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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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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Mid-Century Modern Art and Design From Conran to Quant

Mid-Century Modern Art and Design From Conran to Quant

15th July 2020 - 4th January 2021

Explore the furniture, fashion, textiles, lighting, ceramics, and printed material that defined Mid-Century Modern in this exhibition on now at Dovecot Studios!
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The Real Mary King’s Close Tours

The Real Mary King’s Close Tours

18th July 2020 - 20th December 2020

Edinburgh's deepest secret, the Real Mary King’s Close is buried deep beneath the Royal Mile... a warren of hidden streets that has remained frozen in time since the 17th Century!
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Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

27th July 2020 - 31st October 2020

Looking to entertain the kids? Come and spot our cuddly corgis hiding around Britannia’s tour route.
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Invisible Cities Walking Tours - Edinburgh

Invisible Cities Walking Tours - Edinburgh

31st July 2020 - 31st December 2020
Various Locations Edinburgh

Invisible Cities offer family friendly guided walking tours of Edinburgh that showcase some of the city's historical landmarks and explore the social projects that make the city what it is!
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Traverse Young Writers’ Scratch Performances

Traverse Young Writers’ Scratch Performances

1st August 2020 - 16th May 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Traverse is delighted to present brand new, specially created, pieces from nine Young Writers online, with performers filming in their own homes under lockdown conditions.
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YogaBellies Edinburgh North - Online

YogaBellies Edinburgh North - Online

5th August 2020 - 30th December 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

YogaBellies Edinburgh North is holding LIVE classes, starting from Wednesday 5th August and bookings are now open!
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Weekly Online Computing Club for Kids

Weekly Online Computing Club for Kids

10th August 2020 - 19th December 2021
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.
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Scotland’s Precious Seas

Scotland’s Precious Seas

19th August 2020 - 10th January 2021

To celebrate the Year of Coasts and Waters, this small exhibition explores Scotland’s diverse sea life and the many threats facing our marine life.
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Auld Reekie Tours

Auld Reekie Tours

4th September 2020 - 20th December 2020

Take a journey into the dark side of old Edinburgh's history touring the haunted underground vaults with Auld Reekie Tours!
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Scots Music Group: Instrument and Song Classes

Scots Music Group: Instrument and Song Classes

8th September 2020 - 3rd December 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

Scots Music Group is running its autumn term online! Check out the full list of weekly classes available through Zoom!
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Charles Phillips Pre-Auction Opportunity

Charles Phillips Pre-Auction Opportunity

10th September 2020 - 31st December 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

Due to Covid-19 we are are unable to perform our normal live auction event in your area therefore we will now offer an online collection at way below the auction estimates.
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User Not Found

User Not Found

10th September 2020 - 10th October 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

What happens to your digital life after you die? If there was a magic button, would you delete your online existence?
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Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

12th September 2020 - 6th June 2021

The 1920s was a period of contrasts and this exhibition explores the styles, ideas and events that shaped Scottish art during this influential decade.
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City Art Centre at 40

City Art Centre at 40

12th September 2020 - 18th October 2020

City Art Centre celebrates it's 40th birthday with a new exhibition. Come along and view some of the finest Scottish art of the last two centuries!
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Exhibition: Island Dreams

Exhibition: Island Dreams

12th September 2020 - 10th October 2020

Gavin Francis examines our collective fascination with maps and islands in this exhibition stretching across four centuries of cartography from Scotland and around the world.
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Music Classes for Children age 4 to 12

Music Classes for Children age 4 to 12

12th September 2020 - 12th November 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

St Marys Music School Edinburgh is delivering various online music classes for children age 4 to 12 years starting in September.
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Banff Mountain Film Festival Backyard Theatre

Banff Mountain Film Festival Backyard Theatre

13th September 2020 - 15th October 2020
Online Event

The Banff Mountain Film Festival UK & Ireland Tour is launching a virtual film festival, so adventure lovers can watch the latest inspirational outdoorsy films from the comfort of their couch!
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Interior Design Service

Interior Design Service

14th September 2020 - 31st December 2020

Make your dream home a reality with the IKEA Interior Design Service. It's a tailored and hassle free shopping experience for your convenience!
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Laura Boswell: Walk the Walk

Laura Boswell: Walk the Walk

16th September 2020 - 11th October 2020

Well-known linocut and Japanese woodblock printmaker Laura Boswell is returning to the Birch Tree Gallery for her second solo exhibition 'Walk the Walk'.
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First Bite Junior Youth Theatre

First Bite Junior Youth Theatre

17th September 2020 - 10th December 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

First Bite Junior Youth Theatre is run by Live Drama and is for all 7 - 11 year olds with a love of drama and the performing arts and starts on 17th September!
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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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The Phantom of the Opera - CANCELLED

The Phantom of the Opera - CANCELLED

23rd September 2020 - 31st October 2020

The brilliant original production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera arrives at the Festival Theatre for the first time ever in 2020!
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Leith100 : Light-Up Leith History Mural

Leith100 : Light-Up Leith History Mural

25th September 2020 - 4th October 2020
Leith

Come see the Leith History Mural in a whole new LIGHT when it returns for a run of 10 nights from 25th September!
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Global Lab

Global Lab

27th September 2020 - 30th October 2020

Global Lab offers inspiring examples of creative practice in the arts, education and frontline activism, with the opportunity to share, question and dialogue.
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In Someone Else’s Shoes: Edinburgh’s Unexpected Summer.

In Someone Else’s Shoes: Edinburgh’s Unexpected Summer.

28th September 2020 - 25th October 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

In Someone Else’s Shoes: Edinburgh’s Unexpected Summer transports you into the heart of other people's lives through immersive 360 degree video.
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Centre for Lifelong Learning’s Autumn Online Classes

Centre for Lifelong Learning’s Autumn Online Classes

1st October 2020 - 23rd December 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 this Autumn!
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Family Fun Day Trip to Loch Ness from Edinburgh

Family Fun Day Trip to Loch Ness from Edinburgh

1st October 2020 - 31st October 2020
Various Locations Edinburgh

The Hairy Coo offers the best family fun day out this October with their day trip to Loch Ness from Edinburgh. See if you can spot Nessie!
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Make memories aboard The Royal Yacht Britannia

Make memories aboard The Royal Yacht Britannia

1st October 2020 - 31st October 2020

The Royal Yacht Britannia has attained VisitScotland's 'We're Good To Go' certificate, so step aboard and follow in the footsteps of Royalty this October!
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Pedal It Purple

Pedal It Purple

1st October 2020 - 31st October 2020
National Event

Cycle your purple socks off this October with by taking park in Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity's brand new cycling challenge... Pedal It Purple!
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Fore Play Crazy Golf

Fore Play Crazy Golf

2nd October 2020 - 31st October 2020
Edinburgh New Town

Round up your pals and get the ball rolling for your next night oot as Fore Play Crazy Golf Edinburgh pop-up has found a new home!
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Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

3rd October 2020
Various Locations Edinburgh

Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their weekend walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
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ECHO

ECHO

3rd October 2020 - 4th November 2020

ECHO is Michael Craik's first solo exhibition at &Gallery and he presents a new collection of contemplative, minimal acrylic paintings.
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Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market

Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market

3rd October 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

3rd October 2020
Edinburgh Old Town

Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market at Castle Terrace every Saturday from 9am-2pm!
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Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

3rd October 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

3rd October 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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Ocean Terminal Market

Ocean Terminal Market

3rd October 2020

Ocean Terminal Market is a fantastic and fun weekend market has a great range of arts, crafts, food and drinks!
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South Queensferry Artisan Craft Market

South Queensferry Artisan Craft Market

3rd October 2020
South Queensferry

Come along to Artisan Antics monthly Maker's Market at Port Edgar Marina where you will find a selection of beautifully handcrafted gifts from local artisans and makers!
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The Big Escape Live: Edinburgh

The Big Escape Live: Edinburgh

3rd October 2020
Edinburgh Old Town

The Big Escape Live is a brand new interactive outdoor escape experience and it's coming to Edinburgh on October 3rd!
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West Linton Market

West Linton Market

3rd October 2020
West Linton

A monthly market for West Linton, held on the first Saturday of the month, showcasing artisan foods, produce and crafts.
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Wicked Kids Zoom Party

Wicked Kids Zoom Party

3rd October 2020
Online Event

Wish Upon A Star Entertainment is delighted to bring you a ZOOM Halloween party with our wicked kids!
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Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

4th October 2020
Various Locations Edinburgh

Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their weekend walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
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Campbell’s Ceilidh - Online

Campbell’s Ceilidh - Online

4th October 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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Conifox celebrates Grandparents Day

Conifox celebrates Grandparents Day

4th October 2020

Conifox celebrates its annual Grandparent’s Day on 4th October, welcoming back young and old, bringing together loved ones after months of separation.
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Dog First Aid: (LIVE) Half Day Emergency Canine Care Course

Dog First Aid: (LIVE) Half Day Emergency Canine Care Course

4th October 2020
Online Event

Learn hands on up-to-date techniques that could potentially save lives on this LIVE half day Emergency Canine Care Course held by Dog First Aid.
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Edinburgh 1745: Life behind the Jacobite Rising

Edinburgh 1745: Life behind the Jacobite Rising

4th October 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

Join Les Danses Antiques for this half-day online event to experience life in the Scottish capital in 1745!
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Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market

Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market

4th October 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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Ocean Terminal Car Boot Sale

Ocean Terminal Car Boot Sale

4th October 2020

Come along to Ocean Terminal Car Boot Sale, open every Sunday at Level F Red Car Park... all welcome!
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Ocean Terminal Market

Ocean Terminal Market

4th October 2020

Ocean Terminal Market is a fantastic and fun weekend market has a great range of arts, crafts, food and drinks!
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Opium Open Mic Night

Opium Open Mic Night

4th October 2020

It's Opium Alternative Club & Bar Edinburgh's Open Mic Night every Sunday. Come on down and play some tunes with us!
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Stockbridge Market

Stockbridge Market

4th October 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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Sunday Funday - POSTPONED

Sunday Funday - POSTPONED

4th October 2020

Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard Edinburgh from 10am to 4pm!
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The Mart Farm Shop Sunday Market

The Mart Farm Shop Sunday Market

4th October 2020

On the first Saturday of each month The Mart Farm Shop is taken over by crafters of all shapes and sizes.
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Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Edinburgh
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The Parking Lot Social Winter Festival Edinburgh
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EIFF and Unique Events present: Drive In Movies
Edinburgh International Film Festival and Unique Events have teamed up with Edinburgh Airport to produce a new monthly event for cinema fans throughout the rest of 2020!
Five Sisters Zoo Autumn Nights
The Five Sisters Zoo will be beautifully illuminated every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from Friday the 9th October to Sunday 15th November.
Harry Potter Movie Marathon at Vue Cinemas
Wands at the ready as Harry Potter returns to Vue Cinemas across the country for an epic movie marathon fortnight as all eight instalments of the series are back on the big screen!

Popular Venues

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