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.
Possible cancellations or postponements. Please check with the venue/event organiser for updates.
Scotland Events December 2020….
Glasgow Christmas Markets
TBC, St Enoch Square
Lots of food and drink plus traders from across the globe, as well as closer to home, selling artisan products and high quality crafts.
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.
Paisley First Winterfest
Be sure to get your winter woolies on and grab the rest of the family to embrace the festivities. We’ll give Santa and his reindeer a day off on Christmas Day but you can be sure of a jolly welcome throughout the winter.
Dundee Santa Dash
TBC, Dundee City Square
We will once again be raising money for The ARCHIE Foundation and are hoping to get over 1000 “Santas” taking part and getting into the Festive Spirit.
Edinburgh Santa Run
5th December 2020, West princes Street Gardens
Santa’s will run, walk and stroll around West Princes Street Gardens, raising money to grant the Wishes of children for When You Wish Upon a Star.
Jingle Bell Fun Run
TBC, Barshaw Park, Paisley
Wear jingle bells on your hats, jackets, gloves, shoes or wherever you choose, and be part of an amazing Jingle Bell orchestra! Bells will be provided. Fancy dress is optional.
The Big Sleep Out
Charity event, raising money with a worldwide sleep out to end homelessness globally.
Breakfast With Santa
Includes: Breakfast, children’s entertainer, meet Santa, reindeer dust and selection box.
Glasgow Santa Dash
Santa Claus is coming to town. Step into your Santa suit and join him and thousands of other Santas for a festive 5K run!
Irn Bru Carnival
CANCELLED, 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.
The world’s greatest New Year party with 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.
Hogmanay Midnight Fireworks
TBC, Stirling Castle
Spectacular fireworks display and hot food vendors in the grounds of Stirling Castle.
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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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