Festivals in Edinburgh

Edinburgh International Science Festival

Get ready for some stunning science - the events lined up for this year's Science Festival are truly amazing!!


Ceilidh Culture Festival

A world class celebration of Scottish Culture in music, song and words. This increasingly popular event, showcases the best music, dance, poetry and storytelling around and is a great chance to enjoy some great Scottish traditions.


Childrens International Theatre Festival

Over seven days, in five venues across Edinburgh, the Children's International Theatre Festival offers the chance to see award-winning productions from all over the world.


Leith Festival

First started in 2002, the Leith Festival is a traditional community event taking place every year in June and providing a varied programme of arts, tours, music and food.


Edinburgh International Film Festival

The true home of innovative and exciting cinema held every June. Established in 1947, the Edinburgh International Film Festival is renowned around the world for discovering and promoting the very best in international cinema.


Jazz and Blues Festival

The Jazz and Blues Festival will be a celebration of all things jazz and will bring some of the world's best performers to Edinburgh.


Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Organisers of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo are promising an event that will top even last year's fabulous spectacle.


Edinburgh Festival Fringe

For over 50 years Scotland's capital city has seen a unique explosion of creative energy within the Fringe. The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world and takes place every August for three weeks.


Edinburgh International Book Festival

The Edinburgh Book Festival is a vibrant meeting place where people of all ages come face to face with some of the greatest writers and thinkers on the planet.


Edinburgh International Festival

The Edinburgh International Festival is an annual feast of classical music, opera, theatre and dance.


Edinburgh Mela

Scotland's biggest intercultural festival promises to be a dazzling display of international and local talent.


Edinburgh's Christmas

Get into the Christmas sprit as Edinburgh makes it a December to remember with fabulous festive celebrations and a month long Christmas party!


Edinburgh's Hogmanay

The World's Best New Year Celebrations, Edinburgh's Hogmanay brings the streets alive with non-stop entertainment and enjoyment.