The Yule Blog

An estimated 15,000 people enjoyed Light Night - the spectacular free community event which launched Edinburgh’s Christmas 2018

18th November 2018

On Sunday 18 November an estimated 15,000 people flocked to the city centre to join the Light Night celebrations which mark the official start of Edinburgh’s Christmas 2018! This free community event hosted by Forth One Breakfast Show’s Arlene... Read more

A family day out at Edinburgh’s Christmas

2nd November 2018

Christmas is the classic family holiday for a reason – and Edinburgh’s Christmas is here to fulfil every vision of sugar-plums dancing in your children’s heads with rides, attractions, magical visits from special guests, laugh-out-loud performances... Read more

Get your Christmas groove on with Silent Light and let the festivities begin!

3rd October 2018

On behalf of the City of Edinburgh Council, Underbelly today announces the full programme for Edinburgh’s Christmas 2018. Edinburgh’s Christmas 2018 takes over the Scottish capital between 16 November and 5 January with the brand-new Silent Light headlining this year... Read more

Exchange gifts for tickets at Edinburgh’s Christmas.

30th December 2017

From 1 - 3 January, we’ll be offering two half-price tickets to our rides and attractions in exchange for donations of unwanted Christmas gifts or three items of non-perishable food for our chosen local charities. A limited number of tickets... Read more

Edinburgh’s Christmas 2017 Events Announced: Now On Sale!

18th September 2017

Edinburgh’s Christmas is one of the most popular Christmas celebrations in the UK. 2017 will see the biggest, brightest and best programme of events and entertainment so far! Opening on 17 November, this year the celebrations expand across the city... Read more

La Clique comes home for Christmas!

15th June 2017

Born out of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2004 in a genius moment by David Bates, owner and producer of The Famous Spiegeltent, La Clique has gone on to global acclaim and sell out audiences across the world, including Sydney, New... Read more

Underbelly to produce Edinburgh’s Christmas and Hogmanay

23rd March 2017

Ed Bartlam and Charlie Wood have released the following statement:  “We’re absolutely delighted to have been given the opportunity to produce Edinburgh’s Christmas and Hogmanay. We’ve hugely enjoyed helping to develop Edinburgh... Read more

The 12 facts of Edinburgh’s Christmas…

10th January 2017

We've had a record-breaking Edinburgh’s Christmas, and it's all thanks to you, our visitors! We're delighted to have put Edinburgh on the map for another festive season. Here are the twelve facts of Edinburgh&rsquo... Read more