Events in Edinburgh This Weekend

View the events taking place in Edinburgh this weekend below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh

1st January 2020 - 31st December 2020
Various Locations Edinburgh

Have fun discovering Edinburgh with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
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Harnessing the Power of Water - POSTPONED

Harnessing the Power of Water - POSTPONED

7th April 2020 - 25th September 2020

In Scotland's Year of Coasts and Waters, join us for a new exhibition at John Sinclair House where we showcase fantastic material from the HES archives.
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Houses of Light Spring Exhibition

Houses of Light Spring Exhibition

21st April 2020 - 31st July 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

Due to the current situation, the Art & Craft Collective have created their first 'virtual' exhibition 'Houses of Light' by artist Ian Pearsall.
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Lockdown Virtual Tour and Tasting

Lockdown Virtual Tour and Tasting

23rd April 2020 - 3rd April 2021
Online Event

Come and join us at Stirling Distillery as our team take you on a virtual tour and tasting from the comfort of your own home!
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Online Secondary Classes: English, Maths and More

Online Secondary Classes: English, Maths and More

26th April 2020 - 2nd August 2020
Online Event

Join Learning Better's "motivating" "fun" and "useful" eClasses from £7 and help your child reach their potential.
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Beatson Cancer Charity: Online Art Exhibition

Beatson Cancer Charity: Online Art Exhibition

4th May 2020 - 31st August 2020
Online Event

Beatson Cancer Charity would like to invite you to view pieces from over 30 artists as their annual Art Exhibition goes online!
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Allan Kaprow Season

Allan Kaprow Season

1st June 2020 - 27th September 2020

Scottish and international artists will reinvent artworks from American artist Allan Kaprow’s career across Jupiter Artland this summer.
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House of Jack Online Dance Classes

House of Jack Online Dance Classes

1st June 2020 - 31st August 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

House of Jack is offering free, live and interactive online dance classes for adults and kids.
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Free Well-being Sessions For 14-26yr Olds

Free Well-being Sessions For 14-26yr Olds

4th June 2020 - 31st August 2020
Online Event

Impact Arts are offering drop-in, virtual, creative and well-being sessions led by experienced artists and youth workers for anyone aged 14-26 living in Scotland's Central Belt!
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Scottish Summer Garden Festival

Scottish Summer Garden Festival

13th June 2020 - 15th August 2020
Online Event

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!
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Cream Tea for Two and a G&Tea

Cream Tea for Two and a G&Tea

26th June 2020 - 17th July 2020
Online Event

Edinburgh Gin has partnered with one of the Edinburgh’s best-loved bakeries, Mimi’s Bakehouse, to serve up a summertime offering like no other.
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Nature Explorers - Postponed

Nature Explorers - Postponed

29th June 2020 - 18th August 2020

Come along to Almond Valley Heritage Centre during the school summer holidays for experiments and explorations, crafts and creations, and other practical outdoor fun for all the family!
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ProAcademy Virtual Summer Camp

ProAcademy Virtual Summer Camp

29th June 2020 - 17th July 2020
Online Event

With Pro Footballer appearances, Pro Coaches and plenty of prizes, sign up for ProAcademy's Virtual Summer Camp, it will be a great two weeks of football!
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Intro to Japanese: Survival and Beyond

Intro to Japanese: Survival and Beyond

30th June 2020 - 24th September 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

Intro to Japanese is a fun introduction for anyone looking to travel to Japan, explore Japanese culture, learn the language or just try something new!
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Free Virtual Creativity Workshops

Free Virtual Creativity Workshops

1st July 2020 - 3rd August 2020
Online Event

Run by Impact Arts, Cashback to the Future is a series of free virtual workshops for 14-19 year olds which include Visual Art, Music, Creative Writing, Digital Arts and much more!
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The Great Scottish Virtual 5k & 10k Runs

The Great Scottish Virtual 5k & 10k Runs

1st July 2020 - 31st July 2020
Online Event

Great Scottish Events are going online, join them this July for their virtual 5K and 10K runs!
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Centre for Lifelong Learning’s Summer Online Classes

Centre for Lifelong Learning’s Summer Online Classes

6th July 2020 - 31st August 2020
Online Event

With the help of expert tutors, the Centre for Lifelong Learning at University of Strathclyde have developed an exciting range of classes to help keep you busy during July and August!
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Corn Exchange Beer Garden

Corn Exchange Beer Garden

6th July 2020 - 1st August 2020

The Corn Exchange Edinburgh has carefully curated the finest "socially-distanced" beer garden in Edinburgh. Come and enjoy a few drinks with your pals from 6th July!
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Evoking Change

Evoking Change

6th July 2020 - 17th July 2020

Jenny Pope’s current exhibition combines old objects, with layers of meaning and past uses, as a metaphor for the layers of past experiences and influences that have shaped us as people.
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Rock Stars: Photographic Portraits

Rock Stars: Photographic Portraits

8th July 2020 - 29th July 2020

Featuring work from some world renowned photograhers, much of it never seen in Scotland before, Rock Stars: Photographic Portraits re-opens at Gallery-Close from July 8th.
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Once You See The Smoke - POSTPONED

Once You See The Smoke - POSTPONED

10th July 2020 - 11th July 2020

Join the Scottish Youth Theatre's National Ensemble as they take on the greatest challenge of our time - climate change - in a new touring production, Once You See the Smoke.
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Arthur’s Amble - POSTPONED

Arthur’s Amble - POSTPONED

11th July 2020

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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Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market

Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market

11th July 2020

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!
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Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

11th July 2020
Edinburgh Old Town

Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market at Castle Terrace every Saturday from 9am-2pm!
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Flora Medica: Foraging Walk - POSTPONED

Flora Medica: Foraging Walk - POSTPONED

11th July 2020

Join Anna Canning, an expert botanist and wild plant forager on this guided walk around Hopetoun and collect some wild ingredients to make a delicious snack or herbal remedy.
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Funbox Highland Fling LIVE Stream!

Funbox Highland Fling LIVE Stream!

11th July 2020
Online Event

Grab those tartan tammies, slip on a sgian-dubh (not literally, that will hurt) and join Funbox on 11th July for a socially distant hootenanny in HIGHLAND FLING!
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Grassmarket Weekly Market - POSTPONED

Grassmarket Weekly Market - POSTPONED

11th July 2020
Edinburgh Old Town

Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
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Leith Market

Leith Market

11th July 2020
Leith

Come and meet our small independent traders at this bustling weekly farmers market right beside the Water of Leith.
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Neighbourhood

Neighbourhood

11th July 2020

Neighbourhood is an open-air rooftop marketplace for authentic street food & drink held Wednesday to Sunday on Waverley Mall rooftop!
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Porta Market - POSTPONED

Porta Market - POSTPONED

11th July 2020

Porta Market is an exciting indoor arts and crafts, as well as delicious foodies market at Ocean Terminal every Saturday and Sunday.
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Print Your Own Pamper Kit - Cancelled

Print Your Own Pamper Kit - Cancelled

11th July 2020

Learn block-printing onto fabric or fabric screen-printing and come out of this short course with a pamper kit you can use yourself or give as gift. It's a great taster into the world of printing!
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Saturday Night Live at The Stand

Saturday Night Live at The Stand

11th July 2020
Online Event

Mark Nelson will be back on your screen this Saturday night to introduce some of the UK's biggest comedians live from The Stand in Edinburgh!
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Campbell’s Ceilidh - Online

Campbell’s Ceilidh - Online

12th July 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

Join Mairi Campbell for a weekly online global gathering of songs, tunes, poems and offerings from friends, fans and family!
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Coastal Capers - POSTPONED

Coastal Capers - POSTPONED

12th July 2020

Head to the beach for a fun afternoon of rockpooling, beach art and games with Historic Environment Scotland!
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Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market

Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market

12th July 2020

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!
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Neighbourhood

Neighbourhood

12th July 2020

Neighbourhood is an open-air rooftop marketplace for authentic street food & drink held Wednesday to Sunday on Waverley Mall rooftop!
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Porta Market - POSTPONED

Porta Market - POSTPONED

12th July 2020

Porta Market is an exciting indoor arts and crafts, as well as delicious foodies market at Ocean Terminal every Saturday and Sunday.
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Stockbridge Market

Stockbridge Market

12th July 2020
Edinburgh New Town

A foodie heaven, creative crafts, original artwork, superb street food. Eat, meet, greet or treat - there is something for everyone!
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The LGBTI+ Elders Social Dance Club Online

The LGBTI+ Elders Social Dance Club Online

12th July 2020
Online Event

The LGBTI+ Elders Social Dance Club is a fabulous, free, online social event for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, and intersex elders and allies!
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Popular Events

At The Drive In: Edinburgh
@TheDriveIn is a fully loaded drive in cinema experience that is bringing a whole host of drive in activities to Edinburgh in August!
Outdoor Swimming: The Call of The Wild
TV Presenter and adventurer Calum Maclean shares his love for outdoor (or 'wild') swimming in Scotland in this online webinar hosted by the National Library of Scotland on 21st July.
Funbox Highland Fling LIVE Stream!
Grab those tartan tammies, slip on a sgian-dubh (not literally, that will hurt) and join Funbox on 11th July for a socially distant hootenanny in HIGHLAND FLING!
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!
Neighbourhood
Neighbourhood is an open-air rooftop marketplace for authentic street food & drink held Wednesday to Sunday on Waverley Mall rooftop!

Popular Venues

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