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.

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Summer Saxes: Scottish Saxophone Academy
Summer Saxes: Scottish Saxophone Academy
22nd July 2019
NA, Edinburgh West
Join the Scottish Saxophone Academy for a fun, intensive and inspiring five-day summer school with SSA tutors and special guest coach for the week, David Milne.
The Summer of Sing-Alongs
The Summer of Sing-Alongs
22nd July 2019
The Three Sisters Edinburgh, Edinburgh Old Town
This June and July The Three Sisters bring you all the best sing-along hit films + DJ's, Live music & more!
Fringe for Bairns
Fringe for Bairns
22nd July 2019
The Three Sisters Edinburgh, Edinburgh Old Town
The Three Sisters will be hosting meet and greets for all the little ones to enjoy along with a good old fashioned sing-along as they watch their favourite films!
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Community Events you might like...

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: We Are All Citizens
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: We Are All Citizens
13th Aug 2019 - 25th Aug 2019
Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh New Town
Explore and express your own ideas around being a citizen and hear from authors in conversations about the culture of food, everyday activism, housing schemes, refugees, belonging and home.
Clay Press Print Workshop
Clay Press Print Workshop
25th August 2019
NA, Edinburgh North
We're making a ceramic piece of artwork for Granton Castle Walled Garden and need your help! Join Cassandra Barron at the garden for this nature inspired summer workshop.
Edinburgh International Festival: Virgin Money Fireworks Concert
Edinburgh International Festival: Virgin Money Fireworks Concert
26th August 2019
NA, Various Locations Edinburgh
Enjoy the annual International Festival finale with inspirational music from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and breathtaking fireworks set against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle.
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Dance Events you might like...

Anything Disco Mondays
Anything Disco Mondays
22nd July 2019
Subway Cowgate, Edinburgh Old Town
Come along to Subway Cowgate for their Anything Disco Mondays with free entry all night!
Deliverance at Opium Every Tuesday
Deliverance at Opium Every Tuesday
23rd July 2019
Opium, Edinburgh Old Town
Your weekly overdose of EBM/INDUSTRIAL/ELECTRO/GOTH tunes with Resident DJs BioSynthetic / Hack Hazard / Technomancer and De Gloom.
Annasach’s Summer Ceilidh
Annasach’s Summer Ceilidh
26th July 2019
The Counting House Edinburgh, Edinburgh South
Come and dance to Annasach Ceilidh Band at our Summer Ceilidh from 8pm at The Counting House on Friday 26th July. All dances can be called so beginners welcome.
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Days Out Events you might like...

Luca’s Ice Cream Family Day
Luca’s Ice Cream Family Day
23rd July 2019
Musselburgh Racecourse, Musselburgh
Musselburgh Racecourse invites you to enjoy some school holiday fun and the excitment of the races at Luca’s Ice Cream Family Day on 23rd July!
Man at Arms
Man at Arms
24th July 2019
Dirleton Castle, Dirleton
Come along to Dirleton Castle for one of Historic Scotland's special 'Man at Arms' talks, which tell tales of siege warfare and castle life, with a selection of medieval weapons on show!
Elrow Town Festival
Elrow Town Festival
27th July 2019
Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh West
The first ever elrow Town Festival in the north of the UK, and elrow's biggest Scotland show to date, touches down on Saturday 27th July 2019 at the Royal Highland Centre!
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Family and Kids Events you might like...

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
22nd July 2019
Grassmarket Community Project, Edinburgh Old Town
Catch Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, one of the very best film’s from last year, at Grassmarket Community Project on Monday 22nd July!
Summer Saxes: Scottish Saxophone Academy
Summer Saxes: Scottish Saxophone Academy
22nd July 2019
NA, Edinburgh West
Join the Scottish Saxophone Academy for a fun, intensive and inspiring five-day summer school with SSA tutors and special guest coach for the week, David Milne.
Fringe for Bairns
Fringe for Bairns
22nd July 2019
The Three Sisters Edinburgh, Edinburgh Old Town
The Three Sisters will be hosting meet and greets for all the little ones to enjoy along with a good old fashioned sing-along as they watch their favourite films!
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Summer Holiday Events you might like...

Summer Saxes: Scottish Saxophone Academy
Summer Saxes: Scottish Saxophone Academy
22nd July 2019
NA, Edinburgh West
Join the Scottish Saxophone Academy for a fun, intensive and inspiring five-day summer school with SSA tutors and special guest coach for the week, David Milne.
Fringe for Bairns
Fringe for Bairns
22nd July 2019
The Three Sisters Edinburgh, Edinburgh Old Town
The Three Sisters will be hosting meet and greets for all the little ones to enjoy along with a good old fashioned sing-along as they watch their favourite films!
Patrick
Patrick
23rd July 2019
Grassmarket Community Project, Edinburgh Old Town
Patrick is a daftly amusing talking dog picture that featured at the Edinburgh International Film Festival in 2018 and marks the screenwriting debut of former film publicist Vanessa Davies.
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