What’s On In Edinburgh – July 2019
The temperatures are finally rising here in the capital and the city is truly gearing up for the festival season. Our theme for July is Edinburgh by the Sea, inspired by summer and the beautiful beaches that you’ll find in and around the capital. The sea is perhaps not the first thing one associates with Edinburgh, but you don’t have to go far to discover some of the country’s finest beaches and idyllic seaside splendour. Be sure to keep an eye on our upcoming blog posts to help you make the most of Edinburgh this July!
In June we shared some of our favourite places to eat in Edinburgh, including 6 great places to eat local food in Edinburgh and an exclusive interview with Wedgwood the Restaurant, one of the city’s finest eateries. We hope our posts have inspired you to try something new!
There’s a lot happening in Edinburgh this July, so if you’re looking for something to do, you’re in the right place!
The popular Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival is back this month from the 12 – 21st. It’s a great opportunity to discover new music with a huge range of concerts and events happening in venues across the city, many at affordable prices. There are also some free events taking place, like the popular Carnival on Princes Street. Other festivals happening this July include the Edinburgh Food Festival and the Edinburgh Art Festival.
On Saturday 6th July the very first Edinburgh Climate Festival will take place in The Meadows. This family-friendly event aims at celebrating and inspiring climate action with a jam-packed day of upcycling workshops, storytelling, food stalls, and more.
Continue reading to find out What’s On In Edinburgh – July.
Music, Theatre & Comedy
|4th July||Edinburgh Playhouse|
|Edinburgh Summer Fiesta||5 – 7th July||Usher Hall|
|Luna Kids Open-Air Cinema||10 – 14th July||The Meadows|
|Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival||12 – 21st July||Various Locations|
|Kylie Minogue||14 & 15th July||Edinburgh Castle|
|The Proclaimers||20th July||Edinburgh Castle|
Culture & Arts
|22nd Feb – 25th August||National Museum of Scotland|
|29th March – 15th September||National Museum of Scotland|
|25th May – 27th October||Scottish National Portrait Gallery|
|13th June – 6th October||Palace of Holyroodhouse|
|20th June – 3rd November||
The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse
|26th June – 10th November||National Museum of Scotland|
|29th June – 27th October||Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern Two)|
Sport, Special Events & Workshops
|Edinburgh Festival Carnival||12 – 14th July||Princes St & Princes St Gardens|
|City of Edinburgh Running Festival||5th July||Meggetland|
|Edinburgh Climate Festival||6th July||The Meadows|
|Edinburgh Food Festival||19 – 28th July||Assembly George Square|
|Glasgow to Edinburgh Trek||20 – 21st July||Glasgow to Edinburgh|
|Edinburgh Art Festival||25th July – 25th August||Various Locations|
There’s no shortage of things to do this month. Have a great July!
Visiting Edinburgh this year?
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