29th March – 1st April 2013 – Easter Egg Hunt – East Links Family Park -
From Good Friday to Easter Monday we are having a MASSIVE Easter Egg hunt. Hundreds of coloured eggs are hidden around the park. Find a red egg to exchange for a Crème Egg, find a GOLDEN egg and exchange for an Easter Egg.
30th March 2013 – The Royal Mile Handicap Raceday – Musselburgh Racecourse –
Doors open at 11am, first race 2pm last race 4.55pm.
30th March 2013 – Haddington Farmers Market -
Haddington farmers market offers a great opportunity for stress free shopping in the historic and picturesque country town of East Lothian. Come and enjoy the friendly atmosphere of the market, where stallholders offer you a temping selection of home produced specialties. From farm eggs, the best of cheeses, organic vegetables and tasty tomatoes to honey and ice cream. You can buy crusty bread and then purchase the butter or homemade jams and preserves to spread on it. Or, opt for some fresh trout and smoked salmon. Meat treats include local beef, lamb and pork and more unusual meats such as venison– why not give them a try. There’s a good selection of home-baking and regional drinks including liqueurs, plus a selection of handmade crafts and herbaceous plants waiting to enhance your home and garden.
31st March 2013 – Easter Sunday Family Raceday – Musselburgh Racecourse –
Doors Open at 11am, first race 2.20pm, last race 5.30pm
30th April 2013 – The Beltane Fire Festival – Edinburgh -
The Beltane Fire Festival is a unique and wild procession of fire, drumming and revelry on Calton Hill. Come along to celebrate the start of summer during the night of 30 April. The four elements of nature - earth, air, fire and water - are brought together at the festival as both visitors and locals alike come together to celebrate this unique occasion.
13th May 2013 – Raceday – Musselburgh Racecourse –
Doors Open 12pm, first race 2pm, last race 5pm.
24th May 2013 – Boogie Nights Raceday – Musselburgh Racecourse -
Doors Open 4.30pm, First race 6.46pm, last race 9.15pm.
1st June 2013 – Edinburgh Cup Raceday – Musselburgh Racecourse –
Doors Open 11.30am, first race 1.55pm, last race 5pm.
14th June 2013 – Ladies Day – Musselburgh Racecourse –
Doors open 11am, first race 1.50pm, last race 5.05pm.
20th – 23rd June 2013 – Royal Highland Show – Edinburgh –
A chance to touch, taste, see and hear the very best Scotland has to offer by way of entertainment, children’s' activities, outdoor living & countryside, shopping & fashion, food & drink and the finest farmyard animals
28th June 2013 – Raceday – Musselburgh Racecourse –
Doors open 12pm, first race 2.10pm, last race 5.30pm.
29th June 2013 – Haddington Show -
A fun family day with livestock, vintage machinery, falconry, heavy horses, sheep-shearing and cookery demonstrations.
18th – 21st July 2013 – The Open championship 2013 – Muirfield Golf Course, Gullane -
The oldest golf championship in the world returns to one of the oldest clubs in the world. The course is being tweaked for the occasion, so players should have a few interesting challenges.
23rd July 2013 – Family Raceday – Musselburgh Racecourse –
Doors open 12pm, first race 2pm, last race 5pm.
27th July – East Fortune Airshow -
Scotland's National Airshow is a spectacular day out for all the family. Aircraft old and new take to the skies for an afternoon of breathtaking aerial displays over the skies of East Fortune.
Back on the ground, enjoy a day of children's activities, fairground rides, stalls and workshops. Pick up a tasty snack and spend time in our hangars and attractions, all open for you to enjoy
2nd August 2013 – Evening Festival Racenight – Musselburgh Racecourse –
Doors open 4pm, first race 6.10pm, last race 8.50pm.
2nd – 26th August 2013 – The Edinburgh Fringe Festival -
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world and takes place every August for three weeks in Scotland’s capital city.
Every year thousands of performers take to a multitude of stages all over Edinburgh to present shows for every taste. From big names in the world of entertainment to unknown artists looking to build their careers, the festival caters for everyone and includes theatre, comedy, dance, physical theatre, musicals, operas, music, exhibitions and events.
2nd – 26th August 2013 – Edinburgh Fringe Festival -
From household names to street performances, the Fringe has everything from theatre to children’s shows, exhibitions, music and comedy. Throughout the summer, the Fringe completely takes over the city’s historic Royal Mile and art house venues, with groundbreaking performances and showcase events. You will soon discover that everything and everywhere in Edinburgh becomes a venue during the Fringe, taking in large theatres, bars, restaurants, churches and even the odd caravan!
Make sure you take the time to embrace the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, a truly unique and remarkable experience that has launched the careers of many big stars including Eddie Izzard, Jude Law, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie and Billy Connolly to name but a very few.
5th – 11th August – Fringe by the Sea – North Berwick -
With a spot of sea air and an entertaining line-up of music, comedy, theatre, film, authors and children’s events, North Berwick's multi-arts festival offers a respite from the madness of Edinburgh in festival season.
9th August 2013 – Family Day – Musselburgh Racecourse –
Doors open 12pm, first race 2pm, last race 5.30pm.
10th August 2013 – Highland Games – North Berwick –
Activities : There are a number of activities that take place during the Games, below is a list of the main ones that take place most years. If there are any changes please check out the home page for latest news.
§ International Pipe Band Contest
§ Drum Major Contests
§ Solo Piping
§ Highland Games Heavy Events (including Tossing the Caber)
§ Highland Dancing (including The Highland Fling)
§ Bouncy Castles & Sideshows
§ Refreshment Marquees
§ Massed Pipe Band Finale
§ Parade of Bands Through the Town
21st August 2013 – Raceday – Musselburgh Racecourse –
Doors open 12pm, first race 2pm, last race 5.30pm
3rd September 2013 – Raceday – Musselburgh Racecourse –
Doors open 12pm, first race 2.10pm, last race 5.35pm
16th September 2013 – Raceday – Musselburgh Racecourse –
Doors open 12pm, first race 2.10pm, last race 5.10pm.
29th September 2013 – The Royal regiment of Scotland Raceday – Musselburgh Racecourse –
Doors open 12pm, first race 2pm, last race 5.15pm
14th October 2013 – Willie Park Raceday – Musselburgh Racecourse –
Doors open 12pm, first race 2.10pm, last race 5.20pm.