Edinburgh has a number of Festivals all year but none more famous than the Edinburgh Intenational Festival which runs from August - September The Edinburgh Festival Fringe runs throughout August. Best Shows in Edinburgh Fringe
Edinburgh Book Festival
An inspiring literary festival, the world's largest public celebration of the written word, right in the heart of Edinburgh: hundreds of author events, debates and workshops packed into 17 extraordinary days each August.
Edinburgh Film Festival
The Festival promises to bring you another twelve glorious days crammed with premieres, special events and parties. Past premieres at the Edinburgh International Film Festival include Dr Zhivago, Taxi Driver, Manhattan, Blade Runner,
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival As ever The Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival features an excellent mix of singers, future stars, big bands and acts drawn from the thriving Scottish scene - The Telegraph