Edinburgh’s Christmas in Scotland 2023 – Christmas this year !

Event Date:

November 24, 2023

Event Time:

10:00 am

Event Location:

East Princes Street Gardens Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s Christmas in Scotland 2023
Christmas market in Edinburgh 2023
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Journey under the tree-canopied pathways of East Princes St. Gardens with a mulled wine in hand taking in the joyous sights at Edinburgh’s Christmas. The holiday market located in the center of the city has a host of artisans selling bespoke trinkets and Scottish crafts (including traditional tartan ornaments!). Take a ride on the sparkling ferris wheel for impeccable views of the capital and Edinburg Castle.


Welcome to the festive Christmas Market in Edinburgh, a charming gathering of holiday delights.

As you step into this enchanting wonderland, you’ll be transported to a magical realm filled with twinkling lights and joyful laughter.

Explore the bustling stalls adorned with garlands and ornaments, where you’ll discover a treasure trove of unique gifts and handcrafted souvenirs.

Moreover, the aroma of freshly baked goods and spiced treats will tempt your taste buds.

Sip on a warm cup of mulled wine, while immersing yourself in the captivating live performances by local musicians and carolers.

Children will be thrilled to meet Santa Claus and share their Christmas wishes, receiving delightful surprises in return.

Moreover, they can revel in the excitement of carousel rides or enjoy the thrill of gliding on the ice-skating rink.

With picturesque views of Edinburgh’s stunning architecture draped in a festive blanket of snow, the Christmas Market offers a perfect backdrop for capturing cherished memories.

In conclusion, the Edinburgh Christmas Market is a delightful experience that will fill your heart with joy and embrace the true spirit of the season.




World-renowned Edinburgh’s Christmas celebrations spread the festive cheer across the Scottish capital between 25th November 2022 and 3rd January 2023. From mulled Irn Bru to vegan pigs in blankets, from Harry Potter-themed gifts to local handmade produce, the stunning Christmas Market in East Princes Street Gardens offers treats for all! Santa Land returns to East Princes Street Gardens with rides for people of all ages to enjoy whilst Santa’s Grotto once again takes residence on Castle Street. Reimagined Light Night will be opening Edinburgh’s Christmas with an event spectacular on the Royal Mile on, and brand new Community Christmas will be spreading festive cheer across 12 locations in the capital with special projections and performances bringing local talent together.


One-on-one video experience, Night Walk, offers a unique, multisensory tour of Edinburgh past and present, whilst Winter Windows is back to showcase the talents of young, budding Edinburgh artists, this year themed around ‘A Festive Welcome’. Johnnie Walker continues its partnership with Edinburgh’s winter festivals with the Johnnie Walker Bothy Bar on the Mound, and around the city, festive visitors can peek behind the scenes of the capital’s key organisations and institutions in 24 Doors of Advent.

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  • East Princes Street Gardens Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh
  • UK

Event Schedule Details

  • November 24, 2023 10:00 am   -   January 1, 2024 8:00 pm
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