Welcome to East Lothian
With over 40 miles of stunning coastline, golden beaches, rolling countryside, award-winning attractions, excellent food & drink and the world’s finest links golf courses, we have the best of Scotland! It may feel like a million miles away, but it’s only minutes from Edinburgh. East Lothian is not only a great place to visit, it is a great place to live and work. Have a look at just some of the things that make this a wonderful place.
The Saltire Festival
The Saltire Festival is back for 2017, to celebrate St. Andrews Day, bringing together the very best of Scotland in the Home of the Flag!
Visitors can discover all that Scotland has to offer; our beautiful outdoors and stunning coastal landscape; delicious food & drink, created with the finest local produce; a long history and fascinating heritage; and hugely entertaining music, arts and comedy.
With events to suit everyone, this is a St. Andrew's Day celebration for all the family.
Find out what’s happening in East Lothian with events and festivals that attract people from all over the world to celebrate Scotland's fascinating heritage and wonderful culture featuring the best of Scottish music, arts, food & drink, innovation, sport and entertainment.
Elio Pace delivers an electrifying concert celebrating the phenomenal music of Billy Joel. Visit here for more information.
Come and enjoy the friendly atmosphere of Haddington Farmers' Market where stallholders offer you a tempting selection of home produced specialities. Visit here for more information.
Last canteen of the season! A street food market in East Lothian, bringing ten different Scottish traders to every session. Live DJs provide a soulful soundtrack in the courtyard and there's an open air bar serving Archerfield's signature ales, brewed onsite. Visit here for more information.
A massed pipe and drum band will play in front of the grandstand. Armed forces displays and stands, FREE fairground rides and children’s entertainment make this an excellent family afternoon of flat racing. Come along and support your local services! View here for more information.
Over the last two decades, Talon have risen from humble beginnings to become one of the most successful theatre touring shows in the UK. The 20th anniversary Tour will once again feature all those classic Eagles hits from their timeless back catalogue. Visit here for more information.
A special event complete the musicians, storytellers and trapeze artists, they will take you on a magical journey through our enchanted Fairy Trail. Visit here for more information.
Augmented reality event featuring amazing light installations, interactive sculptures and dragons. Visit here for more information.
The nation's favourite psychic, Sally Morgan is back and better than ever with her brand new and most jaw-dropping show yet - 'Kisses to Heaven Tour'. Visit here for more information.
Featuring haunted house, ghost train, face painting and lots more.... Visit here for more information.
A great afternoon of racing to round off the flat season! Top jockeys and flat trainers compete for the Musselburgh Flat 2016 season championship title in a race to the Final Furlong of the season. View here for more information.