Edinburgh Winter Festival 2022

With its new name for 2022 of Edinburgh Winter Festival, combining Christmas and Hogmanay celebrations all in one place, Edinburgh Winter Festival have come up with an exciting array of events to get everyone in the mood for the holiday season and 2022 celebrations looks to be the best yet!

Edinburgh Christmas will take place between Friday 25th November 2022 and Tuesday 3rd January 2023. Crowned by National Geographic last year as “Best in Europe” beating 65 others including Paris, Amsterdam and Cologne. So it is well worth a visit…
The ice rink returns in its home of George Street and it is sponsored by Lidl GB You will be able to also enjoy festive food and drinks while skating around the rink.
Santa’s Stories will be located in West Princes Street, the lower gardens will be transformed into Santa Land with group sessions with Santa and a special performances from Santa Paws . East Princes Street Gardens will host festive market stalls offering a wide range of European and local food, drinks and crafts. And also the location to Forth 1 Big Wheel, the Star Flyer and many other rides for all to enjoy.

Edinburgh Hogmanay 3 day event spans over Friday 30th & Saturday 31st  December 2022 and Sunday 1st January 2023 with concerts in Princes Street Gardens, a high energy Ceilidh, Orchestra performance, the Castle of light and of course the traditional world famous Street party on Princes Street. This year for the first time ever the revellers will have personal LED wristbands to make the midnight moment even more spectacular!

Edinburgh at Christmas time is truly magical and full of lots of festive cheer!

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