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 this years marks our 5th year as Scotland's Best Gin Fest. Our Juniper Cruises have become a staple in the gin lover's calender, and will return in March with a full year's worth of dates. We also provide event catering for larger events, and tastings in venues of your choice.

Click on the logo below for more info, or the tickets link above to book your space at one of our events.

Juniper Festival, Scotland's best Gin Fest, at Summerhall Edinburgh. Tickets on sale!.

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 — Makers & Mixers Edition

Tickets now on sale!

Scotland's first, and best, Gin festival returns for its fifth year running, and we're changing things up this year. Since Juniper Festival's inception in 2014, we've always remained innovative in ensuring our experience evolves to remain engaging and exciting. For 2018 we thought we'd shake it up a little, introducing our Makers & Mixers edition.

Distillers Room

Meet and chat to the experts whose alchemy and art turns raw materials into the gin we love. Sample their products while picking their brains in our new experience for this year.

Gin Cocktails

Pulling together some of Scotland's finest creative cocktail minds with carefully selected gin brands; taste the products of their collaboration in our other new addition for 2018.


Free informative talks from brands and leading authorities. Enjoy trying G&Ts and cocktails, while learning anything from the history of tonic to sustainability in the gin industry.

Gin sampling

Sample many different expressions of gin from around Scotland, the UK and the rest of the world, as well as courtyard and laboratory tasting experiences.

Join us at Summerhall, Edinburgh over the weekend of 1-3rd June. Tickets will cost just £20 + £2.50 booking fee, and will entitle you to all of the above and a G&T token, redeemable at various stands. Session times will be as follows:

  • Friday 1st June - 5.30pm - 10pm
  • Saturday 2nd June - 12pm - 4.30pm
  • Saturday 2nd June - 5.30pm - 10pm
  • Sunday 3rd June - 12pm - 4.30pm

Juniper Cruises — Gin tastings on the Union Canal


After phenomenal demand last year, 2018 sees a return of our Juniper Cruise tasting events on board the Lochrin Belle canal boat. Join us for a two hour tasting, departing from Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, and sample five gins from around Scotland (or occasionally further afield), each as a neat sample and then as part of a mixed drink or cocktail.

Learn all about the fascinating history of gin and juniper and enjoy some tasty bites to eat as you escape the city on a leisurely canal boat ride.

Cruises only run on certain dates up to November, more dates will be added throughout the year. See the calendar below for availability. We also organise private cruises for groups of 16 or more - hen parties must book a private event. Contact us for more details.

Please note gift voucher bookings must be made in separate transactions for each voucher code. For gift vouchers beginning with JC, please click here to book by email.

More dates will be added throughout the year, 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! Contact us for a quote and more details.

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