Old town with Pentland Hills and snow

Winter in Edinburgh

For a Christmas that’s truly merry and a Hogmanay that’s one of the best, enjoy Winter in Edinburgh!

Edinburgh has a feast of winter treats from wonderful, world class attractions, sparkling shopping, fabulous Christmas markets, food and drink with the best shows, theatre and cultural events to keep you warm.

The Fireworks Concert, Edinburgh International Festival
The Dome exterior with Christmas lights

Seasonal Highlights

Christmas in Edinburgh is one of the highlights of the winter season, featuring a packed calendar of events, attractions and festive markets. The celebrations continue as Edinburgh’s Hogmanay shows the world how to party over three days with spectacular entertainment, incredible bands and amazing crowds from every corner of the globe.

What’s On this Winter

What about the Weather?

Want to know what weather to expect while visiting? Visit our Weather & Time page for more information.