bloody Scotland

Bloody Scotland

Various Locations Stirling
Bloody Scotland celebrates the best Scottish and International crime fiction. The festival will return for 2017 on the 8th, 9th, & 10th of September.
History Live

History Live

Various Locations Stirling
As part of the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology, History Live will invite inquisitive visitors and fun-seeking families to step back in time...
Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Stirling & Falkirk

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Stirling & Falkirk

Various Locations Stirling
The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival will take place in venues across Scotland from 10th - 29th October 2017. Led by the Mental Health Foundation....
Book Week Scotland: Stirling

Book Week Scotland: Stirling

Various Locations Stirling
Book Week Scotland is a week-long celebration of books and reading that takes place every November.Book Week Scotland 2017 will take place from Monday...
Puppet Animation Festival: Stirling & Falkirk

Puppet Animation Festival: Stirling & Falkirk

Various Locations Stirling
Puppet Animation Festival has run continuously since 1984, and in 2017 the festival will feature almost 130 events in over 30 venues, all across Scotland...
Festival of Museums: Stirling & Falkirk

Festival of Museums: Stirling & Falkirk

Various Locations Stirling
The Festival of Museums is just that – a three day celebration of Scotland’s museums and galleries with events during the day and night!Museums and...