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Lying under Edinburgh Castle the Grassmarket plays host to our Mardi Gras on 14 July 2018. The area will be transformed into a large street party with a variety of bands performing throughout the day.

Accessibility: The Grassmarket area has a mixture of pavements and cobblestone roads, please bear this in mind when attending the event. The nearest public accessible toilet is located within the Central Library, located on George IV Bridge and is open 10am – 5pm on the Saturday. 

Food/Drink: The Grassmarket is lined with bars, cafe and restaurants.

Getting There

Bus: Lothian Buses operate the following services close to Mardi Gras: 2, 23, 27, 41, 42, 67. Plan your journey here >

Train: The closest station to the venue is Waverly station. Plan your journey here >

Car: There is a large paid car park on Castle Terrace. We recommend taking public transport or taxi to avoid delays.

For all travel planning check out Traveline Scotland

13 July
Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras


13:00 (180 mins)
// free


Grassmarket, Edinburgh

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