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June is a busy month for Edinburgh with a variety of festivals and events taking place across the city.

Here are our top 5 Edinburgh events this June.

The Royal Highland Show

​The Royal Highland show is well known for being one of Scotland’s most iconic events. It showcasing the very best of farming food and rural life. A great day out for everyone of all ages, get up close to the country’s top-quality livestock, taste exceptional food & drink and experience rural living at its most vibrant.

When: 20-23 June
Where: Royal Highland Centre


Edinburgh International Film Festival

The Edinburgh International Film Festival is the world’s longest continually-running film festival. The Festival has been a champion of emerging British talent throughout its history, presenting world premieres of formative films by Bill Forsyth, Danny Boyle, and Stephen Frears, among many others.

When: 19-30 June
Where: Various venues across Edinburgh


Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

The Edinburgh Festival of Cycling celebrates all aspects of cycling in and around the City of Edinburgh. The Festival provides a variety of talks from cycling professionals as well as family-friendly events.

When: 6-16 June
Where: Various venues across Edinburgh


Juniper Gin Festival

With top producers allowing you to try before you buy, as well as gin talks, cocktails, food stalls, and handmade fashions and crafts on sale, the Juniper Festival celebrates all things related to gin. You can expect more of the same beautifully crafted gins from Scotland and the rest of the world, educational masterclasses, interactive experiences, and expertly made cocktails and delicious street food.

When: 31st May – 2nd June
Where: Summerhall, Edinburgh

Leith Jazz & Blues Festival

The Leith Jazz & Blues Festival provides over 50 free gigs across three days showcasing a variety of the finest Jazz and blues acts.

When: 7-9 June
Where: Various venues in Leith, Edinburgh

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