The Yule Blog

Light Night 2015

23rd November 2015

Last Night saw the biggest ever Light Night in Edinburgh with over 50 local performances groups up and down George Street. Thousands turned up to enjoy the celebrations, and to catch a glimpse of global superstar Susan Boyle! Before switching... Read more

Edinburgh’s Christmas is open!

22nd November 2015

It's official - the festive season has begun in Edinburgh! Come along to Edinburgh's Christmas at East Princes St Gardens and St Andrew Square and enjoy a host of rides, attractions, markets and shows. There are plenty of places to... Read more

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