Special Days

Around 150 buildings, many off-bounds to the general public during the rest of the year, throw open their doors, and gates for the annual Edinburgh

A Boxing Day Bank Holiday takes place on the 26th December the day after Christmas Day.

The early May Bank Holiday in Scotland falls on the first Monday of May.

Today is a public holiday in Edinburgh.

It's a local holiday, so many businesses will not adhere to it.

Council offices and libraries will be open, but schools will be shut.

Easter Monday is a local public holiday in Edinburgh held on the day after the Christian celebration of Easter (Easter Sunday).

Easter Sunday is the most important Christian festival in the year, marking the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the third day after his death on the

Good Friday is part of Easter, a Christian holiday, marking the death of Jesus Christ on the cross.

A Summer Bank Holiday - one of the general Bank Holidays For Scotland - although not necessarily a public holiday for all, particularly here in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Castle turns green before going black, and landmarks across the city participate in Earth Hour rangi

Inspired by St Andrew himself, ‘Fisherman’s Feast’ has received support through Scotland’s Winter Festivals to bring the Galilean fisherman’s story of strength and sociability to life at the Scottish