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. All information (whether in text or photographs) is given in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement of representation or fact.

Other Events at Various Venues or Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Jools Holland and His Rhythm and Blues Orchestra

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Jools Holland and His Rhythm and Blues Orchestra

16th July 2021
Jools Holland and his much loved Rhythm & Blues Orchestra will return to the Festival Theatre on Friday 16th July 2021.
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Curtis Stigers

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Curtis Stigers

17th July 2021
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival is delighted to welcome back Curtis Stigers with his own top class US band. His shows have been outstanding highlights of the Festival’s last decade.

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Soundhouse: Iain Morrison - POSTPONED
Soundhouse: Iain Morrison - POSTPONED
7th June 2020
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh West
Iain is currently working on a new album for a Summer 2020 release. He will be performing songs from the new album and some old favourites at The Traverse Bar Café on Sunday 7th June.
Boogie Beat ZOOM Classes
Boogie Beat ZOOM Classes
7th June 2020
NA, Online Event Edinburgh
Join Zoe and Giggles the Boogie Beat Monkey for more fun Boogie Beat ZOOM classes with singing, dancing, classical fairy tales and stories which you can enjoy with your friends!
Soundhouse: The Katet vs John Williams - POSTPONED
Soundhouse: The Katet vs John Williams - POSTPONED
8th June 2020
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh West
Eight-piece superband The Katet bring all your favourite film scores like you've never heard them before! Expect pounding grooves, funky horns and duelling guitars.
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Royal Highland Show 2020 - CANCELLED
Royal Highland Show 2020 - CANCELLED
18th Jun 2020 - 21st Jun 2020
Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh West
One of Scotland's most iconic events 'The Royal Highland Show' is back at the Royal Highland Centre from 18th June!
The Forth Awards
The Forth Awards
12th November 2020
Usher Hall, Edinburgh West
The Forth Awards 2020 - What are you waiting for? An afternoon with the stars awaits at the Usher Hall in November!
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Dance Events you might like...

Edinburgh Ceilidhs: LifeCare Edinburgh - POSTPONED
Edinburgh Ceilidhs: LifeCare Edinburgh - POSTPONED
13th June 2020
LifeCare Edinburgh, Stockbridge and Canonmills
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invites you to a ceilidh in Lifecare with caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper on 13th June.
Let’s Dance! Workshops + Fieston - POSTPONED
Let’s Dance! Workshops + Fieston - POSTPONED
13th June 2020
NA, Various Locations Edinburgh
Let’s Dance! Step out of your comfort zone and unleash the best version of yourself on the social dance floor.
Living Room Performances #2
Living Room Performances #2
13th June 2020
NA, Online Event Edinburgh
Living Room Performances returns on Saturday 13th June, bringing theatre culture to people's homes during these uncertain times.
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Days Out Events you might like...

Foraging in the Park - POSTPONED
Foraging in the Park - POSTPONED
7th June 2020
Holyrood Park, Edinburgh East
An expert led foraging session exploring the Gaelic connections of the plants and flowers that grow around us.
Archerfield DEBRA Golf Day - POSTPONED
Archerfield DEBRA Golf Day - POSTPONED
11th June 2020
NA, Dirleton
Join us for our return visit to the fabulous Archerfield, this year playing the Fidra Links course and with a new format as the Duke of Edinburgh Cup UK Qualifier comes to Scotland.
Let’s Dance! Workshops + Fieston - POSTPONED
Let’s Dance! Workshops + Fieston - POSTPONED
13th June 2020
NA, Various Locations Edinburgh
Let’s Dance! Step out of your comfort zone and unleash the best version of yourself on the social dance floor.
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Family and Kids Events you might like...

Weekly Online Computing Club for Kids
Weekly Online Computing Club for Kids
5th June 2020
NA, Online Event Edinburgh
Check out ComputerXplorers SEScotland's online kids computing clubs, the perfect way to learn the latest technologies and develop invaluable tech skills.
Film Fest on the Forth - CANCELLED
Film Fest on the Forth - CANCELLED
6th Jun 2020 - 7th Jun 2020
NA, South Queensferry
Join Edinburgh International Film Festival for a weekend of free outdoor screenings at Port Edgar Marina on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 June 2020!
Boogie Beat ZOOM Classes
Boogie Beat ZOOM Classes
7th June 2020
NA, Online Event Edinburgh
Join Zoe and Giggles the Boogie Beat Monkey for more fun Boogie Beat ZOOM classes with singing, dancing, classical fairy tales and stories which you can enjoy with your friends!
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Summer Holiday Events you might like...

Arthur’s Amble - POSTPONED
Arthur’s Amble - POSTPONED
10th June 2020
Holyrood Park, Edinburgh East
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
Arthur’s Amble - POSTPONED
Arthur’s Amble - POSTPONED
17th June 2020
Holyrood Park, Edinburgh East
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
Arthur’s Amble - POSTPONED
Arthur’s Amble - POSTPONED
20th June 2020
Holyrood Park, Edinburgh East
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
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