Edinburgh Festival Carnival

The Edinburgh Festival Carnival returns with music, dance, costumes, circus acrobatics and puppetry from all over the world from 12th - 14th July as part of the Edinburgh Jazz Festival.

Edinburgh Festival Carnival

About Edinburgh Festival Carnival

Edinburgh Festival Carnival will take place from July 12-14, 2019. The full programme will be announced shortly.

In the meantime why not develop your Carnival skills by attending workshop sessions on dance, drumming and costume making: here

Venues: Princes Street & Princes Street Gardens

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Edinburgh Festival Carnival are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Music Events you might like...

Soundhouse: Martin Simpson
Soundhouse: Martin Simpson
23rd September 2019
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh West
Don't miss Martin Simpson, one of the finest ever acoustic and slide guitar players, and a fine banjo-picker to boot, when he comes to the Traverse Bar Café on Monday 23rd September!
Anything Disco Mondays
Anything Disco Mondays
23rd September 2019
Subway Cowgate, Edinburgh Old Town
Come along to Subway Cowgate for their Anything Disco Mondays with free entry all night!
Monday Night Rockaoke
Monday Night Rockaoke
23rd September 2019
Opium, Edinburgh Old Town
It's Karaoke every Monday night at Opium Edinburgh with all genres welcome, so come along and excercise those vocal chords!
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Community Events you might like...

Irish Culture and Heritage Day
Irish Culture and Heritage Day
29th September 2019
NA, Stockbridge and Canonmills
The Edinburgh Irish Culture and Heritage Day, a celebration of Irish culture and the Irish community in Scotland, returns on Sunday 29th September to the Grange Cricket Club, Stockbridge.
Edinburgh Multicultural Festival
Edinburgh Multicultural Festival
4th Oct 2019 - 6th Oct 2019
NA, Various Locations Edinburgh
The first Edinburgh Multicultural Festival, taking place from 4th - 6th October, is promoting spoken word, poetry, music, dance & visual arts, by Scotland-based artists from diverse backgrounds.
Leith Volunteer Fair #2
Leith Volunteer Fair #2
10th October 2019
Leith Community Education Centre, Leith
Come along to our second volunteer fair of 2019 on Thursday 10th October to find out about local opportunities to volunteer in our community.
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Dance Events you might like...

Fun Beginners Scottish Dance Classes
Fun Beginners Scottish Dance Classes
23rd September 2019
NA, Edinburgh West
Join us at RSCDS Edinburgh's fun beginners Scottish dance classes starting on 23rd September in Murrayfield Church Hall!
Anything Disco Mondays
Anything Disco Mondays
23rd September 2019
Subway Cowgate, Edinburgh Old Town
Come along to Subway Cowgate for their Anything Disco Mondays with free entry all night!
Fun Beginners Scottish Dance Classes
Fun Beginners Scottish Dance Classes
24th September 2019
NA, Edinburgh South
Join us at RSCDS Edinburgh's fun beginners Scottish dance classes starting on 24rd September in Greenbank Church Hall!
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Days Out Events you might like...

Balerno Music Festival
Balerno Music Festival
25th Sep 2019 - 13th Oct 2019
NA, Balerno
The Pentland Hills come alive with the sound of music when the Balerno Music Festival returns on 25th September featuring concerts and events for all the family!
The Rum Festival Edinburgh
The Rum Festival Edinburgh
27th Sep 2019 - 28th Sep 2019
Summerhall, Edinburgh South
It's back! The UK's first travelling Rum Festival is back in Edinburgh for a third year! Catch it on the 27th & 28th of September!
Planets 360: Special Afternoon Screening
Planets 360: Special Afternoon Screening
27th September 2019
Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh Old Town
Settle back and relax for a real full dome cinematic treat at Dynamic Earth as we bring you a special afternoon screening of Planets 360!
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Family and Kids Events you might like...

Balerno Music Festival
Balerno Music Festival
25th Sep 2019 - 13th Oct 2019
NA, Balerno
The Pentland Hills come alive with the sound of music when the Balerno Music Festival returns on 25th September featuring concerts and events for all the family!
Saying Goodbye Service
Saying Goodbye Service
27th September 2019
St Marys Cathedral Edinburgh, Edinburgh West
A Saying Goodbye Service is being held at St Mary's Cathedral Edinburgh on 27th September for anyone who has lost a baby in pregnancy, at birth or in early years.
Planets 360: Special Afternoon Screening
Planets 360: Special Afternoon Screening
27th September 2019
Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh Old Town
Settle back and relax for a real full dome cinematic treat at Dynamic Earth as we bring you a special afternoon screening of Planets 360!
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Summer Holiday Events you might like...

Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe
Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe
30th September 2019
Joy Tots, Leith
Why not bring your little ones along to Boogie Beat's monthly class at Joy Tots Cafe for some singing, dancing, story telling and much more?
RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle
RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle
18th October 2019
Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh West
Come along to Lauriston Castle to take part in some free wildlife themed activities with RSPB Scotland and see how you can be part of saving nature!
RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle
RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle
19th October 2019
Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh West
Come along to Lauriston Castle to take part in some free wildlife themed activities with RSPB Scotland and see how you can be part of saving nature!
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Popular Events

A Play, A Pie and A Pint
A popular feature of the Traverse programme, A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Òran Mór returns with six new plays to light up your lunchtime. Ticket includes a pie and a drink.
Mamma Mia
Don't miss the sensational feel-good musical MAMMA MIA! when it returns to Edinburgh Playhouse in September 2019, to open a UK Tour celebrating 20 years since it's London premier!
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
Jazz Sundays
Come along and enjoy Jazz Sundays at Soderberg Pavillion, Lister Square, with live music every Sunday from 5pm!
Christmas 2O19: Scottish Ballet The Snow Queen
Scottish Ballet’s 50th year will come to a spectacular close with the world premiere of The Snow Queen this Christmas at the Festival Theatre!

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