Winter is definitely upon us here in Edinburgh. We've got a whole host of exciting events coming up in our beautiful city and we want to share them with you!

18th Nov – 8th Jan: Edinburgh’s Christmas

Every year Edinburgh welcomes European and Scottish markets, rides, performers and food and drink vendors to create a spectacular winter wonderland in the centre of town. If you're not in the Christmas spirit now, you will be once you've visited Edinburgh's Christmas!

Christmas Market

20th November – 24th December: Street of Light

Last year, we saw the spectacular Street of Light take over the Royal Mile - illuminating the streets and buildings in the most magical way. This year we will see 60,000 lights run along George Street to make Edinburgh even more awe-inspiring.

Street of Light

21st - 26th November – Ghost @ Edinburgh Playhouse

The music version of the classic 1990 film hits The Playhouse on November 21st. Get the tissues ready!


24th – 26th November – Craft Beer Revolution Festival

Craft beer seems to have taken over the drinks scene in recent years, so it seems only fitting that there's a festival held in its honour! Get yourself along to sample some of Scotland and the UKs best beers and ales.

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25th – 27th November – Foodies Festival

Foodies Festival returns to Edinburgh for more food and drinks to taste and buy than you can imagine! There'll be demonstrations from Jane Devonshire (MasterChef) and Michael Bremner (The Great British Menu).


29th November – 7th Jan – Mamma Mia! @ Edinburgh Playhouse

The classic musical returns to Edinburgh Playhouse. Book your tickets early to avoid disappointment!

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2nd – 24th December – Black Beauty @ Traverse Theatre

A fantastic adaptation of the classic book which is set to be a visual and story-telling masterpiece.


9th December – 23rd April – Monkey Business @ National Museum of Scotland

Entertaining and educational, this exhibition explores the world of primates through a mixture of interactive media, taxidermy, film and photography. Great for all the family!


11th December – Santa Run

The annual Santa Run is back in Edinburgh, with options for everyone - push yourself and run around the course, or walk it - it's up to you. Participate or donate and raise money for When You Wish Upon A Star children’s charity.

Santa Run

31st December – Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

Edinburgh's Hogmanay is world famous and whether you've got tickets to the official street party or you're watching from a-far, it is always guaranteed to be an amazing evening full of music, laughter & tears), fireworks and love.

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We've got availabilty in our luxury self catering city centre apartments so suit family groups, couples, or friends looking to get away to Edinburgh for some winter time exploring. View all our availability here or phone us on 0131 202 1188 and one of our friendly staff will be more than happy to speak to you.

We currently have three apartments available for Hogmanay:

The Edinburgh Castle Suite @ Castle Terrace

The Penthouse @ The Royal Mile

South Charlotte Street @ Charlotte Square

We also offer additional services of a profesional chef to come and cook for you in your apartment plus relaxing beauty treatments and pamper parties in the apartments. Enquire now!