City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Events


Format: 14 Dec 2017

Friday, December 8 2017

Time Items
All day
 
Before 7:00 pm

Christmas, or Xmas for non-believers, used to be a quiet period in Edinburgh. It's less so now, although (Edinburgh's Hogmanay aside) it's still not quite as mad as the hurlyburly of the Edinburgh Festival in August.

Mr Claus, at least the Santa of the official Edinburgh's Christmas, this year moves from his East Princes Street Gardens location to George Street, alongside

"The Ice Adventure" is a new attraction at the annual Edinburgh's Christmas festival in 2017, located at the west end of George Street.

A public art exhibition with a Christmas theme that dips into the Scottish archives to create Edinburgh’s very own giant advent calendar.

7:00 pm

The Chapterhouse Singers and baroque orchestra present Messiah. An opportunity to hear Handel’s masterpiece this Christmas in the glorious surroundings of the Canongate Kirk.