Edinburgh International Children's Festival


The Edinburgh International Children's Festival boasts impressive visual performances and productions that will impress not only the young but the young-at-heart too. 

This festival features the world's very best theatre and dance for young audiences, and is sure to excite and inspire young minds.

What makes it special?

  • Since the International Children’s Festival began in 1990, it has grown to attract over 10,000 individuals, schools and families.
  • This 9 day festival has a jam-packed programme with the opening weekend featuring events and performances at the National Museum of Scotland.
  • The Children’s Festival searches high and low for the most exciting and thrilling of performances to share with young audiences. It’s now even seen as a hot-spot to scout new artists and performers of the highest standard.
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