‘Enjoyed my trip through to Edinburgh for Tradfest opening night. Fabulous performances from some of Scotland’s best traditional musicians…. gaelic song, step dancing, fiddle, small pipes and much more. Full house and great atmosphere….’
– Edinburgh TradFest Facebook Review
Celebrating traditional music
Traditional music is an important part of Scottish culture. Our country has a rich musical history, with folk songs that have been passed down the generations for centuries. TradFest celebrates this rich history and also encourages exciting new music, inspired by tradition.
You can find out more about visiting Edinburgh TradFest on the festival website, including dates for the next festival (usually held in April and May) and the latest programme of events.
Explore the city’s array of festivals in our Edinburgh Guide and plan your next visit with Parliament House Hotel. You can also browse our many local attractions, theatres and shops, as well as sports activities and suggested itineraries. If you need any help at all during your stay with us, please ask our friendly team for recommendations and directions. We know the city well and love to help you plan your adventures!