Edinburgh Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in Edinburgh? Whether you're a local, new in town or just cruising through we've got loads of great tips and events to offer. Find out what’s on in Edinburgh with our regularly updated events calendar featuring the best upcoming events in Edinburgh and the area.

This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for Edinburgh, featuring the best of things to do in Edinburgh – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. Edinburgh fundraisers and charity events.

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Burns Night Experience

25 January @ 4:00 pm - 28 January @ 8:00 pm


Celebrate Burns Night with a unique and unforgettable experience filled with poetry, history, Scottish whisky and delightful dishes.

Start your evening with a guided tour of The Real Mary King’s Close. Get to explore the uniquely preserved streets and spaces underneath Edinburgh’s famous Royal Mile where you will learn about the city’s dark past, listen to a recital of Burns poetry and raise a glass to Scotland’s favourite son.

Follow your tour with an exquisite three-course menu at Wedgwood The Restaurant, the multi-award-winning Scottish restaurant located on The Royal Mile. Chef Paul and his team are looking forward to celebrating Robert Burns with you. Click here to see the full menu.

What’s included:

  • 1h guided tour of The Real Mary King’s Close (including Burns poems)
  • A dram of whisky per person at the end of the tour
  • 3-course dinner at Wedgwood The Restaurant


  • Wednesday 25th January (Burns Night) at 4pm
  • Friday 27th and Saturday 28th January at 4pm


The Real Mary King’s Close
2 Warriston's Close
Edinburgh, EH1 1PG Edinburgh
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