Royal Military Tattoo 4-26 Aug

the greatest show on earth...

About This Project

Edinburgh’s Royal Military Tattoo  2017 is in its 68th year and set to be as spectacular as ever with acts from all 4 corners of the Globe, taking place on the Esplanade of Edinburgh’s Castle .


Internationally renowned, with  performers from over 48 countries , the Royal Military Tattoo Festival brings hundreds of thousands of visitors to Edinburgh from around the world each year for this annual celebration of Music and entertainment . Numbers attending will reach to the 220,000 mark this year with screenings to a further  100 million on televisions across the world.


The Tattoo runs every weekday evening and twice on Saturdays throughout the August Festivals.  New themes happen each year, this year the theme of  ‘Splash of  Tartan’ in a Royal Navy lead year will set sail with Massed Bands of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines as we celebrate the history, heritage and colour of Scotland’s global family both near and far..


Saturday Evening shows include an extended fireworks display. Tickets for Edinburgh Royal International Tattoo go on sale on 1st December and should be bought in advance to avoid disappointment – they sell like very hot hot cakes!


Prices start from £25 for standard tickets.  All ages will thoroughly enjoy the Tattoo experience.  A spectacular family day out not to be missed this Summer.


Tickets and information for the Royal Military Tatoo 

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4th - 26th August 2017


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