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2018 International Festival venues

Ross Theatre & Princes Street Gardens


T: +44(0)131 473 2056

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.

© Dave Stewart
Getting there

Travel restrictions will be in place for the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert. For up-to-date information contact Hub Tickets on +44 (0)131 473 2000 or visit 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.

  • Find out about walking routes and cycling paths, bike security and bike parking options
  • Go green and try car-sharing to save costs and our planet - see goCarShare and TripshareEdinburgh
  • 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
Venue accessibility
  • Level access via King’s Stables Road
  • Paths are mainly level but there are some slopes
  • Wheelchair spaces are in the Ross Theatre, booking required
  • Wheelchair viewing platform on the bottom path, general admission
  • Accessible toilets are located through the Gardens, venue staff can advise on arrival
  • No loop system
  • Crowds and loud bangs may make this venue unsuitable for assistance dogs
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.