2017 marks the 70th Anniversary of the Edinburgh Festivals. To help celebrate this landmark year and continue to build on Edinburgh’s firmly established position as the world’s leading Festival City, the Festivals and ETAG, with funding support from Scottish Enterprise, have come together to launch a brand new Innovation Fund. The aim is to support […]
Events & Festivals
One of Edinburgh’s greatest assets is its year-round programme of events and festivals. There is always something going on in the city, from the mega events like The Fringe or Hogmanay, through to great plays, live music gigs and events for kids.
There are a number of great ways to keep up to date with what’s happening in the city and your visitors will love it if you can give them the latest information. We have listed below some of the easy ways to make sure you are in the know.
- The List and you can even embed The List’s free widget on your website to keep your visitors up to date – here’s what you need to do! If you are hosting an event this is also a great place to put up your information.
- Festivals Edinburgh has all of the festival dates and can link you into all the festivals for the year!
- The ETAG Events and Festivals calendar is where we try and pull together what’s happening in Edinburgh
- The Edinburgh Festivals Survival Guide is a great source of information to share with your visitors!
Having this information on your website can be the deciding factor on whether someone comes to Edinburgh or chooses another destination. It’s also great for your web search engine optimisation!
Events & Festivals Articles & Resources
Have a look at this great independent research that confirms the huge contribution that Edinburgh’s Festivals make to the quality of life, international reputation and economic vitality of Edinburgh and Scotland. The latest study, which surveyed 29,000 people, shows that Edinburgh’s Festivals continue to be Scotland’s world-leading cultural brands, delivering significant attendance numbers through their unrivalled […]
VisitScotland has put together a great survival guide for Edinburgh’s Festivals. The guide has everything you need to know to get the most out of the eight summer festivals this year! Put together with Festivals Edinburgh the guide gives you all the hints and tips to have a great experience. The guide includes everything from […]
Thank you to those of you who attended our ETAG #Blogmanay Workshop, featuring the team behind the award winning Edinburgh’s Hogmanay #Blogmanay and special guest bloggers Sebastian Canaves and Olly Lang! The event was a huge success and if you are following us on twitter you will see all of the great chat going back […]
Have a look at the new VisitBritain film focused on Edinburgh! The film went live went live over the weekend and is part of the Show Me BRITAIN range of films made by VisitBritain. The film features the Edinburgh Fringe, The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Edinburgh Castle, The Royal Yacht Britannia and the Scotch Whisky […]
We know you are all in the midst of a very busy seasons now with summer visitors here for both the Commonwealth Games and the Edinburgh Festivals but we would like to bring your mind forward to another hugely busy time for the city – Edinburgh’s Hogmanay! Returning is the award-winning #blogmanay! We are working towards creating […]
There was a great turnout for the ETAG Christmas and Hogmanay Business Briefing held at The Dome on 16 July. Around 70 people came along to hear from Charlie Wood of Underbelly and Al Thomson of Unique Events about: – the impact of last years’ events; – visitor research; – how the plans are shaping […]