August is Festival Month in Edinburgh, with thousands of shows, performers and visitors, bringing life to every cobbled street and wynd. Many visitors come from all-over the world to enjoy the Edinburgh Festival FringeThe Edinburgh International FestivalThe Edinburgh Book Festival and the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. You might think that this is it, or maybe you want to experience something new. This is perfect, because Edinburgh has much more to offer! See what other fantastic events are taking place this month and find your next memorable experience!

Edinburgh Art Festival

What? Visual arts exhibitions and events

When? 1st - 26th August

Where? City Art Centre, 2 Market Street

More Info: Here

Edinburgh Urban Sketchers

What? Free exhibition

When? 1st - 27th August

Where? Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street

More Info: Here

Foodies Festival - Recommended -

What? Enjoy music, markets, masterclasses and of course, food! Use the code FOODIES50 for 50% discount on online tickets*

When? 3rd - 5th August

Where? Inverleith Park, Arboretum Place

More Info: Here


Just Festival

What? A platform for talks and dialogues about social justice, equality and identity

When? 3rd - 26th August

Where?  Venue 127, Princes Street

More Info: Here

3d2d West End Fair

What? Makers, designers and artists marketplace

When? 4th - 26th August

Where? St John’s Church, Princes Street

More Info: Here

Edinburgh Summer Sessions - Recommended -

What? Music - Acts include Tom Jones, Rag’n’Bone Man, Paloma Faith and Kasabian

When? 6th - 19th August

Where? Princes Street Gardens

More Info: Here


Edinburgh Vegan Festival

What? Delicious Food, talks and much more!

When? 19th August

Where? Murrayfield Rugby Ground, Roseburn St

More Info: Here




What? Fun and educational show

When? 2nd - 19th August (Not the 8th, or 15th)

Where? Scottish Storytelling Centre, Netherbow Theatre

More Info: Here

The Man who Planted Trees

What? Award-winning adaptation of Jean Giono's classic environmental tale by Edinburgh-based Puppet State Theatre Company

When? 20th - 27th August

Where?  Scottish Storytelling Centre, Netherbow Theatre

More Info: Here


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 *Discount is for Foodies Festival events only. The Edinburgh Address is not responsible or affiliated with The Foodies Festival and its related promotions