Best Events In Edinburgh

Jam-packed with vibrant bars, top-notch restaurants and boisterous nightclubs, the capital has never been shy of amazing goings-on. Whether you're looking for something to do with a group of mates, searching for the perfect date night spot or just hoping to take a step outside your comfort zone, we've compiled a list of all the best things to do in Edinburgh.

Last updated on 22nd November 2022


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Over at YO! on Princes Street, they're holding exciting Japanese cooking classes. What to expect? A fun, interactive experience where you'll get to make four delicious types of sushi, from sashimi and nigiri to maki and hand rolls. Plus, you'll enjoy drinks and nibbles while you do so.

Original Dating

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First dates can be a bit awkward sometimes, can't they? So break the ice by heading to one of Original Dating's singles' events. Held at the Barologist, these offer brilliantly fun evenings where you can mingle with new people for four minutes at a time, as well as sip delicious cocktails.

Ballie Ballerson Edinburgh

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On the hunt for the ultimate party palace? There's just one place to go: Ballie Ballerson. Bag yourself tickets to dive into its adult-sized ball pit, with cracking tunes, tasty pizzas quirky cocktails to boot. Just make sure to check out its ongoing events so you don't miss out.

With authentic interiors that date back to 1905, Scotsman Hotel & Grand Cafe is an opulent haven for relaxed drinking and dining. Even better, it's a hubbub of fantastic entertainment, including live music and cinema screenings, not to mention fun afternoon teas.

One of Edinburgh's favourite pubs, The Three Sisters, is holding all kinds of brilliant events. Head on over for cabaret-style performances of songs from iconic musicals, as well stand-up shows from some absolutey hilarious comedians.

@ Outside the Museum on the Mound on Every Saturday

Calling all witches and wizards, this Harry Potter event in Edinburgh is ideal for fans of the J. K. Rowling series. You'll be taken on a two-hour guided walking tour of the city where you'll visit some of the sites from the film, including the entrance to Hogwarts and the original Diagon Alley.