The Yule Blog

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

Edinburgh’s Christmas’ Food Bank Donation Point is Now Open

13th December 2019

A food bank donation point has been set up at Edinburgh’s Christmas in association with the Trussell Trust, to help to provide some support to those in need over the festive season.   Please bring along any non-perishable... Read more

Weather Status

9th December 2019

This entry will be regularly updated to reflect the status of rides and attractions at Edinburgh’s Christmas as a result of inclement weather.  Please note, weather conditions change quickly and although every effort is made to ensure... 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

Southside is full of festive treats to explore!

29th November 2019

New to Edinburgh’s Christmas this year is the Southside of East Princes Street Gardens, where there are some very special festive treats to be found… With street food, family friendly rides, market stalls and one of our... Read more

2019 was the year that Santa flew up the Royal Mile in his sleigh!!

17th November 2019

2019 was the year that Santa flew up the Royal Mile in his sleigh!! Light Night this year was a Santa spectacular, wowing all the elves and Edinburghers on the Royal Mile as he sprinkled festive spirit and switched on the... 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