Edinburgh Festival City is born in the summer months with amazing festivals taking place throughout the capital. Edinburgh is filled with exciting festivals that take over the city’s event spaces and venues. Due to the wide audience appeal the Edinburgh Festivals are some of the most popular and approachable celebrations around the world.
Edinburgh International Film Festival – 19th – 30th June 2019
Starting off the festival season, the Edinburgh International Film Festival holds a star-studded film premiere followed by a programme of the best international cinema. Established in 1947 the Film Festival is renowned around the world for promoting global film-making. View the full programme online now.
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival – 12th – 21st July 2019
The Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival plays host to the finest jazz and blues musicians from around the world. With over 170 gigs across 10 days there is something to suit every mood and music taste! View the full programme online now.
Edinburgh Food Festival – 19th – 28th July 2019
This free festival welcomes visitors of all ages to George Square Gardens this July. At the heart of the festival is quality Scottish food and produce showcasing what Scotland has to offer. From fish and chips and pies to ice cream and chocolates there is something for everyone to enjoy!
Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo – 2nd – 24th August 2019
A sell-out year after year, the Royal Military Tattoo is an iconic Edinburgh institution. The Tattoo offers displays of music, dance and performances by the pipes and drums along with the lone piper, all against the stunning backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. Tickets can be purchased here.
Edinburgh Fringe Festival – 2nd – 26th August 2019
For three weeks in August, Edinburgh becomes a celebration of the performing arts from around the globe. The Edinburgh Fringe Festival present a programme featuring the best performers from music, dance and theatre and comedy. View the full programme of shows online now.
Edinburgh International Book Festival – 10th – 26th August 2019
At the Edinburgh International Book Festival you can join author readings, Q&As and talks covering all types of literature. Most of the events take place in Charlotte Square, set between the beautiful Georgian buildings of Edinburgh’s New Town.
Edinburgh Art Festival – 25th July – 25th August 2019
Edinburgh Art Festival is the platform for the visual arts at the heart of Edinburgh’s summer festivals. The festival brings the capital’s leading museums and galleries to celebrate the best in visual art. View the full programme online.
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