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    Edinburgh's Old Town Christmas!

    Festival
  • When
    7 December 18:00 - 08 December 06:00
  • The Old Town's Christmas officially launches in the Grassmarket on the 7th of December with late night Christmas shopping and free family friendly events!

    Get in the spirit of Christmas with late night shopping in the Grassmarket and surrounding streets! Relax and enjoy carol singing, free mince pies and mulled wine. See the official switching on of our Christmas tree lights with Santa and his elves who will be giving out FREE Christmas hats to kids- taking place at 6:30pm, 7th December in the Grassmarket Square!

    We're also hosting FREE Christmas Festival Weekends on Saturday 9th and 16th December! Join in the fun with Santa, his elves and Rudolf, browse the Christmas market, enjoy carol singing, live music, and street performances. Have the perfect festive photo taken in our giant selfie snow globe (on the 16th only).

    Weekend events take place from: 12 - 4 pm (Market from 10- 5 pm).