May Bank Holiday Edinburgh 2018

Edinburgh's May Bank Holiday weekend, without exception is a hive of quality events, with its bars, live music venues and clubs saving the best for the pre-summer extra day off work.

Techno and tech house lovers will be all over Berlin DJ &ME appearing at The Mash House on April 28th, while the always brilliant Ladies on Rotation host their all dayer and barbecue at SKY Bar, with a searing selection of disco, funk, house and soul guaranteed to fill your Bank Holiday weekend with rays of aural sunshine.

Take a look below to get loads more ideas for the May Bank Holiday weekend in Edinburgh.

2018 May Bank Holiday events near Edinburgh

Here's a huge selection of May Bank Holiday 2018 events near Edinburgh to tickle your fancy, buy your tickets quick if you're going.

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Peaky Blinders Night
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Peaky Blinders Night

The Caves, Edinburgh

Friday 4th May

9:00pm til 3:00am

Minimum Age: 18

£25

A brand new event coming to Scotland's capital! A Peaky Blinders night taking over the caves! 1...

Pjer La Sez ve Skotsku
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Pjer La Sez ve Skotsku

Cafe Santosa, Edinburgh

Friday 4th May

7:00pm til 10:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

9

Lecture by a renown Czech psychologist Pjer La Sez. Please be aware that this lecture will be held i...

Noel Gallagher (Oasis + NGHFB) Tribute
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Noel Gallagher (Oasis + NGHFB) Tribute

The Dovehill Arms, Uphall

Friday 4th May

8:00pm til 12:00am

Minimum Age: 18

8

A 2hr show with all the hits OASIS & NGHFB performed by the UK's premier tribute to the mus...

Tiff Stevenson 'Bombshell'
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Tiff Stevenson 'Bombshell'

The Basement, Edinburgh

Friday 4th May

7:30pm til 9:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

10

Tiff Stevenson @The Basement

Edinburgh Prince Party
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Edinburgh Prince Party

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Saturday 5th May

7:00pm til 1:00am

Minimum Age: 18

£12

Celebrating the life and music of Prince Rogers Nelson , Forever in our life

Rewind Saturday 5th May
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Rewind Saturday 5th May

The Liquid Room, Edinburgh

Saturday 5th May

10:30pm til 3:00am

Minimum Age: 18

8.00

Retro Party Anthems and Sing a long classics from the 70's / 80's / 90's and more. Sp...

Get Loose Special - The Stone Roses v Oasis Club Night
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Get Loose Special - The Stone Roses v Oasis Club Night

La Belle Angele, Edinburgh

Saturday 5th May

11:00pm til 3:00am

Minimum Age: 18

6

Get Loose Special - The Stone Roses v Oasis Club Night

Star Wars Tattoo And Other Stories Launch
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Star Wars Tattoo And Other Stories Launch

The Monarch Bar, Dunfermline

Saturday 5th May

7:00pm til 1:00am

Minimum Age: 16

£5.00

Amy Lou launches her new EP 'Star Wars Tattoo and Other Stories' with support from Emma Mi...

Going Underground
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Going Underground

Teviot Underground, Edinburgh

Saturday 5th May

7:00pm til 1:00am

Minimum Age: 18

£4

GOING UNDERGROUND is a night showcasing local musical talent, all in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

CTRL Z with Prophecy & Makõ
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CTRL Z with Prophecy & Makõ

The Mash House, Edinburgh

Saturday 5th May

11:00pm til 3:00am

Minimum Age: 18

£4

CTRL Z is back at The Mash House in May. Expect an eclectic mix of Bass Music from Grime and Basslin...

Academy Strangers
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Academy Strangers

Opium Alternative Bar Club, Edinburgh

Saturday 5th May

7:00pm til 10:00pm

Minimum Age: 14

£5

Academy Strangers // I, the Lion + Dootchi

Strut!

Strut!

The Village, Leith Edinburgh

5th May

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Strut!

The Village, Leith Edinburgh

Saturday 5th May

9:00pm til 1:00am

Minimum Age: 21

Free Entry

The Captain plays funk, soul, disco, house, afrobeat and anything else that moves your feet

Live Family Friendly Wrestling in Livingston
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Live Family Friendly Wrestling in Livingston

Murieston Scout Hall, Livingston

Saturday 5th May

6:15pm til 9:15pm

Minimum Age: 3

£10,£5,£25,£12.50,£7.50

Reckless Intent Wrestling presents live family friendly professional wrestling every month from the ...

Silent Disco Tours - Original Tour
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Silent Disco Tours - Original Tour

Edinburgh Grassmarket, Edinburgh

Saturday 5th May

4:00pm til 5:00pm

Minimum Age: 5

£10-£12.50

Explore Edinburgh like never before with Silent Disco Tours

Silent Disco Tours - Original tour
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Silent Disco Tours - Original tour

Edinburgh Grassmarket, Edinburgh

Saturday 5th May

6:00pm til 7:00pm

Minimum Age: 5

£10-£12.50

Explore Edinburgh like never before with Silent Disco Tours

Ladies On Rotation Rooftop BBQ
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Ladies On Rotation Rooftop BBQ

SKY Bar Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Sunday 6th May

4:00pm til 12:00am

Minimum Age: 18

£10

Ladies On Rotation Rooftop All Dayer BBQ with Resident DJ's Blonde Flash ~ Natasha Kitty Katt &...

Flip & Fill Bank Holiday
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Flip & Fill Bank Holiday

Harlem Nightclub Dunfermline, Dunfermline

Sunday 6th May

10:00pm til 4:00am

Minimum Age: 18

5.00

Flip & Fill Bank Holiday

Soderberg Jazz
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Soderberg Jazz

Soderberg, Edinburgh

Sunday 6th May

5:00pm til 8:00pm

Minimum Age: 16

reservations@soderberg.uk

Edinburgh Jazz at its best meeting the unique ambience of Soderberg, the Swedish Cafè in the heart o...

The TBC Improv Theatre Show
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The TBC Improv Theatre Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy, Edinburgh

Sunday 6th May

5:30pm til 7:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

£5 (students go free)

Improv comedy from different acts each week - hilarious live shows never seen before and never to be...

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Treat yourself this May Bank Holiday... 4* Luxury hotels from just £0.00 per room...

    Radisson BLU Hotel Edinburgh
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    Radisson BLU Hotel Edinburgh

        

    80 High Street, Edinburgh

    On the historic Royal Mile in the heart of Edinburgh Radisson Blu Edinburgh is a modern hotel within close proximity to Edinburgh Castle Holyrood Park Holyrood Palace and Princes Street.

    Old Waverley Hotel
    From just £62.10 per room

    Old Waverley Hotel

    43 Princes Street, Edinburgh
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    Old Waverley Hotel

       

    43 Princes Street, Edinburgh

    From just £62.10 per room

    Hotel

    The Old Waverley is a landmark building located in the heart of Edinburgh s vibrant city centre.

    The Howard Hotel

    The Howard Hotel

    32-36 Great King Street, Edinburgh
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    The Howard Hotel

         

    32-36 Great King Street, Edinburgh

    Recently voted one of the top 25 city hotels in the world by Tripadvisor - The Howard is a gem of a small hotel.

    KM Central
    From just £90.00 per room

    KM Central

    7 Richmond Place, Edinburgh
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    KM Central

       

    7 Richmond Place, Edinburgh

    From just £90.00 per room

    Bed and Breakfast

    Located in Edinburgh s historic Old Town the newly refurbished 3 star KM Central offers a modern and sophisticated designed accommodation only a short walk from Princes Street Waverley Rail station and Edinburgh s Royal Mile.

    Ten Hill Place Hotel
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    Ten Hill Place Hotel

        

    10 Hill Place, Edinburgh

    Ten Hill Place Hotel is one of Edinburgh s premier city centre hotels just 0.

    The Principal Edinburgh George Street
    From just £101.00 per room
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    The Principal Edinburgh George Street

         

    19-21 George Street, Edinburgh

    From just £101.00 per room

    Hotel

    The what where and how If you re familiar with the Scottish capital you ll know that every corner you turn you ll be met with historic charm beautiful architecture and rich Scottish heritage.

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May Bank Holiday Meal Offers

Prezzo - Livingston
2 special offers avalable

Prezzo - Livingston

Unit U32, Livingston Designer Outlet, Livingston

Italian cuisine

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Prezzo - Livingston

Unit U32, Livingston Designer Outlet, Livingston

Italian cuisine

Average price £17.00

2 special offers avalable

Serving irresistible Italian cuisine in casual, friendly surroundings, Prezzo Livingston uses only the finest seasonal ingredients to create their awa...

ASK Italian - Livingston
2 special offers avalable

ASK Italian - Livingston

Unit 340, Livingston

Italian cuisine

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ASK Italian - Livingston

Unit 340, Livingston

Italian cuisine

Average price £19.00

2 special offers avalable

ASK Italian in Livingston is found in the fantastic shopping complex, The Centre, and is the perfect place to retreat for a divine Italian meal after ...

Pentland Restaurant
2 special offers avalable

Pentland Restaurant

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club, Kirknewton, Edinburgh

British cuisine

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Pentland Restaurant

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club, Kirknewton, Edinburgh

British cuisine

Average price £25.00

2 special offers avalable

The Pentland Restaurant offers award-winning international cuisine with views over the golf course.

The Stables at Prestonfield
1 special offer avalable

The Stables at Prestonfield

Priestfield Road, Edinburgh

Scottish cuisine

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The Stables at Prestonfield

Priestfield Road, Edinburgh

Scottish cuisine

Average price £45.00

1 special offer avalable

Situated within the renowned Prestonfield hotel in Edinburgh, this circular pavilion, constructed within Prestonfield's original Georgian stable-block...

One Square
2 special offers avalable

One Square

Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh

Scottish cuisine

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One Square

Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh

Scottish cuisine

Average price £25.00

2 special offers avalable

An ultra-chic yet relaxed restaurant in the heart of Edinburgh, One Square offers modern dishes in striking surroundings.

Cucina at Radisson Collection Royal Mile Edinburgh
4 special offers avalable

Cucina at Radisson Collection Royal Mile Edinburgh

Radisson Collection Royal Mile Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Italian cuisine

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Cucina at Radisson Collection Royal Mile Edinburgh

Radisson Collection Royal Mile Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Italian cuisine

Average price £34.00

4 special offers avalable

Cucina presents exquisitely authentic cooking that has been inspired by classic Italian cuisine.

    May Bank Holiday Events Guide

    May Bank Holiday Events Guide

    Home place to legendary acts like Boards of Canada, Idlewild, Young Fathers and We Were Promised Jetpacks Edinburgh has music coursing through its veins, which is neatly reflected in the nightlife the city hosts. The Liquid Room is arguably the focal point of the city's diverse night…

    May Bank Holiday Restaurants Guide

    May Bank Holiday Restaurants Guide

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    May Bank Holiday Hotels Guide

    May Bank Holiday Hotels Guide

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