City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Visiting Edinburgh

Meadowbank Fireworks - 5th November

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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.

Edinburgh's Christmas

Big wheel on Princes Street

Dates and times to be confirmed

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.

Santa's Grotto

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

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 Advent Calendar

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

Edinburgh Christmas Light Night

Christmas tree on The Mound

Edinburgh's Christmas 2017 season launches on the second last Sunday of November, with the first in a series of Christmas light nights.

Edinburgh's Christmas Ice Adventure

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

Edinburgh Short Film Festival

The Dijon Story

The Edinburgh Short Film Festival bills itself as Edinburgh's accessible, friendly and eclectic short film festival.

Gilded Balloon Launches First Winter Programme In Year-Round West End Venue

This year’s Fringe saw a new Gilded Balloon venue at Edinburgh’s Rose Street in the West End.

SLA Fireworks Display

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Scottish Love in Action (SLA), the charity helping destitute children in India, hosts two Guy Fawkes fireworks extravaganzas on Sunday the 5th November at George Wa