All About Box Office

The Box Office is the beating heart of any Festival, it’s where bookings are made and dreams are born! We want to show our Box Office some love and make sure that you lovely readers know exactly how, when and where to best buy your tickets. We’ll cover opening times (which vary throughout July, so pay close attention!) – and point you to some handy links. Plus, got an Edinburgh postcode? We’ll touch upon some Box Office deals just for you...

Opening Hours:

George Square Gardens/ Assembly Hall


Box Office opening hours in The Gardens/ Assembly Hall vary due to the opening and closing of Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival and Edinburgh Food Festival before the Fringe kicks off, so we have broken down Box Office opening hours below.


During the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival:  12 – 21 JULY 2019 

George Square Gardens Box Office opens 12:00 midday until 10mins after the start of the last performance.

Asembly Hall Box Office opens two hours before the first performance starts, and closes 10 mins after the start of the last performance.

During the Edinburgh Food Festival: 19 - 28 JULY 2019

George Square Gardens Box Office opens 12:00 – 20:00.


For all standard Box Office Opening Times for all other venues please see our FAQs.

Box Off...ers:

Edinburgh Resident Discount

That’s right, if you live within an EH postcode you can claim £5 tickets between July 31 and August 4. Please note this deal is available to claim in person from the Box Office only and you will need to provide proof of address.To find out more please click here!