City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Visiting Edinburgh

Hogmanay Midnight Fireworks

Edinburgh Castle Fireworks

As Edinburgh's Hogmanay builds to the midnight bells "countdown firework" displays take place at 9pm, 10pm, and 11pm on New Year's Eve, with a cli

Edinburgh's Hogmanay Final Fling

The final event of Edinburgh's 3-day Hogmanay festival is a ceilidh dance for everybody in the Museum’s Grand Hall.

The Loony Dook

Loony Dook

The Loony Dook takes place on the first day of each new year.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay Street Party

Edinburgh's Hogmanay on New Year's Eve

The Street Party (tickets, review) is perhaps the best-known event in the 3-day Edinburgh's Hogmanay Festival. The New Year street party is a ticketed event that takes place the length of Princes Street, with live bands and dancing in the street.

Hopetoun Fireworks & Bonfire Night

The palatial estate home in West Lothian hosts a spectacular annual Bonfire Night fireworks displays, this year with a wizardry theme.

Bonfire Night

Fireworks scatter with blue and yellow tracers

Other countries go crazy at Halloween. In Britain, not just Edinburgh, Bonfire Night, also known as Guy Fawkes Night, is marked with fiery celebrations across the land.

SLA Fireworks Green Show

Scottish Love in Action (SLA), the charity helping destitute children in India, hosts an annual fireworks extravaganza on Guy Fawkes weekend

The Mousetrap (2016), King's Theatre, Review

Once again, Agatha Christie’s beloved mystery play is back on an Edinburgh stage – this time to celebrate its record breaking 60th anniversary.

Botanic Lights 2016, Royal Botanic Garden, Review

George Forrest appears in hologram form at the Chinese Hillside (courtesy RBGE & Unique Events)

As the skyline darkens, strange sounds and glimmering lights come from the Royal Botanic Garden.

Meadowbank Fireworks - 5th November

Fireworks at the castle IV

Remember, remember the 5th of November goes the saying and Meadowbank has been remembering with a large fireworks display each year for over thirty years.