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Immerse Yourself in Edinburgh's Summer Festivals

Summer in Edinburgh blooms into a vibrant tableau of arts, culture, and celebration.

Summer in Edinburgh blooms into a vibrant tableau of arts, culture, and celebration. The city transforms into a global stage, hosting an eclectic mix of festivals that draw visitors from all corners of the world. At The Bruntsfield Hotel, we're poised to offer you the perfect home away from home as you plunge into the festivities. Here's a glimpse into Edinburgh's summer festivals and how you can enhance your experience by staying with us.

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the single biggest celebration of arts and culture on the planet. For three weeks in August, the city’s streets come alive with performers, musicians, and artists showcasing their talents. From comedy shows and live music to theatre performances and dance, the Fringe has something for everyone.

Edinburgh International Festival

Simultaneously, the Edinburgh International Festival elevates the cultural canvas of the city by presenting a finely curated selection of opera, music, theatre, and dance performed by internationally acclaimed artists. It's where high art meets the historic ambiance of Edinburgh, creating unforgettable memories.

Edinburgh International Book Festival

For the book lovers, the Edinburgh International Book Festival is an oasis. Set in the serene Charlotte Square Gardens, it gathers authors from around the world for talks, signings, debates, and workshops. It’s a celebration of the written word, encouraging dialogue on diverse narratives and perspectives.

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Against the stunning backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo marries military precision, live music, and cultural performances in a dazzling display. It's a spectacle that resonates with the history and heritage of Scotland, leaving audiences spellbound.

Jazz & Blues Festival

Before the full swing of the August festivals, the Jazz & Blues Festival sets the tone with sultry saxophones and brassy blues. Spread across various venues, it features a mix of renowned international jazz artists and outstanding local talent, promising toe-tapping rhythms and soulful melodies.

Stay at The Bruntsfield Hotel

Convenient Location: Nestled in the heart of Edinburgh, The Bruntsfield Hotel is within walking distance of many city centre venues, making it an ideal base for festival-goers. The nearby Meadows park offers a tranquil haven for a leisurely stroll or a picnic between events.

Cosy Accommodations: After a day of immersion in arts and culture, retreat to our cosy rooms designed for comfort and relaxation. Whether you're unwinding in our plush beds or enjoying the views, we ensure your stay is as rejuvenating as it is enjoyable.

On-site Amenities: Delight in local and international flavours at our in-house restaurant, or relax with a drink at our bar. With our attentive staff and array of facilities, we strive to cater to your every need, enhancing your festival experience.

Edinburgh's summer festivals represent the pinnacle of artistic and cultural expression. The Bruntsfield Hotel invites you along with a welcoming place to stay.

For booking enquiries, please contact us.