Edinburgh Festival Carnival

Music, dance, costumes, circus acrobatics, puppetry from all over the world at Edinburgh Jazz Festival on 15th July.

Edinburgh Festival Carnival

About Edinburgh Festival Carnival

The seventh Edinburgh Festival Carnival delivers a dazzling spectacle under the castle!

Over 800 performers deliver an extravaganza humming with the rhythms of salsa, African drummers, Balkan beats and swirling pipes and a feast for the eyes with sequined dancers, feathered costumes, Chinese dragons, circus performers and street theatre.

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.

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Clandestino Tuesday
Clandestino Tuesday
23rd April 2019
Boteco Do Brasil Edinburgh, Edinburgh Old Town
Party till late every Tuesday at Boteco Do Brasil with DJ Panda mixing up the past & the present Afrobeats, Reggaeton, Hip Hop, Urban, Cumbia Electronica, Latin Bass, Afrobeats and more.
Deliverance at Opium Every Tuesday
Deliverance at Opium Every Tuesday
23rd April 2019
Opium, Edinburgh Old Town
Your weekly overdose of EBM/INDUSTRIAL/ELECTRO/GOTH tunes with Resident DJs BioSynthetic / Hack Hazard / Technomancer and De Gloom.
Tamagotchi Tuesdays - 80’s, 90’s, 00’s throwback
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Subway Cowgate, Edinburgh Old Town
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Nations United 2019
Nations United 2019
4th May 2019
St Brides Centre, Edinburgh West
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20th Jun 2019 - 23rd Jun 2019
Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh West
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The Ceilidh Club at Summerhall
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Deliverance at Opium Every Tuesday
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Opium, Edinburgh Old Town
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The Counting House Edinburgh, Edinburgh South
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Days Out Events you might like...

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26th Apr 2019 - 28th Apr 2019
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Family and Kids Events you might like...

Flipbook: Animation screening
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Book your child in for a fun after-school sewing course to teach your them how to use a sewing machine, and learn some valuable sewing skills with Artisan Stitch.
Splat Messy Play: Livingston
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Bring the children along to another fun Splat Messy Play session when it returns to Craigsfarm Community Hub Livingston on 24th April!
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Summer Holiday Events you might like...

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