Visiting Edinburgh

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The Concert in the Gardens, part of the 3-day Edinburgh's Hogmanay Festival, takes place in a ticketed area in Princes Street Gardens West within the Edinburgh's Hogmanay Street Party arena.

The Ross Band stand provides a dramatic setting under Edinburgh Castle rock.

Bairns Afore is an hour-long family hogmanay celebration, complete with fireworks display from Edinburgh Castle and West Princes Street Gardens, fo

A two hour concert in which a live 20 piece orchestra fuses with high tempo beats from renowned club DJ Andy Joyce, for a selection of Ibiza dance

G’day 2020 with Kylie Auldist is a new addition to the annual, 3-day Edinburgh's Hogmanay Festival, celebr

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

The New Year's Day Tri-athlon falls during the annual Edinburgh's Hogmanay programme - a fun or serious, o

As in previous years, the 2019 Torchlight Procession opens the annual Edinburgh's Hogmanay celebrations with around 8,000 torchbearers creating a "river of fire" down the Royal Mile. Last year saw around around 40,000 people come out for the event, to watch and take part.

The three-day Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Festival 2019/2020 embellishes the tried-and-tested formula with a mix

The time is the future, the place is the planet once known as Earth. 

Diwali is a five-day festival of lights, celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains across the world.