Active events in Edinburgh

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

Events in Edinburgh

The Big Escape Edinburgh

The Big Escape Edinburgh

18th September 2020 - 31st December 2021
Edinburgh Old Town

The Big Escape is a brand new interactive outdoor experience, played on your smartphone, which will turn Edinburgh City Centre into a giant escape game!
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Meander Apparel Sunday Socials

Meander Apparel Sunday Socials

Selected dates between 25th July 2021 - 25th June 2022
Various Locations Edinburgh

Meander Apparel Sunday Socials are free weekly bike rides leaving from the George Street store, providing the chance for any casual cyclists to meet new people with common interests.
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Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

1st September 2021 - 31st October 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

Have fun discovering Edinburgh on this quirky, self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
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Flamenca Dance Autumn Classes

Flamenca Dance Autumn Classes

20th September 2021 - 11th December 2021

We bring flamenco to the heart of Scotland and offer classes for all from Beginners to Advanced, six years to sixty-six (& beyond).
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Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

Selected dates between 3rd October 2021 - 6th March 2022

Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
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Kids Holiday Camps - October Half Term 2021

Kids Holiday Camps - October Half Term 2021

11th October 2021 - 25th October 2021
Stockbridge and Canonmills

Join AccessEA for an action packed October Holiday full of fun and games, suitable for children aged 5 - 14!
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Hip, Hop, Story, Stop!

Hip, Hop, Story, Stop!

Selected dates between 18th October 2021 - 22nd October 2021

Join Claire & Fergus McNicol for dancing, stories, rhymes and raps. Active fun for all the family, from 1 to 101.
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Hop Run 2021

Hop Run 2021

23rd October 2021
Loanhead

Hop Run, in partnership with Stewart Brewing, after a covid-19 break, will be back for its second year on Saturday 23rd October 2021!
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Men’s 10K Edinburgh

Men’s 10K Edinburgh

24th October 2021
Edinburgh Old Town

The Men's 10K Edinburgh returns on Sunday 24th October 2021! Get healthier, raise awareness for Men’s Health, and enjoy everything this fantastic city has to offer!
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YOGAia – Yoga under Gaia

YOGAia – Yoga under Gaia

Selected dates between 24th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

Join us at Dynamic Earth for an hour of yoga under Gaia – a huge 7-metre scale model of Earth – before we open the exhibit to the public!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

Selected dates between 3rd May 2021 - 22nd December 2021

East Renfrewshire Council HSCP run several walking groups throughout the week perfect for beginners upwards!

Find out about East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups on What's On East Renfrewshire
Giffnock Soccer Centre Walking Football Sessions

Giffnock Soccer Centre Walking Football Sessions

Selected dates between 9th May 2021 - 19th December 2021

Dust down the boots and training shoes, slip or squeeze into your football gear and join Giffnock Soccer Centre's Walking Football section!

Find out about Giffnock Soccer Centre Walking Football Sessions on What's On East Renfrewshire
Choose How U Move East Ren

Choose How U Move East Ren

17th May 2021 - 31st October 2021

Choose How U Move East Ren is running between the 17th May and 31st October 2021! Join the programme today, get active & earn fantastic rewards to support your local community!

Find out about Choose How U Move East Ren on What's On East Renfrewshire
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

Selected dates between 2nd July 2021 - 26th November 2021

Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Friday morning at 10am at Whitelee Windfarm Visitor Centre!

Find out about Whitelee Stroller Striders on What's On East Renfrewshire
Off Grid Community Outdoor Toddler Group

Off Grid Community Outdoor Toddler Group

Selected dates between 23rd August 2021 - 23rd June 2022

Off Grid Community hold outdoor toddler sessions at Aidans Brae Woods, Clarkston on Mondays and Wednesdays during term time!

Find out about Off Grid Community Outdoor Toddler Group on What's On East Renfrewshire
Giffnock Soccer Centre Ladies Walking Football Sessions

Giffnock Soccer Centre Ladies Walking Football Sessions

Selected dates between 12th September 2021 - 19th December 2021

Grab your trainers, get into your football gear and join Giffnock Soccer Centre's Ladies Walking Football section!

Find out about Giffnock Soccer Centre Ladies Walking Football Sessions on What's On East Renfrewshire
History Ride - CANCELLED

History Ride - CANCELLED

24th October 2021

Join the Whitelee Countryside Rangers for a leisurely cycle to some of the historic points in the windfarm such as Dunwan Hill, Lochgoin monument and everything inbetween!

Find out about History Ride - CANCELLED on What's On East Renfrewshire
Halloween Headtorch Hike - FULLY BOOKED

Halloween Headtorch Hike - FULLY BOOKED

29th October 2021

Bring your headtorch and join the Whitelee Countryside Rangers for a walk on the wild side this Halloween!

Find out about Halloween Headtorch Hike - FULLY BOOKED on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Fife

October NInja Bounce BOGOF

October NInja Bounce BOGOF

11th October 2021 - 22nd October 2021

Ninja Play's latest offer for October is starting a little early! BOGOF is back and we have a huge Ninja Bounce inflatable area for the kids to enjoy and have lots of fun!

Find out about October NInja Bounce BOGOF on What's On Fife
Halloween Bike Ride

Halloween Bike Ride

30th October 2021

Join Greener Kirkcaldy on an eerie bike ride around Beveridge Park, where you will hear some spooky stories about the history of Kirkcaldy!

Find out about Halloween Bike Ride on What's On Fife

Events in Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

1st January 2020 - 31st December 2021

Have fun discovering Glasgow with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!

Find out about Curious About Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
The Big Escape Glasgow

The Big Escape Glasgow

18th September 2020 - 31st December 2021

The Big Escape is a brand new interactive outdoor experience, played on your smartphone, which will turn Glasgow City Centre into a giant escape game!

Find out about The Big Escape Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
Flair Gymnastics Club Gymnastics Classes

Flair Gymnastics Club Gymnastics Classes

19th December 2020 - 31st December 2021

Flair Gymnastics Club have just opened a new facility within The Pitches in the Southside of Glasgow and have a range of new classes available for kids 5+!

Find out about Flair Gymnastics Club Gymnastics Classes on What's On Glasgow
Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

1st January 2021 - 31st December 2022

Good Move Glasgow run Health Walks right across the city which are suitable for all ages and abilities!

Find out about Good Move Glasgow Health Walks on What's On Glasgow
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

Selected dates between 14th August 2021 - 18th December 2021

Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!

Find out about Pollok Parkrun on What's On Glasgow
Springburn Parkrun

Springburn Parkrun

Selected dates between 14th August 2021 - 18th December 2021

Springburn Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Springburn Park in the North of Glasgow!

Find out about Springburn Parkrun on What's On Glasgow
Tollcross Parkrun

Tollcross Parkrun

Selected dates between 14th August 2021 - 18th December 2021

Tollcross Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Tollcross Park in the East End of Glasgow!

Find out about Tollcross Parkrun on What's On Glasgow
Victoria Parkrun

Victoria Parkrun

Selected dates between 14th August 2021 - 18th December 2021

Victoria Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Victoria Park in the West End of Glasgow!

Find out about Victoria Parkrun on What's On Glasgow
Bachata and Salsa Dance styling classes with HT Dance

Bachata and Salsa Dance styling classes with HT Dance

Selected dates between 20th October 2021 - 24th November 2021

Bachata and Salsa dance fans, keep fit (and warm) and improve your dance skills by joining HT Dance for their weekly sessions in Glasgow City Centre!

Find out about Bachata and Salsa Dance styling classes with HT Dance on What's On Glasgow
Spooktacular Paddle Adventure

Spooktacular Paddle Adventure

28th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

Are you afraid of the dark? Join West End Adventure this Halloween for a spooky moonlit paddle along a 250 year old working canal!

Find out about Spooktacular Paddle Adventure on What's On Glasgow
Led Bike Rides - COP26

Led Bike Rides - COP26

Selected dates between 2nd November 2021 - 13th November 2021

Join a free led bike ride around Glasgow during COP26 - organised by Cycling Scotland and Bike for Good!

Find out about Led Bike Rides - COP26 on What's On Glasgow
Men’s 10K Glasgow

Men’s 10K Glasgow

19th June 2022

The Men's 10K Glasgow returns on Sunday 19th June 2022! Get healthier, raise awareness for Men’s Health, and enjoy everything this fantastic city has to offer!

Find out about Men’s 10K Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
Great Scottish Run - Toddler, Junior & Family Events

Great Scottish Run - Toddler, Junior & Family Events

1st October 2022

Get the whole family active by joining the Great Scottish Run's family friendly activities in George Square on Saturday 1st October!

Find out about Great Scottish Run - Toddler, Junior & Family Events on What's On Glasgow
Great Scottish Run

Great Scottish Run

2nd October 2022

Glasgow's iconic running event returns to the city's streets in 2022 with an incredible weekend that includes the 10k, Half Marathon and Junior events!

Find out about Great Scottish Run on What's On Glasgow

Events in Lanarkshire

Active@Home North Lanarkshire

Active@Home North Lanarkshire

4th January 2021 - 23rd December 2021

If you are over the age of 65 and live in the North Lanarkshire area The Fair Play Foundation's Active@Home programme is the one for you!

Find out about Active@Home North Lanarkshire on What's On Lanarkshire
Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Selected dates between 1st March 2021 - 24th December 2021

Join Get Walking Lanarkshire on one of their regular health walks! Enjoy the fresh air, meet new people and have a good blether!

Find out about Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks on What's On Lanarkshire
Chatelherault to Low Parks Heritage Trail

Chatelherault to Low Parks Heritage Trail

29th June 2021 - 30th December 2021

Explore the walking and cycling route between two of South Lanarkshire's historic buildings, enjoying local heritage, whilst benefitting your health and wellbeing!

Find out about Chatelherault to Low Parks Heritage Trail on What's On Lanarkshire
American Football For Under 16s

American Football For Under 16s

Selected dates between 4th July 2021 - 31st October 2021

The East Kilbride Pirates and Hamilton Buccaneers offer weekly American Football sessions on Sunday mornings for under 16s!

Find out about American Football For Under 16s on What's On Lanarkshire
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

Selected dates between 14th August 2021 - 18th December 2021

Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!

Find out about Strathclyde Parkrun on What's On Lanarkshire
Beat The Street Cambuslang and Rutherglen

Beat The Street Cambuslang and Rutherglen

15th September 2021 - 27th October 2021

Beat the Street is a fun, free initiative that will see the streets of Cambuslang and Rutherglen transformed into a giant game during September and October!

Find out about Beat The Street Cambuslang and Rutherglen on What's On Lanarkshire
Beat The Street North Lanarkshire

Beat The Street North Lanarkshire

15th September 2021 - 27th October 2021

Beat the Street is a fun, free initiative that will see the streets of North Lanarkshire transformed into a giant game during September and October!

Find out about Beat The Street North Lanarkshire on What's On Lanarkshire
Drumpellier Junior Parkrun

Drumpellier Junior Parkrun

Selected dates between 17th October 2021 - 26th December 2021

Drumpellier Junior Parkrun is a weekly, free 2km timed run held on Sunday mornings at Drumpellier Country Park!

Find out about Drumpellier Junior Parkrun on What's On Lanarkshire
M&D’s On Ice

M&D’s On Ice

26th November 2021 - 4th January 2022

Enjoy the perfect festive day out at M&D's... skate day and night with family and friends at Scotland’s most magical ice rink!

Find out about M&D’s On Ice on What's On Lanarkshire
Lanark Loch Festive Fun Run

Lanark Loch Festive Fun Run

5th December 2021

Lanark Loch's Festive Fun Run is back for 2021, join the South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture team for their second Santa Dash on Sunday 5th December!

Find out about Lanark Loch Festive Fun Run on What's On Lanarkshire
Festive Wildlife Wander

Festive Wildlife Wander

19th December 2021

Wrap up warm, stick on your boots, grab a flask of something hot and come along to experience what winter has to offer at RSPB Baron's Haugh!

Find out about Festive Wildlife Wander on What's On Lanarkshire
55 Games - Winter Games

55 Games - Winter Games

22nd January 2022 - 23rd January 2022

After a very successful event in the summer, 55 Games bring you The Winter Games this January!

Find out about 55 Games - Winter Games on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Beat The Street Renfrewshire

Beat The Street Renfrewshire

15th September 2021 - 27th October 2021

Beat the Street is a fun, free initiative that will see the streets of Renfrewshire transformed into a giant game during September and October!

Find out about Beat The Street Renfrewshire on What's On Renfrewshire
Halloween Basketball Spooktacular

Halloween Basketball Spooktacular

29th October 2021

Basketball Paisley are bringing back their famous Halloween Basketball Spooktacular to the Lagoon Leisure Centre on Friday 29th October!

Find out about Halloween Basketball Spooktacular on What's On Renfrewshire
Monster Dash

Monster Dash

31st October 2021

Join Renfrewshire Leisure for their Monster Dash... a Halloween fun run full of bewitching costumes, trick of treat goody bags, and some Spooktacular surprises!

Find out about Monster Dash on What's On Renfrewshire
Tinsel Walk

Tinsel Walk

15th December 2021

Join the Clyde Muirshiel Rangers and the Renfrewshire Walking Network for a festive singsong around Lochwinnoch on the annual Tinsel Walk!

Find out about Tinsel Walk on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Stirling Scottish Marathon 2021

Stirling Scottish Marathon 2021

24th October 2021

It doesn't matter if you are elite runner, fun runner, first timer or a spectator! The Stirling Scottish Marathon 2021 will include something for everyone!

Find out about Stirling Scottish Marathon 2021 on What's On Stirling
Yoga + Brunch

Yoga + Brunch

7th November 2021

Join us at HEAT Fitness on 7th November for a Sunday morning Yang to Yin yoga class (warm) followed by a healthy, plentiful and delicious brunch!

Find out about Yoga + Brunch on What's On Stirling
Supernova Run 2021

Supernova Run 2021

12th November 2021 - 14th November 2021

Take a beautiful iconic venue, wait until dusk, get the family together, grab everything and anything that glows or flashes and then set off on a Supernova 5K!

Find out about Supernova Run 2021 on What's On Stirling
Elf Family Fun Run 2021

Elf Family Fun Run 2021

5th December 2021

Kick off the festive season with Maggie's Forth Valley Elf Family Fun Run when it returns on Sunday 5th December!

Find out about Elf Family Fun Run 2021 on What's On Stirling

Events in Other Areas

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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
Disney proudly invites you to ‘Be Our Guest’ as the most enchanted musical of all time, Beauty and the Beast, comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in 2021!
Edinburgh Zoo Spooktacular
This Halloween, Edinburgh Zoo is opening its gates after dark to invite you on a family friendly spooktacular trail through the zoo!
Castle Of Light
Expect wonder, enchantment and a spectacle of colour this festive season as Edinburgh Castle, the defender of the nation, becomes the ‘Castle of Light’ once again!
A Walk in a Walled Garden
Enjoy a visit to Granton Castle Walled Garden! It's open to visitors for a couple of hours every Saturday and Sunday afternoon.
Edinburgh Zoo’s Christmas Nights
Make your evenings merry and bright this festive season with a magical journey through Edinburgh Zoo!

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Edinburgh Playhouse Festival Theatre Edinburgh Kings Theatre Edinburgh National Museum of Scotland Traverse Theatre