Eight spectacular Edinburgh events proudly serve up the most incredible smorgasbord of culture you could ever imagine, filling the city's performance venues, event spaces, and now the online world in late June, July and August.
Edinburgh Science Festival – 30 March – 14 April 2024
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival – 12 – 21 July 2024
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo - 2 - 24 August 2024
Edinburgh International Festival – August 2024
Edinburgh Festival Fringe – August 2024
Edinburgh Art Festival – August 2024
Edinburgh International Book Festival – August 2024
Edinburgh International Film Festival – August 2024
What are the Edinburgh Festivals like?
Listen to top class live music when incredible musicians from all over the world roll into town for the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival.
There'll barely be time to catch your breath before Edinburgh Art Festival launches, an unmissable opportunity to see awesome and thought-provoking visual works created by talented Scottish and international artists.
There's plenty more to get excited about come August. The Edinburgh International Festival and Edinburgh Festival Fringe mean that visitors and locals alike are well and truly spoilt for choice. Choose from the incredible array of music, theatre, comedy, opera, dance, circus, cabaret, musicals, spoken word, exhibitions, children's shows and physical theatre.
Let's not forget about the Edinburgh International Book Festival, where you can join author readings, Q&As and talks covering all types of literature.