What's On in Edinburgh

While it may be the epicentre of one of the world's greatest arts and creative festivals, the Scottish capital also just happens to boast an exciting roster of events all year round. From thumping nightlife to quirky tours and regular comedy nights, there's a reason so many visitors flock to this historic city every year. So, what are you waiting for? Get set to dive in headfirst with our guide to the best goings-on in Edinburgh

Last updated on 14th April 2022

Looking for fun things to do in Edinburgh's Old Town? The Three Sisters is coming in hot with its mega lineup of events. From the Bad Boy pub quiz every Tuesday to the live comedy on Thursday and cabaret musicals on Sunday, there's more than you can shake a stick at.

@ Monkey Barrel Comedy on Every Friday

Steeped in comedy heritage, the Scottish capital is known for attracting some of the funniest stand-ups around, and The Monkey Barrel is no different. Taking place every Friday and Saturday, this event is hosted by the hilarious and (be warned) interactive Rick Molland.