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International Festival venues



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Beautiful gardens under the Edinburgh Castle at the heart of Scotland's capital are the best place to watch the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert marking the grand finale of the International Festival.

Virgin Money Fireworks Concert | Photo: Gaelle Beri Photo: Gaelle Beri
Getting there

Travel restrictions and bag searches will be in place for the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert. Please arrive in good time. Further information can be found on this page closer to the event. 

Edinburgh is very compact, which makes it ideal to explore on foot or by bicycle. See below for information about getting to the venue. If you are looking for general advice on travelling within and to Edinburgh, visit our dedicated page packed with useful tips and information.

  • Accessible drop-off point at King’s Stables Road
  • Taxi rank on Frederick Street
  • Haymarket Station 0.8 miles
  • Waverley Station 0.5 miles
  • Entry gates, please enter by the gate you selected when booking
Venue accessibility
  • Level access via King’s Stables Road (standard entry ticket) or St Cuthbert's (priority and standard entry tickets)
  • Paths are mainly level but there are some slopes
  • Wheelchair spaces are in the Ross Theatre and Top Path, booking required
  • Wheelchair viewing platform on the bottom path, general admission
  • Accessible toilets are located throughout the Gardens
  • No loop system
  • Crowds and loud bangs may make this venue unsuitable for assistance dogs

Read disabled access reviews on Euan’s Guide

Safety & Security

Arrive at venues in plenty of time as latecomers may not be admitted.

Your safety and security at International Festival events is of the upmost importance to us. Please note that bags may be subject to security searches and you should not bring bags larger than 30cm x 30cm x 15cm to our venues. If you spot anything suspicious during your visit to the International Festival, please do let a member of the team know. Thank you for your understanding and co-operation.