Summer Holiday events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming Summer 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

Ellie Harrison: Early Warning Signs

Ellie Harrison: Early Warning Signs

1st June 2021 - 31st December 2021

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is hosting one of artist Ellie Harrison’s four Early Warning Signs.
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Camp Out for Cancer Support Scotland

Camp Out for Cancer Support Scotland

1st July 2021 - 30th September 2021
Nationwide

Make a fort in your living room, roll your sleeping bag out in your bedroom or pitch a tent out in your back garden and help raise vital funds for Cancer Support Scotland!
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Zog and the Flying Doctors

Zog and the Flying Doctors

9th July 2022 - 13th July 2022

The roar-some crew are back at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh for a brand new adventure.
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Paw Patrol Live

Paw Patrol Live

3rd August 2022

PAW Patrol Live! “Race to the Rescue” brings everybody’s favourite pups to the Edinburgh Playhouse stage for an action packed, high-energy, musical adventure!
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Foodies Festival

Foodies Festival

5th August 2022 - 7th August 2022

Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest food festival, returns to Edinburgh’s Inverleith Park 5th, 6th and 7th August 2022!
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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

5th August 2022 - 27th August 2022

It is with deep regret that we announced the cancellation of the 2021 Tattoo but we will return from 5th to 27th August 2022.
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Events in Fife

Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever!

Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever!

6th July 2022 - 8th July 2022

Prepare for the brand new Peppa Pig live show packed full of songs, games and laughter, it really is the best day ever for Peppa Pig fans!

Find out about Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever! on What's On Fife
Milkshake! Live

Milkshake! Live

19th August 2022

Don't miss all your favourites friends when Milkshake! Live returns to Rothes Halls on Friday 19th August 2022!

Find out about Milkshake! Live on What's On Fife

Events in Glasgow

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

5th April 2021 - 30th September 2021

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail is back with a new trail mystery! Book Now for tickets right through the summer and join us in our biggest adventure yet!

Find out about Loch Lomond Faerie Trail on What's On Glasgow
City Sightseeing Glasgow

City Sightseeing Glasgow

26th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

With 21 stops where you can hop on and off to visit some of the city's leading attractions, City Sightseeing Glasgow is the perfect way to explore Glasgow!

Find out about City Sightseeing Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
Culzean By The Sea

Culzean By The Sea

1st May 2021 - 26th September 2021

To celebrate Scotland's Year of Coasts & Waters Culzean Castle have created a fantastical trail of willow sculptures depicting creatures, real and mythical, of the sea and water!

Find out about Culzean By The Sea on What's On Glasgow
Castlemilk Explorers

Castlemilk Explorers

Selected dates between 12th June 2021 - 12th March 2022

Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment!

Find out about Castlemilk Explorers on What's On Glasgow
Hansel & Gretel Walking Theatre

Hansel & Gretel Walking Theatre

18th September 2021

Join the Walking Theatre Company on an interactive outdoor theatrical adventure at Geilston Garden... fun for ALL the family!

Find out about Hansel & Gretel Walking Theatre on What's On Glasgow
Max & Harvey

Max & Harvey

16th April 2022

Join Max & Harvey as they take over the Lomond Auditorium at the SEC Glasgow for one night only on 16th April!

Find out about Max & Harvey on What's On Glasgow
Kelburn Garden Party

Kelburn Garden Party

1st July 2022 - 4th July 2022

The Kelburn Garden Party is a music and arts festival that explodes across numerous stages, nooks and spaces throughout the magical glen and stunning gardens that surround Kelburn Castle!

Find out about Kelburn Garden Party on What's On Glasgow
BGCP Comic Con: Loch Lomond

BGCP Comic Con: Loch Lomond

2nd July 2022 - 3rd July 2022

BGCP Comic Con returns to Loch Lomond Shores on 2nd & 3rd July with a family-friendly event suitable for heroes of all ages!

Find out about BGCP Comic Con: Loch Lomond on What's On Glasgow
Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever

Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever

13th July 2022 - 14th July 2022

Prepare for the brand new Peppa Pig live show when it comes to the King's Theatre Glasgow, packed full of songs, games and laughter, it really is the best day ever for Peppa Pig fans!

Find out about Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever on What's On Glasgow
Paw Patrol Live!

Paw Patrol Live!

29th July 2022

The most popular rescue dogs on the planet are returning to Glasgow! Catch Paw Patrol live at the SEC Armadillo on 29th July 2022!

Find out about Paw Patrol Live! on What's On Glasgow
BGCP Comic Con: Dunoon

BGCP Comic Con: Dunoon

30th July 2022

BGCP Comic Con has made the decision to cross over to Dunoon on Saturday 30th July to present Dunoon's first ever Comic Con in the newly refurbished Queen's Hall!

Find out about BGCP Comic Con: Dunoon on What's On Glasgow

Events in Lanarkshire

Strathaven Miniature Railway 2021 Season

Strathaven Miniature Railway 2021 Season

Selected dates between 1st May 2021 - 25th September 2021

Strathaven Miniature Railway reopens for the 2021 season on Saturday 1st May and will run every Saturday until the end of September!

Find out about Strathaven Miniature Railway 2021 Season on What's On Lanarkshire
BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Cumbernauld

BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Cumbernauld

Selected dates between 7th August 2021 - 4th December 2021

The BGCP is back for 2021 but on a smaller socially distanced scale! Don't miss them when they bring their Comic and Toy Market Tour to the Cumbernauld Centre!

Find out about BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Cumbernauld on What's On Lanarkshire
Milkshake! Live - Milkshake Monkey’s Musical

Milkshake! Live - Milkshake Monkey’s Musical

16th July 2022

Don't miss all your favourites including Fireman Sam, Noddy, Shimmer & Shine, Digby Dragon, Wissper, Nella the Princess Knight and the Floogals when Milkshake! Live returns to Motherwell Concert Hall!

Find out about Milkshake! Live - Milkshake Monkey’s Musical on What's On Lanarkshire
Funbox present Jungle Party

Funbox present Jungle Party

14th August 2022

It's time to stop 'lion' around, pack up your 'trunks', be a 'snappy dresser' and get up to some 'monkey business' because FUNBOX are having a JUNGLE PARTY in Motherwell - and you're all invited!

Find out about Funbox present Jungle Party on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Greenock

BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Greenock

Selected dates between 10th July 2021 - 13th November 2021

The BGCP is back for 2021 but on a smaller socially distanced scale! Don't miss them when they bring their Comic and Toy Market Tour to the Oak Mall Greenock!

Find out about BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Greenock on What's On Renfrewshire
BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Paisley

BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Paisley

Selected dates between 17th July 2021 - 20th November 2021

The BGCP is back for 2021 but on a smaller socially distanced scale! Don't miss them when they bring their Comic and Toy Market Tour to The Paisley Centre!

Find out about BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Paisley on What's On Renfrewshire
Little Explorers Trail

Little Explorers Trail

1st September 2021 - 30th September 2021

Spend some quality family time together at RSPB Scotland Lochwinnoch taking part in one of their self-led Little Explorers Trails!

Find out about Little Explorers Trail on What's On Renfrewshire
Kids Sewing Class

Kids Sewing Class

Selected dates between 10th September 2021 - 2nd October 2021

If you're not sure what to do with your kids this autumn then why not introduce them to a new hobby courtesy of Thimbleberry Sewing!

Find out about Kids Sewing Class on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Events in Other Areas

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Popular Events

Truckfest Scotland
Scotland's biggest and best truck show returns to Edinburgh's Royal Highland Centre on the 18th and 19th September, it's a great day out for the family!
Hidden Door Festival 2021
The Hidden Door festival returns in September 2021 for an outdoor festival of music, visual art, theatre, dance and spoken word.
Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market
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!
9 To 5 The Musical
Tumble outta’ bed and stumble to the Edinburgh Playhouse to see Dolly Parton’s smash-hit musical in September!
The Big Escape Edinburgh
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!

Popular Venues

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