Edinburgh is known for being a city with lots of different events and something is always going on. Christmas time is no exception. During Christmas, Edinburgh gets beautifully lit up with Christmas lights and there are a lot of events happening in the city. Here is a list of the 5 must-do activities in Edinburgh this Christmas.
The Christmas Market in the heart of Edinburgh offers an authentic Christmas experience. There are plenty of delicious food stalls to grab a bite from and fun rides you can go on. The Christmas Market is truly magical, and it’s the right place for you to find your Christmas spirit as well as gifts.
Silent Light is the perfect Christmas entertainment in the city. Street of Light is a silent street party, under an array of 60,000 lights synchronised to the Christmas music coming from your headphones.
24 Doors of Advent
This real-life advent calendar takes you through a different door in Edinburgh every day. This offers you the opportunity to see many unique buildings in the city, such as Canongate Kirk, The Edinburgh Playhouse and St Cuthbert’s Church.
Scottish Norwegian Advent Concert
This popular concert takes place in the beautiful St Giles Cathedral and over the years it has become a loved tradition. This year’s concert features Schola Cantorum of Edinburgh and guitarist Stein Urheim from Norway.
This fun activity is located in St Andrew Square. With Christmas music playing in the background, what would be better than ice skating with friends and getting a hot cup of mulled wine after?