The Low Down on Edinburgh Fringe Festival

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is the largest arts festival in the world. There are thousands of shows that take place in over 250 venues for three weeks each August.

The festival caters for everyone; with theatre, circus, musicals, comedy and exhibitions at all hours across the city.

When is the Edinburgh Fringe Festival?

The 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival will be taking place between 4th and 28th August 2017.

Where is the Edinburgh Fringe Festival?

The festival takes place across the city. Shows play in venues citywide, but also in all sorts of other spaces such as pubs and public parks.

How do I buy tickets to the shows?

You can grab tickets at and they usually start to go on sale in February. Additional shows are added in the upcoming months.