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 July
23 Jul 2020 - 27 Jul 2020
Join ÚNA Latin America Scotland Festival for five days of film, art, music and podcasts exploring myths and tales from Latin America & Scotland!
24 Jul 2020 - 02 Aug 2020
Celebrate all things great in food & drink when the Edinburgh Food Festival returns to George Square Gardens!
18 Jul 2021 - 18 Jul 2021
Brand new 'Scottish Festival of Motoring' is coming to the Royal Highland Centre Edinburgh on Sunday 18th July 2021, it's a must go event for all the family!
Edinburgh Festivals in August
07 Aug 2020 - 29 Aug 2020
With the iconic backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, 2020 sees The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo celebrate its 70th anniversary with ‘The Platinum Edition’.
08 Aug 2020 - 20 Aug 2020
Tom Jones, Michael Kiwanuka, The 1975, McFly and Travis all set to headline at Edinburgh Summer Sessions in August!
10 Aug 2020 - 20 Aug 2020
Between 10th & 30th August Army@TheFringe will be running more than 40 free online events including workshops, readings, performances and discussions for the arts community and the public.
15 Aug 2020 - 31 Aug 2020
The Edinburgh International Book Festival began in 1983 and is now a key event in the August Festival season but this year due to COVID-19 it will be presented online.
06 Aug 2021 - 08 Aug 2021
Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest food festival, returns to Edinburgh’s Inverleith Park 6th, 7th and 8th August 2021!
Edinburgh Festivals in September
Sorry, but we have no festivals currently listed for Edinburgh in September at the moment!
Edinburgh Festivals in October
02 Oct 2020 - 04 Oct 2020
The Big Big Gin Festival is back at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange in October 2020. Let your experience be-gin!
17 Oct 2020 - 31 Oct 2020
The Scottish International Storytelling Festival, returns in October 2020 with a mix of online events and small-scale face-to-face performances.
22 Oct 2020 - 01 Nov 2020
The Edinburgh Horror Festival, or EHF as all the cool kids call it, is a multi-art-form event and one of the most popular Hallowe'en events in Edinburgh.
Edinburgh Festivals in November
Sorry, but we have no festivals currently listed for Edinburgh in November at the moment!
Edinburgh Festivals in December
12 Dec 2020 - 12 Dec 2020
The Edinburgh Christmas Gin Festival is coming to Central Hall on Saturday 12th December! Come along and meet the distillers, chat, sample and even buy a bottle to take home!
Edinburgh Festivals in January
Sorry, but we have no festivals currently listed for Edinburgh in at the moment!
Edinburgh Festivals in February
Sorry, but we have no festivals currently listed for Edinburgh in February at the moment!
Edinburgh Festivals in March
Sorry, but we have no festivals currently listed for Edinburgh in March at the moment!
Edinburgh Festivals in April
Sorry, but we have no festivals currently listed for Edinburgh in April at the moment!
Edinburgh Festivals in May
29 May 2021 - 30 May 2021
The Edinburgh Marathon Festival weekend will take place on 29th and 30th May 2021 and promises to be the best one yet!
Edinburgh Festivals in June
13 Jun 2020 - 15 Aug 2020
Running from June 13th - August 15th, Discover Scottish Gardens will be promoting a number of fantastic virtual events and activities as part of their Scottish Summer Garden Festival!
19 Jun 2021 - 19 Jun 2021
Let's Rock Scotland, the Ultimate 80's Festival, returns to Dalkeith Country Park on Saturday 19th June 2021 with a fantastic lineup of artists bringing you the very best of the 80’s!
@TheDriveIn is a fully loaded drive in cinema experience that is bringing a whole host of drive in activities to Edinburgh in August!
Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market is open but with strict rules and guidelines. Come and join us for some bargains and for sellers to have a clearout!
The Modern Masters Women exhibition at The Scottish Gallery seeks to look back as well as forward, celebrating major female artists throughout their history.
Neighbourhood is an open-air rooftop marketplace for authentic street food & drink held Wednesday to Sunday on Waverley Mall rooftop!
This summer, Edinburgh Zoo is opening the zoo gates after hours, giving you more opportunity to see your favourite animals!