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Key events 2019

Past major events held in Edinburgh include:

Major upcoming events:

  • The Big Big Gin Festival - Who are the people who make our favourite beverage? Find out at the Big Big Gin Festival, on Saturday 12 - Sunday 13 October 2019, where you can visit Gin Distilleries from all over Scotland and enjoy free gin tasting and learn all about our favourite drink as each brand presents their very own Gin masterclass.
  • Edinburgh Cocktail Week - Edinburgh Cocktail Week returns this Autumn, Monday 14 - Sunday 20 October, with its biggest and most exciting festival line-up yet. Following its popularity last year, the Cocktail Village returns to Festival Square, even bigger in size and experience with a new enchanted Cocktail Forest themed extension, 19 pop-up bars, live music and a cosy covered outdoor street food area.
  • Edinburgh Vegan Festival 2019 - This year will be bigger and better than ever for Edinburgh Vegan Festival. Running on Sunday 10 November 2019 at Murrayfield Rugby Ground from 10:30am - 4:00pm. There will be free samples, discounts, food tasting, vegan food stalls including chocolate, cheese, cakes, takeaway food, animal sanctuaries, clothing and so much more.
  • Foodies Festival - the uk’s biggest celebration of food, drink & wellbeing will once again return to Edinburgh in August 2020 (official date to be announced). It features exhibitors, a Cake and Bake Theater, Chef's Theater and Drinks Theater with masterclasses along with a champagne ski bar, live music and an artisan Christmas market.

We’re very much looking forward to welcoming more guests in the future.