It’s all about the festivities, so highlights for the month of December are Edinburgh’s Christmas, and of course the famous Edinburgh Hogmanay Party.
18th Nov 2016 – 8th Jan 2017, Edinburgh.
Centred around Princes Street Gardens. The Light Night, the Traditional German Christmas Market, Santa’s Reindeer Garden, The Edinburgh Wheel, The Great Scottish Santa Run and Winter Wonderland and more, for the ultimate festive experience.
Irn Bru Carnival
21st Dec 2016 – 14th Jan 2017, SECC Glasgow
Europe’s largest indoor fun fair, with over 60 rides and attractions, as well as new and exciting additions for thrill seekers, families and more kids rides than ever.
31st December 2016, Edinburgh
The world’s greatest New Year party goes on for three days and nights of amazing events and fun with the traditional torchlit procession, street performers, fireworks, concerts, ceilidh, the big Hogmanay party itself.
31st Dec 2016, Stirling
Celebrate the new year in style on the Stirling Castle esplanade, with live music and a spectacular fireworks display. Join the Hogmanay Ceilidh for some great food and really let your hair down.
See the Scotland Travel Information page for all the information you need for travelling to and within Scotland. helful advice on passports and visas, currency, weather, holiday extras, useful travel links and more.
Major Events in Scotland :
Edinburgh Military Tattoo
You’ll have to book your Edinburgh Military Tattoo tickets early if you want to see this magnificent spectacle, and internationally acclaimed event, set against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle.
Edinburgh Fringe Festival
One of the world’s largest arts events, the Festival stages more than 2,000 shows in hundreds of theatres, and a lot more.
Year after year the Hogmanay street party brings something new: Torchlight Procession, Carnival, Street Theatre and more.