City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Ceilidh Under the Castle

By edg - Posted on 19 November 2018

Event details
Monday, December 31, 2018 - 8:30pm - Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - 1:00am

One of the official events at Edinburgh's Hogmanay, this traditional ceilidh dance for up to 3,600 people is held annually in the West End of West Princes Street Garden.

For those that don't know the steps there will be callers helping dancers out.

This year’s jigs and reels will be brought by ceilidh bands Jimi Shandrix Experience, Hugh MacDermid’s Hair, and Ceilidhdonia.

Doors open at 7.30pm.


£55 / £140 (+ £5 booking fee)

Ticket holders: Enter via Lothian Road onto King’s Stables Road and through the grounds of St Cuthbert’s Parish Church.

Entry is restricted to all events after 10.30pm.