Open access to the event listings of Edinburgh’s 11 major Festivals

Edinburgh is the world’s favourite Festival city with over 43,000 performances taking place across the 11 Festivals year round - so there is a lot of data here! We’re excited to be able to open this up to let third-party developers interact with what is on offer.

What's available?

The API provides all the publicly available listings for the following 11 festivals.

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Listings availability

There is sometimes a short delay between a festival's public programme launch and the listings appearing in the API but we aim to keep this to a minimum. Note that events do get changed and updated throughout the year.

Festival
2012-2020
2021
Notes
Edinburgh International Children's Festival
YES
YES
Edinburgh Science Festival
YES
Not yet
Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
YES
CANCELLED
Edinburgh International Film Festival
YES
Not yet
Edinburgh International Festival
YES
YES
Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival
YES
YES
Edinburgh Festival Fringe
YES
YES
Edinburgh Art Festival
YES
YES
Currently only the events and not exhibitions
Edinburgh International Book Festival
YES
YES
Edinburgh International Storytelling Festival
YES
Soon
Edinburgh's Hogmanay
YES
Soon
Access to Edinburgh Festival Fringe listings is subject to approval.