Make the most of the bank holiday and head to The Hub where you'll be treated to one-off creations and an intimate craft spirit tasting as Cocktails in the City arrives in town for its Spring edition. Expect Edinburgh's best bars and bartenders alongside mouthwatering street food.
What's On in Edinburgh
Not only the epicentre of one of the country's greatest arts and creative festivals, this Scottish belle has a lot more to offer. From thumping nightlife to cool events, there's plenty of things to do in Edinburgh that will show you a good time no matter what you're after. Look right here for the best of what's on in Edinburgh.
Edinburgh just so happens to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and it's also happens to be the spot for many a Harry Potter movie moment. Join this two hour tour to enjoy just that as you make your way around the city, wizard spotting along the way, as well as loads of other fun themed walks!
What's on in Edinburgh every final Sunday of the month? A playground of Ping Pong and Rock N Roll fun at The Bongo Club! Yes, head down, grab a paddle and smash some table tennis or beer pong games as DJ Ding and DJ Dong play you the best commercial and rock music there ever was. Enter a ping pong tournament if you think your amateur enough and show us what you've got.
Taking over The Biscuit Factory for one day only, True OriGINS welcomes over 70 distillers from around the world for one day of celebrating the nation's favourite spirit. Take part in masterclasses, sip on tasters and enjoy a day full of ginspired fun.
Get yourself down every Friday and Saturday to Edinburgh's premier comedy club, the Monkey Barrel Comedy club, to see the best acts from across the country and beyond. The city is steeped in comedy heritage, so you know that when acts visit The Big Show – hosted by the hilarious and interactive Rick Molland – that they are bringing their A-Game.
Regularly drawing some of the most talented ceilidh bands in the country, the Edinburgh Ceilidh Club throws weekly parties that are quite simply a bundle of energy. If you were looking to blow off some steam after a tricky day at the office, this is where you need to be, it doesn't even matter if your ceilidh skills are hopeless.
Why would you be anywhere else come Friday night than dancing until the early hours of the morning at Cabaret Voltaire's Fly Club night? Hosting international DJs every week, this has fast become a stalwart on Edinburgh's clubbing scene. The likes of Horse Meat Disco, Bondax, HNNY and Karma Kid have all played here, making this one of the best club nights in Edinburgh.
Following the success their massive Halloween party, Terminal V returns for a bank holiday special this April. Head on down to experience one of the biggest electronic music festivals in Scotland with world-class acts all day long.
Head to the Scottish National Gallery Of Modern Art and explore rarely-seen works of art by two of the world's most famous creators. With the theme of mechanics and machinery running throughout, you'll be fascinated by the complexity and beauty of each piece.
If you're looking for the perfect summer party, elrow are sure to bring it ads they take over Edinburgh for a day of non-stop hedonism. Drink, dance and revel in the wacky decor with the sun shining and world-class performers on the stage.
Your Sunday night entertainment comes from The Electric Circus' Drag Queen crew for something a little different to do in Edinburgh. Whether you're a queen yourself or you just enjoy their flamboyant nature, this night promises to be nothing short of excessive, exciting and totally bonkers at the hands of Groundskeeper Fanny and her gals.