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Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2021

August 6 - August 30

Edinburgh Fringe

One of the largest arts festivals in the world, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival takes place in the Scottish capital from 6 to 30 August, 2021. The 2021 Fringe will go ahead after the cancellation of the 2020 festival due to Covid. 

The world’s oldest fringe festival runs alongside the Edinburgh Festival. This year there will be some 670 shows during the Fringe. Details of what’s on at the 2021 Fringe can be found here.

Edinburgh Fringe 2021

Phoebe Waller-Bridge has been appointed President of the Fringe.

Expect theatre, cabaret, musicals, circus, comedy, dance, spoken words and free performances (as well as 404 pay-as-you-like shows), as the world takes to the streets of Auld Reekie.

GuruDodo from the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, c. David Monteith Hodge
GuruDodo from the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, c. David Monteith Hodge

Edinburgh Fringe Comedy

The Edinburgh Fringe is famous for launching the career of many a young pretender and this year will no doubt be no different.


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High Street c. David Monteith Hodge
High Street c. David Monteith Hodge
Edinburgh Fringe 2021 Dates

Edinburgh Fringe 2021 will run from 6 to 30 August.

Edinburgh Fringe Tickets

You can purchase tickets online at edfringe.com or from the Fringe Box Office (see address below). The Virgin Half Price Hut on the Mound Precinct also sells half-price tickets each day of the Fringe from 10am to 9pm. For full details about how you can buy your tickets and where to collect them, visit here.

Edinburgh Fringe Programme

The full programme for Edinburgh Fringe 2021 can either be viewed here.

The Mound c. David Monteith Hodge
The Mound c. David Monteith Hodge

Edinburgh Free Fringe

The Fringe is renowned for its free performances.


Edinburgh Fringe Box Office

Edinburgh Fringe Box Office is at 180 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1QS. The box office can be contacted at edfringe.com or at +44 (0)131 226 000.

Edinburgh Fringe Accommodation and Flights to Edinburgh

Accommodation for the Edinburgh Fringe tends to fill up quickly, find the best deals on hotels and guest houses, as well as flights to Edinburgh, using our comparison engine, which scans all the major booking sites so you don’t have to.


Cover photo: MakeYourFringe by Laurence Winram. All photos, © Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society.


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August 6
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August 30
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Edinburgh Fringe Box Office
180 High Street
Edinburgh,EH1 1QSUnited Kingdom
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