Easter Holiday events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming Easter Holiday events taking place throughout Edinburgh below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

OpenJump 7+

OpenJump 7+

1st July 2017 - 31st December 2018
Jump around on over 19,000ft2 of interconnected, world-class trampolines at Ryze Edinburgh's OpenJump sessions! Read more
Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

2nd January 2018 - 31st December 2018
We'll be hiding lots of cuddly Britannia toy corgis on board the ship for you to spot. Read more
Easter Eggcitement

Easter Eggcitement

24th March 2018 - 16th April 2018
Meet the new arrivals this Easter at Almond Valley Heritage Centre handling and encounter sessions. Read more
Cadbury Easter Egg Trail at The Georgian House

Cadbury Easter Egg Trail at The Georgian House

30th March 2018 - 2nd April 2018
Turn eggsplorer at The Georgian House... collect the clues, solve the puzzle and win a Cadbury treat! Read more
Easter Eggsplorer Trails

Easter Eggsplorer Trails

30th March 2018 - 2nd April 2018
Historic Environment Scotland invites you to find the clues and complete the challenge at the Easter Eggsplorer Trail at Craigmillar Castle. Read more
Easter Eggsplorer Trails

Easter Eggsplorer Trails

30th March 2018 - 2nd April 2018
Historic Environment Scotland invites you to find the clues and complete the challenge at the Easter Eggsplorer Trail at Dirleton Castle. Read more
Easter Eggsplorer Trails

Easter Eggsplorer Trails

30th March 2018 - 2nd April 2018
Historic Environment Scotland invites you to find the clues and complete the challenge at the Easter Eggsplorer Trail in Linlithgow Palace. Read more
Family Easter Bunny Breakfast at Dobbies Edinburgh

Family Easter Bunny Breakfast at Dobbies Edinburgh

30th March 2018 - 2nd April 2018
Have a fantastic Easter at Dobbies garden centre, Edinburgh by joining us for a Family Easter Bunny Breakfast. Read more
Blood Bar

Blood Bar

31st March 2018 - 14th April 2018
Prepare for thing to get gory as you find out what really happens when you get cuts and bruises in the Scab Lab. Read more
Camera Trap Stall

Camera Trap Stall

31st March 2018
Discover how camera traps are used to collect data which help us understand more about wild animals and their behaviour. Read more
Carnival of the Mind

Carnival of the Mind

31st March 2018 - 14th April 2018
EISF: Roll up, roll up and step inside the Carnival of the Mind to discover the secrets of your brain! Read more
City Art Centre Day Pass

City Art Centre Day Pass

31st March 2018 - 14th April 2018
During the Science Festival we transform the City Art Centre into a science playground with loads of activities. Read more
ER Surgery

ER Surgery

31st March 2018 - 14th April 2018
Join our ‘doctors’ in the ER and help diagnose your ‘patient’, before performing life-saving surgery on the knee, abdomen and brain. Read more
Existence: Life and Beyond

Existence: Life and Beyond

31st March 2018 - 15th April 2018
A celebration of life in all its forms, this interactive exhibition will guide you on a fascinating journey to the outer reaches of life as we know it. Read more
Family Easter Bunny Breakfast at Dobbies Livingston

Family Easter Bunny Breakfast at Dobbies Livingston

31st March 2018 - 1st April 2018
Have a fantastic Easter at Dobbies garden centre, Livingston by joining us for a Family Easter Bunny Breakfast. Read more
Little Giants

Little Giants

31st March 2018 - 14th April 2018
Buzzy, the giant honeybee, leads you into the wonderful world of bees in this delightful, interactive show. Read more
Little Sparks

Little Sparks

31st March 2018 - 14th April 2018
Get stuck into circuits and discover what electricity does, as you create an electric-powered device. Read more
Mars Master Constructors

Mars Master Constructors

31st March 2018 - 14th April 2018
What do we need for a new life on Mars? Help out building pods, buildings, labs and anything else you decide is important. Read more
Mini Mechanics

Mini Mechanics

31st March 2018 - 14th April 2018
Become a mini mechanic and discover the power of the internal combustion engine in this fascinating workshop. Read more
Operation Earth

Operation Earth

31st March 2018
Join us at Dynamic Earth and take part in a new national science engagement programme celebrating environmental science. Read more
Pop-up Science at the National Museum of Scotland

Pop-up Science at the National Museum of Scotland

31st March 2018 - 15th April 2018
Join the fun at the National Museum of Scotland's free Pop-up Science events this Easter! Read more
Science Mini Cinema

Science Mini Cinema

31st March 2018 - 14th April 2018
Science Mini Cinema screens a series of short films from around the world, sit down, relax and enjoy. Read more
Synthetica

Synthetica

31st March 2018 - 13th May 2018
Synthetica, a special contemporary art exhibition, will showcase the work of established international artists working in the field of bioart. Read more
Unwrapping the Mummy

Unwrapping the Mummy

31st March 2018 - 14th April 2018
We need an archaeologist - Can you help to unwrap an Egyptian mummy and uncover the reasons why this person died. Read more
Virtual Worlds

Virtual Worlds

31st March 2018 - 14th April 2018
Transport yourself into another world, by grabbing one of our fantastic virtual reality headsets! Read more
Wee Wonder World

Wee Wonder World

31st March 2018 - 14th April 2018
Have fun learning about science as you journey through our special space for smaller scientists. Read more
Zoo Orienteering

Zoo Orienteering

31st March 2018
Discover what it’s like to be a migrating bird and navigate your way around Edinburgh Zoo with the “Zoo Orienteering” experience. Read more
Zoo Populations Stall

Zoo Populations Stall

31st March 2018
Come along to the Zoos Population Stall and learn about the Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS). Read more
Zoom Box

Zoom Box

31st March 2018 - 14th April 2018
Create your own Zoom Box and pair it up with your smartphone camera to create a super strong microscope for you to take home. Read more
Bank Holiday Special

Bank Holiday Special

1st April 2018
Celebrate the Bank Holiday in style with a night of top comedy at The Stand Comedy Club! Read more
Cosmos Planetarium

Cosmos Planetarium

1st April 2018 - 2nd April 2018
Join the team from Cosmos Planetarium on an amazing voyage of discovery searching for extraterrestrial life. Read more
Eggstaordinary Easter at the Castle

Eggstaordinary Easter at the Castle

1st April 2018
Spend a lovely day with us at Lauriston Castle for our popular Easter celebrations, as spring is finally here. Read more
Justin’s Band

Justin’s Band

1st April 2018
Join Justin Fletcher and his friends when his brand new show 'Justin’s Band' comes to the Edinburgh Playhouse on 1st April! Read more
Mad Hatters Tea Party with Alice in Wonderland

Mad Hatters Tea Party with Alice in Wonderland

1st April 2018
Join us at the Granary Leith for our Alice in Wonderland Afternoon Tea Party this Easter Monday! Read more
Primates Stall

Primates Stall

1st April 2018
Take part in activities organised by the RZSS keepers that look after the diet of Edinburgh Zoo’s primates. Read more
Terminal V

Terminal V

1st April 2018
Nightvision, is proud to announce the return of – Terminal V to the Royal Highland Centre on Sunday 1st April. Read more
Zoo Orienteering

Zoo Orienteering

1st April 2018
Discover what it’s like to be a migrating bird and navigate your way around Edinburgh Zoo with the “Zoo Orienteering” experience. Read more
Beyond the Panda

Beyond the Panda

2nd April 2018 - 4th April 2018
The world is fascinated by giant pandas! Learn more about them in Edinburgh Zoo's Beyond the Panda workshops. Read more
Nature Detectives: Family Fun in the Outdoors

Nature Detectives: Family Fun in the Outdoors

2nd April 2018 - 3rd April 2018
Take a walk on the wild side to discover creatures past and present who have made their home in Holyrood Park. Read more
WildGenes Lab Stall

WildGenes Lab Stall

2nd April 2018 - 3rd April 2018
Learn about what happens in the Edinburgh Zoo WildGenes lab and make your own DNA origami! Read more
A Very Short introduction to.....

A Very Short introduction to.....

3rd April 2018
Check out these 'A Very Short introduction to..' daily discussions at Summerhall on a variety of subjects! Read more
Linlithgow Holiday Club - Wildlife detectives

Linlithgow Holiday Club - Wildlife detectives

3rd April 2018
Turn into a detective for the morning as we investigate the clues left behind by local wildlife. Ages 8-12. Read more
Poet Explorers

Poet Explorers

3rd April 2018
The Scottish Poetry Library invites all keen explorers to embark on a science poetry adventure as you travel through time! Read more
A Very Short introduction to.....

A Very Short introduction to.....

4th April 2018
Check out these 'A Very Short introduction to..' daily discussions at Summerhall on a variety of subjects! Read more
Holyrood Holiday Club: Easter Egg-sploration

Holyrood Holiday Club: Easter Egg-sploration

4th April 2018
Join the Holyrood Rangers for an egg hunt with a difference as you test your map skills with an orienteering course across the park. Read more
Meet the Scientists: Arctic Warmth

Meet the Scientists: Arctic Warmth

4th April 2018 - 5th April 2018
Come along to meet scientists who have just come back from measuring the insulating properties of snow in the Arctic. Read more
Primates Stall

Primates Stall

4th April 2018
Take part in activities organised by the RZSS keepers that look after the diet of Edinburgh Zoo’s primates. Read more
A Very Short introduction to.....

A Very Short introduction to.....

5th April 2018
Check out these 'A Very Short introduction to..' daily discussions at Summerhall on a variety of subjects! Read more
Eaten

Eaten

5th April 2018
Eaten is a show about food, eating and being eaten that invites children and grown-ups to explore the fascinating world of food chains. Read more
Primates Stall

Primates Stall

5th April 2018
Take part in activities organised by the RZSS keepers that look after the diet of Edinburgh Zoo’s primates. Read more
A Very Short introduction to.....

A Very Short introduction to.....

6th April 2018
Check out these 'A Very Short introduction to..' daily discussions at Summerhall on a variety of subjects! Read more
Operation Earth

Operation Earth

6th April 2018
Join us at Dynamic Earth and take part in a new national science engagement programme celebrating environmental science. Read more
Camera Trap Stall

Camera Trap Stall

7th April 2018
Discover how camera traps are used to collect data which help us understand more about wild animals and their behaviour. Read more
Robot Lab

Robot Lab

7th April 2018 - 9th April 2018
Come and interact with the friendly robots from the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics. Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival. Read more
Space Ape by Andy Cannon

Space Ape by Andy Cannon

7th April 2018
Join Space Ape for a journey through art, science, and philosophy at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 7th April. Read more
Survival of the Species with the RSPB

Survival of the Species with the RSPB

7th April 2018
Join us at Dynamic Earth to explore the science that could help save precious species from extinction. Read more
Teletubbies Live

Teletubbies Live

7th April 2018 - 8th April 2018
Join Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po in their first ever theatre show at the King's Theatre Edinburgh in April! Read more
Zoo Orienteering

Zoo Orienteering

7th April 2018
Discover what it’s like to be a migrating bird and navigate your way around Edinburgh Zoo with the “Zoo Orienteering” experience. Read more
Zoo Populations Stall

Zoo Populations Stall

7th April 2018
Come along to the Zoos Population Stall and learn about the Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS). Read more
Camera Trap Stall

Camera Trap Stall

8th April 2018
Discover how camera traps are used to collect data which help us understand more about wild animals and their behaviour. Read more
Me and My Bee

Me and My Bee

8th April 2018 - 11th April 2018
A new comedy for children and adults alike. ThisEgg, invites you to save the world - one bee at a time. Read more
Piano Dissection Live

Piano Dissection Live

8th April 2018
Join the #Pianodrome team as they disassemble one of the 52 pianos they will use to build their upcycled amphitheatre. Read more
Spick and Span!

Spick and Span!

8th April 2018
Find out about all the adventures in an Edwardian house by joining Edinburgh Living History at Lauriston Castle. Read more
Zoo Orienteering

Zoo Orienteering

8th April 2018
Discover what it’s like to be a migrating bird and navigate your way around Edinburgh Zoo with the “Zoo Orienteering” experience. Read more
Zoo Populations Stall

Zoo Populations Stall

8th April 2018
Come along to the Zoos Population Stall and learn about the Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS). Read more
A Coding Adventure Workshop!

A Coding Adventure Workshop!

9th April 2018
Learn how to code your own animations in this unique workshop for Age 7+ at the National Museum of Scotland. Read more
A Very Short introduction to.....

A Very Short introduction to.....

9th April 2018
Check out these 'A Very Short introduction to..' daily discussions at Summerhall on a variety of subjects! Read more
Kids Sewing Course Level 1

Kids Sewing Course Level 1

9th April 2018 - 13th April 2018
Teach your child the valuable life skill of sewing in five 2-hour structured lessons over 5 days with Artisan Stitch. Read more
Pentlands Activity Camps (PAC) Easter 2018

Pentlands Activity Camps (PAC) Easter 2018

9th April 2018 - 13th April 2018
Join us for Easter holiday fun, adventure & activity for children age 5 to young teenagers at Pentlands Activity Camps. Read more
Wild about Scotland Bus

Wild about Scotland Bus

9th April 2018 - 14th April 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Hop on board the Wild about Scotland bespoke double-decked bus to find out all about Scottish biodiversity and RZSS native conservation projects. Read more
Wonderful Weather: Family Fun in the Outdoors

Wonderful Weather: Family Fun in the Outdoors

9th April 2018 - 10th April 2018
Have you ever wanted to be a weather presenter? This is your chance to be a weather detective in Holyrood Park. Read more
A Very Short introduction to.....

A Very Short introduction to.....

10th April 2018
Check out these 'A Very Short introduction to..' daily discussions at Summerhall on a variety of subjects! Read more
Bio-Discoveries

Bio-Discoveries

10th April 2018 - 14th April 2018
What new things have a team of biologists discovered over the past year about animals, plants and other living things. Read more
Ensonglopedia of Animals

Ensonglopedia of Animals

10th April 2018
Meet 26 animals – one for each letter of the alphabet, and all 26 through the medium of silly song. Read more
Meet the Marine Scientists

Meet the Marine Scientists

10th April 2018
Join marine scientists from Heriot-Watt University to get up-close and personal with some wee sea beasties from around our shores. Read more
Space Lab

Space Lab

10th April 2018 - 14th April 2018
Get hands-on with analysis of an alien environment on a space journey to Planet X with chemists from The University of Edinburgh. Read more
A Very Short introduction to.....

A Very Short introduction to.....

11th April 2018
Check out these 'A Very Short introduction to..' daily discussions at Summerhall on a variety of subjects! Read more
Doctor Book

Doctor Book

11th April 2018
Stuck for something to read? Doctor Book will be on hand to dispense advice and suggestions to cure all your reading ailments. Read more
Holyrood Holiday Club: Holyrood Rocks!!

Holyrood Holiday Club: Holyrood Rocks!!

11th April 2018
Join a ranger and travel back in time 350 million years to discover the fascinating story behind the rocks of Holyrood Park. Read more
LicketyPLAY!

LicketyPLAY!

11th April 2018
A chance for families to sample Licketyspit’s wonderful Playcard Repertoire of hilarious games, rhymes, songs and imaginary play! Read more
Operation Earth

Operation Earth

11th April 2018
Join us at Dynamic Earth and take part in a new national science engagement programme celebrating environmental science. Read more
A Very Short introduction to.....

A Very Short introduction to.....

12th April 2018
Check out these 'A Very Short introduction to..' daily discussions at Summerhall on a variety of subjects! Read more
Operation Earth

Operation Earth

12th April 2018
Join us at Dynamic Earth and take part in a new national science engagement programme celebrating environmental science. Read more
The Worm - An Underground Adventure

The Worm - An Underground Adventure

12th April 2018
Join Wilma & William, two nature lovers, on a journey underground as they discover a family of friendly, musical worms. Read more
A Very Short introduction to.....

A Very Short introduction to.....

13th April 2018
Check out these 'A Very Short introduction to..' daily discussions at Summerhall on a variety of subjects! Read more
Operation Earth

Operation Earth

13th April 2018
Join us at Dynamic Earth and take part in a new national science engagement programme celebrating environmental science. Read more
Meet the Forest Scientists

Meet the Forest Scientists

14th April 2018 - 15th April 2018
Join Dr Murray Collins from The University of Edinburgh to discover the latest satellite technology that is being used to measure deforestation. Read more
Primates Stall

Primates Stall

14th April 2018
Take part in activities organised by the RZSS keepers that look after the diet of Edinburgh Zoo’s primates. Read more
Wild Day Out

Wild Day Out

14th April 2018
Get ready to discover your wild side as you join HES and RSPB Scotland for a day of fun, family-friendly activities in Holyrood Park! Read more
Zoo Orienteering

Zoo Orienteering

14th April 2018
Discover what it’s like to be a migrating bird and navigate your way around Edinburgh Zoo with the “Zoo Orienteering” experience. Read more
Camera Trap Stall

Camera Trap Stall

15th April 2018
Discover how camera traps are used to collect data which help us understand more about wild animals and their behaviour. Read more
Zoo Orienteering

Zoo Orienteering

15th April 2018
Discover what it’s like to be a migrating bird and navigate your way around Edinburgh Zoo with the “Zoo Orienteering” experience. Read more
Zoo Populations Stall

Zoo Populations Stall

15th April 2018
Come along to the Zoos Population Stall and learn about the Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS). Read more
Wildlife Photography for Beginners

Wildlife Photography for Beginners

21st April 2018
Bring your camera down to Linlithgow Loch and learn some tips from a local wildlife photographer on how to get the best shot. Read more
Holyrood Holiday Club: Holyrood Rocks!!

Holyrood Holiday Club: Holyrood Rocks!!

11th July 2018
Join a ranger and travel back in time 350 million years to discover the fascinating story behind the rocks of Holyrood Park. Read more

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