Juniper Festivals & Events

When it comes to Juniper, we're your experts.

We've been running our Juniper Festival—Scotland's first gin festival—since 2014 at Summerhall in Edinburgh, and continue to provide the Best Gin Fest possible year in, year out.

Our Juniper Cruises have become a staple in the gin lover's calendar, combining fantastic gin with an educational experience on the Union Canal. Cruises run from March–November each year.

Our Pop-Up Gin Stop also provides event catering for larger events, and tastings in venues of your choice.

Click on the logos below for more info, or to book tickets and gift vouchers.

Juniper Festival, Scotland's best Gin Fest, at Summerhall Edinburgh.

Set sail on the Lochrin Belle canal boat, along the Union Canal for a two hour gin tasting with a difference.

Let us cater for your party or event with a pop-up gin bar, complete with G&Ts and cocktails.

Juniper Festival

Back in 2019!

Scotland's first, and best, Gin festival celebrated its fifth year in style with our innovative Makers & Mixers edition. Check out our Facebook page for photos of the event.

Dates have been confirmed for 2019 - join us on the 31st May–2nd June at Summerhall, Edinburgh. Tickets will go on sale in January, join our mailing list here for the early bird sale!

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Juniper Cruises — Gin tastings on the Union Canal


After phenomenal demand in 2018, our Juniper Cruise tasting events on board the Lochrin Belle canal boat are drawing to a close for the year. If you'd like to join us in 2019, or have a friend who loves gin, we have gift vouchers for sale below! Vouchers are valid for one space on any of our tasting cruises, 12 months from the date of purchase.

We will be running various types of Gin, Rum & Whisky events, and you can choose whichever you like to join us on for a leisurely two hour drinks tasting cruise along the Union Canal. Relax as we guide you through various drinks and tastings of the chosen spirit, from history to folklore, making to mixing. Each comes packed with different drinks and tasters, and you’ll also enjoy some tasty nibbles throughout to soak up some of the booze!

We run on Saturdays from March to November, starting and ending at the basin of the Union Canal at Edinburgh's Fountainbridge. Join our mailing list by clicking here to be kept informed of new dates as they are announced. We also organise private cruises for groups of 20 or more - hen parties must book a private event. Contact us for more details.

Pop-up Gin Stop

Let us organise your next party! Whether it's a team building afternoon in the office, a birthday party in the house, or a larger scale event in a venue, we can provide some delicious gin drinks for you and your guests.

We'll provide everything you require to make the event a success, from G&Ts and cocktails, to equipment, bars, bartenders, ice and all ingredients. Relax and enjoy the party while we take care of everything! Check out our menus below, then contact us for a quote and more details.

Contact Us

Call us on 0131 629 5710, or use the contact form below to get in touch.