Popular Events

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Cook it Up, Eat it Up

Cook it Up, Eat it Up

14th October 2021 - 4th November 2021

Tasting Change and Whale Arts are running a set of family workshops 'Cook it Up, Eat it Up'. Learn to cook delicious seasonal teas and enjoy a sit down meal with other families.
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Edinburgh Zoo Spooktacular

Edinburgh Zoo Spooktacular

9th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

This Halloween, Edinburgh Zoo is opening its gates after dark to invite you on a family friendly spooktacular trail through the zoo!
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Castle Of Light

Castle Of Light

19th November 2021 - 9th January 2022

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!
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Edinburgh Cocktail Week

Edinburgh Cocktail Week

11th October 2021 - 24th October 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

Edinburgh Cocktail Week is returning in October 2021 and has been extended to two full weeks, Monday 11th - Sunday 24th October!
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Samhuinn Fire Festival 2021

Samhuinn Fire Festival 2021

31st October 2021

Edinburgh's spectacular Winter festival returns once more to Calton Hill this October!
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Blood Brothers

Blood Brothers

12th October 2021 - 16th October 2021

Don't miss the the multi-award-winning Blood Brothers when it comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in October!
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The Woman in Black

The Woman in Black

12th October 2021 - 16th October 2021

Susan Hill’s acclaimed ghost story comes dramatically alive in Stephen Mallatratt’s ingenious stage adaptation.
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Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market

Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market

10th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

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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A Walk in a Walled Garden

A Walk in a Walled Garden

17th October 2021 - 5th June 2022

Enjoy a visit to Granton Castle Walled Garden! It's open to visitors for a couple of hours every Saturday and Sunday afternoon.
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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

21st October 2021 - 27th November 2021

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!
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Pick Your Own Pumpkin and Halloween Hunt

Pick Your Own Pumpkin and Halloween Hunt

16th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

Conifox Adventure Park’s Annual Halloween Pumpkin Haunted Field is back and better than ever, plus there’s even more fun to be had this year with our Halloween Hunt!
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Fore Play Crazy Golf

Fore Play Crazy Golf

30th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

Fore! The Fore Play Crazy Golf team have launched another cracking venue to eat, drink, play and up your selfie game in the heart of the Capital!
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King’s Panto: Sleeping Beauty

King’s Panto: Sleeping Beauty

27th November 2021 - 16th January 2022

Rise and shine, it's the pantomime of your dreams, as Sleeping Beauty comes to the King's Theatre!
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Newhailes Market

Newhailes Market

18th September 2021 - 19th December 2021

Come along to Newhailes monthly market where you'll find a fine selection of handmade goods; from jams and chutneys to pies and candles!
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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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Edinburgh Zoo’s Christmas Nights

Edinburgh Zoo’s Christmas Nights

19th November 2021 - 2nd January 2022

Make your evenings merry and bright this festive season with a magical journey through Edinburgh Zoo!
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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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Halloween @ ‘The Anatomist’ Escape Room

Halloween @ ‘The Anatomist’ Escape Room

1st October 2021 - 31st October 2021

With the nights drawing in and halloween just around the corner, what better time to take on Edinburgh's spookiest escape room 'The Anatomist' at Escape The Past.
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Bergamotte Pop Up Jungle

Bergamotte Pop Up Jungle

12th May 2021 - 15th May 2021

Bergamotte Pop Up Jungle returns to Edinburgh between the 12th and 15th of May with a wide election of plants for every budget!
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Christmas at the Botanics

Christmas at the Botanics

25th November 2021 - 2nd January 2022

Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas in this magical after dark experience when it returns to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh!
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Popular Events

Cook it Up, Eat it Up
Tasting Change and Whale Arts are running a set of family workshops 'Cook it Up, Eat it Up'. Learn to cook delicious seasonal teas and enjoy a sit down meal with other families.
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!
Edinburgh Cocktail Week
Edinburgh Cocktail Week is returning in October 2021 and has been extended to two full weeks, Monday 11th - Sunday 24th October!
Samhuinn Fire Festival 2021
Edinburgh's spectacular Winter festival returns once more to Calton Hill this October!

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