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1st May Gumball 3000 Rally

18:00 to 22:00 | Regent Road | Free

During the 18th annual Gumball 3000 rally, 120 supercars will be driving form Dublin to Bucharest. Lucky for you, they are stopping in Edinburgh on the 1st May! This free public event will start at 18:00 where you can enjoy many activities before the cars arrive at 20:00!


27th May – 4th June Hidden Door Festival

£8/£15 per night | Disused street lighting depot behind Kings Stables Road

Hidden Door Festival offers a wide variety of art: music, cinema, spoken word, theatre and much more. This festival is the best place to discover Scotland’s best emerging creative talent.


A photo posted by Hidden Door (@hiddendoorarts) on Feb 4, 2016 at 11:18am PST


21st May World Whisky Day

13:00, 15:00, 18:00 | The Scotch Malt Whisky Society|Free

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society is organizing a flavour behaviour experiment where you can sample rare whiskies while participating in secret scientific research! You don’t have to know a lot about whisky to participate.



30th April – 1st May Grassmarket Vintage Weekend

12:00-17:00 | Grassmarket | Free

This is the best place to buy second-hand clothing, accessories, vinyl records and much more. With many performances during the weekend, it will surely be a festive place!


10th March – 25th September Celts

£7.20 – £9| National Museum of Scotland

The “Celts” exposition lets you dive into the story of the different groups that were called “Celts” throughout history. Featuring more than 300 objects, it is one of the best ways to learn about this important part of European history.



28th May Guinness Pro12 Final (Rugby) 

£12.40 – £47.40 | 17:30 | Murrayfield Stadium

For the first time ever, the Guinness PRO12 is coming to Edinburgh. Last season’s champions, the Glasgow Warriors, will take on teams from Edinburgh and many other European countries. Be sure to buy your ticket for the finals before they sell out!


A photo posted by @rugbyupdates_ on Apr 27, 2016 at 11:53pm PDT