Christmas In Edinburgh
Friday 22 November 2013 - Sunday 5 January 2014
Edinburgh's Christmas Markets
It all starts on Light Night! The Highland Market, Ice Rink and rides will be open for the during of Edinburgh's Christmas, from the end of November to the start of January 2014.
Circus Sensation LIMBO
23 November 2013 - Sunday 5 January 2014
Venue: St Andrew's Square
Featuring international circus sensation LIMBO, Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs and Little Red Riding Hood.
Paradiso Spiegeltent will be at the heart of this year’s Christmas celebrations, situated in St Andrew's Square from 23 November to 5 January. And winter in Edinburgh is about to get hotter as we welcome our international hit show: Limbo! “A high-octane blend of dance, circus, sideshow and live music"
-Observer. LIMBO! is an exotic, illogical world of mind-bending illusions, breathless dance and soaring live music from a coterie of highly skilled international performers. A truly unique experience for Christmas, suitable for all ages from 12+
“Sensational, defies both expectations and genre pigeonholing.”
The Paradiso Spiegeltent will also feature some of the finest family entertainment to be had this Christmas in Edinburgh, including: Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs from Nov 23 – Dec 15
and Red Riding Hood from Dec 17 – Jan 5
. Tickets for all the Christmas events at edinburghschristmas.com or by calling into the Christmas Box Office at The Fringe Office, 180 High Street, Edinburgh.
Edinburgh Ethical Christmas Fair
Saturday 7 - Sunday 15 December 2013
Location: Castle Street. The Ethical Christmas Fair is well established as the place to be this Christmas for fair trade, ethical, environmental businesses. Jewellery, crafts, home-wares, foods and drinks, scarves and hats, music and much more.
The Real Scottish Christmas Fair
30 November - 5 December 2013
Where: Castle Street/Princes Street, Edinburgh
A huge event during the lead up to Christmas on one of the UK's busiest shopping streets. Housed in a marquee on Princes Street/Castle Street, this event is ideal for experienced exhibitors looking to sell and promote Scottish crafts, jewellery, fashion, arts, foods & drinks.
Fair rides include The Edinburgh Wheel, The Snow Globe and The Flying Carousel start from the end of November.
Edinburgh Ice Rink
End of November 2013– Start of January 2014
East Princes Street Gardens - by the Scott Monument.
Edinburgh’s Ice Rink is one of Europe’s largest outside Christmas Ice Rinks.
Santa’s Arrival: December 2013
The Great Edinburgh Santa Run
Whilst every care has been taken to ensure the accuracy contained in this guide, we cannot accept responsibility in respect of any error or ommission which may have occurred. Please check with the event organiser's website for latest information, times and dates.