By Megan Millisky
Visit Edinburgh, Scotland this March! But don’t just visit - plan an adventure! Edinburgh is a bustling city filled with activities to do, from Cirque Berserk to the Holistic Ways festival. There is an event for every interest!
1. Cowgate St. Patricks Festival
Start off your St. Patrick’s Day with tons of great activities from March 14-18. On March 17, dig into a free Irish “Paddy’s Fry” breakfast! Have a pint while you celebrate with locals at this fun festival!
2. Edinburgh Holistic Ways Festival
Spend an afternoon strolling through the Holistic Ways Festival. Shop for natural remedies and health products, attend a free talk, or take a workshop. Head to the Corn Exchange on March 1 for this cool event.
3. Biggie vs 2pac - An Orchestral Rendition
In this unique event, two of the UK’s top orchestras will perform classic rap hits! The East Coast Orchestra will perform one of Biggie’s albums, while the West Coast Orchestra will perform one of 2Pac’s album. Don’t miss this amazing musical mashup on March 14.
Address: Edinburgh UK, location TBD
4. Wee Dub Festival
March 13-15, head to Old Town Edinburgh to bust a move! Dance to the best reggae from dozens of artists. Try Jamaican fusion food, attend kids’ activities, and attend the Sunday Social!
Address: Old Town Edinburgh UK
5. Look-Alike Festival
Come to this cover-band festival on March 14! Bands will be performing hits from sensational bands like The Beatles, Queen, OASIS, and Fleetwood Mac. Try fresh street food while you enjoy the music!
6. Scottish Tattoo Convention
March 30-31, explore this exciting convention! See over 150 tattoo artists from around the world, and shop for clothes, accessories, and more. Then be amazed by incredible burlesque and acrobatic performances as well!
7. Brother against Brother at Edinburgh Castle
March 9-13, learn the fascinating history of Prince Charlie, King George, and the Edinburgh Castle! Tour guides will bring the story to life as you walk through the stone halls.
8. Cirque Berserk
Discover an incredible world of circus tricks and crazy stunts! Cirque Berserk is back on March 12 to dazzle audiences of all ages.