Edinburgh Festival Carnival

The Edinburgh Festival Carnival returns with music, dance, costumes, circus acrobatics and puppetry from all over the world from 12th - 14th July as part of the Edinburgh Jazz Festival.

Edinburgh Festival Carnival

About Edinburgh Festival Carnival

Edinburgh Festival Carnival will take place from July 12-14, 2019. The full programme will be announced shortly.

In the meantime why not develop your Carnival skills by attending workshop sessions on dance, drumming and costume making: here

Venues: Princes Street & Princes Street Gardens

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Edinburgh Festival Carnival are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Music Events you might like...

Sonnet Youth
Sonnet Youth
20th November 2019
Gilded Balloon Basement, Edinburgh New Town
Sonnet Youth is a literary rave bringing together poets, authors, rappers, comedians and musicians for a night of no holds barred performances.
Bal Folk: Dance Workshops and Social
Bal Folk: Dance Workshops and Social
20th November 2019
Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh Old Town
Come along and try Bal Fold, the European version of Ceilidh dancing, in these workshops at the Scottish Storytelling Centre!
XO at Subway Cowgate
XO at Subway Cowgate
20th November 2019
Subway Cowgate, Edinburgh Old Town
Keep your mid-week chill with a mellow blend of Commercial, House and R&B at Subway Cowgate!
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Community Events you might like...

24 Doors of Advent
24 Doors of Advent
1st Dec 2019 - 24th Dec 2019
NA, Various Locations Edinburgh
Throughout December Edinburgh opens its doors to showcase the unique buildings in the city in this real-life advent calendar.
Community Christmas
Community Christmas
11th Dec 2019 - 22nd Dec 2019
NA, Various Locations Edinburgh
Edinburgh’s Christmas magic will be heading to twelve locations over twelve nights around Edinburgh, with a building being brought to life in each locality for one night only.
Torchlight Procession in partnership with Visit Scotland
Torchlight Procession in partnership with Visit Scotland
30th December 2019
NA, Various Locations Edinburgh
Don't miss the spectacular and unforgettable family friendly event culminating in the historic Holyrood Park!
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Dance Events you might like...

Bal Folk: Dance Workshops and Social
Bal Folk: Dance Workshops and Social
20th November 2019
Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh Old Town
Come along and try Bal Fold, the European version of Ceilidh dancing, in these workshops at the Scottish Storytelling Centre!
St Andrews Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall
St Andrews Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall
22nd November 2019
Lauriston Hall, Edinburgh Old Town
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invite you to their St Andrews Ceilidhs on 22nd, 23rd and 30th November in Lauriston Hall.
St Andrews Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall
St Andrews Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall
23rd November 2019
Lauriston Hall, Edinburgh Old Town
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invite you to their St Andrews Ceilidhs on 22nd, 23rd and 30th November in Lauriston Hall.
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Days Out Events you might like...

Bolts and Bodkins
Bolts and Bodkins
20th November 2019
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Bolts and Bodkins
Bolts and Bodkins
21st November 2019
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Foodies Festival Christmas
Foodies Festival Christmas
22nd Nov 2019 - 24th Nov 2019
Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh West
Foodies Festival Christmas, Edinburgh’s favourite food festival, kicks off the festive season at the EICC on 22, 23 & 24th November 2019.
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Family and Kids Events you might like...

Bolts and Bodkins
Bolts and Bodkins
20th November 2019
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Atlantis Banal: Beneath the Surface
Atlantis Banal: Beneath the Surface
21st Nov 2019 - 23rd Nov 2019
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh West
This brand new show for families is set in an intimate ‘pop-up’ art gallery, featuring a flying fish, fashion on a tin can, and a mermaid who isn’t afraid to make an exhibition of herself.
Bolts and Bodkins
Bolts and Bodkins
21st November 2019
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
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Summer Holiday Events you might like...

Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe
Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe
9th December 2019
Joy Tots, Leith
Why not bring your little ones along to Boogie Beat's monthly class at Joy Tots Cafe for some singing, dancing, story telling and much more?
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Night Walk for Edinburgh
Night Walk for Edinburgh, one of the biggest hits of the Edinburgh international Festival 2019, returns as part of Edinburgh’s Christmas and Hogmanay celebrations.
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Castle Street Christmas Fair returns from 18th to 24th November. It's an ideal place in the heart of the city to seek out gifts that perfectly compliment the high street stores!
Foodies Festival Christmas
Foodies Festival Christmas, Edinburgh’s favourite food festival, kicks off the festive season at the EICC on 22, 23 & 24th November 2019.

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