Edinburgh Festivals to enjoy this summer
If you're sticking around for summer, you don't have to worry about being bored! Edinburgh is FULL of events to keep you busy, including an array of amazing festivals. There's something for everybody, take a look...
International Film Festival
20 June - 1 July
If film is your thing, experience this intimate exploration of cinema from features, documentaries to experimental film.
Jazz & Blues Festival
13 July - 22 July
Perfect for the summer days, enjoy 10 days of samba, blues-rock and soul!
Edinburgh Art Festival
26 July - 26 August
Enjoy an afternoon celebrating visual art from the capital's leading galleries and museums.
3 August - 27 August
Probably the biggest and most popular, Edinburgh Fringe is the world's largest arts festival spanning 25 days! Showcasing thousands of performers from theatre, comedy, dance to musicals, there's something for everyone.
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
3 Aug - 25 Aug
Iconic to Edinburgh and a sellout every year, it's definitely worth getting a ticket. Enjoy the gathering of talented musicians and dance performers from all around the globe.
International Book Festival
11 Aug - 27 Aug
If your head's always in a book, then check out one of the 800 events going on throughout August. There will be book signings, workshops, independent bookshops and even a free Book Festival Village to relax in!
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