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WHAT'S ON

Check out our calendar to find out what’s on at West Princes Street Gardens throughout the year. To book the Ross Bandstand for an event please contact customer.enquiries@usherhall.co.uk

Bubbleparc

Bubbleparc

1 - 25 July 2019

Bubbleparc is a micro entertainment park that jumps outside the box every summer in Edinburgh, Falkirk and Barcelona, providing a perfect opportunity for visiting children to let…

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Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

7 - 18 August 2019

Summer Sessions in Princes Street Gardens (formerly Edinburgh Summer Sessions) returns to Edinburgh this August for diverse music in the beautiful, city centre gardens. After an incredible…

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Virgin Money Fireworks

Virgin Money Fireworks

26 August 2019

Unforgettable orchestral classics and 400,000 fireworks launched from Edinburgh’s iconic Castle make this one of the biggest fireworks concerts in the world.

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Emergency Services Day

Emergency Services Day

8 September 2019

The 999 Day is an excellent opportunity for other emergency services charities to fundraise, raise their profile and participate in this event. Inspired by the Armed Forces…

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Doors Open Day – The Cottage

Doors Open Day – The Cottage

28 - 29 September 2019

Experience a behind the scenes tour of one of Edinburgh’s most-well recognised houses in this beautifully restored Victorian Cottage – complete with spectacular dining room.  Learn more…

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Diwali

Diwali

25 - 30 October 2019

Edinburgh Diwali is an initiative by the Lord Provost of Edinburgh to bring Diwali-Festival of Lights, the most famous Indian Festival, to Edinburgh so that the mainstream…

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Edinburgh Oktoberfest

Edinburgh Oktoberfest

30 October 2019 - 3 November 2019

Edinburgh Oktoberfest will be in a tent in West Princes Street Gardens just in the middle of the city. The area is transformed into a traditional Oktoberfest…

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Santa Fun Run

Santa Fun Run

1 December 2019

Once more, Scotland’s fundraising Santa’s will run, walk and stroll around West Princes Street Gardens, raising money to grant the Wishes of children for When You Wish…

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Hogmanay

Hogmanay

30 December 2019 - 1 January 2020

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay is the traditional celebration of New Year’s in Scotland. It’s an incredible three-day festival of spectacular events in Edinburgh, including the famous Street Party and…

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Please note that events within West Princes Street Gardens are managed by the City of Edinburgh Council. The City of Edinburgh Parks policy sets out that the number of major events within the Gardens is capped at five which include: Hogmanay, The Festival Fireworks, Summer Sessions, Heart and Soul and Oktoberfest. There is no limit on the number of events that can take place within the Ross Bandstand which can be used for a variety of performances for all the community to take part in.