City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Visiting Edinburgh


Craft Beer Revolution Festival

Craft beer masterclass

New craft beer festival featuring 60 different micro brews over three days.

Leith Duo Bring Love of Craft Beer To 3-Day Festival

Richard Servranckx and Dan Quille

Beer-loving friends Richard Servranckx and Dan Quille, both from Leith in Edinburgh, plan to share their passion for quality brews and revolutionise the Scottish beer scene with a three day beer festi

St Andrew Square Christmas Carol Concert

A Christmas carol service, held around the Nativity scene in St Andrew Square, marks the start of Advent.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2016 Line-up Announced

Paolo Nutini will headline this year's flagship Edinburgh's Hogmanay event, the Concert in the Garden, on 31st December, in what will be his only festival perf

Edinburgh's Hogmanay Old Town Ceilidh

Many moons ago when Hogmanay was still a local thing, Parliament Square in Edinburgh's Old Town was the place to go and dance into the wee, wee hours on the last night of the year.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay: Torchlight Procession

Torchlight procession reaches Calton Hill

The 2016 Torchlight Procession opens the annual Edinburgh's Hogmanay celebrations with around 8,000 torchbearers creating a "river of fire" through city streets. The event starts at 7.30pm in Edinburgh's Old Town and culminates with a "Son et Lumiere & Firework Finale" at around 8.30pm on Calton Hill.

Street of Light

Street of Light - George St

The Street of Light, which launched on the Royal Mile in 2015, is back for Edinburgh's Christmas 2016 in a new location on West George Street.

Edinburgh Christmas Light Night

Light Night

Edinburgh's Christmas 2016 season launches on the second last Sunday of November, with the first in a series of Christmas light nights.

Scottish 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 circuit around the gardens is around 2.5km, so even the most sleigh-bound Santa shouldn't have too much of a problem.

Edinburgh's Christmas Spreads Across the City

Street of Light - George St

Edinburgh’s Christmas, the capital’s official Christmas programme, is spreading the drama and lights across the city centre this year.