Edinburgh Festivals

Edinburgh has a jam-packed festival schedule all year around. Whether you love the arts, are mad about science, or relish the thought of getting lost in a good book, there is a festival for you. Take a look at some of our favourites.

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Fringe Dance Performer Cr Janeanne Gilchrist

The Edinburgh Fringe explodes across the capital - be thrilled, shocked and mesmerised by the largest arts festival in the world.

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Edinburgh Art Festival

Edinburgh Art Festival Charles Avery

Explore events, exhibitions, performances, screenings, artist talks and guided tours at Edinburgh Art Festival, the UK’s largest annual festival of visual art.

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Edinburgh Mela

Edinburgh Mela Dancers

Celebrate the diverse communities and cultures in Edinburgh at the biggest and brightest festival in Scotland.

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Edinburgh's Christmas & Hogmanay

Christmas Wheel In Snow

Edinburgh truly sparkles during the festive season. From late November until early January each year, the city centre comes alive with a wide variety of family-friendly activities and events.

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