Active events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming Active events taking place throughout Edinburgh below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

OpenJump 7+

OpenJump 7+

1st July 2017 - 31st December 2018
Jump around on over 19,000ft2 of interconnected, world-class trampolines at Ryze Edinburgh's OpenJump sessions! Read more
Curious About Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh

1st December 2017 - 31st December 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Have fun discovering Edinburgh with two self-guided, heritage walks and optional treasure hunt with Curious About! Read more
Kids Hip Hop Dance Classes at Shapes Studio, Leith

Kids Hip Hop Dance Classes at Shapes Studio, Leith

16th April 2018 - 29th June 2018
Kids hip hop dance classes are back at Shapes Studio from 16th April, taught by resident teacher Ashley Jack. Read more
Edinburgh Festival of Cycling:  Waterways of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Festival of Cycling: Waterways of Edinburgh

7th June 2018 - 24th June 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Take a guided ride along the waterways of Edinburgh following the Union Canal and the Water of Leith with a at the Water of Leith visitors centre. Read more
Edinburgh Festival of Cycling: Outlander Edinburgh Location Tour

Edinburgh Festival of Cycling: Outlander Edinburgh Location Tour

7th June 2018 - 24th June 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
This guided cycle tour takes you around the Edinburgh locations of the hit TV series Outlander with entry to Craigmillar Castle included. Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

19th June 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Self-defence Classes for Kids

Self-defence Classes for Kids

19th June 2018
Rencounter Krav Maga is holding new self-defence classes for kids (8-12yrs) on Tuesdays at the North Merchiston Club. Read more
Self-defence Classes for Teens!

Self-defence Classes for Teens!

19th June 2018
Help your child be happy, healthy, and prepared for life’s challenges with fun self-defence classes run by Rencounter Krav Maga! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

20th June 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Trampoline Fitness Fundraiser

Trampoline Fitness Fundraiser

21st June 2018
Join us on 21st June when we'll be jumping up and down to raise money for EMMS International's projects - it costs just £6 to take part in this work-out, with trampolining socks included. Read more
Edinburgh Festival of Cycling: All-ability Bike Centre Open Doors

Edinburgh Festival of Cycling: All-ability Bike Centre Open Doors

22nd June 2018
Leith
Come along and see what they do at the Edinburgh All-ability Bike Centre open doors afternoons! Read more
Edinburgh Festival of Cycling:  City and Portobello Guided Cycle Tour

Edinburgh Festival of Cycling: City and Portobello Guided Cycle Tour

23rd June 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Sample the rich diversity which Edinburgh has to offer and which is best experienced on a bike in this tour through the city and Portobello. Read more
Race For Life 5K, 10K Cancer Research UK at Holyrood Park

Race For Life 5K, 10K Cancer Research UK at Holyrood Park

24th June 2018
Sign up now for Cancer Research UK Race for Life 5K or 10K at Holyrood Park and help the fight to beat cancer! Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

25th June 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

26th June 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Self-defence Classes for Kids

Self-defence Classes for Kids

26th June 2018
Rencounter Krav Maga is holding new self-defence classes for kids (8-12yrs) on Tuesdays at the North Merchiston Club. Read more
Self-defence Classes for Teens!

Self-defence Classes for Teens!

26th June 2018
Help your child be happy, healthy, and prepared for life’s challenges with fun self-defence classes run by Rencounter Krav Maga! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

27th June 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Wiff Waff Wednesday

Wiff Waff Wednesday

27th June 2018
A monthly ping pong night for all ages with music, drink and great food at the Drill Hall Arts Cafe. Read more
IRONKIDS Scotland

IRONKIDS Scotland

29th June 2018 - 30th June 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
IRONKIDS Scotland, a series of three fun and family-focused running events for young people aged 3 to 14 are taking place in Edinburgh and the Lothians on 29th and 30th June. Read more
Wacky World - Edinburgh

Wacky World - Edinburgh

30th June 2018 - 1st July 2018
Wacky World, the UK's largest indoor inflatable activity event, is coming to Oriam this Summer! Read more
IRONMAN 70.3 Edinburgh 2018

IRONMAN 70.3 Edinburgh 2018

1st July 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
IRONMAN 70.3, Scotland’s biggest triathlon, comes to Edinburgh Sunday 1st July featuring a 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike and 13.1 mile run. Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

2nd July 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

3rd July 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

4th July 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Holyrood Holiday Club: A ‘Sense’ of Place

Holyrood Holiday Club: A ‘Sense’ of Place

4th July 2018
Engage all your senses and explore the sights, sounds and smells of Holyrood Park as you take a hike to the summit of Arthur’s Seat. Read more
Intensive Krav Maga Weekend Course

Intensive Krav Maga Weekend Course

6th July 2018 - 8th July 2018
The Rencounter Krav Maga self-defence intensive weekend course for beginners is back for a fourth year from 6th to 8th July! Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

9th July 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

10th July 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

11th July 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Water Safari

Water Safari

15th July 2018
Discover Linlithgow Loch by Canadian canoe with the assistance of fully qualified instructors. Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

16th July 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

17th July 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

18th July 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Half Day Trips - North Berwick

Half Day Trips - North Berwick

21st July 2018
North Berwick
Enjoy half day trips paddling around the islands of Craigleith, Lamb, Fidra and the world famous Bass Rock with Dun Eideann Sea Kayaking. Read more
Tree Climbing!

Tree Climbing!

21st July 2018
Penicuik
Join Wild Tree Adventures to take a rope up into the tree tops and enjoy a bird’s eye view. This is a unique experience coming to Beeslack Wood, Penicuik for the first time! Read more
Arthur’s Amble -Sunday Special

Arthur’s Amble -Sunday Special

22nd July 2018
Another chance to join these popular guided walks in Holyrood Park. This time it's Arthur’s Amble -Sunday Special. Read more
SUBWAY Helping Hearts Family 5K Series

SUBWAY Helping Hearts Family 5K Series

22nd July 2018
The SUBWAY Helping Hearts™ Family 5K series is returning to Holyrood Park on 22nd July. Join in the fun and help raise vital funds for Heart Research UK! Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

23rd July 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

24th July 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

25th July 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Half Day Trips - North Berwick

Half Day Trips - North Berwick

28th July 2018
North Berwick
Enjoy half day trips paddling around the islands of Craigleith, Lamb, Fidra and the world famous Bass Rock with Dun Eideann Sea Kayaking. Read more
2018 Edinburgh Big Fun Run

2018 Edinburgh Big Fun Run

29th July 2018
Enter today and join in the fun when the Big Fun Run Edinburgh returns on July 29th to Holyrood Park! Read more
2018 Edinburgh Dog Jog

2018 Edinburgh Dog Jog

29th July 2018
Come and have a bark in the park with your four-legged friend at Dog Jog Edinburgh on Sunday 29th July! Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

30th July 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

31st July 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

1st August 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Arthur’s Secrets - Sunday Specials

Arthur’s Secrets - Sunday Specials

5th August 2018
Come along for a Sunday special guided walk and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire & ice. Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

6th August 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

7th August 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

8th August 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Half Day Trips - North Berwick

Half Day Trips - North Berwick

11th August 2018
North Berwick
Enjoy half day trips paddling around the islands of Craigleith, Lamb, Fidra and the world famous Bass Rock with Dun Eideann Sea Kayaking. Read more
Water Safari

Water Safari

12th August 2018
Discover Linlithgow Loch by Canadian canoe with the assistance of fully qualified instructors. Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

13th August 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

14th August 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

15th August 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Half Day Trips - North Berwick

Half Day Trips - North Berwick

18th August 2018
North Berwick
Enjoy half day trips paddling around the islands of Craigleith, Lamb, Fidra and the world famous Bass Rock with Dun Eideann Sea Kayaking. Read more
Arthur’s Amble - Paws in the Park

Arthur’s Amble - Paws in the Park

19th August 2018
Bring your pooch along on a dog friendly guided walk in Holyrood Park and learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past. Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

20th August 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

21st August 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

22nd August 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Half Day Trips - North Berwick

Half Day Trips - North Berwick

25th August 2018
North Berwick
Enjoy half day trips paddling around the islands of Craigleith, Lamb, Fidra and the world famous Bass Rock with Dun Eideann Sea Kayaking. Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

27th August 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

28th August 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

29th August 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past. Read more
Half Day Trips - North Berwick

Half Day Trips - North Berwick

1st September 2018
North Berwick
Enjoy half day trips paddling around the islands of Craigleith, Lamb, Fidra and the world famous Bass Rock with Dun Eideann Sea Kayaking. Read more
Half Day Trips - North Berwick

Half Day Trips - North Berwick

8th September 2018
North Berwick
Enjoy half day trips paddling around the islands of Craigleith, Lamb, Fidra and the world famous Bass Rock with Dun Eideann Sea Kayaking. Read more
Pedal For Scotland: The Wee Jaunt - Edinburgh

Pedal For Scotland: The Wee Jaunt - Edinburgh

9th September 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
The Pedal for Scotland Wee Jaunt® Edinburgh returns on 9th September and it's a family friendly and traffic free 10 mile bike ride starting in Linlithgow. Read more
Roadblock Run

Roadblock Run

9th September 2018
Help raise funds for Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland at The RoadBlock Friendly 7k Fun Run on 9th September in Holyrood Park! Read more
Edinburgh Kiltwalk

Edinburgh Kiltwalk

16th September 2018
Edinburgh West
Join the Edinburgh Kiltwalk on 16th September and raise money for your chosen children's charity at the same time! Read more
Edinburgh Kiltwalk - Who Dares Cares

Edinburgh Kiltwalk - Who Dares Cares

16th September 2018
Edinburgh West
Are You Up For joining Who Dares Cares co founder Colin MacLachlan’s Clan for the Edinburgh Kiltwalk on Sunday 16th September? Read more
Half Day Trips - North Berwick

Half Day Trips - North Berwick

22nd September 2018
North Berwick
Enjoy half day trips paddling around the islands of Craigleith, Lamb, Fidra and the world famous Bass Rock with Dun Eideann Sea Kayaking. Read more
Pretty Muddy 5K + 10K Cancer Research UK at Royal Highland Centre

Pretty Muddy 5K + 10K Cancer Research UK at Royal Highland Centre

22nd September 2018
Sign up now for the 2018 Edinburgh Cancer Research UK Pretty Muddy 5K + 10K and help the fight to beat cancer! Read more
The Ovarian Cancer Walk | Run in Edinburgh

The Ovarian Cancer Walk | Run in Edinburgh

29th September 2018
Join hundreds of runners, joggers and walkers taking on our new and improved 5K and 10K routes at Holyrood Park this September. Read more

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