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This year celebrate Christmas with the magical Santa at Home

19th November 2020

23 November – 24 December | 20% discount for EH postcode holders First 100 bookers eligible to win two-night stay in London. Facebook & Instagram @SantaAtHomeOfficial  Edinburgh’s Christmas producers, Underbelly and Mr and Mrs Santa... Read more


10th November 2020

Celebrating Edinburgh’s creative community and local businesses. Advent Stories: Santa has a special ask of Edinburgh this year. Neighbourhood Market: Shop local and support city businesses. Edinburgh’s Christmas is set to help the city celebrate Christmas... Read more


1st October 2020

The City of Edinburgh Council and event producers, Underbelly, have today announced an update on this year’s Edinburgh Christmas, following latest advice and discussions with Public Health experts. Following the recent national restrictions and taking into consideration the... Read more


25th September 2020

It is hard to reflect on last year’s Edinburgh’s Winter Festivals when so much has changed since their close at the start of this year.  However, it is important to review what the Winter... Read more

City residents flock to Edinburgh’s Christmas as footfall soars and more EH postcode holders than ever enjoy their 20% discount!

8th January 2020

Footfall up 4.85% as 2,631,154 people enjoyed the Christmas Market in East Princes Street Gardens  More locals than ever used their 20% EH postcode discount, buying 196,656 tickets: a 23.9% increase on the same events in 2018. Brand-new free event Community Christmas brought festive cheer... Read more

Local Traders are the heart of Edinburgh’s Christmas Market

6th December 2019

As the annual celebration of small businesses in the UK comes around this coming weekend, we celebrate Small Business Saturday with a look at the small local traders who are taking part in Edinburgh’s Christmas Market. For many... Read more

Updated Underbelly statement on Edinburgh’s Christmas

14th November 2019

We look forward to the enquiry that Councillor McVey has asked for and to contributing fully to the reasons why we are in the position we are now in. Our previous planning permission ran for 4 years but expired in... Read more

City’s hugely popular annual Christmas celebration returns for 2019.

16th October 2019

POPULAR CHRISTMAS. Return of the hugely popular Edinburgh’s Christmas to which an estimated 288,000 locals came from Edinburgh and the Lothians in 2018/19.  POPULAR CHRISTMAS. The 20% discount for EH residents returns, with over 186,000 tickets snapped up in 2018/19 (31% up on 2017). ... Read more