The Edinburgh Address & Adore ScotlandWhat's on in Edinburgh in July 2023? The Who There's no missing the outstanding British band, The Who, as they return to Edinburgh, playing at the most iconic spot of the city, Edinburgh Castle. What? Music When? 8th + 9th July 2023 Where? Edinburgh Castle Rod Stewart Another enormous act returns to Edinburgh Castle, playing hits that span his five decade long career. What? Music When? 6th + 7th July 2023 Where? Edinburgh Castle Kiefer Sutherland Not everyone is aware that UK-born Canadian actor Kiefer Sutherland is also a supremely talented musical artist. Discover his talents as he performs his country music material. What? Music When? 26th July 2023 Where? The Queens Hall An Unfunny* Evening with Tim Minchin and his Piano Tim Minchin plays a handful of intimate, informal, solo dates in the UK this summer. Tim Minchin doesn't arrive with fanfare and drama, but the Olivier Award-winning, Grammy and Tony Award nominated polytalent will perform classics and hits from his long career, his 2020 studio album, Apart Together, from his musicals, Matilda and Groundhog Day. What? Music When? 27th July 2023 Where? The Queens Hall Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival Founded in 1978, The Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival is an annual music with music from most jazz styles and artists from around the world. The majority of events are ticketed, with additional shows during Mardi Gras in the Grassmarket and the Edinburgh Festival Carnival. What? The smoothest sounds When? 13th - 22nd July 2023 Where? Various locations Mardi Gras Music, entertainment, and an electric atmosphere as musicians perform Dixieland, funk, soul and brass band music across multiple stages in the heart of the Grassmarket. What? Music When? 15th July 2023, 1pm Where? Grassmarket Edinburgh Festival Carnival Over the year, Edinburgh’s Princes Street gardens is a relaxing space to enjoy a coffee and take in the beauty of the castle. That all changes when Edinburgh Festival Carnival explodes onto the scene, bringing light, sound and music, from artists entertaining all the family. What? Music When? 16th July 2023, 1pm Where? Princes Street Gardens Edinburgh Food Festival The streets around George Square will be humming with excitement, as foodies bustle together to sample the delights of global dishes, watch chef demonstrations and purchase special local produce to take home. What? Food When? 21st July 2023 Where? George Square Beyond the Little Black Dress Examine the evolution of the classic little black dress, as it has been creatively redesigned across genres, creating an iconic look over the last century. What? Art When? 1st July - 29th October 2023 Where? National Museum of Scotland The Grand Old Opera House Hotel In this comedy plus theatre, The Grand Old Opera House Hotel brings us a story of hopelessness, inspiration and fortune, alongside a selection of popular opera songs. What? Theatre When? 27th July - 27th August 2023 Where? Traverse Theatre
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What's on in Edinburgh in July?

Written by Hatty Webster|

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An image of a spire taken through an archway in Edinburgh

From rock concerts to comedy shows, festivals to markets, Edinburgh in July is set to be full of entertainment for all the family.

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What's on in Edinburgh in July 2023?

The Who

There's no missing the outstanding British band, The Who, as they return to Edinburgh, playing at the most iconic spot of the city, Edinburgh Castle.

What? Music

When? 8th + 9th July 2023

Where? Edinburgh Castle


Rod Stewart

Another enormous act returns to Edinburgh Castle, playing hits that span his five decade long career. 

What? Music

When? 6th + 7th July 2023

Where? Edinburgh Castle


Kiefer Sutherland

Not everyone is aware that UK-born Canadian actor Kiefer Sutherland is also a supremely talented musical artist. Discover his talents as he performs his country music material.

What? Music

When? 26th July 2023

Where? The Queens Hall


An Unfunny* Evening with Tim Minchin and his Piano

Tim Minchin plays a handful of intimate, informal, solo dates in the UK this summer. Tim Minchin doesn't arrive with fanfare and drama, but the Olivier Award-winning, Grammy and Tony Award nominated polytalent will perform classics and hits from his long career, his 2020 studio album, Apart Together, from his musicals, Matilda and Groundhog Day.  

What? Music

When? 27th July 2023

Where? The Queens Hall


Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival

Founded in 1978, The Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival is an annual music with music from most jazz styles and artists from around the world. The majority of events are ticketed, with additional shows during Mardi Gras in the Grassmarket and the Edinburgh Festival Carnival.

What? The smoothest sounds

When? 13th - 22nd July 2023

Where? Various locations


Mardi Gras

Music, entertainment, and an electric atmosphere as musicians perform Dixieland, funk, soul and brass band music across multiple stages in the heart of the Grassmarket.

What? Music

When? 15th July 2023, 1pm

Where? Grassmarket


Edinburgh Festival Carnival

Over the year, Edinburgh’s Princes Street gardens is a relaxing space to enjoy a coffee and take in the beauty of the castle. That all changes when Edinburgh Festival Carnival explodes onto the scene, bringing light, sound and music, from artists entertaining all the family. 

What? Music

When? 16th July 2023, 1pm

Where? Princes Street Gardens


Edinburgh Food Festival

The streets around George Square will be humming with excitement, as foodies bustle together to sample the delights of global dishes, watch chef demonstrations and purchase special local produce to take home.

What? Food

When? 21st July 2023

Where? George Square


Beyond the Little Black Dress

Examine the evolution of the classic little black dress, as it has been creatively redesigned across genres, creating an iconic look over the last century.

What? Art

When? 1st July - 29th October 2023

Where? National Museum of Scotland


The Grand Old Opera House Hotel

In this comedy plus theatre, The Grand Old Opera House Hotel brings us a story of hopelessness, inspiration and fortune, alongside a selection of popular opera songs.

What? Theatre

When? 27th July - 27th August 2023

Where? Traverse Theatre


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