City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Free stuff


Burns&Beyond Festival

A new six-day festival with a range of activities and entertainment centred around Scotland's national bard Robert Burns.

New Edinburgh Festival Celebrates Robert Burns "And Beyond"

Luke Jerram's Moon (photo by Rob Brewer)

Tickets go on sale tomorrow morning (Friday, 7th December) for a new six-day Edinburgh festival celebrating Scotland’s national bard Robert Burns.

Hogmanay Midnight Fireworks

Edinburgh Castle Fireworks

As Edinburgh's Hogmanay builds to the midnight bells "countdown firework" displays take place at 9pm, 10pm, and 11pm on New Year's Eve, with a cli

Edinburgh Turns On the Lights For Festive Season

Light Night - Fireworks over St Andrew Square

Around 15,000 people thronged along George Street yesterday to celebrate the start of Edinburgh’s Christmas Festival 2018 with

St Andrew Square Carol Concert

Traditional carol concert which takes place at the nativity scene in St Andrew Square in Edinburgh's New Town.

This is a free event.

Buy Nothing Day UK

Shoppers of the world are being asked to put down their carrier bags on what is traditionally one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year, put up their feet and/or do something fun and free for the  annual Buy Nothing Day.

Historic Scotland to Offer Thousands of Free Tickets to Heritage Sites

Knight at the castle

Thousands of free tickets to historic visitor attractions from the Border Abbeys to Skara Brae and Maeshowe in Orkney are being given away to celebrate St Andrew's Day

Musselburgh Fireworks

One of the many community Bonfire Night events taking place in the Edinburgh area the free Guy Fawkes firework display will be held at Fisherrow Links, Musselburgh.

Edinburgh Diwali Parade, Celebrations and Fireworks

Edinburgh Diwali dancers

Diwali is a five-day festival of lights, celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains across the world.

MagicFest Exhibition Of Photographic Illusions

Prepare to be mesmerised by the uncanny illusionists from Edinburgh Young Carers in this free exhibition.