This month 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.
Scotland Events Decenber 2017….
17th November 2017 – 7th January 2018, 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.
Bloodwise Reindeer Run
3rd December 2017, Holyrood Park, Edinburgh
Walk or run a 5k route round Arthur’s Seat, run a 10k looped route or – for the youngest members of the herd – take on our special 1k kids route. And everyone will receive a free pair of antlers they can decorate and wear on the day, as well as festive refreshments, goody bags and medals afterwards. All money raised will help Bloodwise to continue our world-class research into blood cancer, and support anyone affected.
Irn Bru Carnival
21st December 2017 – 14th January 2018, 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.
30th December 2017 – 1st January 2018, 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, and of course, the big Hogmanay party itself.
Stirling Winter Festival
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.
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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.
Edinburgh Hogmanay: Year after year the Hogmanay street party brings something new: Torchlight Procession, Carnival, Street Theatre and more.
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