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.

Other Events at Various Venues or Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival:  New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jass Band

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jass Band

20th July 2019 - 21st July 2019
New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jass Band is packed with the best talent from New Orleans and they play the original styles with extraordinary passion.
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Iain Hunter Tracks The Rat Pack

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Iain Hunter Tracks The Rat Pack

21st July 2019
Catch Iain Hunter, who swings the Great American songbook with the elegance and panache that Sinatra, Bennett and Davis brought to the music, at the Jazz Festival on 21st July!
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival:  Sunday 21 Blues Afternoon

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Sunday 21 Blues Afternoon

21st July 2019
Enjoy a great line-up at this Sunday Blues Afternoon on 21st July with Alvin Youngblood Hart Muscle Theory, Maggie Bell & Sandy Tweeddale Duo, and Main Street Blues!
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival:  Edinburgh Schools Jazz Orchestra

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Edinburgh Schools Jazz Orchestra

21st July 2019
Listen to some big band classics from Edinburgh’s own top youth jazz band, packed with some exceptional talent!

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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Iain Hunter Tracks The Rat Pack
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Iain Hunter Tracks The Rat Pack
21st July 2019
George Square Gardens, Edinburgh South
Catch Iain Hunter, who swings the Great American songbook with the elegance and panache that Sinatra, Bennett and Davis brought to the music, at the Jazz Festival on 21st July!
Malecon Matinee is back!
Malecon Matinee is back!
21st July 2019
NA, Portobello
Malecon Matinee is back! Inspired by the famous Malecon esplanade in Havana, we're bringing the sounds and dance styles of Cuba to Edinburgh's very own seaside on 21st July!
Castle Chorus: Grow
Castle Chorus: Grow
21st July 2019
The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh New Town
Join Castle Chorus for their Summer concert, sharing songs about plants, humans, and life of all shapes and sizes, in the spectacular Voodoo Rooms Ballroom on 21st July!
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Community Events you might like...

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: We Are All Citizens
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: We Are All Citizens
13th Aug 2019 - 25th Aug 2019
Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh New Town
Explore and express your own ideas around being a citizen and hear from authors in conversations about the culture of food, everyday activism, housing schemes, refugees, belonging and home.
Clay Press Print Workshop
Clay Press Print Workshop
25th August 2019
NA, Edinburgh North
We're making a ceramic piece of artwork for Granton Castle Walled Garden and need your help! Join Cassandra Barron at the garden for this nature inspired summer workshop.
Edinburgh International Festival: Virgin Money Fireworks Concert
Edinburgh International Festival: Virgin Money Fireworks Concert
26th August 2019
NA, Various Locations Edinburgh
Enjoy the annual International Festival finale with inspirational music from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and breathtaking fireworks set against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle.
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Dance Events you might like...

Malecon Matinee is back!
Malecon Matinee is back!
21st July 2019
NA, Portobello
Malecon Matinee is back! Inspired by the famous Malecon esplanade in Havana, we're bringing the sounds and dance styles of Cuba to Edinburgh's very own seaside on 21st July!
Anything Disco Mondays
Anything Disco Mondays
22nd July 2019
Subway Cowgate, Edinburgh Old Town
Come along to Subway Cowgate for their Anything Disco Mondays with free entry all night!
Deliverance at Opium Every Tuesday
Deliverance at Opium Every Tuesday
23rd July 2019
Opium, Edinburgh Old Town
Your weekly overdose of EBM/INDUSTRIAL/ELECTRO/GOTH tunes with Resident DJs BioSynthetic / Hack Hazard / Technomancer and De Gloom.
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Days Out Events you might like...

Water Safari
Water Safari
21st July 2019
Linlithgow Palace, Linlithgow
Discover Linlithgow Loch by Canadian canoe with the assistance of fully qualified instructors.
The Lauriston Castle Teddy Bear’s Picnic
The Lauriston Castle Teddy Bear’s Picnic
21st July 2019
Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh West
Join us at Lauriston Castle on Sunday 21st July for a morning of teddy bear themed fun! Remember to bring a picnic.
Luca’s Ice Cream Family Day
Luca’s Ice Cream Family Day
23rd July 2019
Musselburgh Racecourse, Musselburgh
Musselburgh Racecourse invites you to enjoy some school holiday fun and the excitment of the races at Luca’s Ice Cream Family Day on 23rd July!
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Family and Kids Events you might like...

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Iain Hunter Tracks The Rat Pack
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Iain Hunter Tracks The Rat Pack
21st July 2019
George Square Gardens, Edinburgh South
Catch Iain Hunter, who swings the Great American songbook with the elegance and panache that Sinatra, Bennett and Davis brought to the music, at the Jazz Festival on 21st July!
The Lauriston Castle Teddy Bear’s Picnic
The Lauriston Castle Teddy Bear’s Picnic
21st July 2019
Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh West
Join us at Lauriston Castle on Sunday 21st July for a morning of teddy bear themed fun! Remember to bring a picnic.
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival:  Edinburgh Schools Jazz Orchestra
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Edinburgh Schools Jazz Orchestra
21st July 2019
Teviot Row House, Edinburgh South
Listen to some big band classics from Edinburgh’s own top youth jazz band, packed with some exceptional talent!
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Summer Holiday Events you might like...

The Lauriston Castle Teddy Bear’s Picnic
The Lauriston Castle Teddy Bear’s Picnic
21st July 2019
Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh West
Join us at Lauriston Castle on Sunday 21st July for a morning of teddy bear themed fun! Remember to bring a picnic.
Summer Saxes: Scottish Saxophone Academy
Summer Saxes: Scottish Saxophone Academy
22nd July 2019
NA, Edinburgh West
Join the Scottish Saxophone Academy for a fun, intensive and inspiring five-day summer school with SSA tutors and special guest coach for the week, David Milne.
Fringe for Bairns
Fringe for Bairns
22nd July 2019
The Three Sisters Edinburgh, Edinburgh Old Town
The Three Sisters will be hosting meet and greets for all the little ones to enjoy along with a good old fashioned sing-along as they watch their favourite films!
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