City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh's Xmas


"Love Actually" Screening with Live Orchestra

A rare chance to watch Richard Curtis's celebrated romantic comedy "Love Actually" on a huge screen with a full orchestra performing Craig Armstrong’s popular score.

St Andrew Square Carol Concert

Traditional carol concert which takes place at the nativity scene in St Andrew Square in Edinburgh's New Town.

This is a free event.

Summerhall Turns to Winterhall for Local Christmas Market

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Sunday December 9 will see Summerhall into a Christmas extravaganza when it brings together over 70 vendors along with festive entertainment to put you in the spirit of the season.

Clambers soft play Christmas Party

Join in the Christmas fun at Clambers soft play at The Royal Commonwealth Pool with their annual festive party.

Work off all that excess energy and enjoy 2-hours of soft play and lots of other fun activities including face painting, tattoos, disco, games, and arts and crafts and receive a present from Santa.

Don your best Christmas jumper and/or Christmas outfit to be in with a chance of a prize.

Tickets

Children - Non-Members-£10.00 / Members-£9.00 / 0-11 months-£5.00

Breakfast and afternoon tea with Santa at Clambers at the Commie Pool

Enjoy breakfast or afternoon tea in the Clambers’ party room at the Royal Commonwealth Pool whilst making reindeer dust; writing a letter to Santa with the elves, before visiting Santa to receive a present. This will be followed by a 45-minute soft-play session.

Breakfast with Santa and party away at Srambles soft play

Join Santa for a Christmas breakfast at Scrambles soft play at EICA:Ratho, before he retires to his office to check the ‘Naughty and Nice’ list. Children will enjoy a breakfast of cereal, yoghurt, a sausage in a mini roll, a piece of fruit, a Christmas cookie and a carton of juice, while the adults will have a choice of tea or coffee served with a bacon roll.

The hearty breakfast will be followed by good old-fashioned party games, including the Hokey Cokey; Christmas Corners; Musical Statues; and the elves’ favourite game, Pass the Parcel. Before they leave, the children will visit Santa to receive a gift.

Tumbles soft play Christmas party with Santa

Get set to show off your best dance moves at the Tumbles soft play Christmas disco and party, with arts and crafts, face painting and a buffet bag. Santa will be visiting and there’ll be gifts for all good boys and girls.

Silent Light - Edinburgh's Christmas

Silent Light

A new addition to Edinburgh's Christmas festival in 2018, Silent Light is a silent dance party under the temporary electric light installation on George Stree

Edinburgh Santa Run

A crowd of Santas in Edinburgh's Winter Festivals

Bellies will bounce and beards fly when hundreds of Santas make their annual charity jog through Princes Street Gardens. The Santa run starts at around 1pm following a warm-up. The circuit around the gardens is around 2.5km, so even the most sleigh-bound Santa Claus shouldn't have too much of a problem.

Edinburgh Christmas Light Night

Christmas tree on The Mound

Edinburgh's Christmas season launches on the second last Sunday of November, with the first in a series of Christmas light nights.