Festivals in Edinburgh

With a host of exciting events and activities awaiting you in our characterful city, rediscover the action in some of Edinburgh’s most characterful neighbourhoods.

  • Performer on The Royal Mile during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Join the Festivities in Edinburgh


The ultimate destination for talented writers, budding scientists or romantic artists, uncover Edinburgh’s wealth of festivals, ranging from the legendary Edinburgh Fringe Festival to lesser-known arts and science festivals suited to all the family.

12th to 21st July 2024

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival

Feel the rhythm and embrace the soulful sounds at the Edinburgh Jazz Festival. Immerse yourself in the electrifying atmosphere, where world-class musicians light up the stage with captivating performances and unforgettable melodies.

The Edinburgh International Festival

2nd to 25th August 2024

Edinburgh International Festival

Experience the magic of culture at the Edinburgh International Festival. Immerse yourself in world-class performances, captivating artistry, and unforgettable moments, including the infamous Royal Military Tattoo and Festival Fringe.

2nd to 24th August 2024

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Step into the heart of Scotland’s military spectacle at the Edinburgh Tattoo. Witness the breathtaking precision, stirring music, and dazzling displays that have captivated audiences for generations.

2nd to 26th August 2024

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Experience the best and the brightest emerging acting talents at the 2024 Edinburgh Fringe Festival…

The Edinburgh Fringe features a vast array of performances, with thousands of shows taking place over the course of the month-long festival. This will include a series of theatrical performances, comedy, dance, music, spoken word and even circus acts, held in a variety of venues across the city, from small pubs and clubs to large theatres and local landmarks.

Unlike many other festivals, the Edinburgh Fringe is open to anyone and everyone who may wish to participate, regardless of experience or industry connections. The festival is proud to offer a platform for emerging artists to showcase their work alongside more distinguished performers including household names Frankie Boyle and Ed Burne, resulting a vibrant agenda attracting audiences from every walk of life.

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