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!

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Edinburgh Festivals in January

Scotlands Gardens: Edinburgh & Lothians

Scotlands Gardens: Edinburgh & Lothians

01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
Explore large and small gardens of horticultural interest throughout Edinburgh, the Lothians and all of Scotland thanks to Scotland's Gardens Scheme!
Edinburgh Wellbeing Festival

Edinburgh Wellbeing Festival

26 Jan 2019 - 27 Jan 2019
Come along to the Edinburgh Wellbeing Festival for an inspirational weekend of yoga and fitness classes, guided meditations, talks and workshops.

Edinburgh Festivals in February

manipulate Festival

manipulate Festival

02 Feb 2019 - 12 Feb 2019
Manipulate, produced by Puppet Animation Scotland is Scotland's Festival of visual theatre, puppetry and animation.
Holistic Ways Festival Edinburgh

Holistic Ways Festival Edinburgh

24 Feb 2019 - 24 Feb 2019
Scotland's leading Mind Body Spirit event, Holistic Ways Festival, returns to Edinburgh Corn Exchange on 25th February.

Edinburgh Festivals in March

St Patrick’s Festival - 2019

St Patrick’s Festival - 2019

14 Mar 2019 - 17 Mar 2019
It's that time of year again and no one does a St Patrick's Festival quite like Edinburgh Cowgate.
Puppet Animation Festival: Edinburgh & Lothians

Puppet Animation Festival: Edinburgh & Lothians

30 Mar 2019 - 20 Apr 2019
The Puppet Animation Festival is the UK’s oldest and largest performing arts festival for children!

Edinburgh Festivals in April

Edinburgh International Science Festival

Edinburgh International Science Festival

06 Apr 2019 - 21 Apr 2019
Edinburgh International Science Festival is an educational charity that aims to inspire all ages and backgrounds.

Edinburgh Festivals in May

Edinburgh International Childrens Festival

Edinburgh International Childrens Festival

25 May 2019 - 02 Jun 2019
Edinburgh International Children's Festival of performing arts for children and young people.

Edinburgh Festivals in June

Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

06 Jun 2019 - 16 Jun 2019
The Edinburgh Festival of Cycling is a real showcase for all aspects of cycle culture and the City of Edinburgh.
Architecture Fringe: Edinburgh

Architecture Fringe: Edinburgh

07 Jun 2019 - 23 Jun 2019
The Architecture Fringe is an independent, contributor-led series of events and projects across the arts.
Leith Festival

Leith Festival

08 Jun 2019 - 16 Jun 2019
Leith Festival is an array of colour, sound, culture and pageantry that takes place over nine days in June.
Edinburgh International Film Festival

Edinburgh International Film Festival

19 Jun 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
Edinburgh International Film Festival is renowned for discovering & promoting the very best in international cinema.

Edinburgh Festivals in July

Edinburgh Festivals in August

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

02 Aug 2019 - 26 Aug 2019
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world and takes place every August for three weeks.
Edinburgh International Book Festival

Edinburgh International Book Festival

10 Aug 2019 - 26 Aug 2019
The Edinburgh International Book Festival began in 1983 and is now a key event in the August Festival season.

Edinburgh Festivals in September

Edinburgh Festivals in October

Edinburgh Festivals in November

Edinburghs Christmas

Edinburghs Christmas

16 Nov 2018 - 05 Jan 2019
A spectacular, six-week season of festive entertainment in the heart of the city from 16th November - 5th January.

Edinburgh Festivals in December

Edinburghs Hogmanay

Edinburghs Hogmanay

30 Dec 2018 - 01 Jan 2019
Three DAYS of spectacular events, incredible bands and amazing crowds from every corner of the globe.

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Popular Events

24 Doors of Advent
Throughout December Edinburgh opens its doors to showcase the unique buildings in the city in this real-life advent calendar.
King’s Panto: Beauty and the Beast
Edinburgh panto legends Allan Stewart, Andy Gray & Grant Stott return to the King's Theatre in Beauty and the Beast!
A Christmas Fairy Trail
Enter Archerfield Walled Garden’s mystical Fairy Trail and get lost in a world of fairies, forest folk and folklore when it returns in December!
Christmas at the Botanics 2018
Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas in this magical after dark experience at the Royal Botanic Gardens!
Christmas at the Botanics
Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas when this magical after dark experience returns to the Royal Botanic Gardens!

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