Festival Forecast: Scotland

Fringe Festival
Edinburgh : July and August
Comedy and theater make this festival famous though dance and music are also part of the extensive program. Visit the site to learn more.

Edinburgh Military Tattoo
Edinburgh : First Week of August Until Month's End
Kilts and bagpipes march en masse around the castle during this celebration of the Scottish regiments though we are not sure how the word 'tattoo' comes into play. The official site might be able to clarify.

Edinburgh International Festival
Edinburgh : mid-August-First Week of September
Theater in the street is only part of what's happening at this program of opera, music and dance. The festival's site is attractive and chockfull of useful info.

T in the Park
Kinross : second week of July
Notorious for impromptu stage collaborations, T features acts like REM, Moby, and the Foo Fighters while staying true to its roots with a strong local stage. The T's website has lineup and ticketing information.