The Yule Blog

Christmas is coming to town…

17th November 2015

Santa's elves are working around the clock to get the city looking festive for Friday's opening of Edinburgh's Christmas! Here's a sneak peek: The Big Wheel is already up, standing beautifully next to the Scott Monument: Here's the front of... Read more

More shows than ever at this year’s Edinburgh’s Christmas!

9th November 2015

With more shows than ever before in the Spiegeltent at Edinburgh's Christmas, this festive season in Edinburgh promises to be the most entertaining yet - with a host of Edinburgh Fringe hits for your enjoyment! Headline circus show BEYOND is a feast for the... Read more

Free tickets now available for the Virgin Money Street of Light!

21st October 2015

Free tickets are now available for the incredible Virgin Money Street of Light on The Royal Mile! From 30 Nov – 24 Dec, The Royal Mile will be lit up by a stunning canopy of over 60,000 lights synchronised to... Read more

Edinburgh’s Christmas is back!

22nd September 2015

We're delighted to announce the full line-up for Edinburgh's Christmas 2015-16! Edinburgh's Christmas is back from 20 November 2015 - 4 January 2016. Highlights include:  • The Virgin Money Street of Light. Launching on St Andrew’s Day, a new major... Read more

Edinburgh’s Christmas and Edinburgh’s Hogmanay generate over £240 million for the city

27th May 2015

Following an evaluation study of Edinburgh's Winter Festivals by Culture Republic, we're delighted to announce that the 2014/15 Edinburgh's Christmas and Hogmanay programme of events generated an economic impact of £241.4m for the city of Edinburgh. Almost 1 million unique... Read more

2014 is the most successful Edinburgh’s Christmas yet!

7th January 2015

We're thrilled to announce that 2014/15 was the biggest and most successful Edinburgh's Christmas ever! People came along to East Princes St Gardens & St Andrew Square in their millions to experience spectacular festive delights such as the Star Flyer... Read more

The Alternative 12 Days of Christmas

17th December 2014

We are delighted to announce the return of our festive ticket give away The Alternative 12 Days of Christmas! We’re giving away 150 tickets per day for all rides and both ice rinks. All you have to do is meet one... Read more

An interview with Santa Claus

12th December 2014

Santa is a very busy man at the moment, but he still found time to have a quick chat with us yesterday in his grotto at Santa Land in East Princes St Gardens!  How are you finding your time in... Read more